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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 [...]

Food Starter opens its doors to serve up Toronto’s
October 12, 2017

caption id="attachment_4220" align="aligncenter" width="390"] John Tory, Mayor of Toronto, Councillor Frank Di Giorgio, Councillor Michael Thompson, Councillor Mary Fragedakis and Minister Laura Albanese joined Dana McCauley and Ted McKechnie from Food Starter, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Enterprise Toronto’s Business Plan Review
March 8, 2017

A solid business plan is a “roadmap” for your business. It allows you to prepare, focus, and set goals – particularly your financial goals. It shows where you are going and how you will get there. [...]

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 [...]

Other News
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 [...]
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 [...]
Agricultural Adaptation Council Supports Food Starter Entrepreneurs!
December 22, 2016

Since 2015, the AAC has sponsored Food Starter via Canada’s Agriculture and Agri-Food Growing Forward 2 program. The Growing Forward 2 program focuses on competitiveness, innovation and market development to ensure Canadian processors and [...]
Unifiller Partners with Food Starter
December 13, 2016

Food Starter is very proud to announce our recent partnership with internationally renowned food technology company Unifiller Systems. With North American head offices in Vancouver, British Columbia, Unifiller is an innovative company who designs, builds [...]