Celebrating the ‘best team’ since its inception 6 years ago
Vermont Business Magazine Vermont specialty product maker Runamok recently increased its entry-level production hourly rate to $20 an hour. The Fairfax-based company is in the same position to create “products with attention to flavor, ingredients and design” and includes “being an honest business” in its mission statement. Runamok sells premium organic maple syrup, honey, cocktail syrup & bitters nationwide.
Co-founder Eric Sorkin has indicated that about 40 employees will immediately benefit from the change, as will the 20-25 team members the company hopes to hire this season. is.
“As a food producer, I see the challenges of today’s supply chains and labor shortages putting pressure on prices. But most of all, it’s the right thing to do and it’s time to step forward again and reopen our place.”
In testifying before the US House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Government Reform in 2021, Sorkin said: It may sound corny, but it’s true. Our business is nothing more and nothing less than the team we build. We strive to make Runamok a place where employees can be proud to work. We want to give our employees the very best and we hope they want to do the same for us. ”
With labor shortages increasing the demand for shift workers for production companies across the state, Runamok aims to grow its business in a sustainable way. Employee retention is a top priority, so this job is designed to develop skills at a rapid pace.
Learn more about Runamok at runamokmaple.com.
Runamok is a Vermont-based, family-owned company founded around premium organic maple syrup and then expanded to offer a wide range of maple and honey-based products. Launched in 2016 by husband-and-wife team Eric and Laura Sorkin (and joined by his president and partner Curt Alpeter), his Runamok has a particular focus on creating a truly unique maple syrup brand. and set our sights on improving maple in new and innovative ways. For 2021, Runamok has expanded its product line to include his line of cocktails, his mixers and bitters, as well as a collection of different types of honey, hot his honey and infused his honey. Runamok’s team owns more than 1,000 acres of her land in northern Vermont and manages over 100,000 taps to bring pure maple syrup to consumers near and far. His more than a dozen of her Runamok products, including flavors such as bourbon barrel aged, pecan wood smoked, and cinnamon + vanilla infused, are available at runamokmaple.com and Amazon.com. For more information, visit runamokmaple.com or check out her Runamok on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
Fairfax, Vermont (September 2022) – Runamok