Episode 25: Trusting Your Gut: The Journey to COO at Beck's Broth with Domenique Mastronardi
Friends of Feadies
by FEAD
1M ago
In this episode of the Friends of FEADies Podcast, host Lindsay Toth sits down with Domenique, the dynamic COO and partner at Beck's Broth, a company known for its innovative bone broth-based coffee and hot chocolate. Domenique shares her unique journey from being a food engineering student to a successful entrepreneur and now COO. She dives into the challenges and triumphs of her career, including starting her own business, transitioning into a partnership with Beck's Broth, and the unexpected benefits of trusting her gut instincts. Listeners will gain insights into the intricacies of scaling ..read more
Visit website
Episode 24: Crafting Botanical Beverages - From Restaurant to Retail with Dalia Kohen
Friends of Feadies
by FEAD
2M ago
Dalia Kohen is the visionary behind WildFolk. Dalia shares the journey of bringing her non-alcoholic cocktails from concept to reality, navigating challenges and celebrating successes along the way. Discover how Dalia's background in the restaurant industry influenced her approach to crafting botanical beverages, finding inspiration in collaborative spirit and innovative design. Look ahead to future product launches and the vision behind WildFolk's spirit-free drinks, designed to foster inclusivity and connection in social settings. Tune in to this episode to uncover the artistry and passion d ..read more
Visit website
Episode 23: Crafting Culinary Dreams - Laurie Rowe's Journey with Jordan Ridge Sauces
Friends of Feadies
by FEAD
3M ago
Join us for an inspiring conversation with Laurie Rowe, creator behind Jordan Ridge Sauces, nestled in the picturesque town of Black Diamond, Alberta, at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Laurie shares her journey as an entrepreneur, drawing from a rich family history of independent women and entrepreneurs. Discover the heartwarming story behind Laurie's maple campfire sauce, a generational recipe passed down through the years. Navigate through the challenges Laurie faced, from navigating the complexities of co-packing to ensuring meticulous attention to detail in every jar. Learn valuable ..read more
Visit website
Friends of FEADies Podcast Episode 22: From Farmers Markets to 600+ Stores with Jennifer Kohut
Friends of Feadies
by FEAD
4M ago
Join us for an inspiring conversation with Jennifer Kohut, the visionary founder behind Jenny's Delectables, a gourmet stuffed potato sensation that has taken Western Canada by storm. In this episode, Jennifer shares her remarkable journey, starting from humble beginnings in farmers markets to becoming a household name in over 600 stores. Discover how Jennifer's unwavering commitment to quality and innovation propelled her from selling out markets within hours to catching the attention of major grocery chains like Co-op and Sobeys. Learn the secrets behind her success, including the pivotal ro ..read more
Visit website
Episode 21: Crafting Brands - From Design to Delivery with Lindsay Toth
Friends of Feadies
by FEAD
4M ago
In this episode of the Friends of FEADies podcast, Kendra Wack sits down with Lindsay Toth, the Member and Marketing Coordinator at FEAD. Lindsay brings a wealth of experience from her background in the agri-food sector, particularly in marketing and branding. With a career spanning iconic companies in Saskatchewan and various entrepreneurial incubators, Lindsay shares her career journey. From her pivotal role in rebranding Great Western Brewing's Original 16 beer to launching the rebrand for Sask Startup Institute, Lindsay's expertise shines through as she discusses the intricacies of executi ..read more
Visit website
Episode 20: Community-Driven Entrepreneurship with Prairie Grazer Founders, Cristie and Meghan
Friends of Feadies
by FEAD
7M ago
Prairie Grazer isn't just a business; it's a culinary adventure that unites people through the delightful art of grazing. When the world grappled with the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic, Cristie Zyla and Meghan Hawkins showcased the true essence of entrepreneurship. Instead of shutting their doors, they embraced the art of the pivot, resulting in a remarkable surge in sales and growth that caught the attention of many. In this episode, we delve into their journey, exploring how they not only built a successful business but emerged as champions for their local community. Discover how Prai ..read more
Visit website
Episode 19: The Power of ”WHY” - My Journey into 400+ Canadian Stores
Friends of Feadies
by FEAD
7M ago
Carly Minish is an exceptional entrepreneur who has turned her love for culinary excellence into a thriving business, enriching the lives of countless food lovers across Canada. From humble beginnings, experimenting with formulations, and sharing her creations with family, Carly's gourmet take on this quintessential Canadian product quickly gathered a devoted following. The journey led her to farmers' markets, where the demand for Smak Dab soared, and soon enough, this delightful condiment found its way into over 400 stores in Western Canada and specialty shops in Ontario. In this episode, Car ..read more
Visit website
Episode 18: A Journey to Wellness and Entrepreneurship
Friends of Feadies
by Awesome
7M ago
In the face of personal tragedy, Lindsay discovered the healing power of nurturing life and growth through her business. "I Love Microgreen" became more than just a venture; it became her pathway to grieve, recover, and rise above the darkness when her father faced his own battle. Lindsay, the visionary force behind "I Love Microgreen," is a remarkable entrepreneur who has transformed a family-owned business into something truly extraordinary. Her passion for microgreens goes beyond culinary delight; it's a dedication to harnessing nature's powerhouse of nutrients and flavors, bringing incredi ..read more
Visit website
Intro: What’s this podcast about?
Friends of Feadies
by Awesome
7M ago
Attention foodies, aspiring entrepreneurs, and Agri-food enthusiasts! The Friends of Feadies podcast is your must-listen. If you're hungry for success, seeking inspiration, or navigating the world of food entrepreneurship, this podcast is tailor-made for you.   What's FEAD? Female Entrepreneurs in Agri-Food Development is a program dedicated to empowering and advancing women entrepreneurs in the dynamic food processing sector. Learn more at www.fead.ca Follow us on social media: Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/feadprogram/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/fead-female ..read more
Visit website
Episode 6: Tips For Grocery Retailing – Retailer’s Perspective (Matthew Sobocan – Sobeys)
Friends of Feadies
by Awesome
7M ago
This episode we had the pleasure of talking with Matthew Sobocan. Matthew is the Local Development Manager for Sobeys for Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and NW Ontario. He has over 35 years of experience working in grocery retail and the consumer packaged goods industry and provides a lot of valuable knowledge. Have you been selling your product directly to your customers at farmers markets or trade shows and are ready for the next step? Entering the grocery retail market can seem like a daunting task but we are here to help and provide some great insight on how to build a retailer relationship to ge ..read more
Visit website

Follow Friends of Feadies on FeedSpot

Continue with Google
Continue with Apple
OR