Jacksonville, FL (May 24, 2021) – Council Member Danny Becton visited a local business, FreshJax at its new headquarters at 9000 Cypress Green Drive, just east of I-95 off Baymeadows Circle West in District 11. FreshJax, Founder and CEO Jason McDonald and Financial Controller Scott Day recently welcomed Council Member Becton in touring their new facility and manufacturing operations in the Baymeadows area.
“It is very rewarding to visit with the many businesses that makeup our District”, Council Member Becton stated. “FreshJax is one of those exciting companies that is growing and provides a unique operation of manufacturing in our community”, Council Member Becton noted. “In having been an entrepreneur and small business owner myself, it is exciting to witness these success stories and if there is anything that I can do to get government out of their way or to help them navigate frustrating issues, I am always here to help them”, Council Member Becton concluded.
FreshJax, specializes in organic, non-GMO spices and spice blends, selling to both wholesale and direct-to-consumers through its website and Amazon. FreshJax, founded in 2011 by Jason and his wife Hillary are ranked No. 5 in the Business Journal’s 2020 Fast 50 list of growing companies and are No. 1,185 on Inc. Magazine’s list of the fastest-growing companies in the nation. In 2019, FreshJax posted revenue of $2.3m vs. $1.2m in 2018 and $674,457 in 2017 and currently employees over 19 team members.
FreshJax original location was at 11526 Lake Mead Ave off Baymeadows Road East. Having out grown that location, the company purchased their new 22,290 square foot building on October 5, 2020 for the purchase price of $1.5m. FreshJax is backed by PS27 Ventures, whose CEO Jim Stallings also has a footprint within District 11 located at 7835 Bayberry Road.
“FreshJax’s culture is about helping others”, Jason McDonald told Council Member Becton. “It is our mission to donate 50 million meals to kids in need”, McDonald added. “For every single gift set or 2-large spice bottles purchased on our website, FreshJax donates a meal to a hungry child, therefore when our customers give our spices, they give back too”, McDonald concluded.
A big part of FreshJax’s offerings is their corporate gift sets, states FreshJax’s Corporate Gifting Expert, Paige Tyrrell. If a company or individual has an amazing gifting idea, I would love to hear it! she added. I am passionate about helping provide our customers a truly custom gifting experience, just contact me at [email protected] or at 904-909-1516 and we can discuss how FreshJax can help you.
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