August 9, 2022 – Government of PEI: Thanks to the Ignition Fund, Rachael Sonola, will be able to further develop Sonola Sweets’ products for the wholesale market. “This fund will facilitate our production phase, as we perfect our formula and prepare to launch in stores,” said Rachael Sonola.
“We look forward to becoming a household brand and providing authentic Afrocentric foods to the world.”
Sonola is one of five recipients who received a $25,000 grant in the spring 2022 round of funding.
The spring 2022 Ignition Fund recipients are:
- L’nu Energy Inc.
- Performers’ Health
- Sonola Sweets
- Tunistrong Technologies Incorporated
“Government recognizes the Ignition Fund is crucial in helping new and expanding businesses take that next step with their companies,” says Bloyce Thompson, Economic Growth, Tourism and Culture Minister.
“The key to success in business is the spirit of the individual and the strength of their idea. With the Ignition Fund, we are happy to help bring those great ideas to reality.”
Read the full news release here