Entrepreneur Turns Family Recipe Into Gourmet Snack Business


Faced with an uncertain economy and tepid job prospects for recent grads, Bisera Urdarevik had one response: Nuts.

Peanuts, that is. The Portage 23-year-old took her mother’s recipe – a family staple at holidays — and has parlayed it into her own company, Lush Gourmet Foods, LLC.

“The original flavor was the family recipe,” said Urdarevik. “My mom, she always made it when I was growing up.”

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