The Gourmet Cupboard**
** Trademark of The Gourmet Cupboard

The Gourmet Cupboard
Copyright Jeffrey Babener

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Founding Story
The Gourmet Cupboard is located in Sour Lake, Texas. Mother and daughter team, Melissa Holmes and Judy Baker own the company. After Melissa began staying home with her first son she began looking for a hobby to fill her extra time. She began making homemade gifts for family members and friends and giving them away as Christmas and birthday presents. The pair began creating Ziploc bags full of food with mixing directions, which were well received. Other recipes soon followed along with more creative packaging. For the next five years the pair operated their business from a small facility near their home.

Impact on the Industry
The Gourmet Cupboard was featured in the Beaumont Enterprise in September, 2006.

Discussion of Products
The Gourmet Cupboard offers prepared meals and mixes, ( such as beverages, breads and muffins, coffees, cookies and bars, desserts, dips, salads, side dishes, soups, teas, and much more.

Discussion of Opportunity
Distributors are offered the following information about its compensation plan:

The Gourmet Cupboard

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Discussion of Distributor Base and Sales Volume in U.S.
The Gourmet Cupboard operates in the United States.

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