Success tastes sweet for Fruitique, a Hialeah-based ice cream manufacturer that is expanding beyond the South Florida market. Launched in 2011, this family business has scooped up a niche in the...
Business & Economic Outcomes
|*Gov't Contracts Acquired||$3.4M||$335M|
|**Jobs Impacted: Direct, Indirect, Induced||1,386||37,966|
|*New Businesses Started||2||288|
|Existing & Aspiring Small Business Owners Consulted||465||23,889|
|Minorities||411 (88%)||8,842 (37%)|
|Veterans & Service Disabled Veterans||15 (3%)||2,266 (9%)|
|Women||168 (36%)||9,969 (42%)|
|Professional Consulting Hours Delivered||5,006||162,476|
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Emboldened by her passion for cultural and early childhood development, Tailleen Arias opened the Doral Conservatory and School for the Arts because she wanted her kids to enjoy music and arts...