Sisters Belinda King and Bretta Blanton, capitalized on the rising demand for healthful vegan food in their hometown of Memphis, TN, when they started plant-based company, Two Sistas Inc. in February, catering events and delivering their culinary creations to residents’ doorsteps and earlier this month, they expanded their operation to a 40-seat brick and mortar establishment. King, who has a doctorate in chemistry and a background in nutrition, cut out all animal products from her diet more than a decade ago while she worked at a vegan restaurant in Tallahassee, FL. Their blossoming business fills a cruelty-free niche in the Tennessee city, where meat still reigns supreme. “We saw the need for people to improve their health and we’re trying to introduce this as one health option,” King told Memphis Business Journal.
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