PASSAIC, NJ---Leonard Moon will tell you that a loan from the U.S. Small Business Administration was the remedy for his itch for success.
Moon, who worked for Fortune 100 companies managing hedge and mutual funds left it all behind in 2011 to start US Organic Group Corp. a Passaic-based company that started with an organic anti-itch balm and has since expanded its product line to include organic repellents, organic body oils and organic baby oils.
“I was looking for a challenge,” said Moon. He found it when his friend told him about an organic anti-itch balm she developed for her son, who had a serious itching problem and eczema. After trying several over the counter products on the market, her home remedy quickly made her son’s itching much better and eventually cured.
After hearing her story, Moon thought there was a business in the making. “My friend and I formed a partnership,” said Moon. “She focuses on product development and I take care of the day... Read More