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Local Business, Nutrition Bites selected as a finalist for the 2017 Mompreneur® Start Up Award

Local Business, Nutrition Bites selected as a finalist for the 2017 Mompreneur® Start Up Award

London’s Own Sandra Venneri of Nutrition Bites is proud to announce that she has been named a finalist for the 2017 Mompreneur® Start Up Award. The winner will be announced at The 2017 National Mompreneurs® Conference on Saturday, March 4th, 2017.

For Immediate Release:

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 18, 2017 – LONDON, ONTARIO – The Top 22 finalists have been selected for the fourth instalment of The Mompreneur® Awards brought to you by Mompreneur Showcase Group Inc. and ParentsCanada Magazine. Every year this award gets bigger and recognition gets more renowned as the achievements and contributions of women and their businesses in Canada grows. This year two new awards were added to include women across all areas of business.

Local Mompreneur Sandra Venneri of Nutrition Bites has been named a finalist by her peers and the business community. The task of determining who will win one of the four Awards being presented at this year’s 2017 National Mompreneurs® Conference will now be left up to an expert panel of judges. The winner will be chosen based on a select set of criteria for each award including track record of success; product innovation of business idea; growth potential and scalability; revenue; inspiration to others; and impact on the community.

Nutrition Bites empowers others with practical skills, such as cooking lessons and mindful eating workshops, to become more confident in their daily health choices. The company recently launched Growing Up Healthy Seed to Fork Kits, an affordable food literacy activity for all ages and stages. It teaches the connections between growing food at home and cooking fresh ingredients while encouraging healthy eating. Conceived by Sandra, this social enterprise started in response to the confusing and contradictory health messages constantly facing consumers. Sandra is excited to be a Mompreneur Top Finalist. “It recognizes my hard work and efforts in my first years of business but also shares my passion and story. I hope it encourages other women and our daughters to design their dream jobs!”

The 2017 Mompreneur® Awards presented by TruShield Insurance will be handed out at The 2017 National Mompreneurs® Conference taking place over 2 days during International Women’s Day Weekend, Friday, March 3rd, and Saturday March 4th 2017. The conference will take place at the Sheraton Airport Hotel & Conference Centre – 801 Dixon Rd, Toronto, ON.

To interview Sandra Venneri about being a finalist or to provide commentary on being a Mompreneur and business leader please contact:

Sandra Venneri, Owner of Nutrition Bites

Phone: 226-377-2223

For more information on the Conference & Awards, to obtain a Media Pass or to speak to CEO Maria Locker please contact:

Rania Walker, PR & Media Relations

Phone: 416-258-8953

About Mompreneur® Showcase Group Inc.

Mompreneur® Showcase Group Inc. ( is the trusted national network that supports, educates, and empowers moms in business across Canada. With close to 20 satellite locations in Canada supporting over 17,000 women entrepreneurs, the company also includes Mompreneur® Magazine and Mompreneurs® Momentum Enterprise of Canada (non-profit) under its umbrella of properties.

About ParentsCanada

ParentsCanada Magazine is one of Canada’s leading resources for parents of newborns to teens. Its focus is on providing parents the tools they need to make positive choices for their families.

About TruShield Insurance

The TruShield Insurance solution was specifically created to provide Canadian small businesses with the insurance coverage they need. TruShield Insurance is the small business division of Federated Insurance Company of Canada, a leading specialized insurance provider. A 100% Canadian owned company, Federated Insurance has been part of the Fairfax family of companies since 1990. Learn more about TruShield Insurance at


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