When you think of food innovation in Canada cities like Toronto, Vancouver, and Montreal usually come to mind but with a new "Foodpreneur" pilot program beginning this month at The Henry Bernick Entrepreneurship Centre at Georgian College, in partnership with the City of Barrie, ON may help change that.
This new program for entrepreneurs looking to take their food business ideas to market involves 10 weeks of kitchen and class training with a focus on how to develop, manage, and sell their products. The idea is to "make them great at their business" and simplify the learning curves for food safety, labeling, marketing, shipping food products, and scaling up from small kitchen production says John Pickard, executive director for the Centre.
Read the full article at macleans.ca here.
As a food distribution transportation partner to many manufacturers across Canada and the US, we're excited to learn about this program and look forward to a successful pilot for start up food industry manufacturers in and around Barrie, ON!