Baltimore Black-Owned Juice Bar Squeezes Its Way To Small Business Success

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“Health is wealth” which is why more people are making the investment to ensure they are eating the right foods and getting plenty of exercise. With the recent release of the Netflix documentary What the Health the message of the benefits of a plant-based diet is becoming even more widespread.

It’s also motivating more entrepreneurs to create businesses that appeal to the health cautious. Black Enterprise caught up with Kenny Minor, owner of Xtract Juice Bar in Baltimore, to talk about the benefits of juicing and his career journey into entrepreneurship.

Black Enterprise caught up with Kenny Minor, owner of Xtract Juice Bar in Baltimore, to talk about the benefits of juicing and entrepreneurship.

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What motivated you to open a juice bar in the heart of Baltimore City?

Back in February 2016, my uncle had a sudden heart attack and died. This was a big shock to my family. It also motivated me to get my health together because at the time, I was out of shape and not eating right. I opened my juice bar hoping to inspire and change the mindset of others like me—be it young men, African Americans, or inner-city youth—so they would make better food choices and have access to them in their own community.

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