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Kristy Nudds

Editor, Food In Canada
  • News

    Canada’s first-ever Food Policy announced

    June 19, 2019 by Kristy Nudds

    Federal programs to boost the profile of domestic and locally grown foods at home while reducing food waste, food insecurity and deceptive food marketing are all up for funding under the government’s new Food Policy for Canada. Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude

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    Cannabis edibles clear for legal launch before year-end

    June 19, 2019 by Kristy Nudds

    Food products containing cannabis are expected to be on the retail market by mid-December at the earliest under new federal regulations announced Friday June 15. Health Canada announced amendments to the Cannabis Regulations will be published June 26 to come

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  • News

    An outstanding harvest for Quebec Maple Syrup Producers

    June 12, 2019 by Kristy Nudds

    Despite a late spring and cold temperatures,  Quebec’s 7,400 maple syrup businesses harvested more than 159 million pounds of maple syrup this year. That’s an average of 3.43 pounds per tap. According to the Quebec Maple Syrup Producers, that’s reason to

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  • Feature

    Made in Canada

    June 1, 2019 by Kristy Nudds

    Have you ever heard anyone say “let’s go out for Canadian food?” It’s an interesting question posed by David Hughes, emeritus professor of food marketing, Imperial College, London, U.K, during the Standing Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry meeting held

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  • News

    Burcon to build $65 Million pea and canola protein production plant

    May 24, 2019 by Kristy Nudds

    Burcon NutraScience Corporation has announced that it has entered into a joint venture partnership with an investor group to build a new C$65 million pea-protein and canola-protein commercial production facility in Western Canada. The protein production facility, which is planned

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  • News

    Burcon introduces Nutratein® plant protein ingredients, blends of pea and canola proteins

    May 24, 2019 by Kristy Nudds

    Vancouver, B.C. – Burcon NutraScience Corporation has launched its new pea-protein and canola-protein blends: Nutratein-PS™ and Nutratein-TZ™.  The company said in a release that its novel canola and pea proteins, when combined, “create unique, unparalleled plant-protein blends, with exceptional functional

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  • News

    Gryphon’s LAAIR Innovation Showcase and Pitch Competition

    May 17, 2019 by Kristy Nudds

    As part of Canadian Innovation Week, the Research Innovation Office at the University of Guelph (UofG), in partnership with the Ontario Agri-Food Innovation Alliance, is pleased to host the first annual Gryphon’s LAAIR Innovation Showcase and Pitch Competition.  The event, being held on May 21, 2019 in Rozanski Hall

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  • News

    Tim Hortons to add Beyond Meat® Breakfast Sandwiches to the Breakfast Anytime Menu

    May 17, 2019 by Kristy Nudds

    As Canadians’ tastes and culinary preferences evolve, Tim Hortons is looking to provide new options for guests with a new Beyond Meat breakfast sandwich test. Starting May 15, select stores will be testing three new breakfast options made with the

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    Victoria Caledonian Distillery Wins Best Canadian New Make Whisky

    May 17, 2019 by Kristy Nudds

    Victoria Caledonian Distillery’s single malt spirit has been named Best Canadian New Make in this year’s World Whiskies Awards. These prestigious awards are an annual competition attracting the best international whisky brands. The Vancouver Island based distillery also claimed a

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  • News

    KPM Analytics acquires Sightline Process Control Inc.

    May 17, 2019 by Kristy Nudds

    KPM Analytics announced today that it has acquired Sightline Process Control, Inc, a company specializing in 3D color vision and automated inspection systems that improve product quality, increase line productivity and reduce operating costs across the food production process. This

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