A product that promises fresh breath when you need it the most took top honors in the second annual Freeport Fish Tank competition
Giving job opportunities to individuals with disabilities. So excited for this partnership.
The Freeport entrepreneurs will pitch their minty-fresh product during two regional competitions in October: the Northern Illinois University EIGERlab FastPitch Competition on Oct. 4 in Rockford, and Freeport Fish Tank on Oct. 26 at The Wagner House downtow
Last year, The Journal-Standard Editorial Board cast a net for local entrepreneurs, highlighting five finalists who competed for prizes and pitched their business ideas for Freeport Fish Tank.
Two friends, Emarc Malavolti and Dean Balbach of Freeport, joined forces to develop a product to help people on the go “stay minty fresh.” Fresh2Go contains items like gum, mint, floss and a toothpick in a pouch that can fit into a pocket, purse or backpack. In September 2016, Malavolti and Balbach began to package Fresh2Go and sell it at …