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Christina Manocchio

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    Funding announced for genomics research for Ontario’s agriculture and agri-food sector

    December 9, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    The Ontario Regional Priorities Partnership Program (ON-RP3) is supporting Ontario-focused, industry-academic partnership projects that will positively impact Ontario’s agriculture and agri-food sector. The eight successful ON-RP3 project teams were announced last week at the 24th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of

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    Air New Zealand introduces edible coffee cups to flights

    December 6, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Air New Zealand flights are now trialling edible cups on their flights to combat waste. The airline currently serves more than eight million cups of coffee each year. Air New Zealand senior manager customer experience Niki Chave says that while

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    ARYZTA brings Mette Munk pastries to Canada

    December 5, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    ARYZTA Canada has introduced the Mette Munk line of authentic Danish pastries to Canada. Now available to grocery retailers and foodservice customers, the line includes maple pecan braid and apple, raspberry and blueberry crown pastries. “Mette Munk pastries are delicious

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    Nestlé adds plant-based options to Digiorno and Stouffer’s line

    December 5, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Nestlé is launching new meatless Digiornoand Stouffer’s offerings made with Sweet Earth Awesome Grounds, a plant-based ground beef alternative. Digiorno Rising Crust Meatless Supreme with Sweet Earth Awesome Grounds and Stouffer’s Meatless Lasagna with Sweet Earth Awesome Grounds will help

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    University of Guelph receives international award for food waste

    December 4, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Danone Institute North America, a not-for-profit established by Danone North America, announced the four winning teams of the One Planet. One Health. Initiative – a new grant program in which transdisciplinary teams from across the U.S. and Canada were challenged

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    The Food Centre launches new initiative for female entrepreneurs

    December 4, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    The Saskatchewan Food Industry Development Centre Inc. (Food Centre) announced AWESOME, a new programming initiative that focuses on the business development needs of women entrepreneurs in the food and agri-food processing sectors. Women entrepreneurs make a significant impact on Canada’s

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    47% of Barry Callebaut cocoa was sourced sustainably

    December 4, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Barry Callebaut announced that in fiscal year 2018/19 it sourced 47 per cent of the cocoa and 54 per cent of the other ingredients it uses sustainably. This sourcing achievement is highlighted in Barry Callebaut’s Forever Chocolate Progress Report 2018/19,

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    Canada’s Food Price Report forecasts an increase in food costs

    December 4, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Food prices for 2020 are expected to increase, according to Canada’s Food Price Report by the University of Guelph and Dalhousie University. Overall, they predict that food prices will increase by two to four per cent, costing the average family

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    Aqua to be the trendy colour for 2020, predicts GNT Group

    December 3, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Shades of Aqua will be the key food and beverage colour trend for 2020, with vivid blues and greens set to drive innovation as shoppers seek products that reconnect them with nature. The forecast by GNT Group, supplier of EXBERRY

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    Beyond Meat to bring production to Canada

    December 3, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Beyond Meat announced a plan to expand production into Canada. The company is to partner with an unnamed company in order to begin forming and packaging Beyond Meat products at a production facility outside Montreal in 2020, the founder and

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