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Van Gyn on Dragons Den

September 27, 2018

Jill Van Gyn, chief executive officer of Fatso High Performance Peanut Butter, pitched her nutrient-dense product on Dragons’ Den Sept. 27.

Van Gyn, who holds a Masters of Arts in Human Security and Peacebuilding from Royal Roads University (2015), was exposed to a variety of exotic and traditional ways of using peanuts while doing field work in Uganda. Inspired by local women with whom she had become close friends, Van Gyn returned to Canada to optimize the Fatso recipe, which is already in stores throughout Vancouver Island and across Canada.

Read the full article on Victoria Buzz.

UPDATE:

Van Gyn accepted one of four offers from the Dragons. Watch the episode on CBC starting at 18:33.