Traceability, Not Just a Buzzword

I think we all understand the basic fundamentals of food traceability. In its most generic term, traceability is defined as: The ability to track any food through all stages of production, processing and distribution (including Read More …

Job-Hopping is a Great Idea!

A decade of recruitment in the Food & Beverage industry qualifies me to say that if you have less than a year maybe two of employment at one company–employers see a red flag. Work experience and education Read More …

Clean Label Development: A Young Product Developer’s Take…

Both Jaime Reeves and Sherrill Cropper talk about Clean Label and Non-GMO and how it can difficult be to formulate and source ingredients. Dr. Reeves and Dr. Cropper also have Ph.D’s, which means that their Read More …

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 …