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    Beyond Meat enters into agreement with Roquette

    January 15, 2020 by Christina Manocchio

    Beyond Meat has announced a multi-year pea protein supply agreement with Roquette, supplier of plant-based ingredients. The supply agreement builds on a longstanding partnership that began approximately ten years ago, and significantly increases the amount of pea protein to be

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    California Raisins hosting contest at the Bakery Showcase

    January 14, 2020 by Christina Manocchio

    Are you a professional Canadian baker or studying to be one? California Raisins is hosting the Great California Raisin Baking Contest. Develop a new Raisin Bread or Raisin Pastry using California Raisins and enter to win a chance to compete

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    Federal government invests in crop research

    January 14, 2020 by Christina Manocchio

    The Government of Canada announced $11 million in funding under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership for 47 crop-related research projects through Saskatchewan’s Agriculture Development Fund (ADF). In addition to funding provided by the federal and provincial governments, projects supported through the

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    Namaste receives Health Canada processing license for Choklat

    January 13, 2020 by Christina Manocchio

    Namaste Technologies Inc, an online platform for cannabis products, accessories, and responsible education announced that Choklat Inc, an Alberta-based craft chocolate manufacturer and chocolatier in which Namaste holds a 49 per cent equity position, has received a processing license from

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    Majority of Canadians see reducing red meat as important, study finds

    January 13, 2020 by Christina Manocchio

    Canadians claim to understand the environmental impact of eating red meat, but new research shows they are not all walking the talk. The Meatless Farm Co., the plant-based brand, released new research exploring trends in Canadians’ plant-based food consumption in

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    Cott acquires Primo Water Corporation

    January 13, 2020 by Christina Manocchio

    Cott Corporation announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement pursuant to which Cott will acquire Primo Water Corporation for $14.00 per share payable in cash and stock (or a combination thereof) at the election of Primo’s stockholders, subject

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    National Association of Manufacturers’ name new vice-chair

    January 10, 2020 by Christina Manocchio

    The American Bakers Association (ABA) and the National Association of Manufacturers’ (NAM) announced the ABA president & CEO Robb MacKie has been named as the vice-chair of the NAM’s Council of Manufacturing Associations (CMA). Anne Forristall Luke, president and CEO

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    Governments invest in Ontario’s agri-food sector

    January 10, 2020 by Christina Manocchio

    The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing in a new project to further support innovation, commercialization and growth in the province’s agri-food sector. Ontario Agri-Food Technologies will receive up to $100,000 in cost-share funding to design and launch a

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    Protein supercluster invests in pea and canola processing

    January 10, 2020 by Christina Manocchio

    Protein Industries Canada announced its second co-investment into a consortium-led project. The $19.1 million project will work to commercialize high-quality plant-based proteins, focusing on proprietary pea protein and canola protein isolates, including introducing the world’s first highly soluble, highly functional

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    Handtmann acquires INOTEC

    January 10, 2020 by Christina Manocchio

    The Handtmann Group of Companies, headquartered in Biberach, Germany has acquired the INOTEC Group, a manufacturer of mixing and emulsifying technologies for the food processing sector, to continue building the international sales and service capabilities of its Maschinenfabrik division that

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