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FREE Founding & Funding Your Food Business

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Working on a great recipe? Join us for a discussion on starting a food business.

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During the Funding and Founding a Food Business Workshop, we will provide an overview of the considerations you will need to make, the resources you need to know about and the current trends in the food industry.

Our speakers work with entrepreneurs like you to smooth the road and minimize the unwanted detours along the way.

You will get a very brief overview of what it takes to start a consumer packaged goods food product business. We will help ready you to jump into the food industry. You will be able to scratch the surface on what to expect when entering the food industry!


  • Food trends
  • Business laws
  • Health regulations
  • Realistic start up costs

You will also get expert advice from a registered dietitian with experience in food product development and a serial entrepreneur with over 20 years of successful business development and consulting. 

Sima is owner of, previous manager for entrepreneurship programs at MaRS Discovery District (, workshop facilitator at Food Starter Toronto, 2018 EIR for the Toronto Public Library and founder of

Kiran Bains, MSc, RD is a registered dietitian and owner of, a food industry consultancy and food and nutrition marketing agency. Kiran is also co-founder of the Upcycle Kitchen - a not for profit consumer packaged goods company in Guelph, that focuses on food system sustainability.

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