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CAJUN FIRE BREWING COMPANY, IS A FAMILY-OWNED BUSINESS. IT IS THE FIRST BLACK-OWNED BREWING COMPANY IN LOUISIANA AND THE SOUTH - ALSO CAJUN FIRE IS THE FIFTH BLACK OWNED - BREWERY IN U.S. HISTORY. The company was founded in New Orleans in 2011, and has been nationally recognized as a catalytic business that has tackled inequities within the craft beverage industry since inception. The company/LLC via its mission, "Brewing for socio-economic gains one pint at a time", has created not only an increase in civic pride but also tangible accomplishments for many community-driven initiatives. To date, the company has raised more than $500,000 for local philanthropies and non-profit organizations in the Orleans Parish community.Cajun Fire is under contractual agreement with Southern Eagle Distributors to introduce its products across eight parishes in South East Louisiana. Cajun Fire has a contractual agreement for Beltway Brewing Company (which is based out of Sterling, VA) to produce and ship flagship beers to Southern Eagle Distributors during the development of the brick and mortar facility. To date, my company has managed this with little to no outside capital support. The most recent undertaking of the company is creating a sustainable economic opportunity for growth and manufacturing that also invests in a development project dubbed 'The New Orleans East Cultural Hub'. Upon completion, this ten-acre commercial development will spur wealth creation, create sustainable high-wage jobs, increase civic pride, and drive food & beverage tourism to the New Orleans East Bullard Corridor. The project will cost 1.8 million dollars, I (Jon Renthrope) have full site control of ten acres of C-3 zoned commercial land.