BROOKLYN, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Susty Party, the women-owned business started by two young entrepreneurs who create responsibly-made disposable tableware that is compostable, colorful and made in North America in partnership with non-profits, will appear on “Shark Tank” on the ABC Television Network on Friday, May 2. Susty Party founders, Emily Doubilet and Jessica Holsey, will be on the critically-acclaimed business-themed show which features a panel of self-made tycoons, called Sharks, who consider offers from entrepreneurs seeking investments for their business. Susty Party will pitch the Sharks with the goal of obtaining an investor to aid in backing their growing business.
Susty Party is a certified B Corporation that creates beautiful, sustainable, party tableware made in partnership with non-profit factories that employ the visually impaired. The brand is committed to providing fun and stylish party tableware collections that provide convenient yet mindful ways to entertain. All Susty Party products - from plates, bowls and cups, to cutlery, straws and tablecloths - are made in North America from renewable resources and sustainably harvested plants. In order to continue cultivating the business and keep the party going, Susty Party will look to the Sharks to invest in the company and unite with the brand’s overall mission of linking sustainability and parties together.
“We are thrilled with the opportunity to present our mission and products on ‘Shark Tank,’ and look forward to sharing our story and passion for our business,” said Emily Doubilet, co-founder of Susty Party. “We recognized that the event industry is a huge contributor to waste in the U.S. and saw an opening to bring sustainable yet stylish products to the marketplace. Our hope is that ‘Shark Tank’ will help make our products accessible to even more people who are looking for fun, conscious options when entertaining and celebrating some of life’s special moments.”
Susty Party believes that everyone deserves to party with products that work perfectly for entertaining while also making a responsible impact on our environment and community. Susty Party’s tableware collections are premium and sturdy in addition to being made from non-toxic, BPA-free renewable materials. They are manufactured in partnership with Clovernook Center, Envision Industries and National Industries for the Blind, all non-profit centers that support the visually impaired.
“Our goal is to make sustainability into a celebration. With that in mind, we are transforming the category by offering compostable party supplies that look great and are fun,” said Jessica Holsey, co-founder of Susty Party. “We hope that our appearance on ‘Shark Tank’ will further spread the Susty Party message and inspire others to join the party.”
Susty Party products range in retail from $4.49 to $19.99, and are currently available in Whole Foods and Wegmans nationwide and online at www.sustyparty.com.
About Susty Party
Founded in 2009 by two young, female entrepreneurs, Emily Doubilet and Jessica Holsey, Susty Party seeks to make parties more sustainable by offering an extensive retail line of colorful, stylish, disposable party tableware that is party-ready, compostable and made from renewable or sustainably harvested materials. All products, from plates to cups, cutlery to tablecloths, are made in North America in partnership with non-profit factories that employ the visually impaired. Susty Party is a certified B Corporation that believe life’s celebrations should be fun as well as good for people and the planet. The colorful plates, bowls, cups and straws are made in North America in partnership with non-profit facilities who employ the visually impaired, and all products are industrially compostable or home compostable, non-toxic and made from renewable resources and sustainably harvested plant materials. The founders were included in Forbes “30 Under 30” list in the food and wine category, and were also awarded the Yoshiyama Young Entrepreneur Award by the Hitachi Foundation for their innovative approach to environmental sustainability and commitment to creating jobs for the visually impaired. For more information, visit www.sustyparty.com, www.facebook.com/sustyparty and https://twitter.com/sustyparty.