As the founder and CEO, Virginia P’an has a long term global vision for Yumi EcoSolutions, Inc. That is to create a healthier world now and for future generations by replacing the plastics with eco-friendly natural green products made from corn and bamboo.
In 2010, Virginia P’an incorporated Yumi EcoSolutions , Inc. and started the houseware and tabletop products business with her husband Albert P’an in Norwalk, CT. Yumi means “corn” in Chinese and “beautiful” in Japanese. In July, 2012, Yumi EcoSolutions, Inc. received the Small Business Express Loan of $250,000 with a matching grant of $100,000 from the State of Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD). Working with partners in China, P’an developed two main products of new innovative materials of corn and bamboo, that are sold now in more than a thousand retail stores in 26 states across the country and abroad.
The 1st main product line is called Yumi Return®. It is a replacement for... Read More