A while back, Stephanie Klose at Serious Eats posted a great little piece about us. Thank you Stephanie for spreading the love!
Greenpoint Trading Co. got its start when Evan Hoffman got a job cold-calling for a bulk wholesale spice company. Eventually, he transitioned into sales, then started his own wholesale spice company, Brooklyn Spice Co., with Kimmee Arndt. When they decided to break into the retail market with the kinds of spice blends and rubs they were already making for their own use, Arndt says, they got a permit from the city to package in their living room and stored all of the product in their hallway, though they graduated to a warehouse in Greenpoint soon after.
Read her article here: http://newyork.seriouseats.com/2013/01/food-artisans-greenpoint-trading-co-spices.html