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AURI clients earn national recognition

Gluten-free macaroons named an O! Magazine “favorite thing”

Lily Bloom’s Kitchen was featured in the August issue of O, The Oprah Magazine’s list of O’s “favorite things.” Lily Bloom’s Kitchen produces gluten-free macaroons.

Here’s what the magazine had to say: “Thanks to flavors like key lime and blueberry, the white- and dark-chocolate-coated coconut macaroons on a stick are some of the very best gluten-free treats out there.”

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Nots! represents Minnesota at “Taste of the States”

Congratulations to Rob Fuglie on having his Nots! chosen to represent Minnesota at the National FFA Alumni “Taste of the States” in Green Bay, Wis. Nots! are a crunchy sunflower snack for those with nut allergies. Fuglie was also selected as an Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year 2013 by MState Colleges, and Nots! was named a semifinalist for the Minnesota Cup venture competition.

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