What do you do when a manufacturer steals the ingredients of your premium product?
You pivot into a market that they are too scared to go into. Some of our greatest challenges in business turn out to be our biggest opportunities as Linda Monique explains today about her journey with her premium almond milk that is now Australia wide in the biggest supermarket chains that we know.
A great story about a value-based business that is driven on helping individuals have a healthier life. A great story about a purpose-driven business.
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About Linda Monique
Linda has over 10 years of experience in the Food and Marketing Industry. A driven entrepreneur and change maker, her focus has been to push boundaries, always.
She initiates projects and runs businesses that address unmet consumer needs. Working as a serial entrepreneur and marketing consultant for corporate clients, she often combines technology and her expertise in branding, food and global retail.
Currently, Linda is the CEO and Founder of Almo Milk, an Australian almond beverage company which she launched in 2015. Whilst launching Almo Milk and even to this day, Linda continues to shape the Food & Beverage industry, consulting for Nestec (Nestle Switzerland), Akkomplice Group (Kellogg’s) and Coles Supermarkets (Digital).
Before moving back to Australia, Linda worked in London and Milan where she lectured in Food Design at Milan NABA University, worked as a private assistant to an FMCG Global Retail Director, exhibited as a Designer at Milan Design Week and collaborated with Andaz (Hyatt Hotels) in a range of experiential events for London Design Festival.
Her experiences overseas were pivotal in shaping her approach to business. Linda has received multiple awards and accolades throughout her career, from her peers and industry professionals, most notably, The Victorian Telstra Young Business Woman of the Year 2018 and Wallpaper Magazine Next Generation Award.