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Ontario Celebrates Local Agri-Food Innovators in Toronto
December 4, 2017
December 1, 2017 2:30 P.M.  Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Ontario is recognizing the work of local innovators whose ideas and passion are helping grow and strengthen the province's agri-food sector. [...]
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Food Starter Launches Video Series for Food Entrepreneurs
October 20, 2017

There are no secrets to success in the food business: launching a food business is hard work. But with Food Starter’s access to expertise, networking and industry-specific knowledge, many Ontario food entrepreneurs are gaining [...]
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Chef Stories – Meet Personal Chef Mauro Ritacca
August 24, 2017

Personal Chef Mauro Ritacca is passionate about sharing his family’s authentic Italian cuisine with his customers. Although Mauro has been cooking for years (even along-side his mother, as a youngster) Mauro’s personal chef [...]
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It looks and smells like beer, but it's not really -
August 14, 2017

By Shannon Martin, CBC News For a craft beer connoisseur, it was the worst kind of news. Ted Fleming went in for what was supposed to be a regular visit to the doctor's office. Instead [...]
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The Next Big Thing: SwitchGrocery - A Direct Link to Innovation
August 14, 2017

By Charmian Christie, The Messy Baker Four years ago, Neha Charnalia set out to commercialize a cauliflower pizza crust. Pre-diabetic and diagnosed with PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome), Neha struggled to find a way to maintain [...]
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2 Pieces of Advice for Food Start-Ups
August 4, 2017

By, Nicole Gallace, FoodGrads Many of you might have thought about entrepreneurship, even if you are still at school or have just graduated. Who could blame you?  Perhaps you have started your first job, but [...]
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The future of Ontario’s innovative food industry!
May 2, 2017

This year at AMI's annual Food and Beverage Conference, held in Niagara Falls, many of the food industry leaders in Ontario came together to discuss the future of food in our province. The meeting gave [...]
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Media Release: Announcing the City of Toronto’s Food Venture
January 20, 2017

Toronto: January 9, 2017] An initiative to support the development of early stage food businesses has been launched in the City of Toronto, Food Starter and the Province of Ontario. The Food Venture Program will [...]
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What we have in store for 2017!
January 18, 2017

nbsp; Food Starter has some exciting news for food entrepreneurs! Interest in our Market Feasibility Boot Camp has been very high!  As a result we will be running 3 more cohorts in 2017! Further, our [...]
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New Opportunity for Growth Mode Food Companies
January 18, 2017

While working with early stage food businesses to strategize and plan for growth, we’ve learned that the most common questions entrepreneurs have concern export and venture capital. Last week we read two articles that [...]
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