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Funky Fresh Spring Rolls Expansion


May 12, 2023

Funky Fresh Spring Rolls is Leaving Sherman Phoenix So Its Founder Can Focus on Making the Business a National Brand

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

May 10, 2023

Funky Fresh Closing Sherman Phoenix Restaurant, Eyes National Distribution


May 10, 2023

Funky Fresh Transitions to Wholesale

Urban Milwaukee

May 9, 2023

Funky Fresh Spring Rolls to Leave Sherman Phoenix Marketplace

Milwaukee Business Journal

May 9, 2023

Funky Fresh Spring Rolls to Depart Sherman Phoenix Marketplace, Focus on Retail


May 8, 2023

Wisconsin Foodie: Sherman Phoenix Marketplace | Funky Fresh | Palermo’s


April 20, 2023

Inside the Deal: Palermo’s Acquisition of Funky Fresh Spring Rolls and the Company’s Big Plans to Grow the Brand


April 16, 2023

Celebrating Black-owned Businesses: Funky Fresh Spring Rolls

WISN 12 News

February 6, 2023

10 Black-owned Restaurants to Visit in Milwaukee


February 2, 2023

Milwaukee is Getting Its Own TV Show, Made by the City’s Tourism Bureau

Wisconsin Public Radio

January 5, 2023


More Than Food: This Successful Entrepreneur is Dedicated to Authenticity and Community Building

May 8, 2022

40 Under 40: TrueMan McGee, Funky Fresh Spring Rolls

Milwaukee Business Journal

March 23, 2022

We’re Open: Funky Fresh Spring Rolls in Sherman Phoenix


February 22, 2022

From His Parent’s Kitchen to Partnering with a National Powerhouse

The GoGedders Podcast

February 10, 2022

Funky Fresh Spring Rolls Partners with Palermo’s to Expand in Stores Nationwide

CBS 58

January 21, 2022

Funky Fresh Has Partnered with Palermo’s Pizza

88Nine Radio Milwaukee

January 21, 2022

A Bigger Future for Funky Fresh Spring Rolls Arrives, in a Partnership with Palermo

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

January 21, 2022

Palermo Villa Buys Majority of Funky Fresh, Will Expand Distribution of Frozen Spring Rolls

Milwaukee Business Journal

January 19, 2022

Meet Third Group of Milwaukee Business Journal’s 2022 40 Under 40 Winners

Milwaukee Business Journal

January 19, 2022

Palermo’s Acquires Majority Stake in Funky Fresh Spring Rolls


January 18, 2022

Palermo Villa and Funky Fresh Spring Rolls Partner on Frozen Spring Roll Business


January 18, 2022

‘Show Our Gratitude’ Packers, American Family Insurance Give Six Months Rent Relief to Businesses in Milwaukee’s Sherman Phoenix

Milwaukee Business Journal

January 3, 2022


10 Amazing Vendors to Support at the Deer District Market


September 15, 2021

Funky Fresh, A Goodman’s Desserts Chart Growth: Neighborhood Achievers

Milwaukee Business Journal

June 10, 2021

Outpost Natural Foods Focuses On Bringing In More Businesses Owned By People Of Color


April 28, 2021

Funky Fresh Spring Rolls, Blossom Candle & Other BIPOC Businesses Partner with Milwaukee Co-Op Outpost Natural Foods 

Carvd N Stone

April 23, 2021

Find Funky Fresh Spring Rolls and Red Light Ramen Available in Some Wisconsin Grocery Stores

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

February 16, 2021


Funky Fresh Spring Rolls is giving away air fryers to people in need


December 14, 2020

Finding Unity After Unrest: How This Black Business Hub Rose From the Ashes


September 3, 2020

Quarantine Kitchen: Cooking with Trueman McGee of Funky Fresh Spring Rolls


July 16, 2020

Checking In: How Are You Doing as We Confront the Coronavirus?

Milwaukee NNS

May 13, 2020

Funky Fresh Spring Rolls Adapting Business Model During Pandemic


March 23, 2020

Funky Fresh Spring Rolls Provide Anchor for Sherman Phoenix Revitalization Efforts


March 15, 2020

TRUE Skool ‘Pipeline’ Podcast – LIVE Recording with TRUEman McGee

True Skool TV

January 21, 2020


Funky (and Unique) Spring Rolls at Sherman Phoenix

Shepherd Express

October 3, 2019

Bravo! Entrepreneur Award Recipients


May 30, 2019

This Entrepreneur is Combining Spring Rolls with Math to Help Neighborhood Kids

88Nine Radio Milwaukee

May 29, 2019

Funky Fresh Spring Rolls Brings a Tasty Twist to Arithmetic

Milwaukee Courier

April 27, 2019

Local Business Combines Healthy Meals with Math Lessons


March 29, 2019

Fit Fresh Funky | Funky Fresh Spring Rolls

Wisconsin Foodie

February 1, 2019


This Fitness Guru Hopes His Healthy Spring Rolls Can Help Transform a Neighborhood

Milwaukee Magazine

October 27, 2018

Food Entrepreneurship and Resilience – A Funky Fresh Take With Trueman McGee

Edible-Alpha Podcast

October 18, 2018

FaBcap 2: After the Pitches

FaB Wisconsin

August 16, 2018

Funky Fresh Spring Rolls Now Open in The Shops of Grand Avenue


May 15, 2018

Funky Fresh Spring Rolls Founder on How You Too Can Win Business Funding from FedEx

Black Enterprise

March 19, 2018

Project Pitch It: Funky Fresh Spring Rolls

Project Pitch It

February 17, 2018

Funky Fresh Spring Rolls: A Start-Up Scales Up




How TrueMan McGee Turned His Fitness Odyssey Into a Funky Fresh Spring Roll Empire

Small Business Trends

December 6, 2017

MKE Food Truck Series: Funky Fresh Spring Rolls

Milwaukee LIVE

August 15, 2017

Unique Flavors Make Funky Fresh Spring Rolls

Shepherd Express

August 15, 2017

Funky Fresh Spring Rolls Serving Small Business Success

CBS 58

June 2, 2017

Funky Fresh Idea Taking Off in Milwaukee


May 9, 2017

Funky Fresh Wins National FedEx Grant


May 8, 2017

Funky Fresh Spring Rolls Gets a Boost from FedEx Grant


May 4, 2017

2017 FedEx Small Business Grant Contest Bronze Winner


April 25, 2017

What Started as a Weight Loss Goal Turned into Funky Fresh Spring Rolls

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

January 27, 2017


Rev Up MKE: A Competition that Encourages Businesses to Think and Grow Locally

WUWM 89.7

September 23, 2016

Rev-Up MKE

Near West Side Partners

September 21, 2016

KIVA Loan: 100% Funded


July 8, 2016

Brian Kramp Spends Time in the Kitchen to Learn About Funky Fresh Spring Rolls


May 12, 2016