A FoodGrads Ultimate List to Scholarships- Updated November 3, 2018

Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) Educational Grant Program The REACH Educational Grant Program® helps employees at participating KFC® U.S. restaurants pursue their dreams of going to college. Employees of any age, any position, pursuing any degree Read More …

Where Do I Start My Job Search in the Food Industry?

There are plenty of job boards but which ones are the best for food & beverage opportunities?  The results can be overwhelming when you search and often the jobs that come up are not what Read More …

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 …

Government Funding for Food Businesses: Developing Applications

Proper planning is critical to accessing Canadian government funding, allowing businesses to align their projects’ timelines with funding programs’ deadlines. A common challenge among business owners is the limited internal resources available to explore government funding 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 …

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 …

Innovating Food with Post-Secondary Institutions

Innovation is critical to the long-term success of food businesses. Whether it’s developing a new disease-resistant strain of crop, modifying product ingredients, or redesigning packaging, consistently innovating products or processes will help to remain competitive Read More …

Top 6 Reasons to Hire a Recent Graduate in the Food & Beverage Industry

My time in university, looking back now, were the most enjoyable years of my life. The increased challenge of my studies combined with a significantly amplified social life led to rapid changes that made me Read More …