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    Scientists discover natural plant-based food preservative

    August 17, 2018 by Andrew Joseph

    Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) scientists have discovered a plant-based food preservative that is more effective than artificial preservatives. The organic preservative comprises a naturally-occurring substance known as ‘flavonoids‘, a diverse group of phytonutrients found in almost all fruits

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    Wheat Code Cracked = Better Global Food Security

    August 17, 2018 by Andrew Joseph

    BETHESDA, Maryland—They cracked the wheat code… which means what, exactly? The International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium (IWGSC) recently published a research article in the international journal Science a detailed description of the genome of bread wheat, the world’s most widely

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    Eating certain veggies may prevent colon cancer

    August 16, 2018 by Andrew Joseph

    Sure, we all know that vegetables are good for you, but could it also help prevent cancer? The answer is “yes” according to evidence from a new study conducted by The Francis Crick Institute and Imperial College London, as scientists

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    MinnPack 2018 looks big at 15

    August 14, 2018 by Andrew Joseph

    Celebrating its 15th year, MinnPack 2018 is being held October 31 – November 1, 2018  at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, MN. Minnesota’s one and only packaging event, MinnPack will feature over 5,000 industry professionals and more than 500

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    On Demand Webinar: How Technology is Changing Global Consumer Behaviour in Food and Beyond

    August 14, 2018 by Andrew Joseph

    According to Euromonitor International, a market research provider, approximately 20 per cent of consumers globally purchase an item or service via mobile on a weekly basis. Data points to smartphones becoming the default screen for brand engagement and digital commerce

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    Chudleigh’s Farms now brings the farm to your grocer

    August 14, 2018 by Andrew Joseph

    MILTON, Ont. —Every summer and fall for the past 50 years, generations of families have made the trip to Chudleigh’s Farm in Milton, Ont. to pick apples, visit the animals, ride the tractors, climb the hay bales—getting everyone to feel

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    Association partners endorse PACK EXPO and Healthcare Packaging EXPO as industry’s main event

    August 13, 2018 by Andrew Joseph

    RESTON, Va.—This year, 50 industry associations have come together to support PACK EXPO International and Healthcare Packaging EXPO 2018 (October 14–17, 2018; McCormick Place, Chicago) as part of the Partner Program, according to show producer PMMI, The Association for Packaging

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    Compounds in Japanese radish may help battle cardiovascular disease

    August 13, 2018 by Andrew Joseph

    According to research published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, compounds found in the Japanese Sakurajima daikon radish could help protect coronary blood vessels and potentially prevent heart disease and stroke. Thanks to a very active volcano in

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    Daily Bread Food Bank bringing more food to 20 priority Toronto neighbourhoods

    August 13, 2018 by Andrew Joseph

    Continuing to practice what it preaches, the Daily Bread Food Banks is bringing local Ontario produce to five lower-income sites in Toronto this summer. Beginning this past weekend, and continuing through the end of September, the Daily Bread Food Bank

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    Alberta Food Week kicks off

    August 13, 2018 by Andrew Joseph

    Beginning August 12 through the 19th, the first ever Alberta Local Food Week is an opportunity for the local food industry to celebrate its growth, providing consumers a chance to meet local farmers and entrepreneurs to help grow, make and

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