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Amy Zitelman

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Soom Foods

Soom Foods is the leading purveyor of premium tahini, a paste made from toasted and ground sesame seeds. Tahini is commonly used in Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisines, and has been widely integrated into meatless, paleo, and health-conscious menus. Soom tahini uses single-sourced Ethiopian White Humera sesame seeds, and is highly regarded as a versatile ingredient in savory and sweet dishes. The Philadelphia-based, certified Women-Owned, company was started by three hard working sisters who value health and quality and love to eat.

About the Founder: 

Amy received her undergraduate degree in Interpersonal Communication from University of Delaware, learning a lot about social psychology, and enjoys the nuances of constructive communication and building relationships.  Amy loves food and talking to people, the perfect combination for her role in Soom sales and marketing.