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  • New Consumer Products!

    July 8, 2009 by Food in Canada staff

    • Breyers Double Churn Ice CreamBreyers Double Churn ice cream has launched three new flavours: Dark Chocolate Velvet, Banana Cream Pie and Chocolate Cheesecake. Breyers’ new Double Churn Ice Cream flavours. Breyers Dark Chocolate Velvet has a smooth texture and

  • Taste Testings: Consumer Product Reviews

    July 2, 2009 by

    LÄRABAR is a 100-per-cent whole food snack bar available in 14 flavours, including dessert-inspired treats such as Key Lime Pie, Cashew Cookie and Ginger Snap. Made with a combination of simple ingredients, fruit, nuts and spices, these bars are marketed

  • Secure coupon website to launch in Canada this fall

    July 2, 2009 by Food in Canada staff

    In these tough economic times, consumers are looking to save wherever they can. And different reports have been documenting the coinciding rise in coupon use. To help manufacturers tap into the benefits of this strong interest in coupon use, Boucherville,

  • Ice cream lovers may have a new reason to rejoice

    July 2, 2009 by Food in Canada staff

    Researchers find that calcium-fortified ice cream is as easily absorbed by the body as the same amount of calcium in milk. Here’s some good news for ice cream lovers. Researchers in Unilever’s R&D department in The Netherlands have found that

  • Professor working on a way to reduce salt

    June 29, 2009 by Food in Canada staff

    A Toronto professor is working on a way to help the food processing industry reduce salt. A Toronto professor is working on a way to help the processed food industry use less salt – especially when it comes to popular

  • New lab to focus on prion research

    June 26, 2009 by Food in Canada staff

    A new research facility focusing on prions will open at the University of Calgary. The University of Calgary has received government funding to open a new research facility that will focus on prions. Prions are the proteins that cause diseases

  • Taste Testings: Consumer Product Reviews

    June 25, 2009 by Food in Canada staff

    New Tao Ti Green Tea is made with Chinese green tea leaves, and according to manufacturer Telford International Co. Ltd., is made “with the ancient Chinese method of pan frying the tea leaves.” Low in sugar, high in antioxidants and

  • Health Canada reviews food fortification

    June 23, 2009 by Food in Canada staff

    Health Canada says it’s reviewing its policy on food fortification. Health Canada announced that it’s reviewing its policy on food fortification. According to an article in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ), the aim is to bring Canada’s policies more

  • New Canada-U.S. Organic Agreement

    June 19, 2009 by Food in Canada staff

    Canada and the U.S. have announced an agreement designed to promote continued growth of the organic market in North America, by allowing the smooth flow of certified organic products between the two countries. Historic Agreement The agreement between the U.S.

  • Putting Canadian Wine First

    June 18, 2009 by Food in Canada staff

    The Ontario Greenbelt Alliance wants Canadians to know that not all “Canadian” wines are created equally. Off-Shore Purchasing The group is calling on the province to review the Wine Content and Labelling Act, which allows Ontario wineries to buy inexpensive