Consulting + Communications

Professional Communications Advice for Organizations involved in Food, Agriculture, Ag-Tech, Food-Tech/Innovation, Nutrition, Cookbooks, Food Literacy, Health, Edibles (Cannabis), Beer/Wine, Sustainability.

Crave Consulting + Communications is a boutique Canadian firm with big ideas. We bring clarity to complexity, identify business opportunities, and help to solve challenges with strategic communications. 

We specialize in Food, Agriculture, Ag-Tech, Food-Tech/Innovation, Cookbook/Book Publicity, Food Literacy Advocacy + Nutrition, Health, Edibles/Cannabis, Wine/Beer and Sustainability.

Crave Consulting + Communications was founded in 2009 and is led by Saskia Brussaard, an entrepreneur and independent business consultant with 20 years of experience in marketing and communications. We offer personalized consulting + communications services to start-ups, small- and medium-sized enterprises, associations and not-for-profits in the food, agriculture, nutrition, health, cannabis and sustainability sectors. 

We Deliver a Fresh Approach. Faced with a business challenge? We'll apply our broad knowledge and unique way of looking at things to benefit your business. A fresh set of eyes can help you identify new opportunities to tell your brand story and optimise your messages.

We Are Connected  Our network of storytellers and influencers includes media, bloggers, instagram personalities, chefs, authors, dietitians, and health professionals.

Our Team.    We collaborate with a small team of highly experienced consultants and professionals in Montreal and Toronto. We work with the best content creators, food photographers, food stylists, content developers, videographers, graphic designers, and digital marketing experts.

We're Flexible.  Hire us for an hour or for a project. We are located in Burlington (Ontario, Canada), nestled between Toronto, Guelph and the Niagara region.

Do you have a business opportunity or need to solve a business problem?


Our Services

Consulting Services

Strategic Counsel

New Business + Start-up Mentorship

Integrated Communications Planning

Brand + Message Development


Strategic Partner Identification

Idea Generation

Communications Services

Influencer Engagement

Media Relations + Publicity tours

Custom Events

Message Training + Interview Prep

Talent + Spokesperson Recruitment

Dietitian Engagement + Education

Trade Show Support



Associate Services

Writing + Editing

Content Development

Recipe Creation

Photography + Video Production

Social Media Management


Web Design + Development

Graphic Design




Our Clients in the Spotlight

Recent Media Coverage

Crave News Service

 Do you have news to share with food media + influencers? Crave News Service is our proprietary news distribution service, designed specifically for organizations in the food + agriculture sector.

Efficient, Affordable. Effective.

Reach Canadian Media, Influencers and Tastemakers today!

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Saskia Brussaard, President + Founder

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