In 2007 after a knee injury that ended a professional basketball career and a plot of family land in Turkey striped with olive trees Mustafa created a family business focusing on quality and maintaining techniques practiced from his grandfather and father . Mustafa brings his strong family and business connections in Turkey and his knowledge of the region and the growing, harvesting and production techniques passed down from generation to generation. Thus creating a thriving business connecting Canadian locals to the ingredients of a country halfway around the world.
A lifetime family friend of Mustafa, Spencer joined the company in 2009. With a BSc in Kinesiology he has over 10 years of experience in the food and beverage industry. Spencer brings his experiences and operational management skills in the food industry and knowledge of the Mediterranean as well as his organization, marketing and design awareness.