About Us

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Sima Gandhi

Co Founder


The Food Venture Program (FVP) is a collaboration of senior business mentors, food industry executives, chefs, product developers and dietitians in the food industry. 

Founded and designed by Sima Gandhi and Kiran Bains, FVP offers educational programming based on design thinking with experiential workshops for food & beverage entrepreneurs across North America. 

Sima is owner of InnovatorLab.ca, previous manager for entrepreneurship programs at MaRS Discovery District (MaRSDD.com), workshop facilitator at Food Starter Toronto, 2018 EIR for the Toronto Public Library and co-inventor and founder of Riince, an efficient quinoa-cleaning tool.

Kiran Bains, MSc, RD is a registered dietitian and owner of edovivo.com, a food industry consultancy and food and nutrition marketing agency. She is also Hub Incubator Facilitator at the University of Guelph where she works with entrepreneurs of various backgrounds. With her passion for creating tasteful wheat-free products, she founded Kiki's Kookies, a gourmet wheat-free cookie brand.

Kiran Bains, RD

Co Founder