Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams grows from Columbus small biz to mid-size manufacturer

How Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams maintains quality, character as it grows from small biz to mid-sized manufacturer.

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Jeni’s CEO John Lowe is featured guest at Columbus Chamber’s October CEO Insights

The Columbus Chamber CEO Insights forum presented in partnership with Columbus CEO magazine, will host John Lowe, CEO of Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams and Eat Well Distribution, on October 1.
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