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Christina Manocchio

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    FCPC announces new director

    November 15, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Food & Consumer Products of Canada (FCPC) is pleased to announce the hiring of Frank Scali to the role of director, industry affairs, effective Nov. 25. In this new role, Frank will lead FCPC’s Supply Chain Council – driving industry

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    Oasis juice boxes now feature a paper straw — the first in North America

    November 15, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Lassonde Industries Inc. has commercialized a 200-mL Oasis juice carton with a paper straw—a first in North America—as part of a market test aimed at introducing a replacement solution for plastic straws. Consumers can test the new paper straw available

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    truLOCAL launches 100% recyclable packaging

    November 12, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    truLOCAL.ca, a Canadian subscription service that delivers small-farmed, pasture-raised, antibiotic-free, locally produced meats directly to consumers’ doors, announces the launch of 100 per cent recyclable packaging at a time when many in the food subscription category are struggling to do

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    Ontario government contributes funds to food processors

    November 12, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    The Ontario government has contributed $6.5 million in funding to food processors and other businesses, including animal health, commercialization and primary agri-food businesses. This funding, provided through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership, will support more than 100 projects in areas such

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    Suspro Foods launches allergen friendly protein bars

    November 7, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Suspro Foods wants to raise the nutrition standards in the protein industry by packing in selected natural seeds that contain all essential amino acids. The B.C.-based startup combines the benefits of the nutrition bar and protein bar to create a

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    McCain Foods to expand production line

    November 7, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    McCain Foods announced today it will invest $80 million towards the creation of a new Formed Potato Specialty production line at its existing Grand Falls, N.B. facility. The production expansion and creation of the new highspeed Formed Potato Specialty line

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    PureForm Pet Health Supplements launches biodegradable packaging

    November 7, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    PureForm Pet Health Supplements, based in Chilliwack, B.C., was the first in their industry to introduce biodegradable canisters and compostable shipping materials. Concerns of global consumption and emissions are on the rise and PureForm Pet Health is now leading the

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    Maple Leaf first protein company to go carbon neutral

    November 7, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Maple Leaf Foods announced it is the first major protein company in the world to go carbon neutral, effective immediately, and will become one of three major animal protein companies to set Science Based Targets for emissions reductions. With one

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    Township 7 winery brings home the gold at The Champagne and Sparkling Wine World Championships

    November 6, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Township 7 Vineyards & Winery was awarded the Trophy for Best Canadian Sparkling Wine at The Champagne and Sparkling Wine World Championships in London, England for the Township 7 Polaris 2016 Sparkling Wine. The CSWWC is the most important international

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    ARYZTA expands frozen bread line

    November 6, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    ARYZTA North America announced a new frozen bread line extension at its bakery in Ancaster, Ont. ARYZTA’s 237,000 square-foot, state-of-the-art Ancaster bakery makes a variety of breakfast and sweet baked goods for foodservice and retail customers under the Oakrun Farm

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