The Land tells the famous story of how the Smude's started it all.
State's specialty foods industry is thriving
Neil St. Anthony dives into the state's best startups for specialty foods.
Sunflower Oil Serves as Standby in Kitchen
"Both flavored and the original blend of Smude's oil work like a charm." - Beth Dooley
Oil boom sprouts from Pierz company's sunflowers
Watch the success story of Tom and Jenni. -Article written by Jake Laxen, SCTimes
St. Anthony: Homegrown sunflower oil business is at a crossroads
Writer Neil St. Anthony of the Star Tribune wrote a great article about the start up of the company. Read the article at:
Local food hub sprouts Little Falls Former Crestliner Building Takes New Roots
You can find Jim Mattes selling our oil in Little Falls.
Tom and Jenni are backed by the USDA and their support.
Healthy Sunflower Oil at the Maple Grove Farmers Market
"For the first time, Smude Enterprises LLC brings its sunflower oil to the Maple Grove Farmers Market." - Wendy Erlien
The Outdoor Report
Smude's Sunflower Oil is featured with Eric Osberg and his Savory Goodness cooking. Check out episodes 1-12. Episode 2 - Pike Week, shows Tom and his family enjoying the great outdoors and their day's catch!
The summer of 2011 we were at Nicollet Island for the Home Grown Experience. Below is a link to the WCCO website with their brodcast: http://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2011/08/21/local-businesses-gather-at-homegrown-experience/