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Jason Ackerman

Co-Founder, Fresh Direct

Jason AckermanFresh Direct is an online grocer that disrupted the traditional food supply chain by sourcing food where it’s produced and delivering it to consumers without going through additional retailers. Fresh Direct launched in 2002 from its headquarters in a former paper plant in Long Island City, Queens.

Jason speaks with Jessica about how he launched Fresh Direct, from scratch.

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