Innovative New Businesses Combine Refugee Entrepreneurship and Food

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Eat offbeat founders and their refugee chefs. Photo credit: Eat Offbeat

Food traditions are important links for refugees to their culture and former lives. No matter what they have left behind, food and cooking is always a part of their lives.  Sharing food and the traditions associated with it are common across all cultures.

Entrepreneurial skills and traditions are also strong in the collective refugee experience. Combining those two strengths into new business opportunities has powerful potential.

Here are two examples of immigrant entrepreneur start-up businesses that employ refugees to cook, sell and deliver their food using web-based technology.




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