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Christina Manocchio

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    Steam Whistle adding a new beer to their collection

    June 14, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Steam Whistle announced it will be adding a pale ale to join its pilsner, to hit store shelves across Canada later this month. Presented in a blue can — alongside the now-familiar green of the pilsner — the pale ale

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    Statement from Canada’s Chief Veterinary Officer on ASF framework

    June 11, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Canada’s Chief Veterinary Officer (CVO), Dr. Jaspinder Komal of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), issued a statement regarding Canada’s participation at the G7 CVO meeting and the 87th General Session of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) in

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    Saputo renews financial commitment to Grand défi Pierre Lavoie

    June 11, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Saputo Inc. announced the renewal of its long-standing partnership with the Grand défi Pierre Lavoie (GDPL), a non-profit organization representing one of the largest health movements in Québec. To support this societal change of adopting a healthy lifestyle, Saputo is

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    Canada to ban single-use plastic

    June 11, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    The Government of Canada announced a ban on single-use plastics by 2021. Less than 10 per cent of plastic used in Canada gets recycled. At this rate, Canadians will throw away an estimated $11 billion worth of plastic materials each

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    Ontario Craft Cider Association to bring awareness to craft ciders

    June 10, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    The last several years have seen a boost in the popularity and availability of Ontario craft ciders. Craft cider currently represents around 12 per cent of cider sales in Ontario, with room to grow. The Ontario Craft Cider Association (OCCA)

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    Loblaws to trial Loop’s reusable container system

    June 7, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Loblaws will be the first retailer in Canada to use Loop’s circular shopping system, which is designed to reduce waste. Beginning in early 2020, Toronto pilot participants will be able to receive select products from President’s Choice and other leading

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    Study finds that majority of Canadians are motivated to reduce single-use plastic

    June 7, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Halifax — Single-use plastics—or SUPs—are a very hot topic for Canadians. SUPs are used only once, then discarded or recycled. They include most food and product packaging, plastic bags, straws, coffee stirrers, and beverage bottles. Reduction of SUPs has emerged

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    Canada’s superclusters meet with EU delegation for signing ceremony

    June 6, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    The Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) boosted Canada’s trade with the world’s second-largest market. Signed in October 2016, CETA entered into force in September 2017. Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, joined Elżbieta Bieńkowska, European

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    Thermo Fisher Scientific latest metal detector

    June 6, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Minneapolis, Min. – Food manufacturers supplying packaged products to retailers can now use the latest metal detection technology from Thermo Fisher Scientific to meet the “gold standard” requirements set by Marks & Spencer, a leading U.K. retailer, one of the

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    Comet Bio Sweeterra Syrups wins Innovation Award from the Institute of Food Technologists

    June 6, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Comet Bio, a manufacturer of healthy, sustainable and natural ingredients, was won this year’s Institute of Food Technologists 2019 Innovation Award. The award recognizes the company’s Sweeterra syrups for being healthy and sustainable without compromising on performance or taste. Sweeterra

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