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“It all started in 2010 with two guys, a few chest freezers, and a climate-controlled delivery van,” says Casey Eleusiniotis, President of Jonluca Enterprises. Casey’s father, Angelo, came up with the idea for the business and helped fund the start-up. “I had been in the food distribution industry for more than 30 years and saw ... Read more
Imagine a former uranium mine in the northern reaches of Canada. It’s in a dangerous state of disrepair – the buildings are dilapidated, and the structural integrity is highly compromised. Hazardous materials are rampant throughout the site, and the risk of radiation exposure is perilously high. Toxins have seeped into the surrounding soil and ... Read more
The world works in mysterious ways, and sometimes things just happen for a reason. Dan Milanovic couldn’t agree more. The eldest son of two hard-working immigrants from the former Yugoslavia, Dan (and his younger brother Sasha) grew up in the family business. In 1974, his parents Radovan and Ljubica opened a retail butcher shop called ... Read more
In 1950, Antonio Nella made a life-changing decision, moving from his home town in Carisolo, Italy to Canada in search of a better life for his young family. He worked odd jobs in Toronto until he could afford to send for his family to join him. Fortunately, his brother-in-law had emigrated to Buffalo a few ... Read more
With family roots in the food industry dating back to 1899 in South Africa, it’s no surprise that Louis Pillemer followed suit. He always knew that he wanted to go into business for himself. So too, did his brother Gary and their neighbour in South Africa, Jason Berman. Entrepreneurship was in their blood. After graduating ... Read more