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Kristy Nudds

Editor, Food In Canada
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    Leading associations join forces to strengthen voice

    September 17, 2020 by Kristy Nudds

    Food & Consumer Products of Canada (FCPC) and Consumer Health Products Canada (CHPC) have joined forces to create Food, Health & Consumer Products of Canada (FHCP).  The new association brings together 119 manufacturing members, making FHCP the sector’s largest national association.

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    Feds line up projects for surplus food program

    August 19, 2020 by Kristy Nudds

    The federal government has lined up eight projects to source and distribute perishable produce, meat, eggs and seafood piling up across Canada due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of the federal pandemic response, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced in early

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    Feds to probe complaints of wheat gluten dumping

    August 19, 2020 by Kristy Nudds

    Federal officials are launching a probe into whether wheat gluten from six countries is being dumped in Canada at prices undercutting the domestic product. The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) said Friday it’s launching an investigation to determine whether “certain

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    Quebec vegetable producers set to grow with investments in innovative technology and processes

    August 19, 2020 by Kristy Nudds

    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada is contributing nearly $2.2 million for two Saint-Patrice-de-Sherrington, Quebec companies as they move forward with first-in-the-sector projects, making use of advanced agricultural technology. Specifically, an investment of $625,419 will support Les Jardins A. Guérin et Fils, Inc.

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    Outcast partners with Sobeys to cut food waste

    August 19, 2020 by Kristy Nudds

    Outcast Foods is working with Sobeys Inc. to minimize food waste in its Debert, Nova Scotia distribution center and select Nova Scotia stores. Outcast uses a state-of-the-art process to dry unsellable fruits and vegetables immediately, locking in the nutrients and

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    HelloFresh to become first global carbon-neutral meal kit company

    August 19, 2020 by Kristy Nudds

    HelloFresh is committing to offset 100 per cent of its direct carbon emission from its internal operations and offices, plus all emissions from delivery to customers and corporate travel as part of the company’s green energy and carbon reduction strategy.

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    Alberta’s plant-based food sector receives federal support

    August 19, 2020 by Kristy Nudds

    The Food Processing Development Centre in Leduc, Alberta has received an investment of more than $2.6 million in federal funding from Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD). This investment will support the installation of equipment specifically focused on supporting companies to

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    10 workers at Brandon Maple Leaf plant test positive for COVID-19

    August 10, 2020 by Kristy Nudds

    A statement from Maple Leaf Foods says 10 workers at its pork processing plant in Brandon, Man., have tested positive for  COVID-19. The company says it believes that the workers acquired the virus in the community, and that the plant

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    Cathedral City cheeses now available in Canada

    August 10, 2020 by Kristy Nudds

    Saputo has launched Cathedral City cheese to 500 stores across Canada including Save-on-Foods, select Independent boutiques, and soon this fall, at the different Loblaw Companies banners including Loblaws and Zehrs.  The Canadian products assortment includes the Mature Cheddar block 200 g,

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    Noble Foods Nutrition acquires the Co-Packing activities of Betty Lou’s, Inc.

    August 10, 2020 by Kristy Nudds

    Noble Foods Nutrition Inc., a leading nutrition and energy bar contract manufacturer based in Montréal, announced that it has acquired the co-packing activities of Betty Lou’s, Inc., a leading bar manufacturer, located in McMinnville, Oregon. Noble Foods is excited to

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