WHAT’S COOKING WITH HELEN TRICARICO, FOUNDER H.O.T.I. KOMBUCHA

In our latest ‘What’s Cooking’, we hear from Helen Tricarico, founder H.O.T.I. Kombucha. Helen is a real small business success story. She quit her day job and is now working full time in her handcrafted Kombucha business. Within the past 12 months, Helen’s business has grown from home delivery to a regular at markets to a co-manufacturing space, to being an integral part of her region’s biggest food festival, exposing her brand to over 10,000 people per day, to being included in local food tour stops and being stocked by the local wholefood outlet. Read on to be inspired.

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WHAT’S COOKING WITH CHRISTINE APOSTOLES, ANTONIOU FILLO PASTRY

In our latest ‘What’s Cooking’, we hear from Christine Antoniou, Marketing Director of Antoniou Fillo Pastry. Christine made the leap of faith from financial services to food manufacturing and has not looked back. She says she wish she could have given herself the advice ‘it will all work out’ because it did, as it always does. Read her story for more inspiration.

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Sugary; sweetener alternatives

Consuming sugary products has been linked to obesity, diabetes, tooth decay and erosion. Around the world, many countries have introduced a sugar tax on sugar sweetened products to overcome health related issues. Approximately a third of consumers say they are addicted to sugar or are concerned about sugar addiction. So what are the options for sugar alternatives when making a food or drink product?

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WHAT’S COOKING WITH MAREE FERGUSON, FOUNDER DIETITIAN CONNECTION

In our latest ‘What’s Cooking’, we hear from Maree Ferguson, dietitian and founder of Dietitian Connection. Maree is passionate about providing opportunities at the front-line to career-driven nutrition leaders. After all, dietitians are foodies too and who doesn’t love a ‘foodie’?! We talk to her about starting a business from scratch and being an invaluable support to a niche industry.

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