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Food Starter entrepreneurs participate in Humber College’s Bachelor of
February 21, 2017

by Amanda Scriver Since last summer, we’ve been working behind the scenes with Humber College professors Pierre-Pascal Gendron and Youssef Youssef to create a wonderful opportunity for Food Starter clients to work with graduating [...]
Overview on Software Systems for Small Food Processors
February 21, 2017

By Simon de Groot As a follow up to a seminar on inventory control in small food processing companies, the discussion revealed a need for a cost effective solution for startups (zero to 3 years [...]
Dos & Don'ts of Crowdfunding (from those who've been there)
February 16, 2017

by Brona Cosgrave and Cheryl Clements Google the word “crowdfunding,” and you’ll come up with literally millions of articles about what you should and shouldn’t do. It can be tough to sort through [...]
The Next Big Thing: Jaswant’s Kitchen - Bringing traditional Indian
February 9, 2017

By Perry King When Nimi Kular moved away from home and tried to replicate her mother’s traditional Indian dishes, she found she couldn’t quite get the spices right.   Her mother, Jaswant, arrived in [...]
The Next Big Thing: Rubee Roselle mixes mindfulness and quality
February 7, 2017

By Vibhu Gairola Rubee Roselle is, in essence, a healthy fruit drink, but as a product, it does prove hard to summarise within one sentence. If you ask its creator, Rae Williams, all she can [...]
A Quick Look at the Science Behind Product Packaging
February 3, 2017

By Direct Packaging Solutions With sustainability and convenience being key concerns for many Canadians, the product packaging industry has seen many innovations such as bottled water in liquid cartons and smaller PET formats in recent [...]
The Next Big Thing: NH Foods - Bringing kebbeh to Canadians --
February 2, 2017

By Perry King Nader Hallal built a business around a simple but delicious middle eastern food with Canadian -- and international -- appeal. Hallal is the founder of NH Foods Inc. and creator of Kabkeb Snacks, his [...]
The Next Big Thing: Gryllies brings sustainable, “future-friendly” cricket protein
January 31, 2017

By Vibhu Gairola Food trends in Toronto are usually here today and gone by later-today, but Esther Jiang has an irresistible pitch: “a protein that’s more nutritious than beef, easier for your body to [...]
GROCERY WARS – Food Waste in Canada - An Epidemic!
January 28, 2017

by Richard Baker, Food Distribution Guy   With families feeling the pinch in their grocery bills, many are doing everything they can to save on foods; this includes, switching grocery stores to coupon shopping or [...]
The Next Big Thing: Fressy Bessie leapfrogs from farmer’s
January 26, 2017

By Vibhu Gairola Jackie Kwitko’s company might only just be starting to take off, but the CEO of Fressy Bessie, a business specialising in addictive, home-cooked munchies and lunches for kids and families, says [...]