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“The goal is to create great products that people recognize as delicious, uncomplicated food.” -Stephanie Gaudette, co-owner of Your Seasoned Chef Inc, makers of UMAMI Crave the Fifth.

You’ve heard of the basic tastes: sweet, bitter, salty, and sour – but do you know the fifth taste, Umami? It was discovered by Japanese scientists and is loosely translated as “a pleasant savoury taste.”

UMAMI Crave the Fifth Dressing, Dip and Finishing Sauce is a nutritional yeast based, vegan and gluten-free bottle of possibilities with a taste that will blow your mind. Trust me. Owned...



In short, FCC (Farm Credit Canada) announced the availability of payment deferrals to existing customers (producers, agribusiness, agri-food processors) should they need it to assist with cash flow. We are also introducing a credit line offer of up to $500K, GSA secured, no fees, solid rate (not interest-free) to assist producers with cash flow so we can get the 2020 crop planted and to agribusiness and food processors that are experiencing cash flow challenges due to sales disruptions or cash only terms on inputs required for their processing needs.

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As you may know, beginning this week Attorney General David Eby has announced the provincial government would give temporary authorization to distilleries to begin producing hand sanitizer for donation or sale.

If you would like to consider this option, please contact the staff at Natural and Non-Prescription Drugs Directorate (NNHPD) of Health Canada who can share relevant guidance and information on monographs, product and site licensing requirements for anyone manufacturing hand sanitizer to mitigate the shortage in Canada. They are also...



Access the Recording - Aired March 19 at 3:30 p.m. by OHS Canada and Talent Canada

The spread of COVID-19 has reached unprecedented heights with the cancellation of major sports leagues and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau going into self-isolation after his wife, Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, tested positive for coronavirus. Unnecessary travel and social gatherings are being restricted across Canada. As the virus advances, employers are staring down decisions on...


FINANCIAL AID - Original Publication

The health and well-being of entrepreneurs, clients and non-clients as well as of our partners is our top priority. BDC stands ready to support companies through to a more stable period.

As announced by the Minister of Finance , BDC puts in place...