TFO Canada confronts the challenge of global poverty by promoting sustainable economic development through export information, advice and contact. TFO Canada facilitates access to the Canadian marketplace and shares Canadian trade expertise for the benefit of smaller exporters in developing countries. Founded in 1980, TFO Canada is a non-governmental, non-profit organisation.
Panama Hot Sauce Producer Spices up Canadian Market
Marianela Martinez de Alvarado realized a career change was in order after one of her clients failed to find Panamanian culinary gifts to take back home. As her Canadian counterpart expressed disappointment about the generic hot sauces lining the shelves of the local supermarket, the former international lawyer recognized a gap she wanted to fill. Two years later, Alvarado is the proud owner of Secrets of Panama, a small business that produces hotCHOMBO. The hot sauce is 100 per cent natural and made from local ingredients like the famous Habanero pepper, the hottest chili pepper in the world. Rum is also added in...
We educate students to enable them to become business leaders and responsible global citizens. We place strong emphasis on teaching, research and scholarship, and we strive for an intellectual climate in which excellence, innovation and imagination flourish. As an urban business school, we welcome Concordia’s multilingual and multicultural constituency. Our international faculty, diverse student body, strong links to the local business community and relationships with international partners provide a learning environment that responds to the demands of a global economy and recognizes the realities of the contemporary world to achieve a better future.