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Kristy Nudds

Editor, Food In Canada
  • News

    SIAL Canada postponed to August 5-7, 2020

    March 16, 2020 by Kristy Nudds

    The organizers of SIAL Canada have made the decision to postpone the food and beverage show due to concerns over COVID-19 and ordinances announced by the province of Quebec.  The event will now be held August 5-7, 2020 at the Palais

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    Parliament hustles through CUSMA ratification

    March 16, 2020 by Kristy Nudds

    Ottawa | Reuters — Canada’s Parliament rushed through ratification of the new Canada-U.S.-Mexico (CUSMA) trade pact on Friday March 13 before taking a three-week break to help stop the spread of the coronavirus, a top government official said. Canada was

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    CN halts rail traffic in East due to protests

    February 14, 2020 by Kristy Nudds

    Canadian National Railway (CN) is shutting down its Eastern Canada operations due to ongoing blockades on its rail lines in Ontario. The company announced Thursday it’s been “forced to initiate a disciplined and progressive shutdown” in the region, which means

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    Ardent Mills to purchase Andean Naturals’ quinoa operations

    February 6, 2020 by Kristy Nudds

    February 6, 2020, Denver. Co – Ardent Mills announced its intention yesterday to further invest in specialty grain capabilities and The Annex by Ardent Mills (The Annex) by purchasing Andean Naturals, Inc.’s quinoa sourcing, cleaning and packaging operation in Yuba City,

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    Food Processing Centre for Animal Proteins officially opens at Assiniboine

    February 4, 2020 by Kristy Nudds

    BRANDON, Man. – Assiniboine Community College’s new Food Processing Centre for Animal Proteins had its grand opening on January 22,  welcoming donors who contributed to helping make the facility a reality. The Centre allows the college to facilitate the training and experience

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    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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