EAST AFRICAN BAKERY
Business: Makes and sells fresh, authentic breads of East Africa -- injera and hambasha -- available at ethnic markets, the Seward and Wedge co-ops in Minneapolis and the Holy Land deli.
Headquarters: St. Paul
Executives: Francesco O'Ryan, owner
2010 revenue: $380,000
Strategy: Work with MEDA and corporate partners to continue improvements to product, marketing and packaging; grow by expanding into mainstream groceries stores in the Twin Cities, and look for opportunities to build sales in other cities and states.