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Company Information:

Company Name:
FIRSTHAND FOODS
Address:
2210 E PETTIGREW
Durham, NC 27703-4279
Phone:
N/A
URL:
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EIN:
272535797
DUNS:
845390033
Number of Employees:
4
Woman-Owned?:
Yes
Minority-Owned?:
No
HUBZone-Owned?:
Yes

Commercialization:

Has been acquired/merged with?:
N/A
Has had Spin-off?:
N/A
Has Had IPO?:
N/A
Year of IPO:
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Has Patents?:
N/A
Number of Patents:
N/A
Total Sales to Date $:
$ 0.00
Total Investment to Date $
$ 0.00
POC Title:
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POC Name:
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POC Phone:
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Narrative:
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Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $99,860.00 1
SBIR Phase II $377,000.00 1

Award List:

Farmhand Foods: Developing Innovative Business and Marketing Strategies that Create Market Opportunities for Small-Scale Livestock Producers

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,860.00
Agency:
USDA
Principal Investigator:
Jennifer Curtis, Chief Operating Officer – 919-306-4008
Abstract:
The US is rapidly losing small-to-medium scale farmers. In the 10 years between 2007 and 1997, the U.S. lost over 11,000 farms and over 32 million acres of farmland. To save and attract new farmers to agriculture requires that farming be a profitable enterprise and that farmers have access to… More

Farmhand Foods: An Innovative Food Hub Creating Market Access for Small and Mid-Sized Livestock Producers

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$377,000.00
Agency:
USDA
Principal Investigator:
Jennifer Curtis, Co-CEO – 919-306-4008
Abstract:
Most small and mid-scale livestock producers have been unable to take advantage of growing consumer demand for premium, all-natural, locally-raised meats, especially through wholesale channels. This relates to a host of factors, including the vertically-integrated nature of existing meat supply… More