01:23 - Manon - “I always wanted to accomplish a lot. So for me, my town was too small and I wanted to go over the whole world. But the first stop was Amsterdam because my parents were like - OK, this is far enough for now.”
11:20 - Manon - “ I just decided that I will be trying out 10 pizza recipes every day. So I did it in my kitchen every day. I still have a photo of the first pizza I made, because it looked hideous. But I thought, OK, I can sell this one day. I really believed in this concept.”
14:59 - Manon - “So I was working in a pizzeria every day and I told everybody that this is going to be a really big pizza brand one day. And of course, they joked about me all the time.”
24:45 - Manon - “I just wanted to do whatever it takes to make it successful. So I would go through over time and wait for the [Albert Heijn] category manager and ask - ‘Can you give me one hour to convince you? They refused me so many times. But then, in the end, they said- ‘OK, this girl, she's not going to stop until she gets her way.’”
38:26 - Manon - “Now Dr. Oetker with another competitor wanted to buy Magioni all at the same time. And I thought - how many times in your life is that a possibility - several parties fighting for your company?
40:47 - Manon - “Eventually, I think, you need to step back in order to grow. That’s what I really learned from scaling Magioni.”
44:04 - Manon - “In the end, it only took one producer at Albert Heijn who said ‘I will produce 10 samples’. But what if they didn't do that? The story wouldn’t be like it is today”.
55:25 - Manon - “If you haven’t tried something 30 times before succeeding, you didn’t try enough”.