Rapid City Journal: Tanka team is "tasting success," continuing mission

March 28, 2011

Rapid City Journal: Tanka team is "tasting success," continuing mission
The Rapid City Journal came out to the Tanka Bar headquarters in Kyle, SD, last week and featured the team. Along with providing a timeline of Tanka's success, the article gave an update on where the company is headed and its continued message.

Barbara Soderlin, who writes for the Rapid City Journal, wrote:

"The company has to meet what the Federal Reserve Bank called a 'double bottom line' in a 2009 profile of Native American Natural Foods and other 'social enterprises,' those businesses that try to profit while also making the world a better place. For Tilsen and Hunter, that means economic development on the reservations...They want to fight poverty and unemployment among Native Americans in a number of ways: first, through hiring and job training..."

Read the full story: Tasting success

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