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How to Calculate the Price of Homemade Desserts

When you make desserts for Platers, one of the most difficult tasks is figuring out how to price it out. It is important to determine if you are making a return on your investment. To help you out, we put together some recommendations on how to price out your delicious sweet treats. What to consider […]

Start Your Homemade Food Business in Alberta

Under Alberta’s new regulations in 2020, Albertans can sell low risk home prepared foods without requiring a permit, commercial kitchen, or routine inspection! Finally! What are Low Risk Foods? Low-risk foods are shelf-stable such as; bread, biscuits, cereals, cookies, honey pies, pickled vegetables, dried fruits, popcorn and cakes (not cream or cheesecakes). Whole fresh fruits […]

Edmontontonian’s Garbage Contains Nearly 25% Food Waste

In Canada, approximately 47% of all food waste is produced at the consumer level. Amounting to over $31 billion in losses or about $1,760 annually per family of four. This is wasting natural and human resources used to grow, produce, process, and transport the food. Leading to environmental, economic, and social implications. Environmentally, food waste […]

9 Simple Steps to Keep Your Home Kitchen Clean

Have you ever heard the phrase, ‘A clean home is a happy home?’ Well this phrase especially applies to the heart of the home, better known as the kitchen. Whether you’re cooking for your loved ones or cooking for hungry customers who ordered from your menu on the Platers App, maintaining a clean kitchen is […]

Food Photography for Home-Based Chefs – Complete Guide

Have you ever scrolled through your Instagram feed and immediately stopped at the sight of a mouth-watering image of food? Well, that’s exactly how you want people to feel when they see photos of your food on your Platers app menu! Good food photography speaks a thousand words, and in order to guarantee success for […]

Studies Show Homemade Food is Healthier

A Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health research study shows that people who frequently cook meals at home eat healthier and consume fewer calories than those who cook less.  Researchers evaluated more than 9,000 meals prepared at home.  On average, homemade meals contain more vegetables, less carbohydrates, and less fat than any other meal.  Study researchers […]


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