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.

Founded: 2000

Headquarters: St. Paul

Employees: 10

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.