Anne Carlson Honored as Bronze Stevie® Award Winner in 2019 American Business Awards®
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Stevie winners will be presented their awards on June 11 in New York

BERKELEY, Calif. - May 14, 2019 - CuisineWire -- Anne Carlson, Founder and CEO of Jiminy's, a nutritious and sustainable cricket protein dog treat brand, was named the winner of a Bronze Stevie® Award in the Entrepreneur of the Year – Food & Beverage category in the 17th Annual American Business Awards®.

The American Business Awards are the U.S.A.'s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small.

Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word meaning "crowned," the awards will be presented to winners at a gala ceremony at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York on Tuesday, June 11. Tickets are now on sale (

More than 3,800 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, including Startup of the Year, Executive of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, Marketing Campaign of the Year, Live Event of the Year, and App of the Year, among others. Anne Carlson was nominated in the Entrepreneur of the Year category for Food & Beverage.

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Anne Carlson is a trailblazer and disruptor in the pet industry, leading with sustainable initiatives and products to nourish pets and reduce climate change. Alongside the company's one-of-a-kind cricket protein dog treats, Anne and Jiminy's are getting ready to launch sustainable dog food this summer, while working on developing a healthy and sustainable cat food formula.

"The nominee has a really innovative product with the goal of also reducing the carbon footprint of its product," said one of the judges. "She seems to have a winning combination for her business venture while at the same time is dedicated to giving back to the community."

"I am thrilled to be presented with this high honor and recognized for my passion and dedication to the pet industry," said Anne Carlson, Founder and CEO of Jiminy's. "Sustainable and healthy pets are possible and only a 'chirp' away."

More than 200 professionals worldwide participated in the judging process to select this year's Stevie Award winners.

"The nominations submitted to the 2019 American Business Awards were outstanding.  They illustrate the continued vibrancy of innovation and high level of achievement across the American economic landscape," said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards.

Details about The American Business Awards and the list of 2019 Stevie winners are available at

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About Jiminy's

At Jiminy's, we make sustainable pet food and treats using cricket protein. Jiminy's products nourish our pets and promote long-term stewardship of the earth. Jiminy's mission is to be a positive force for change, making sustainable and humane choices while mindful of the bigger picture.

About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards®, The International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 12,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 70 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at

Sponsors of The 2019 American Business Awards include HCL America, John Hancock Financial Services, and SoftPro.

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Source: Jiminy's LLC
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