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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.

For more information on Simply Southern Sides, contact: Johnny Hutton

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
Growing minority-owned businesses recognized by Charter One Leadership Circle
Thursday, June 07, 2012

Nine Northeast Ohio minority-owned companies were recognized on May 22 at the JumpStart offices as inaugural members of the Charter One Launch100 Leadership Circle. The Circle recognizes diverse entrepreneurs committed to turning their business ideas into some of the region’s most impactful minority-owned or led companies.

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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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