The Eggplant That Changed My Life

An eggplant pushed me into the wonderful chaos of food entrepreneurship “It is a cross-bread of several native Vietnamese eggplants”, Bernard from FoodPairing told me. When I had a bite of that eggplant I was Read More …

Steps to Success: A ‘Sweet’ Start-Up Story

Neale’s Sweet N Nice Ice cream was created by my Grandfather Alfred Neale in the early 1940’s until the 1980’s in the small island of Trinidad.  From the stories I’ve heard from my Mom, Aunts and Read More …

Food is a Sexy Industry!

If wish I had a dollar for every time I’ve heard someone say that young people don’t think the food industry is ‘sexy’ enough. I could have paid off the collective student debt in the US! I’ve heard Read More …

Look for this ONE thing next time you eat at your favorite restaurant!

Food safety is typically a topic discussed by restaurant owners and employees behind closed doors. As consumers, when we experience our favorite restaurants, our biggest concern is selecting which delectable menu item we plan to Read More …

And The Winner is….

The Taste Your Future campaign has announced the winners of its bursary contest! Students from across Ontario submitted their ideas for a new food or beverage product, or for a process that could improve food Read More …

The Power Of Food Businesses To Do Good

One dark, damp evening just before Christmas, my partner and I turned up at a local supermarket. The Fresh Produce Manager, who was expecting us, proudly handed over thirteen crates of assorted produce and helped Read More …