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How to grow your Food Co.

April 10, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

How to grow your Food Co.


Cutten Fields
190 College Ave East
Guelph, ON
N1H 6L3

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Event Description

“How to Grow your Food Co.” is an information packed, one-day workshop designed to help people who want to start or grow their food company in 2018. We will be hosting this event from 8am to 5pm on Tuesday April 10th, 2018 at Cutten Fields in Guelph.
This workshop includes many important topics covered by a diverse group of industry specialists.
Topics include:
• Is there a Market for Your Product?- Don Thompson, Mentor & Business Start-Up Consultant
• Product Development from Your Kitchen to Commercialization- Ted McKechnie, Food Starter Board Pres.
• Food Safety from Your Kitchen to Commercialization – Al Grant, National Sanitation Foundation
• Food Labeling – Wenrong Sun, Sr. Compliance Officer, Canadian Food Inspection Agency
• Co-packing – Jason Crawford, Director, Membership & Industry Relations, Food & Beverage Ontario
• Working with a Retailer – Carolyn Trudel – Director, PR & Marketing Development, Farm Boy
• Sourcing Local – Christina Mann, Taste Real Coordinator

Lunch with be provided for all attendees and there will be time after the workshop to network with fellow attendees and guest speakers!

Please email any questions or inquiries to Diana.train@innovationguelph.ca
This event is hosted by Innovation Guelph and sponsored by Taste Real Guelph.

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Diana Train


April 10, 2018
8:00 am - 5:00 pm