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Business Matters celebrates its 100th episode (with a love story!)

In this episode of Business Matters, presented by Valley First, a division of First West Credit Union, host Rob Cupello is joined by Emirhan Kolburan from Okanagan Pasta Company Inc.

Kolburan and his wife met in Turkey while they were classmates in the culinary arts.

Both had a 45-minute car ride to school so they started carpooling together and eventually fell in love.

After finishing school, the couple opened up a tiny baking shop, making thousands of french macaroons for hotels and restaurants. But they had higher aspirations for their future.

Soon, they got married, moved to Canada and worked at a couple of restaurants while they figured out how to become permanent citizens, and used these experiences to ultimately begin their own artisan pasta production – a first in the Okanagan.

To hear more about the journey to Okanagan Pasta Company Inc., Kolburan’s life adventures and of course, a beautiful love story, watch the full episode below!



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