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 …

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 …

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 …

Where to Get the Best Work Experience

You probably have to earn money anyway and if you goal is to work in the Food & Beverage industry, get a job in a restaurant. Here’s why. Relevant Work Experience When you graduate you 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 …