Jackie Kwitko’s company might only just be starting to take off, but the CEO of Fressy Bessie, a business specialising in addictive, home-cooked munchies and lunches for kids and families, says she’s already done her job: earlier this year, her 13-year-old daughter Alexandra announced that she’s now a vegetarian. “She’s healthier than I am,” says Kwitko, “because I made a concerted effort to make her a healthy eater.”
If you walked into Food Starter on Nov. 3, you would have found a whole lot of cake. The incubator, which helps food startups get off the ground, was celebrating its one year anniversary. In this short time, Food Starter has grown from a small handful of hopeful entrepreneurs, to a full-fledged accelerator with 65 active clients.