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December 10, 2018  

How To Cook With Cannabis – Episode 1

Well-known cannabis chef and activist Mary Jean “Watermelon” Dunsdon presents: Cannabis Decarboxylation.

Feature Ingredients & Additives Specialty Foods Food Trends Processing Sustainability
June 4, 2018  

Biting into bugs

Quebec food producers are responding to the current interest in edible insect protein

Feature Confectionery Food Trends Processing Research & Development
May 31, 2018  

Chocolate and pretzel tie the knot

Chocolate confectionery sales continue to grow, and one popular trend is branching away from traditional chocolate formats

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May 31, 2018  

Vending va-va-voom

Healthy food and drink choices, cashless payment, analytics and alcohol are the leading trends in automated consumption

Feature Confectionery Food Trends Products Research & Development
May 31, 2018  

Sweet Seasonal Success

Seasonal confectionery hits a homerun for candy makers, while meeting the shopping demands of consumers

Feature Dairy Food Trends Processing Research & Development
April 24, 2018  

Dairy Delights

Functional ingredients, international flare and higher fat content headline dairy product trends for 2018

Feature Health & Wellness Ingredients & Additives Food Trends Research & Development
April 24, 2018  

Beauty from the Inside Out

It’s time for nutricosmetics to shine, as consumers take a more holistic approach to health and beauty

Feature Bake & Snack Food Ingredients & Additives Research & Development
April 24, 2018  

Why we knead sourdough

Sourdough starter from Blackbird Baking Co. is the first Canadian sample to be inducted into the Puratos Sourdough Library in St. Vith, Belgium

Feature Food Trends Packaging
April 24, 2018  

Meal kits: convenience vs. packaging

The popularity of meal kits leaves us with a dilemma: weighing personal convenience against contributing to the packaging waste issue

Feature Dairy
April 24, 2018  

Butter up

We recently looked at four brands of salted butter to find out if they share similar product profiles, or whether any stand out as the better butter.

Feature Specialty Foods Food Trends
April 5, 2018  

Street Cred

Hit the street for globally inspired portable cuisine

Feature Meat &Poultry Food Trends Processing Research & Development
April 4, 2018  

Making the connection

Meat and poultry companies strive to build meaningful relationships with customers in the crowded protein marketplace

Feature Fruit & Vegetables Ingredients & Additives Food Trends Processing
April 4, 2018  

Plant-based proteins

Plant-based proteins are healthy, sustainable and nutrient dense

Feature Meat &Poultry Food Trends
April 4, 2018  

Let’s talk turkey

Are all packaged turkey slices truly equal?

Feature Bake & Snack Food Specialty Foods Business Operations Food Trends Processing Regulation Research & Development
February 26, 2018  

The New “Baked” Goods

Canada’s new marijuana legislation could open up big opportunities for makers of edibles

Feature Specialty Foods Business Operations Food Trends Sustainability
February 26, 2018  

A Taste of Honey

Consumers are turning to the sweet stuff for flavour and health

Feature Business Operations Food Trends Research & Development
February 26, 2018  

Starting rocket ships to growth

It takes many small nuances to tap into huge growth opportunities

Feature Specialty Foods Food Trends
February 26, 2018  

Bocuse d’Or Canada

Le Bocuse d’Or is the most prestigious and most difficult cooking competition in the world

Feature Grain & Oilseed Milling Health & Wellness Food Trends Research & Development
February 26, 2018  

Super Sorghum

While sorghum is a newer grain to Canada, in Africa it has huge financial and social potential for growers and consumers

Feature Processing Research & Development
December 11, 2017  

The future is automated

Advances in automation and robotics are enabling food and beverage manufacturers to boost productivity and attract higher-skilled workers

Feature Seafood Research & Development Sustainability
December 11, 2017  

Sea Change

Ever-rising ocean temperatures are projected to have wide-ranging impacts on the fish and seafood sector

Feature Fruit & Vegetables Health & Wellness Specialty Foods Food Trends
December 11, 2017  

Stock options

Canadians are choosing healthier soups made with wholesome, locally sourced ingredients

Feature Bake & Snack Food Health & Wellness Specialty Foods Food Trends
December 11, 2017  

Man on a mission

Martin Bilodeau of Montreal’s GoGo Quinoa wants to help more people discover the healthful qualities of quinoa

Feature Pet Food Regulation
December 11, 2017  

Pet food by the book

Thinking of entering Canada’s pet food industry? Be prepared for both regulations and voluntary recommendations

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October 12, 2017  

Pearls of wisdom

Whether for spreading, cooking or baking, margarine and butter have been cohabitating in our kitchens for decades.

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October 12, 2017  

The total package

Packaging design has moved to simpler, bolder looks, incorporating trends from the artisanal craft movement with unique experiential elements

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October 12, 2017  

Rethinking Innovation

The value of health and well-being programs

Feature Health & Wellness Ingredients & Additives Specialty Foods Food Trends Processing Research & Development Sustainability
October 12, 2017  

Fabulous faba

Faba is an often overlooked legume but has so many positive properties to take advantage of

Feature Dairy Food Trends Processing
October 11, 2017  

Fats & Oils: Rich in Fat and Flavour

Consumers want to savour the richness of higher-fat foods without jeopardizing their health

Feature Beverages Packaging
September 18, 2017  

The future of beer may be in wood pulp bottles

For companies in North America and Europe, fibre packaging may become a new alternative to glass

Feature Food Trends
September 18, 2017  

Ingredient Spotlight: Black garlic

The softer, sweeter side of fresh garlic

Feature Beverages Food Trends Products Research & Development
September 18, 2017  

The juicy details

In the September issue, Sensory Trends and its focus group looked at the various brands of orange juice

Feature Bake & Snack Food Business Operations Food Trends Sustainability
September 15, 2017  

It’s hip to be square

Boulart’s artisanal ciabatta set the Montreal bread maker on its path to success

Feature Food Safety
August 11, 2017  

Delivering results

Part II of our look at logistics in the food and beverage industry looks at methods for boosting efficiency, from technology and scheduling to working with the competition

Feature Fruit & Vegetables Health & Wellness Ingredients & Additives Specialty Foods
August 11, 2017  

Growing wild

Going into the wilderness to forage for ingredients is back and gaining momentum

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August 11, 2017  

There’s much more to watermelon than simply water

Watermelon may be 94 per cent water, but it’s packed with health-promoting nutrients