Food In Canada


Kristy Nudds

Editor, Food In Canada
  • Feature

    Putting food first

    December 12, 2019 by Kristy Nudds

    VersaCold is on a mission to be Canada’s leading integrated solutions provider for cold chain logistics

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  • News

    CFIA cancels licenses of three Ontario meat packers

    December 3, 2019 by Kristy Nudds

    Citing “false or misleading information” given them during an E. coli probe, food safety officials have now permanently pulled the federal slaughter, processing and export licenses for Toronto’s Ryding-Regency Meat Packers and related companies. The cancellation, announced Monday Dec. 1,

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  • News

    China to resume imports of Canadian beef and pork

    November 6, 2019 by Kristy Nudds

    Reuters -China will resume imports of Canadian beef and pork, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Tuesday, some four months after Beijing blocked shipments amid an escalating diplomatic feud between the two countries. “Good news for Canadian farmers today: Canadian

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  • News

    Funding available for Ontario food processors

    October 24, 2019 by Kristy Nudds

    Beginning in November, Ontario food processors and other businesses can apply for support under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (the Partnership). The application intake, which opens November 4, is tailored for agri-food businesses looking to increase food safety, develop new markets

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  • Feature

    Food is fundamental

    October 1, 2019 by Kristy Nudds

    As campaigning from the leaders of Canada’s major political parties began ramping up in mid-September, agriculture and agricultural policies seemed to be missing on the agenda. Sure, there was some mention of the usual suspects in the general media —

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  • News

    McDonald’s to test plant-based burger in Southwestern Ontario

    September 26, 2019 by Kristy Nudds

    McDonald’s announced today that it will be conducting a 12-week test of a new plant-based burger called the P.L.T, which stands for Plant. Lettuce. Tomato. McDonald’s has selected Southwestern Ontario as the exclusive market for its global test, which will

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  • News

    Sunrise Soya Foods expands

    September 25, 2019 by Kristy Nudds

    Canadian tofu manufacturer Sunrise Soya Foods is adding a new facility to meet market appetite for plant-based foods. Sunrise Soya Foods is Canada’s only tofu manufacturer that has distribution nationwide. The company has manufacturing facilities in Vancouver and Toronto, and

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  • News

    Loblaw, McCain, Danone support new biodiversity coalition

    September 24, 2019 by Kristy Nudds

    Nineteen agriculture-centric companies, together with the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), launched a new initiative to protect and restore biodiversity within their supply chains and product portfolios. This coalition – named “One Planet Business for Biodiversity” (OP2B) –

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  • News

    Capitalize on the plant-based movement

    September 12, 2019 by Kristy Nudds

    Registration opens Monday Sept. 16 for the first Global Summit on Plant-Powered Menus, which will be held November 12-13 in Toronto. This event is an exclusive gathering of foodservice chains and their suppliers diving into new plant-inspired trends, ideas and innovative

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  • News

    Creation of agri-food hub in southern Ontario announced

    September 10, 2019 by Kristy Nudds

    A FedDev Ontario contribution of up to $6,296,000 has been awarded to Bioenterprise Corporation to lead the creation of an agri-food hub in southern Ontario. With this funding, Bioenterprise will form a region-wide collaborative network, which will function as a

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