Best Advice for Newcomers to Canada

The Newcomers Centre of Peel and Taste Your Future + FoodGrads hosted a panel of Food & Beverage professionals.  Each of them moved here from another country. Determined to work in the Food & Beverage Read More …

How I Became a FoodGrads Campus Ambassador & Landed My First Job!

I remember it like yesterday. It was a Thursday afternoon when I got the message in my inbox from one of my professors, subject: “Campus Ambassador.” Without hesitation, I quickly opened my mail and clicked Read More …

Get Inspired By These Food Disruptors, The Food Pros of Tomorrow!

I challenge anyone to listen to this podcast and NOT feel inspired to do something amazing in the Food & Beverage Industry. Leah and Amberley are not food science or culinary students (Geography and Environmental Read More …

How To Find a Food Company That’s Changing the World

The world is a mess, and you are on a mission to change that. You want to find a career with a food company that has a social conscious and a plan to empower the Read More …

Your Job Board Sucks! There’s NO Jobs :(

Colin, an eager student–soon to be graduate–was excited to discover FoodGrads!   He explained that he has been finding the blog really useful and informative. Current students, new grads and experienced professionals collaborate with us to Read More …

Six Sigma as a Stepping Stone in Your Career

Before we dive into why a career as a Six Sigma Black Belt is a great option for food grads with a few years of work experience, let’s talk about what Six Sigma is. A Read More …

Food Science Jobs in a Budding Industry

From whole foods to organic and gluten-free, consumer preference is forever evolving, catalysed by research in food science. Nowadays, one particular bioactive molecule is generating a lot of ‘buzz’. Read More …

Government Funding for Food Businesses: Planning for Success

Accessing government grants and loans is not an easy process, but it can be made easier and more beneficial by using funding strategies. These strategies, or ‘approaches’ can be used throughout the government funding process, Read More …

An Inspiring Tale of a Food Business That Lives It’s Values

When a production worker at savoury snack factory Calbee UK in Deeside, north Wales, heard that a café serving supermarket surplus food was opening in nearby Buckley, she was keen to get involved. But she Read More …

Government Funding for Food Businesses: Part 1 – Understanding Grants and Loans

Accessing government funding programs can be intimidating for leaders in the food industry that are unfamiliar with the process. Understanding the types of funding available, how it’s distributed from the funding body to recipients, and Read More …