International Business Student to Chocolatier
Eric Torres-Garcia, creator of Cocoa Bombs, is an international business graduate class of “18. Through the Department of Management program, Eric learned accounting, marketing and all the general things you need to start a business. And, it was entrepreneurship professor Kent Neupert whom he turned to for help when he had 1000 orders for Cocoa Bombs having only ever made just one. Neupert guided Eric to getting an attorney, filing for a trademark and registering the company. Now, he has a 6,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Blackfoot, Idaho, and sells Cocoa Bombs worldwide with pending distribution through Kroger and Sam’s Club! Read Eric’s amazing story.
“I owe Dr. Neupert a lot, and Boise State…. None of this would have been possible had I not been at Boise State,” Torres-Garcia said.