Bringing Your Brand Identity to Life with Red Duck Foods

This is episode 18 of the Better Food Stories interview series, which includes conversations with the entrepreneurs behind some of today’s newest and most innovative food brands.

EPISODE 18: RED DUCK FOODS— LISTEN HERE!

Jessica Hilbert (right) and her Red Duck Foods co-founders. Photo courtesy of Red Duck Foods.

Jessica Hilbert (right) and her Red Duck Foods co-founders. Photo courtesy of Red Duck Foods.

What do you get when you task three food loving grad students from Portland with coming up with an idea for a business — you get a food company that’s equal parts flavor and personality.

Red Duck Foods is an artisan organic condiment company located in Portland, Oregon.. Now a Certified B Corp®, Red Duck has 11 certified organic products including four ketchups, three BBQ sauces, three taco sauces and a cocktail sauce. 


Photo courtesyt of Red Duck Foods

Photo courtesyt of Red Duck Foods

On the podcast today, I’m chatting Jessica Hilbert, one of the three amazing women who started this very unique brand. In my conversation, we talk about: 

  • How Jessica and her co-founders have built a business around making food more fun

  • How she and her team raised $25,000 to get Red Duck Foods off the ground 

  • How Red Duck Foods is leveraging partnerships to scale their brand and gain new customers 

Adria Greenhauff