Drink Miura Ltd.

New ready-to-drink products for Miura   Challenge Drink Miura (Fifth Wave Labs Ltd.) is a beverage company based out of the Greater Toronto Area and operated/owned by Adam Lewis. Drink Miura embraces a reverence for traditional Japanese style iced coffee with the desire to incorporate it into Canadian culture. When Miura came to the Canadian Food & Wine Institute (CFWI) Innovation Centre they offered products … Continue reading Drink Miura Ltd. »

False Ox Beverages

  Product Development for ‘Switchels’ and ‘Shrubs’ Market CHALLENGE      False Ox is a Toronto-based company who makes Switchels and Shrubs, historical drinks with Apple Cider Vinegar. Switchels are the 1700’s answer to Gatorade, made with ginger, apple cider vinegar and organic sugar. Shrubs are a drinking vinegar concentrate, with a small amount added to soda water or into a cocktail. False Ox wanted a product … Continue reading False Ox Beverages »

Broya Bone Broth

PROJECT TYPE Regulatory, packaging and product development   CHALLENGE Broya is a Toronto-based food and beverage company that produces high quality, innovative meat products inspired by a belief in holistic living. Their existing products are sold in grocery and health food stores across Ontario, and include organic chicken and grass-fed beef bone broths, and meat snacks. Broya approached the Canadian Food and Wine Institute (CFWI) … Continue reading Broya Bone Broth »

Iron Will Raw Inc.

Iron Will Raw Pet Food

PROJECT TYPE Food Safety and Traceability CHALLENGE Iron Will Raw is a manufacturer of high-quality, locally sourced raw pet food for dogs and cats. Their new production facility in St. Catharines is the first of its kind in the region for a raw pet food manufacturer, as it will allow them to achieve their goal to be an industry leader in meeting the highest possible … Continue reading Iron Will Raw Inc. »

Chocolate F/X Inc.

PROJECT TYPE Food and Beverage Regulatory Assistance   CHALLENGE Chocolate F/X is a chocolate factory in St. Davids, Ontario, that offers a retail store, a unique chocolate tasting bar, and a chocolate production viewing area that entertains tourists by the bus-load. They use artisan chocolate panning and moulding techniques to create an assortment of more than 85 products that have their own labels, and private … Continue reading Chocolate F/X Inc. »

Valley Growers

Valley Growers

Expanding French Fry Distribution Channels   PROJECT TYPE Extending product shelf life CHALLENGE Valley Growers is a family run potato farm located in Sudbury, Ontario that has an annual crop of 500 acres. They built a processing plant in 2015 and currently produce and market fresh cut French fries to the Ontario market. They wanted to extend their shelf life but did not have access … Continue reading Valley Growers »