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Retail Reality: Maintaining the Love - Now You’re There, How
July 26, 2018

nbsp; By Charmian Christie, The Messy Baker This is the final installment of Retail Reality, a three-part series examining what’s needed to break into the retail sector and stay there. Because each company’s [...]
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What's New In Food Starter? July Newsletter
July 19, 2018
Food Starter Popup Roundtable As part of Food Starter’s Popup Roundtable events, we’re pleased to have Certified Financial Planner® and Chartered Life Underwriter® Marlene C. Buxton lead our next topic: How to Structure [...]
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Ready, Set, Go: Food Entrepreneurs High On Cannabis
June 20, 2018
By Mingki Choi, Food Starter A year ago no one talked about business opportunities in the cannabis industry at food business conferences. Things have changed. Edible cannabis initiatives were the hot topic at the 9th [...]
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Food Starter Joins Bakery Showcase 2018
April 20, 2018

Buoyed by our recent success at Restaurant Canada’s RC 2018 trade show, we’re doing it again. This time, Food Starter will be running a booth at the annual Bakery Showcase 2018. Whether you’[...]
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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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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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The National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program
August 9, 2017

The National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP) understands technology and business.  Each year, IRAP supports thousands of innovative small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from all industry sectors through funding and a [...]
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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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Beware of Gluten-Free Claims
May 18, 2017

by Birgit Blain, Birgit Blain & Associates "Gluten free" has spread like wildfire. In hot pursuit of sales, brand owners are jumping on the bandwagon and gluten-free products appear to have taken over the grocery [...]
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