Conestoga Meats’ Michael Boileau Shares How He Grew a Great Career
Your career trajectory can take a turn in ways you never imagined. That’s what happened with Michael Boileau when he hung up his apron for a production coat at Conestoga Meats. After working 25 years in the restaurant industry, Boileau decided he couldn’t do it anymore. The hours working as a chef were long and […]
Fresh City Farms’ Ran Goel on Making a Positive Impact in the Food and Beverage Processing Industry
Ran Goel’s path into the food and beverage industry is an unorthodox one. He went to school in Toronto to become a lawyer and later became a hedge-fund lawyer in New York. Goel practiced law during the height of the 2008 financial crisis, which opened his eyes to what can happen when systems break down. […]
Food and Beverage Processing Was Where Fatema Bastawala Found an Exciting Career
Learn how Fatema Bastawala found her career path in the food and beverage processing industry.
Why ‘It’s Souper’ to be a Food Entrepreneur
Lola Adeyemi’s journey as a food entrepreneur started when she wanted to create an easy way for people to make and share her favourite African soups in Canada.
Busting 3 Myths Around Hiring People with Disabilities
Mathias Castaldo, a youth facilitator on the employment team at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, is passionate about breaking down barriers to employment for people with disabilities.
Why Smart People Want a Job in Skilled Trades
The skilled trades can be rewarding lifelong careers which pay well and offer endless opportunities.
How Troy Spicer Found a Great Career in the Meat and Poultry Industry
Troy Spicer shares his career journey in the meat and poultry sector.
8 Good Reasons Why You Should Join the Food and Beverage Processing Industry
Are you thinking about joining Ontario’s food and beverage processing industry? Well, if you’re not, you should be! Because now is the perfect time to start working in this growing sector.
Small vs Large Company: What One Should You Work For?
Where you want to work is just as important as the role. When deciding on a company for employment you need to consider their brand reputation, salary/benefits plans and potential growth opportunities. Unsurprisingly these factors are closely tied to the size of the company.
The 11 Exciting Subsectors of Ontario’s Food and Beverage Processing Industry
Overall, this industry can be broken down into 11 subsectors based on the type of foods they produce. Let’s take a closer look at them!