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Business is Boring #48

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This article was published on 8 May 2017

Adàn Tijerina of Almighty Juices on why immigrants make ideal entrepreneurs

Adàn Tijerina is the director of Almighty Beverages. It's a Wellington-based company producing a range of organic juices now to be found in stock around the country. It's hard graft making a boutique company work, particularly one that has an organic and community-based ethos at heart. But hard work is something Adàn's well acquainted with. His background includes farm work in the States, working with the homeless, running some of Wellington's most iconic bars and restaurants, the Wellington orchestra and finally helping drive the Almighty ship. Simon Pound caught up with Adàn while he was on a business trip to Auckland.

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Business is Boring is a weekly podcast series presented by The Spinoff in association with Callaghan Innovation. In the series, host Simon Pound speaks with innovators and commentators focused on the future of New Zealand.