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General Mills Claims to Sell a 'First of Its Kind' Product That Has Been Eaten by Native Americans for Hundreds of Years
Epic Provisions, owned by the food giant, took credit for creating a buffalo meat and dried fruit bar, but Native Americans have been eating it for hundreds of years. Another company also debuted a similar product years before.
Competition among entrepreneurs is fierce. Be prepared for it.
When someone's just replicated your product, what you should do first is get on the phone and show 'em whom they're messing with.