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Husband-and-wife team aims for sweet success with a Gorilla on their backs
WRENTHAM--Some people will do anything for dough.
Take Paula and Chris White, who at least once a week set up a makeshift bamboo hut and put on safari outfits--complete with wide-brim hats and khaki pants--to hand out gourmet cookies at supermarkets and food festivals throughout New England.
Their weekly walks on the wild side promote their fledgling company, 600 LB Gorillas, which makes ready-to-bake frozen gourmet cookie dough. Their product is unique in that they sell frozen cookie dough--as opposed to refrigerated dough--which allows them to use only natural ingredients and to package the dough in small balls which can be baked individually.
The Wrentham couple, now in their early 30s, started planning their business four years ago when they …