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    Canada’s Halal Monitoring Authority to simplify certification process

    April 29, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    The Halal Monitoring Authority (HMA) is simplifying halal certification by integrating directly into existing supply chains and work with businesses looking to enter into the market. This HMA ensures that all certified products pass key Islamic standards, both religiously as

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    Relco and Bioscan endorse non-dye inspections and repairs

    April 25, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Relco and Bioscan are partnering together to promote non-dye inspections and repairs for the food and beverage industry. The focus for non-dye inspections is largely on spray dryers, but the services offered will also cover: cyclones, bag filters, fluid beds,

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    Beyond Meat’s plant-based burger now available at Canadian grocery stores

    April 25, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Beyond Meat announced today that for the first time, its plant-based Beyond Burger will be available in the meat case at Canadian retail outlets nationwide at Co-op Food Stores, Fresh Street Market, IGA, Loblaw, Longos, Metro, Save On Foods, Sobeys,

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    Bühler recycling technology wins Queen’s Award

    April 23, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Bühler UK won this year’s Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Innovation for their research into camera technology used in sorting machines. The technology is used to drive up food safety controls in the nut and frozen vegetable sectors while also helping

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    FDA excludes allulose from sugars, added sugars on Nutrition Facts

    April 22, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Tate & Lyle’s low-calorie rare sugar product, allulose, is exempted by the FDA from the ‘Sugars’ and ‘Added Sugars’ line of the Nutrition Facts Panel in the U.S. The FDA published draft guidance is a result of a nutrition-based review

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    Northern Maverick Brewing Co. creates Canada’s first white truffle beer

    April 22, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Northern Maverick Brewing Co. released Canadas first ever White Truffle Pilsner. Created by brewmaster Andrew Crowder and Jason Kaptyn, this modern take on a Czech pilsner is brewed with Italian white truffle resulting in an earthy aroma. After testing different

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    Alizés Award finalists selected

    April 17, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    The Agri-Food Export Group Quebec-Canada (Export Group) announced the three finalists of the first edition of the Alizés Awards, selected by a jury of recognized experts in the field of agri-food exports. The Alizés Awards celebrate the work of accomplished

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    McCain Foods celebrates anniversary with expansion

    April 17, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    McCain Foods facility in Portage la Prairie, Man. celebrated the 40th anniversary and officially opened its new potato receiving area at the potato processing facility. The potato receiving area expansion was part of a multi-year $45 million capital investment commitment

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    Foodarom expands from Government of Canada funding

    April 15, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Foodarom is developing new markets through receiving funding of $220,000 from Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions. Through the government’s assistance, Foodarom is able to finance a portion of its marketing activities and hire a resource dedicated to developing the

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    Saputo acquires U.K. company Dairy Crest

    April 15, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Saputo has officially acquired Dairy Crest, a United Kingdom-based company that manufactures and markets cheese, butters, spreads and oils. Dairy Crest produces products under British brands, such as Cathedral City, Clover, Country Life and Frylight. Through acquiring Dairy Crest, Saputo

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