SEATTLE – Rows and rows of small brown boxes sit on the shelves in a warehouse near Boeing Field in Seattle. Inside the boxes are lip balm, salt and popcorn. The unique thing is, virtually all the products taste like bacon.
The small warehouse is home to J&D’s Foods, which boasts the philosophy: “Everything should taste like bacon.”
J&D’s Foods was created in 2007 by Dave Lefkow and Justin Esch, an ’02 WSU history alumnus.
Esch admits that the idea of a history major launching a dry foods business is unusual, but he quickly adds that most of his friends and family were supportive.
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