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 […]
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. […]
Learn how Fatema Bastawala found her career path in the food and beverage processing industry.
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.
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.
The skilled trades can be rewarding lifelong careers which pay well and offer endless opportunities.
Troy Spicer shares his career journey in the meat and poultry sector.
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.
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.
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!