Where are they now?: Gwen Kitiwano

  Gwen Kitiwano graduated from the Bachelor of Administration (BBA), International Commerce & Global Development program in 2017. She spent two years working on Research & Innovation’s Business & Commercialization Solutions team, first as a Research Associate and then as Research Assistant. Since July 2018, Gwen has served as a Junior Analyst for the Translation …Continue reading »

Marketing pro Paula Reile on having it all

Breaking through the clutter of our visually dominated world to win brand loyalty takes true creative innovation. So when clever ad campaigns succeed in touching their audience, their emotionally-charged message is held in high regard by marketing professional Paula Reile. Such connection represents the power of inspired storytelling, says the Research Lead for the Business …Continue reading »

Spreading the gourmet word on social

Local artisan company Lindsay’s Gourmet Compound Butter has seen a rise in customers after spreading the word via social media. And founder Lindsay Rose gives credit to Niagara College’s Research & Innovation division for its help in her success. The specialty food company wanted to increase promotion of its products to a wider audience. These products, …Continue reading »

Safari Niagara captures market expertise

  The family-owned and operated Safari Niagara offers a one-on-one connection with nature. The Stevensville wildlife park has enjoyed continued growth since it opened in 2002, under the original name of Zooz. While the 150-acre park is home to more than 1,000 animal species, the zoological facility has regularly increased its offerings with educational activities, …Continue reading »

Register for a Food Safety Validation One-Day Workshop on June 19

Niagara College’s Canadian Food & Wine Institute (CFWI) Innovation Centre, in collaboration with Global Food Ingredients U.S.A. and Pathogenia Laboratories (Canada), is offering a one day workshop on the principles of validation as it pertains to food processing, cleaning, and meeting regulatory and quality audit requirements. ~ Learn how to develop strong food safety relationships …Continue reading »