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    PGP International launches faster, more efficient automated packaging line

    January 20, 2020 by Christina Manocchio

    A new automated flour packaging line at PGP International’s Woodland, Calif. plant is making valve bag packing faster, safer and more energy-efficient. The new line features a high-speed filling process that improves the density and deaeration of the flour to

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    Study looks into changing global diets

    January 20, 2020 by Christina Manocchio

    Research carried out by the University of Kent has shown that diets are changing in complex ways worldwide. International food supply patterns are supporting healthier diets in parts of the world, but causing underweight and obesity elsewhere. They are also

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    Jusu acquires beverage company Westbloom

    January 20, 2020 by Christina Manocchio

    Jusu Bars Inc., a Canadian health and wellness company, announced its recent acquisition of Westbloom Inc. The acquisition of Westbloom, a Calgary based beverage company specializing in coffees, teas, and cold brew beverages, allows Jusu to offer plant-based coffee at

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    Pike Creek named Canada’s best whisky

    January 17, 2020 by Christina Manocchio

    A jury of ten independent whisky experts has named Pike Creek Oloroso-finished 21-Year-Old Canada’s best whisky at the 10th annual Canadian Whisky Awards gala, held on Thursday, Jan. 16 at the Grand Pacific Hotel in Victoria, B.C. Distilled at Hiram Walker Distillery

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    Meat processing industry receives government investment

    January 16, 2020 by Christina Manocchio

    The governments of Canada and Ontario are have invested in the meat processing business with over $220,000 in cost-share funding to support 25 projects at provincially licenced abattoir businesses in Ontario. This targeted effort through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership will

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    Nestlé launches fund to boost packaging innovation

    January 16, 2020 by Christina Manocchio

    Nestlé announced that it will invest up to CHF two billion to lead the shift from virgin plastics to food-grade recycled plastics and to accelerate the development of innovative sustainable packaging solutions. Building on its 2018 commitment to make 100

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    New SFCR requirements for fresh fruits or vegetables come into effect

    January 15, 2020 by Christina Manocchio

    Starting today, new requirements of the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR) come into force for most businesses in the fresh fruits or vegetables (FFV) sector that import, export or engage in interprovincial trade. The SFCR makes Canada’s food system

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    Protein Industries Canada receives funding for canola breeding project

    January 15, 2020 by Christina Manocchio

    Protein Industries Canada, along with industry partners, announced an investment of more than $27 million into a canola breeding project focused on making canola hybrids that produce high protein meal for downstream use. This is the first commercial breeding project

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    Clearwater Seafoods and Quin-Sea Fisheries enter agreement to secure future processing in shrimp plant

    January 15, 2020 by Christina Manocchio

    Clearwater Seafoods and Quin-Sea Fisheries announced that they have entered into an agreement to form a new joint venture which will take over operations of the St. Anthony Seafoods Limited Partnership plant in St. Anthony, Nfld. The St. Anthony plant

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    Nulogy partners with Skjodt-Barrett Foods to improve manufacturing operations

    January 15, 2020 by Christina Manocchio

    Nulogy, a provider of agile supply chain solutions, announced a partnership with North American food manufacturer and packager Skjodt-Barrett Foods to bolster agility and collaboration within Skjodt-Barrett’s contract manufacturing and custom ingredients operations. Nulogy’s cloud-based Agile Customization Platform enables contract

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