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Christina Manocchio

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    Cott acquires Hungarian water company

    January 9, 2020 by Christina Manocchio

    Cott and Eden Springs, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cott, have acquired 100 per cent of the shares of the Hungarian company, Clearwater Kereskedelmi és Szolgáltató Korlátolt Felelősségű Társaság . Through the acquisition of ClearWater, Eden Springs will enter the Hungarian market

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    Cott considers sale of tea and coffee business

    January 9, 2020 by Christina Manocchio

    Cott Corporation announced that, as part of the company’s strategic planning process, it is evaluating certain strategic alternatives for S&D Coffee and Tea, including a sale of S&D, to transition Cott into a pure-play water solutions provider. S&D is the

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    Unversity of Saskatchewan, VIDO-InterVac developing vaccination for ASF

    January 8, 2020 by Christina Manocchio

    he Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) announced that the University of Saskatchewan’s Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization-International Vaccine Centre (VIDO-InterVac) will work with African swine fever (ASF), further supporting Canada’s preparedness strategy by increasing research capacity. This complements ongoing collaborations between the CFIA

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    McDonald’s expands P.L.T. across Southwestern Ontario

    January 8, 2020 by Christina Manocchio

    McDonald’s is expanding the global test of its plant-based burger to include 52 restaurants in Southwestern Ontario, starting Jan. 14, 2020, for 12 weeks. The P.LT., which stands for Plant. Lettuce. Tomato., is made with a Beyond Meat plant-based patty.

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    Impossible Foods launches plant-based pork

    January 7, 2020 by Christina Manocchio

    California-based company Impossible Foods unveiled Impossible Pork and Impossible Sausage on Monday at the CES gadget show in Las Vegas. It’s Impossible Food’s first foray beyond fake beef. The Impossible Burger, which went on sale in 2016, has been a

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    FCC outlines three disruptors to watch in 2020

    January 7, 2020 by Christina Manocchio

    Climate change, protectionism and automation – three forces Bloomberg identifies as major disruptors to the global economic outlook – also appear among the most significant trends to watch in the Canadian agri-food supply chain for 2020, according to Farm Credit

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    Outcast Foods raises $3M in financing

    January 6, 2020 by Christina Manocchio

    Shortly after winning Innovator of the Year, Outcast Foods announced it has closed a $3 million financing round. The seemingly simple idea of upcycling surplus, misfit fruits and vegetables that are edible and turning them into long shelf life powders

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    Cott Corporation acquires Watercooler Gigant

    January 3, 2020 by Christina Manocchio

    Cott Corporation, a provider of home and office bottled water delivery services in North America and Europe and coffee roasting for the U.S. foodservice industry, announced that Eden Springs, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cott, has acquired the Watercooler Gigant business

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    Ontario’s egg sector receives investment

    December 31, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    The governments of Canada and Ontario are helping farmers and other businesses in the province’s broiler chicken egg and hatcheries sector enhance the traceability of its products. With cost-share funding of up to $141,450 through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership, the

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    Government supporting Ontario’s agri-food sector

    December 23, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    The governments of Canada and Ontario are prodivind support for the province’s agri-food sector to enhance environmental sustainability and stewardship and to better protect our environment. The governments have committed more than $17.6 million in 2019 to support over 690

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