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Christina Manocchio

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    SIAL Canada announces winners of the first International Cheese Competition

    May 2, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    On April 30, SIAL Candaa announced the 28 winners of the first International Cheese Competition. This competition specifically dedicated to cheese was the first of its kind on the site, but also in Canada. The jury, chaired by Gurth Pretty,

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    SIAL Canada selects winners for the best extra-virgin olive oils

    May 2, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    SIAL Canada revealed the 12 winners and the favourite of the Olive d’Or 2019 contest, the largest International Extra Virgin Olive Oil in Canada. The jury, chaired by Christine Cheylan, Olive Oils Expert, was composed of seven members, all of

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    Government makes changes to Canada’s beer standards

    May 2, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Canada’s beer standards just became a little more flexible after changes announced by the government. The Food and Drug Regulations (FDR) outline specific requirements for products to be labelled, packaged, sold, and advertised as beer in Canada. The changes to

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    Food Secure Canada announces new executive director

    May 2, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Food Secure Canada has announced Gisèle Yasmeen as their new executive director. Yasmeen comes to Food Secure Canada with experience as a senior fellow at the University of British Columbia and adjunct professor at Royal Roads University. She also has

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    Companies that break federal food safety rules will face penalties under CIFA’s new Administrative Monetary Penalties

    May 1, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) announced that Administrative Monetary Penalties (AMPs) of up to $15,000 can now be issued for violations by food businesses that threaten food safety and market access for Canadian goods. AMPs are an additional option

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    Alizés Awards winners announced

    May 1, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    During the Alizés Evening, the two winners of the Alizés Awards, Alizé of the Year and Jury’s Choice Alizé, was announced. The winner of the grand prize, the Alizé of the Year, was Jefo Nutrition Inc., a global leader in

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  • Feature

    Keeping it sweet

    May 1, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    With the constant shift in Canadians’ desires, how does the industry keep up?

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  • News

    SIAL Innovation winners for 2019

    May 1, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    On the first day of SIAL, winners of the Innovation contest were announced at the show. The three Gold, Silver, and Bronze 2019 grand-prizes winners will equally divide $20,000 from NIELSEN. While the Hopeful prize will receive a discover booth

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    Intercity Packers Ltd. and Albion Farms and Fisheries announce merger

    April 29, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Vancouver – Intercity Packers Ltd. and Albion Farms and Fisheries announced an amalgamation, combining together to operate as one legal entity. As of April 28, the brand name will be Intercity Packers Meat & Seafood and will legally be incorporated

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    Government invests in co-op cheese factory

    April 29, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    ST. ALBERT, ON — St-Albert Cheese Co-operative received $1.5 million in funding under the Dairy Processing Investment Fund. The funding will be used to modernize equipment that will help the company improve its productivity and competitiveness. This investment is part

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