SHOP WITH A MISSION on November 26th
As a small business, it’s tough to compete with Black Friday deals. As a minority small business, it can be even tougher. Shop local with FINANTA clients this November 26th and give back to the minority, women, and immigrant communities that make Philadelphia a vibrant and thriving region. Find just a few of our suggestions below!
Traditional Italian flavors from the nation’s first female liquor distiller.
Our client Joan Veratti started her limoncello business as the first female distiller in the United States. Each product contains no more than five locally-sourced ingredients, including water, sugar, pure grain alcohol and various fruits or chocolates. Over the last eight years Joan has perfected her recipes and is working to expand her line of Liqueurs to included 18 water-based and cream-based flavors.
Holiday cookies from a family run Dominican bakery
Silvia Paulino immigrant from the DR in in the late 90’s, bringing with her a rich heritage and entrepreneurial spirit. When she moved down to Philadelphia in 2002, she opened Silvia’s Bakery at 2846 N FRONT STREET to share her delicious Dominican and American pastries with her community. Now, Silvia operates a successful business, distributing bread to 30+ bodegas in the Philadelphia area and providing custom cakes and pastries to loyal clients. Silvia’s daughter, who graduates from culinary school, works at the bakery and it has become a family operation.
Luxury Haircare from two African American Women Business Owners
Fushimi haircare is the passion project of two former hair stylists turned entrepreneurs. The young women worked together to create a brand which delivered high quality and integrity products, that they would feel confident recommending to clients. Fushimi Haircare Products are made with quality ingredients such as sunflower seed extracts and essential oils that nurture and nourish the hair and enables strength, elasticity, and shine.