Appearance on ABC show helps Peninsula women expand their business

Appearance on ABC show helps Peninsula women expand their business

Credit: Velma Scaife, 13News Now

Appearance on ABC show helps Peninsula women expand their business

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by Velma Scaife, 13News Now

WVEC.com

Posted on January 31, 2014 at 12:04 PM

Updated Friday, Jan 31 at 12:04 PM

HAMPTON - The creators of Mango Mango Preserves are expanding, opening offices in Hampton.

Last September, the three Hampton entrepreneurs appeared on the ABC show Shark Tank, hoping to secure a deal to expand and market the preserves they call a party in a jar.

Well, the sharks didn't bite, but the publicity that followed led to thousands of new orders.

Friday, Lakesha Brown Renfo and her partners are opening a business on Old Hampton Lane. It will serve as the company headquarters and shipping center.

Watch for a complete report on 13News at 11 p.m.

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