Food In Canada


Christina Manocchio

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    Mintel forecasts trends for the next 10 years

    December 12, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Mintel, the experts in what consumers want and why, has announced three key trends that will shape the global food, drink and foodservice industries over the next 10 years. Expect to see consumers further prioritize plants in their diets, with

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    The science behind breads aroma

    December 12, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Scientists taste and aroma of different breads baked in close cooperation with an artisan baker and a miller using flour from old as well as modern wheat varieties. In the journal Food Research International the research team now also describes

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    Purdys receives a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award

    December 12, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Purdys Chocolatier announced it has received a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award, recognizing Purdys as one of Canada’s Best Places to Work in 2020. The company is proud to have an ‘employee first’ culture – it looks like the proof is

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    Beyond Beef launches in Canada

    December 12, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Beyond Meat has launched Beyond Beef in Canada. Beyond Beef is designed to look, cook and taste like ground beef. Canada is the first market outside of the U.S. to offer Beyond Beef. All of Beyond Meat’s products are designed

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    CFIA updates fresh fruit and vegetable guidance material

    December 11, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    The fresh fruit and vegetable industry will have until Jan. 15, 2021 to use up existing packaging material in relation to the coming into force traceability timelines. As a result the following has been updated: Footnote 3 in the SFCR

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    Sulzer’s PLAnet bioplastic technology creates market opportunities for sugar producers

    December 11, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    The growing appetite for sustainable bioplastic made from polylactic acid (PLA) is opening new doors to corn, sugar beet and sugar cane farmers. Their produce offers access to unique opportunities for business growth. How can the agricultural industry get a

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    Canadian corn producers class action moves forward

    December 11, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    The Ontario Court of Appeal ruled that the class action relating to all corn producers in Canada who priced their corn for sale after Nov. 18, 2013 can move forward on the basis of an allegation of premature commercialization against

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    Cook it acquires MissFresh

    December 10, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Montreal-based ready-to-cook company Cook it acquired MissFresh from the supermarket chain, Metro. Founded in 2015, MissFresh experienced significant growth in recent years. Cook it will be able to increase its Canadian market share, and its customers will be able to

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    Canopy Growth appoints new CEO

    December 9, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Canopy Growth Corporation announced that effective Jan. 14, 2020, David Klein has been appointed as the company’s chief executive officer. Klein served in a number of senior leadership capacities over the past 14 years at Constellation Brands. His capabilities include

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    Funding announced for genomics research for Ontario’s agriculture and agri-food sector

    December 9, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    The Ontario Regional Priorities Partnership Program (ON-RP3) is supporting Ontario-focused, industry-academic partnership projects that will positively impact Ontario’s agriculture and agri-food sector. The eight successful ON-RP3 project teams were announced last week at the 24th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of

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