Tag Archives : Food Excel

Brewing Up a Love for Kombucha

Heart Beet Organics introducing many Islanders to ancient fermented tea beverage I have arrived at the epicentre of the Island’s kombucha revolution, located at Heart Beet Organics in Darlington, PEI. The women behind the operation, Verena Varga and Amy Smith, have invited me to their cozy farmstead to learn more about their latest fermentation endeavours. As Varga serves me a…

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Food Excel Winner Takes Home $30,000 Grand Prize Package

Ryan Abdallah wins first Food Excel competition with pitch for Maroun’s Garlic Paste On February 22nd, the seven finalists of the Food Xcel competition made their food pitches to a judging panel. The pitch session marked the finale of the 12 week accelerator program created and launched by the Food Island Partnership.  Ryan Abdallah of Cedar’s Eatery walked away from…

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