Dr Darren Burke

Teacher, Professor, and Entrepreneur in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

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Dr Darren Burke is a former university professor who turned his research into a new category of sports nutrition products. He grew the company from inception to Canadian and US market leader in five years, followed by a successful exit.

In 2017 he and a co-founder developed a sustainable technology to reduce food waste and save valuable nutrients in fruit and vegetables destined for landfill. They built the company from idea to $30mm value in three years with multiple manufacturing facilities.

Dr Darren Burke is currently researching innovation for health and wellness consumer products, sustainable technology, and developing science based products.

  • Education
    • University of Saskatchewan
    • Dalhousie University