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Simply Southern Sides provides quick and convenient Southern-style comfort foods without sacrificing time and flavor. A subsidiary of Urban Food Concepts, LLC, the company has an extensive line of slow-cooked, boil-in-bag vegetables and side dishes easily prepared to fit today’s busy, demanding lifestyle.

The company has products in over 800 grocery stores in 18 states, 11 colleges and universities, nine military bases and two restaurant chains.

Simply Southern SidesLeadership Circle Honoree

The Charter One Launch100 Leadership Circle recognizes Northeast Ohio entrepreneurs committed to turning their business ideas into some of the region's most impactful minority-owned or -led companies.

Simply Southern Sides
Cleveland companies hope 2016 Republican National Convention will bring them business
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 When 50,000 people come here for the Republican National Convention next summer, Catheryn Greene hopes at least some of them will have a sweet tooth. Greene is the owner of Cathy's Creamery, which she said will sell gourmet ice cream sandwiches once it opens in the Warehouse District next month. She plans to pursue opportunities to cater events for the RNC, and also hopes that conventioneers will wander over to her shop during their down time. Read More
An Entrepreneur's Million Dollar Appetite
Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Claude Booker’s company sold $75,000 worth of its Southern-style side dishes in its first year of operation. Three years later, Simply Southern Sides reached nearly $4 million in sales. Find out how he achieved this level of success.

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