Barry Gunn

About Barry Gunn

Barry Gunn is an Innovation Guelph industry specialist in brand journalism, communications and PR. He is co-founder of Curry Gunn & Associates, a Guelph-based communications firm focused on corporate and brand storytelling. Follow him @CurryGunn.
20 04, 2017

Dixon’s Distilled Spirits quenching thirst for artisanal beverages

By | 2017-04-20T19:31:30+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Client Successes, Fast Lane, Speedway|Comments Off on Dixon’s Distilled Spirits quenching thirst for artisanal beverages

“It doesn’t matter whether you’re making spirits or chocolate cake — you’ve got to put your head down and focus on the business side first. Otherwise it just won’t work.” — Jeremie Dixon,  Dixon’s Distilled Spirits The Dixon’s product line includes VirGIN, named Best Canadian Gin [...]

16 03, 2017

Green Table Foods on the leading edge of global health trend

By | 2017-03-21T20:09:03+00:00 March 16th, 2017|Client Successes, Fast Lane, News, Speedway, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Green Table Foods on the leading edge of global health trend

Owners of a growing Guelph-based food business are refining their recipe for success with help from Innovation Guelph (IG) mentors and industry specialists. Green Table Foods produces certified organic, fermented prepared foods inspired by the great cooking traditions of the world. Established in 2005 by the husband-and-wife [...]

8 03, 2017

Mirexus: From Small Things, Big Things One Day Come

By | 2017-03-21T19:57:24+00:00 March 8th, 2017|Client Successes, Fuel Injection, Speedway, Supercharger, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Mirexus: From Small Things, Big Things One Day Come

Phil Whiting, Mirexus president and CEO A Guelph-based biomaterials company is poised to make a major splash in the personal care and cosmetics industries. Mirexus Inc. will officially launch its proprietary all-natural nano-material PhytoSpherix™ at In-Cosmetics Global, the world’s leading event for personal care ingredients, [...]

14 02, 2017

HumanSystems ®: Putting people first is good business

By | 2017-03-21T19:47:44+00:00 February 14th, 2017|Client Successes, Fast Lane, News, Speedway, Uncategorized|Comments Off on HumanSystems ®: Putting people first is good business

Changing an organization’s culture is one of the most complex challenges that a business leader will ever face. But there are times when a cultural shift is essential for a business to survive and grow. That’s precisely the challenge facing HumanSystems® (HSI®), a Guelph-based consulting and applied [...]

26 01, 2017

TRU-ID on leading edge of fight against food fraud

By | 2017-03-21T18:36:29+00:00 January 26th, 2017|Client Successes, Fast Lane, Fuel Injection, Speedway|Comments Off on TRU-ID on leading edge of fight against food fraud

Chances are, you’ve been the victim of food fraud at some point in your life. You may have bought Echinacea capsules that contained no Echinacea, or ‘wild’ salmon that was actually farmed. It’s also likely that the seller was unaware of the problem: food counterfeiting is widespread, [...]

17 01, 2017

Boosting bandwidth: IG team helps lighting manufacturer prepare for growth

By | 2017-03-21T16:43:30+00:00 January 17th, 2017|Client Successes, Fast Lane, Speedway|Comments Off on Boosting bandwidth: IG team helps lighting manufacturer prepare for growth

“It’s not just machinery, nuts and bolts. It’s dealing with the people side as well.” — Martin Stocker, President, Metalumen Sometimes the hardest thing about running a business is knowing when to let go. It may also be one of the most important, especially when leading a [...]