Hiring Students & Grads is BIG Business

Are you seeing a lot of requests from schools right now to create a relationship, so you are able to hire students and new grads for co-op, internships and entry level positions? Do you have Read More …

2 Pieces of Advice for Food Start-Ups

Many of you might have thought about entrepreneurship, even if you are still at school or have just graduated. Who could blame you?  Perhaps you have started your first job, but you can’t shake the 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 …

Are You Ready to Start Your Career?

Did you go to IFT17?  I wasn’t able to go this year, but I kept a close eye on what was going on with some of our biggest supporters, especially when they were helping students Read More …

I’m interested in a Career in Regulatory Affairs & Food Labelling

Hello team FoodGrads! I received this question from a student recently; I’m pursuing my BSc Food Science. I am interested in regulatory affairs / food labelling. What can I be doing now to prepare myself Read More …

Hear from a Plant Manager at ConAgra Foods

Name:  Lance Olson Title: Plant Manager Company:  ConAgra Foods Years worked in current role:  10 Years of experience in food industry:  27 In 300 characters or less describe your job: The plant manager has overall Read More …

Why the Executive Director at Ontario Culinary Tourism Alliance loves her job

Name: Rebecca Mackenzie Title: Executive Director Company: Ontario Culinary Tourism Alliance Years worked in current role: 8+ Years of experience in food industry: 19+ In 300 characters or less describe your job: I work with Read More …

Ontario Food & Beverage Processing Sector

The Ontario food and beverage processing sector is a critical contributor to Ontario’s provincial economy: Why choose a career in Food & Beverage Processing? The sector generates $41 billion in revenue, provides over 130,000 direct jobs Read More …