Los Alamitos, CA – INC. Magazine has issued their tribute to the iconic entrepreneurs who died in 2020—including Frieda Rapoport Caplan, the founder of Frieda’s Specialty Produce, who passed away in January 2020.
The article pays homage to the entrepreneurs that left “indelible marks on independent businesses everywhere,” including Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos, and Sy Sperling, Founder of Hair Club for Men. The tribute showcases how Frieda helped make unfamiliar produce more accessible through naming, packaging, cooking tips and recipes.
Check out the full article here: https://www.inc.com/leigh-buchanan-sy-sperling-tony-hsieh-trader-joes.html.
About Frieda’s Inc.
Frieda’s Specialty Produce has been inspiring new food experiences for friends, families and food lovers everywhere since 1962. From kiwifruit and dragon fruit to Stokes Purple® sweet potatoes and habanero peppers, Frieda’s has introduced more than 200 unique fruits and vegetables to the U.S. marketplace. Founded by produce industry trailblazer Dr. Frieda Rapoport Caplan, subject of the 2015 documentary “Fear No Fruit,” the family company is owned and operated by Frieda’s daughters, Karen Caplan and Jackie Caplan Wiggins, in Orange County, California. Find Frieda’s on Facebook, @FriedasProduce and Friedas.com. Inspire. Taste. Love.