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From the kitchen to the marketplace

Here are the key steps to consider if you want to sell a product you produce on your farm

What does it take to get a new product from your workshop or kitchen into a buyer’s hands? “Lots of time, patience and attention to detail,” says a provincial new-venture specialist. The first step is to do a self-assessment, said Elaine Stenbraaten. “Are you an entrepreneur? Understand that with a business you start, you assume […] Read more

The discovery of adding vegetable oil to hazelnut and chocolate created a breakfast treat that’s still a hit with consumers.

The secret of success can be found in a simple breakfast spread

The man behind Nutella shows how simple ideas can be very powerful


I was first introduced to Nutella while travelling in Europe as a young woman — the thought of chocolate for breakfast was just too good to be true! Today, the sweet treat remains a frequent visitor to our home, disappearing in the early hours shortly after waking. The man behind the mysterious blend of hazelnuts […] Read more