Tune in to hear Niagara College on the Newstalk 610 CKTB morning show Friday, October 11.
President Dan Patterson and representatives from the College’s Research & Innovation Division will join Niagara in the Morning radio hosts Tim Denis and Shelby Knox, and other special guests, as part of CKTB’s Business Trip. Airing from 5:30 to 9 a.m., the Business Trip aims to shine the spotlight on food and beverage innovation in Niagara.
It will be broadcast live from NC’s Marotta Family Innovation Complex – the new home of the Canadian Food and Wine Institute Innovation Centre at the Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus.
NC guests will include:
- Gavin Robertson, winemaker and instructor, who will speak about his involvement as faculty lead on Research & Innovation’s Royal Canadian Mead and Reinhardt’s cider projects at 6:50 a.m.;
- Lyndon Ashton, centre manager for NC’s Canadian Food and Wine Institute Innovation Centre, along with student research assistant Shannon Sidney Wood, who will participate in a 30-minute roundtable at 7:30 a.m.; and
- President Dan Patterson, who will join a 30-minute roundtable discussion at 8:30 a.m.
The segment will also highlight Research & Innovation’s industry partner Iron Will Raw, a leader in holistic pet food. Matt Bonanno, president and CEO of Iron Will Raw, will speak about how the St. Catharines-based company became the first the first raw pet food manufacturer in Ontario and Eastern Canada to achieve Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point certification with help from Niagara College’s Research & Innovation Division at 7:20 a.m.
Additional guests will include Niagara winemaker Sue-Ann Staff, as well as representatives from Niagara Economic Development, Pinty’s, Shreddies, and Rich’s.
Tune into the radio show on October 11 between 5:30 and 9 a.m. on AM 610 radio, or listen online at www.iheartradio.ca/610cktb