by Birgit Blain, Birgit Blain & Associates
If you are in the food business – preparing, packaging, importing, exporting or distributing – the Safe Food for Canadians Act (SFCA) could have a major impact on your business. [...]
Have you heard about Food Stater's on-demand 24/7 resource portal? Answer Box is a password protected area on our website that is available to Food Commercialization Program clients, Accelerator clients and Food Starter Members. [...]
By Birgit Blain, Birgit Blain & Associates
Summer in Toronto brings back the popular CNE (Canadian National Exhibition), an annual event synonymous with fun and food. It also brings back memories of the 2013 Cronut [...]
By Lisa Reed, Food Science Intern, Food Starter
Busy food entrepreneurs often ask Food Starter staff, “can I produce my products at home”? The short answer is “no”.
All grocery stores and specialty food shops [...]
by Birgit Blain, Birgit Blain & Associates Inc.
Canadian attitudes to food are changing rapidly, with increasing numbers of consumers paying more attention to food labels. Their search for healthier foods is at the root [...]
At Food Starter we meet food entrepreneurs every day and one of the common frustrations we hear from early stage food business owners is that finding the right resources and tools to grow quickly and [...]