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May 15, 2023
Jonathan Weins of Pop Meals
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This week we are joined by Jonathan Weins the Founder of Pop Meals, which is an F&B company leveraging tech and data to enable tailored experience with better quality and lower prices.

This was a great conversation with Jonathan as we navigate the business model pivot towards physical locations.  We talk about how they are applying tech and data and bring the iteration from their software experience to the F&B operations.  A lot of great insights in how they are serving innovation on the menu.

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In this episode, we cover:

[0:38] The origins of becoming an entrepreneur and leading toward Pop Meals.

[8:30] How they pivoted their food delivery business to include physical locations, and how they used technology and data to continuously improve their recipes and customer experience.

[17:03] The importance of consistency and reliability in the food industry, while also finding a balance with offering new products and catering to local tastes.

[25:31] Optimizing food preparation costs and consistency through advanced systems and technology in their rapidly expanding chain of over 40 locations.

[33:28] The development of their company's internal systems, including the use of off-the-shelf tools and in-house built systems.

[40:45] Closing questions.

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