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Interview with Ricardo Larrivee

Canadian celebrity chef shares insights from surveying how Canada eats Text by Kelly Townsend Canada is a country of rich and versatile flavours, and no one knows that better than Ricardo Larrivée, who has turned a love of cooking into a recognizable brand name with his own cooking show, a long-standing radio show with CBC and a magazine. His most …

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Ketchup wars

Consumer appetite for healthy, local and 100% Canadian is good for business Text by  Theresa Rogers The New Year started with what has been dubbed “The Ketchup Wars”, when a Facebook post prompted a mess in the condiment aisles of grocery stores all over the country. Seizing consumers’ appetite for “Canadian” ketchup, Primo Foods entered the fray, launching its own …

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Hayley Wickenheiser    

Champion Canadian hockey player talks brand values and life after Team Canada Text by Theresa Rogers In Canada, when you talk sports, hockey is king. And in hockey, five-time Olympic medalist Hayley Wickenheiser is queen. A dedicated and determined hockey player, leader and mother, Wickenheiser has been named number 20 of the Top 25 Toughest Athletes in the World by …

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Interview with Peter McClusky

Garlic Aficionado Publishes Book on its History Text by Sorush Khalesi Garlic enthusiast Peter McClusky is the founder of the Toronto Garlic Festival, as well as a consultant for the Greenbelt Foundation. Most importantly, he is also a garlic farmer. Garlic and its history have greatly impacted McClusky’s life, and inspired him to author Ontario Garlic: The Story from Farm …

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Interview with Ryan Cochrane

Champion Canadian swimmer talks medal incentives and everyone’s favourite topic, food Text by Theresa Rogers On the other side of the world, in western Russia, Team Canada has left its mark. The nation welcomed home its medalists from the 2015 World Championships in Kazan, Russia, in August. As part of a recently launched incentive program, Chicken Farmers of Canada gave …

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Ingredients for Growth

Image courtesy of CBC Arlene Dickinson talks marketing, money and making it Text by Theresa Rogers It’s early on May 6 and I’m speaking to Arlene Dickinson on the phone from Calgary. Rachel Notley has just won the Alberta provincial election, becoming the province’s 17th premier and forming the first NDP-led government in the history of the province. Everyone knows …

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Just Craft Soda

Natural soft drinks in cool flavour combos appeal to modern foodies Text by Lekha Kanagasabai Familiar with the ins and outs of the beverage business, John McEachern has proven that he is a force to be reckoned with. “Part of the reason why beverages are interesting is because all of my experience is from that industry,” he says. A veteran …

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