Starting a Food Business?

Image: Courtesy of Souper Did you see the news recently about a 20 year old getting funding for his startup from General Mills? Daniel Katz created a protein packed snack brand and General Mills liked Read More …

Planning on Becoming a Rock Star Chef?

Featured Image: Photography by Rick O’Brien Its been said that chefs are the new Rock Stars.  Huge personalities in this space like Gordon Ramsay, Anthony Bourdain and Giada De Laurentiis make it impossible for food lovers with Read More …

Jumpstart Your Career in Food & Beverage

Food and Beverage Ontario (FBO), through the Taste Your Future Program, is engaging young people to think of the food and beverage processing sector as an exciting sector for employment. The bursary contest celebrates the Read More …

Student Blogs: Food & Beverage

There is a need for qualified and skilled workers for all occupations in all sectors of the Food & Beverage Industry.  By 2050 the global population will be 9.6 Billion, that’s a lot of mouths Read More …

Leaders Paying It Forward

According to Rohini Dey, there are two types of people, those who do what is expected and nothing more and those who go above and beyond and ask what more they can do.  After listening Read More …

On the Challenges Facing the Food Industry in Recruitment

Let’s start with a brief recap of what the ‘Food Industry’ actually encompasses; Agriculture, Manufacturing and Processing, Food service and Culinary, Retail, Education and Research, Marketing and Advertising, Wholesale and Distribution and Regulations.  The industry 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 …

Big Food: Bad Guys?

It’s time to stop blaming ‘Big Food’.  Continuing to blame the food companies for what we feed ourselves and consequent poor health is easy, but has the moment passed? Blaming ‘Big Food’ is not going Read More …

A Necessary Platform for the Food & Beverage Industry

Farmers, food processors, food technologists and engineers, chefs, food scientists, entrepreneurs and baristas make up the powerful, evolving and growing food industry. With 9.6 billion mouths to feed by 2050, this industries’ importance can not be underestimated, Read More …