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    Nutritional value of milk reduced due to store lighting

    May 27, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    LONDON, U.K. — LED lighting on supermarket shelves is reducing the nutritional value of milk and shortening its shelf life, according to a new report by researchers from Newcastle University. The report, Milk: Light exposure and depletion of key nutrients,

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    Food and Beverage Ontario asking provincial government for industrial electricity changes

    May 27, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Food and Beverage Ontario will be releasing their submission to the Ontario Government’s consultation on industrial electricity rates at the organization’s annual conference on May 28. FBO is asking the Ontario Government to make electricity bills simpler, lower and predictable

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    Radicle Growth and Nutrien team together to create ag, foodtech innovation competition

    May 23, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    California’s Radicle Growth announced a collaboration with Nutrien, the world’s largest provider of crop inputs, services, and solutions, to launch the Nutrien-Radicle Challenge Canada. The Challenge will identify and invest in entrepreneurs that are solving ag and food challenges with

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    UofG’s LAAIR Innovation Showcase and Pitch Competition winners announced

    May 22, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    As part of Canadian Innovation Week, The Research Innovation Office at the University of Guelph (UofG), the first annual Gryphon’s LAAIR Innovation Showcase and Pitch Competition. The event, held on May 21, acknowledged innovators who have impacted the Ontario economy

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    Ardent Mills invests in Denver Community Mill

    May 22, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    COLORADO — Ardent Mills launched a new set of capabilities within the existing mill in the River North Art District (RiNo) of Denver, Colo. The mill’s new processing “muscle” will directly support The Annex by Ardent Mills (the Annex). The

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    PRANA’s water-smart almonds lower water consumption

    May 22, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    PRANA, the organic Canadian snack food brand has introduced water-smart almonds, which are sourced from Spanish suppliers who use natural irrigation (i.e. water from rainfall to irrigate orchards). The sourced almonds, grown without artificial water sources, are eco-friendly snacks, high

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    California Prunes to unveil new brand

    May 21, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    California Prunes will unveil a new brand at the INC World Nut and Dried Fruit Congress this May in Boca Raton, Fla. California Prunes new logo design transforms a statement of origin into a reflection of market leadership and a

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    Plant based Lightlife Burger’s now available at Kelseys restaurants

    May 21, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Greenleaf Foods, parent company of Lightlife Foods and Kelseys Original Roadhouse restaurants, announced that Lightlife Burger will be available at Kelseys restaurants across Canada. The burger will be making a debut during the Kelseys third Annual Burger Festival, from June

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    Keystone Natural Holdings acquires WestSoy

    May 21, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Chicago, Ill. – Keystone Natural Holdings (KNH) announced the completion of its acquisition of the WestSoy tofu, seitan, and tempeh businesses from the Hain Celestial Group. The acquisition did not include the WestSoy plant-based beverage business, which has been retained

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    Drizzle Honey wins Startup Canada Social Enterprise of the Year Award

    May 21, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    CALGARY – Drizzle Honey received the Startup Canada Social Enterprise of the Year Award, Prairies Region. The award was one of 10, which were announced in Edmonton during the Startup Canada Awards Ceremony. Drizzle sources its honey from apiaries across

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