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The Next Big Thing: Gluten-Free 2.0 - KETO BUNS
June 5, 2018
By Charmian Christie, The Messy Baker In October 2017, Gus Klemos sold his first commercially produced KETO BUN. On January 24, 2018 he quit his day job and devoted himself to his business full-time. While [...]
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The Future Of Food - Food Starter Newsletter
April 19, 2018
Deliciously good news and training for food entrepreneurs ... View this email in your browser Looking to the Future at the FPHRC Conference Artificial Intelligence and cannabis at a food conference? These are just two of [...]
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The Next Big Thing: Baru - Brazil’s Overlooked Superfood
April 18, 2018
By Charmian Christie, The Messy Baker It looks a little like an almond and tastes a little like a peanut, but there’s nothing little about Brazil’s baru seed. This superfood is loaded with [...]
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Food Starter Meets Farm Boy
March 22, 2018
Food Starter Meets Farm Boy We’re calling this a match made in food heaven. Farm Boy, one of Ontario’s best known fresh market stores, will be featuring produce from six Food Starter clients. [...]
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The Next Big Thing: The Ancient Bakers - Donuts for the
January 24, 2018
By Charmian Christie, The Messy Baker Boston, Massachusetts can’t get enough of The Ancient Bakers apple cider cinnamon donuts. Or their lemon pomegranate glazed. So why has Tonya Johnson, Boston-based The Ancient Bakers’ President [...]
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Food Starter Office Holiday Hours
December 20, 2017
Dear Food Starter clients, The holidays are just around the corner! We would like to inform our clients of the schedule for the upcoming holidays: Friday December 22nd and Friday December 29th office will be [...]
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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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The Next Big Thing: Eat These Pickles - Beyond the Pickle
November 16, 2017

By Charmian Christie, The Messy Baker Most people bring bottles of wine to a party. Eric Machtinger brought his homemade pickles. His hosts weren’t disappointed. They were enthusiastic. “People would crack open the jar [...]
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The Next Big Thing: Desserts Studio - A Baker on a
October 25, 2017

By Charmian Christie, The Messy Baker Most people start a bakery to sell pretty cupcakes or perfect pies. Linda Cheung started her business, Desserts Studio Inc., to “help youth and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder ([...]
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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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