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Business With a Pop

A Community Test Kitchen Helped Echols Gourmet Desserts Get Started In the fast-paced era of frozen meals, Echols Gourmet Desserts offers a taste of the good old days, when most food was made from scratch. Charlene Echols-Barnes founded the wholesale dessert company 15 years ago in Syracuse. She decided to pursue a family dream of opening up a bakery after …

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Startup Success

Business Incubator helps aspiring entrepreneurs put ideas to action Bennie McDonald says he runs his company the way he was trained to act in the military — with structure and discipline. “The difference between myself and Bill Gates is that he makes more money than me, but I have to have the same structure set up,” said McDonald, president of …

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