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Kristy Nudds

Editor, Food In Canada
  • News

    Merit, Burcon, and Nestlé announce collaborative partnership for plant-based protein ingredients

    January 24, 2020 by Kristy Nudds

    Merit Functional Foods and its technology partner Burcon NutraScience have announced they have entered into a joint development agreement (JDA) with Nestlé. The goal of the joint agreement is to develop and commercialize Merit’s novel plant protein ingredients for use

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    Changes to tomato and carrot processing in Ontario

    December 18, 2019 by Kristy Nudds

    Guelph, Ont. — Last week Ontario’s minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Ernie Hardeman, released a letter informing Ontario tomato and carrot growers that the province is opening up the processing tomato and carrot market to direct negotiations with processors,

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    Canada could be last to ratify CUSMA deal, Trudeau says

    December 18, 2019 by Kristy Nudds

    Ottawa | Reuters — Canada could be the last of the three North American countries to ratify a new trade deal, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Tuesday, indicating that his plan to match the U.S. timetable was set to

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    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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  • Feature

    Putting food first

    December 1, 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

    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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    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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    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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    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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