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ThunderCakes, LLC

Thundercakes IS a remote location bakery on the Syracuse University campus, specializing in customized cakes, made-to-order baked goods, as well as private/corporate event catering. ThunderCakes has been operational for 2 years, and since its establishment, has built strong relationships within SU and neighboring communities. As ThunderCakes continues to grow, it is a goal to expand across the state of New York within the next 4 years via continued progress with made-to-order baked goods, shipping options, and the addition of food trucks.

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Little Leaf

Little Leaf is a liquid color changing hand soap that has a pH-indicator solution which reacts with germs on your hands visually demonstrating when hands are fully clean.

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