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Meet The Maker

Welcome to this space where we celebrate our Members. Come to know their stories and see why they are difference makers.

Maju

Maju

Founder

Quite simply, Maju loves chocolate. And in living near the best cacao fields in Peru, meant that she could...

Sarah

Sarah

Founder

In the Spring of 2020, Sarah returned home to Canada from Spain where she was wrapping up an MBA.

Joycelyn

Joycelyn

Founder & CEO

Healthy Alternatives Founder and CEO Joycelyn Adams, is just nuts about chocolate! Her Toronto-based

Lou

Lou

Founder

Like so many of us, Lou Hooper has many facets - wife, Mom to two fur-babes, daughter, friend to a...

Cheryl

Cheryl

Founder

Since founding Canadian Women in Food (CWiF) in 2014, Cheryl Appleton has been leading the way...

Irene

Irene

Founder

With an idea ahead of it’s time, Irene started Meal In A Jar from her home kitchen. Like many families...

Heather

Heather

Founder

For Heather Shouldice of BUFF, life has a funny way of getting you to exactly where you’re supposed to...

Catherine Chen

Catherine Chen

Founder

A trailblazer and innovator, Catherine Chen (CC) once held the first non-lawyering leadership position...

Cheryl Haskett

Cheryl Haskett

Founder

Many people might know how the farm is open-to-the public where you can learn about agriculture...

Dawn Chapman

Dawn Chapman

Founder

It was in 2011, when Dawn leveraged her past experience managing cafés in the U.K. to open Lazy Daisy’s..

Michele Revivo

Michele Revivo

Founder

Michele Revivo, Founder of Better Snack. Better You.™ spent the last year developing an innovative snack...

Sabina Batelman

Sabina Batelman

Co-Founder

Sabina Batelman is the co-founder of Lunchers, a Toronto-based company that makes single-portioned...

Daksha

Daksha

Co-Founder

Life is a road best traveled together. When Daksha and her husband Bhaskar arrived in Canada more than..

Amanda

Amanda

Founder

As a busy Mom of two, Amanda Luthra started up Chilli Paste meal bases so families could enjoy her South..

Dom

Dom

Founder

An engineer making baked goods? Domenique Mastronardi has always been passionate about health...

Myra

Myra

Co-Founder

If you ever needed an example of a women-owned business with superb longevity, look to Sable...

Sanja

Sanja

Co-Founder

Sanja is the exceptionally talented Co-Founder of OMAI Creative, a full-service branding and creative...

Sandra Flores

Sandra Flores

Founder

The original “Sauce Lady Boss” Sandra Flores, was first introduced to the world of Mexican hot...

Veneise

Veneise

Founder

As a busy Mom of two, Veneise started up her sauce business so families could enjoy her Jamaican...

Suzanne Schmidt

Suzanne Schmidt

Founder

Born in England and raised in Guyana, Suzanne’s food journey began when she wanted to make her own...

Sabrina Boulkheir

Sabrina Boulkheir

Founder

Originally from Paris, France – Sabrina has embarked on an exciting new entrepreneurial journey to share..

Sonia Thapar

Sonia Thapar

Founder

With a background in business and marketing, Chef Sonia first founded her Personal Chef & Catering...

Bridget Love

Bridget Love

CEO & Founder

Bridget Love is the CEO & Founder of Care/Of, a B2B consultancy that helps build stronger work teams through...

Jennifer

Jennifer

Founder

Jennifer fell in love with supply chain and logistics more than 20 years ago and set out to challenge herself

Emmy

Emmy

Co-Founder

Emmy Suparmin started her journey of helping others with holistic foods because of her husband Zied’s

Julie

Julie

Founder

While at Guelph University, Julie Zambonelli started cooking in a vegetarian restaurant and discovered

Paola

Paola

Executive Chef

Chef Paola Solorzano is the creative mind behind Santo Pecado Mexican Catering, Santo Pecado Foods...

Kara

Kara

Founder

Kara Isert launched Sparkplug Coffee in 2014 out of a personal quest to share her love of really, really...

Elisabeth

Elisabeth

Founder

Elisabeth could’ve started any business, she’s travelled the world, and worked in the world of...

Andrea Watson

Andrea Watson

Founder

Andrea Watson, The Chief Taste Tester of FreshWagon and Nature Knows – really does know a thing....

Ksenya von Shlezinger

Ksenya von Shlezinger

Portrait Photographer

Ksenya has been cooking from an early age on her organic family farm. Inspired by the vegetables, herbs..

Paloma Lara

Paloma Lara

Founder

Talk about a career pivot…after working for more than a decade in the fashion industries of Italy and Brazil

Azrah Manji-Savin

Azrah Manji-Savin

CEO & Co-Founder

Azrah Manji-Savin is the CEO & Co-Founder of the kitchen marketplace app Syzl, which enables gig economy...

Ana

Ana

Co-Founder

In 2013, Ana and her husband Drew started a family-run business in Oshawa, Ontario born out of a love...

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