Case study: OK! Kombucha

Highlights Mentoring a young company Making a wealth of introductions Creating co-manufacturing opportunities Stimulating sales Situation OK! Kombucha is a young company that we encountered in our role as volunteer mentors for Futurpreneur Canada, a national non-profit organization that provides resources and mentoring to young entrepreneurs. Erik and Safa, both in their mid-20s, started the… Continue reading →

Luisella: Not a Nutty Business

Highlights 50% ingredient cost savings  A slam dunk success! Situation Patricia Di Chiara, a graduate from the entrepreneurial program at Georgian College in Barrie, Ontario, won a prize for her business plan for a new kind of chocolate spread. After reading an article about it, we reached out to her. The mother of two and… Continue reading →

Case Study: Liva Foods – Sweet Success

Highlights Sourcing the perfect ingredient Developing show-stopping packaging $2MM export contract A home run success! Situation We met Lubiana in October 2018. She was in the concept phase with her new company, Liva Foods. Lubiana had her own health story, one result of which was that she should avoid refined sugar. A big sweet tooth,… Continue reading →