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How the pandemic has changed North Bay food and beverage companies



SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Among those leaders which have faced “a year like no other” in the year since COVID hit, those in the area’s food industry have seen a wide range of changes. Consumer habits shifted overnight, while some supply chains were disrupted and other customers, like restaurants, found themselves in the path of the pandemic’s destruction. Some leaders in that industry responded to Journal questions about how it has been.

In this report:

  • Kristel Corson, chief revenue officer, Clover Sonoma
  • Justin Gill, founder and CEO, Bachan’s
  • Carol Pool, CEO, Taylor Lane Organic Coffee
  • Jill Richardson and Tim Landerville, co-owners, Sleepy Hollow Smoke
  • Helen Russell, co-founder and executive chair, Equator Coffees
  • William Seppi, president and CEO, Costeaux French Bakery
  • Xavier Unkovic, president and CEO, Amy’s Kitchen