In the fall of 2004 a young mother in Sac City took the entrepreneurial plunge, turning her home bread and baking passion to a business, with a location just off U.S. Highway 20 and an ambitious marketing and sales schedule.
Amanda Lynch, 32, a Sac City native and president and founder of The Beer Bread Company, is one busy Iowan. In addition to churning out bread and dip mixes, Lynch and her husband, Chad, an employee of Evapco, are raising five daughters – all under age 9.
The Beer Bread Company finds itself at something of a crossroads. After smashing success at food and craft shows around the Midwest, Lynch is now moving her product into more stores (including The Apothecary in Carroll). Lynch is employing 10 people part-time and producing 3,000 to 5,000 packages of beer bread mix.
“I know I’ve got a good thing here,” Lynch said. “It’s convenience, and people want convenience.”
Logo from The Beer Bread Company