We all scream for ice cream, but why not popsicles? Leila Keshavjee wants to change your popsicle perception from a sugary artificially flavoured summer treat into a healthy year-round snack. With her company Happy Pops, a passion for customer service, new exciting flavours and a family background in the food business, she has all the right ingredients to make it a reality.
Health and nutrition have played a big role in Leila’s life. A recent graduate of the University of Toronto’s Kinesiology program, she understands the importance of staying healthy and eating right. But, as with many businesses, the idea for Happy Pops wasn’t a straight path from her education to business plan.
“There is nothing like working for yourself since whatever you put into it is what you get out. And I’ve always been a huge fan of Dragon’s Den and Shark Tank!”
Leila always knew she wanted to run her own company. Having family in the food business introduced her to the excitement, and challenges, of owning a business.
Read more at the source: Impact Centre | University of Toronto