Olympia food business in the running to win $20,000

Sauerkraut business OlyKraut LLC of Olympia is a semi-finalist in a Kitsap Bank small business competition called edge3 Fund.

The business is one of 16 throughout Western Washington to advance to the semi-final round. The winner of the competition takes home $20,000.

The next stage of the competition begins Friday. That’s when the public can go to www.kitsapbank.com/edge3-fund and learn more about each business and vote for their favorite.

Voting takes place between Aug. 1 and Aug. 15.

Results of the vote will determine the top five finalists, and then they will square off at a live competition set for Sept. 10 at Harborside Conference Center in Bremerton.

Finalists will pitch their businesses to a panel of judges before a live audience.