Rockwall 7-year-old Vies for ‘Kid-trepreneur’ Title

Kaden Newton has started a company called Macaroni and Cheese and Pancakes to help feed the poor.


A Rockwall 7-year-old could be the next kid-entrepreneur of the year — he just needs your votes.

Kaden Newton is one of 10 finalists in the Barbara’s Bakery: Kid-trepreneur contest that carries with it a top prize of $10,000. Five runners up will get $500 plus a case of Barbara’s brand food items.

KDFW/Fox 4 reported that Kaden and his mother, Dianna Newton, got their start by collecting food donations through Amazon’s Gift Registry and then created a nonprofit called Mac & Cheese and Pancakes.


“When he was 4, he came to my husband and I and said, ‘I want to create a company to feed the poor, and we were shocked,” Dianna Newtown told Fox 4.

She said Kaden came up with the idea of donating kid-friendly foods such as peanut butter, cereal, macaroni and cheese, and pancakes.

People who want to support Kaden’s efforts can go here to vote. Voting ends April 14. 

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