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    CIFST now accepting speakers for the Annual Food Summit

    November 27, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    CIFST is accepting speaker proposals for CIFST’s Annual Food Summit in Winnipeg, Man. – June 3 to 5, 2020 at the Delta Winnipeg Hotel. CFIST is seeking presentations that cover the broad spectrum of food science and technology. Speaker submissions

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    The Canadian Centre for Food Integrity adds five new board members

    November 27, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    The Canadian Centre for Food Integrity (CCFI) announced the appointment of five new members to its board of directors, bringing its total to 11. This news comes after leaders within the agriculture and food community endorsed CCFI to be the

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    Canada has export potential, FCC report finds

    November 26, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Canada still has room to expand and diversify beyond its largest traditional markets for its top four agriculture exports, according to Farm Credit Canada’s (FCC) most recent trade report. But while there are opportunities to increase those exports, the report

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    VIBE tea makes recycling easier

    November 26, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    New to Canadian retailers, VIBE Organic Electrolyte Black Tea has launched in select Ontario, British Columbia, Quebec, Saskatchewan and Alberta stores. These Tetra Pak teas are designed to make recycling easy for Canadians. Considering that only nine per cent of

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    Ontario government investing in agri-food research

    November 26, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    The governments of Canada and Ontario are supporting agri-food innovation through an investment of up to $1.85 million in research to help Ontario develop new cutting edge technologies, practices and solutions to tackle modern-day industry problems. The new Ontario Agri-Food

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    KFC introduces Plant-Based Fried Chicken to menu

    November 26, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    KFC Canada announced a new menu item, Plant-Based Fried Chicken. KFC Canada partnered with Lightlife, a plant-based protein brand, to create a signature Plant-Based Fried Chicken Sandwich and Popcorn Chicken. KFC Canada’s Plant-Based Fried Chicken will make its debut during

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    Canopy Growth receives Health Canada licence for beverage facility

    November 25, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Canopy Growth Corporation announced that it received its operating and secure storage licence from Health Canada for its 150,000 sq. ft. beverage facility located at company headquarters in Smiths Falls, Ont. The new facility is operational and will begin producing

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    Lufa Farms to be the worlds largest rooftop farm

    November 22, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Lufa Farms is excited to announce the construction of its fourth commercial rooftop greenhouse, soon to be completed in the borough of Saint-Laurent. The greenhouse will measure 163,800 square feet (about three football fields), making it the largest rooftop farm

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    AgraFlora edibles R&D facility completed

    November 22, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    AgraFlora Organics International Inc., an international cannabis company, announced the completion of its pharmaceutical-grade research and development laboratory at its 51,500 square foot GMP edibles manufacturing facility in Winnipeg, Man. The company’s 750 square foot, turnkey R&D Laboratory boasts a

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    Cott acquires Dutch beverage company, Viteau

    November 20, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Cott Corporation announced that Eden Springs, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cott, acquired Viteau International B.V. The acquisition of Viteau, a supplier of bottled water and point-of-use filtration services in the Netherlands, strengthens Eden Springs’ density in the region to

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