Orange County Economic Development

Name of Business:  BrittleBits by Rain

Description:  Gourmet Peanut Brittle

Where in Orange County, can your product be found:  Weaver Street Market, Nash Street Tavern, A Little Something, Lowes Foods Chapel Hill

What year was your business founded/established?  2011

What made you decide to open your business?  I had been retired from my previous position as a scientist due to downsizing. This was a perfect opportunity to teach my children about starting and operating a business

What makes your business unique?   We have been in business for 6 years and always shown a profit. My business is based on values. We maintain the same high standards as we did on day one. 

What do you wish your local neighbors (potential customers) knew about your business?  That BrittleBits by Rain is family owned and operated. We offer an excellent and consistently delicious product.

What are your next goals for your business (any exciting expansion plans or new product/services)?   We are currently exploring better distribution options. We are also going to be selling our products on  BrittleBits by Rain would also like to expand further into bulk sales for rebranding.

If someone were to give you $100,000 to invest in your business, how would you spend it?   I would create new flavors and hire a good distribution company.  I would also seek out a sales representative.  I would also use the funding to purchase and operate my own kitchen in Orange County.

What do you enjoy most about doing business in Orange County?   The small town loyalty!  My business has been encouraged and supported by Orange County since day one and has been crucial to my success.  

Owner:             Rain Holloway
Telephone #:  919-451-3578