Category: Blog Posts

How it Began

In early 2010, James Gardner made a last-minute decision to move to California. He’d spent his entire life in Kansas City and felt the need for a change. Upon arrival in Sacramento, he landed a job at a small gourmet food store in Granite Bay. While there, he created a small prepared-foods case with everything from chicken salads to meatloaf, green beans to salmon dip. The owner asked him to add hummus to the case …

Past & Present

Well, hello there. This article is the first episode in a series I want to share with you – a collection of my experiences, thoughts and tidbits of information and wisdom I’ve picked up over the years. Before we get too far though, my name is James Gardner and I’m the founder of The Hummus Company. I began the planning stages of the company back in October of 2010. The following months were filled with formulation, taste …