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Nutsacks on TV

07 November, 2016
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Be sure to watch Your Life A to Z on Channel 3 today at 10am to learn more about Nutsack Foods and other great local companies like Iconic Cocktail Co and Lifetime Leather Co.

Grab a Sack on the Lake, Lake Placid, New York that is

14 September, 2016
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Stouts & Stogies

It took nearly two years but the Nutsacks finally arrived on the East Coast. We've been shipping nuts to individual customers all across the United States since 2014, but now we have a retail location in Lace Placid, New York that proudly supports the sack.

 

In Honor of Labor Day

05 September, 2016
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I started Nutsack Foods almost two years ago, out of frustration and desperation. I saw it as an opportunity for change, to blend humor and health for a good cause, and take control of my future.

Since then my weekends have changed the most. No more sleeping in or taking off for a quick weekend getaway with the family.

Friday night means it's time to stay up late filling Nutsacks. I crank up the music and into the zone. It's kinda like being at a nightclub, without the crowd, or the lights, or the drinks, or... hmm... ok it's nothing like a nightclub, but at least I get to dance.

Saturday I'm up early to load the car and head to the farmer's market. I get to introduce Nutsacks to new visitors, and high-five my loyal customers as they return to reload their sack. It's the most draining day of the week but also the most rewarding. I love making people smile.

Sunday you'll find me hand stamping paper sacks so they are ready to be filled as soon as I receive an order. I don't keep a bunch of bags filled. These babies are born when you order them. Hence the 'Ultra-Fresh' part of the brand.

Am I complaining? Not at all. I'm working toward a goal of controlling my future, for me, my family, and my future employees. I've relied on the decisions of other people too many times, and have had too many "unhappy endings". Now I'm building a brand of my own and it's as exciting as it is stressful. Happy ending eminent.

Nutsack Foods is still a one man operation, but sales are steadily increasing at the market, the retail stores, and online. I've grown from selling nuts at one coffee shop to almost forty locations in less than two years. This is validation that people love my brand, my concept, and my nuts. It also means that I'll need to hire some fun and nutty people soon, to help take Nutsack Foods to the next level. Very cool, if you ask me.

So this Labor Day, I honor the entrepreneurs who drive change and create jobs. It's not easy, sometimes is sucks, and many people think we're nuts, but that's fine with me.

Please take a moment to 'Like' or 'Share' this article with your small business owner friends, and any friends who appreciate the efforts of the small business owners across the globe. It's a labor of love and we love your support.

Thanks for reading,
Bill Sutherland
Life as a #NutBOSS.

Grab a Nutsack at Aloft Scottsdale

30 August, 2016
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Aloft Scottsdale

Nuts about Scottsdale? So is Aloft Scottsdale, and it's THE place to be for easy access to the area's best attractions like the vibrant Entertainment District, Old Town Scottsdale, Fashion Square Mall, and more.

Aloft Scottsdale is proud to offer Nutsacks as their local gift welcome amenity option for SPG Platinum guests, because everyone knows a Nutsack in the hand is better than points on a card, right?

Nutsacks at Aloft

Nutsacks are also available at the W XYZ® bar, and re:Fuel located at the Front Desk, so you'll never have to leave the hotel without a Nutsack.

The hotel is conveniently located near Scottsdale & Camelback at 4415 North Civic Center Plaza, Scottsdale AZ 85251

Have some fun in Scottsdale this weekend, visit Aloft Scottsdale.

Free Sack Friday Winner - June 24th 2016

24 June, 2016
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This week's Free Sack Friday winner is Palette Collective (@palettecollective)!

Thanks for helping me spread the word about my nuts across the Internet. Much appreciated.

Free Sack Friday Winner - June 17th, 2016

17 June, 2016
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This week's Free Sack Friday winner is Handyman Xtreme (@handymanxtreme) from Phoenix!

Thanks for grabbing my nuts and all the nuts jokes. Those Canadians. I tell ya.

An XTREME meeting! #nutsack #sackup #handymanxtreme #handyman #xtreme #shoplocal #local #business #twofunnybaldmenwalkintoafarmersmarket #haha

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Grab a Father's Day Experience box before they're gone!

15 June, 2016
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The Local Experience project has a limited number of Father's Day Experience boxes, so grab one before they are all gone. See the Instagram post for more info.

Join us for the first INDOOR market of the year

03 June, 2016
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Tomorrow's the day that Uptown Farmer's Market moves inside to avoid the heat! YAY!

So get out your day planner and draw a big Nutsack on Saturday so you don't forget.

Free Sack Friday Winner - June 3rd 2016

03 June, 2016
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This week's Free Sack Friday winner is Lisette Monsterr from Lincoln, Nebraska!

#NutSack #cashews #nuts

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Artisans' Market at Williams-Sonoma Phoenix

02 June, 2016
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Come say hello to the Chief Nut and "grab a sack" of ultra-fresh roasted nuts at the Artisans' Market inside Williams-Sonoma at the Biltmore Fashion Park, Phoenix. We'll have our famous Premium Mixed Nuts and Crunchy Cashews available to sample and purchase. Both are awesome by them selves, but put them together in our exclusive Nutsack drawstring bag and you have the perfect Father's Day gift.

Joining us this month are Bird's Nest Baking, Kali Energy Bars, and Terre Botanicals, three more amazing local artisans. See you at Williams-Sonoma on Friday, June 3rd from 11:00-3:00.