In a tough job market, students launch startups

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Bringing new hope, new jobs to local economy

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Entrepreneurs team up to spur local sales, jobs

Elster started Crop To Cup coffee to help support family farmers in Uganda, while Heins' Bean & Body makes health-conscious coffee and tea beverages sold in cans. Both are hoping to jump on the locally produced food bandwagon to get products made by small Chicago-based companies noticed by corporate customers.

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