Food In Canada

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Feature Fruit & Vegetables Business Operations
April 9, 2015  

The tomato king

Serres Sagami is reversing the fortunes of Quebec’s greenhouse industry

Feature Ingredients & Additives Meat &Poultry Food Trends Processing
April 9, 2015  

The fifth taste

Umami has only recently been accepted as a fifth taste – and it’s one with many hidden talents

Feature Meat &Poultry Business Operations Processing
April 9, 2015  

Going whole hog

Meat producers take note: Canada’s culinary world is witnessing a rising trend toward nose-to-tail eating

Feature Meat &Poultry Business Operations Processing
April 9, 2015  

Meat makes a comeback

After a turbulent few years, the meat and poultry sector is poised to capture new growth opportunities

Feature Dairy Health & Wellness Meat &Poultry Food Trends Processing
April 9, 2015  

Are you halal ready?

Understanding the Canadian halal grocery shopper

Feature Bake & Snack Food Food Trends
February 17, 2015  

A meal in itself

As more Canadians find themselves snacking throughout the day in lieu of eating three solid meals, there could be increased opportunities in the baked snack sector

Feature Food Trends Processing
February 17, 2015  

Super caliente

Heat and spice isn’t for everyone, but there are enough fans – and growing – to keep the market smokin’ hot

Feature Business Operations Processing
February 17, 2015  

Rethinking innovation

Collaboration can be key ingredient for success for progressive Canadian agri-food and beverage businesses

Feature Specialty Foods Food Trends
February 17, 2015  

Bold adventures

Food in Canada looks at the global foods and flavours that will take centre stage in 2015

Feature Food Trends Research & Development
February 17, 2015  

A culinary odyssey

The importance of sensory – facts and myths debunked

Feature Bake & Snack Food Business Operations Processing
December 3, 2014  

Delivering the daily bread

The St-Méthode Bakery continues to shape the Quebec baking market

Feature Specialty Foods Food Trends
December 3, 2014  

Why Peruvian cuisine is the next big food trend

Global flavours and local ingredients combine to make Peruvian the next it cuisine

Feature Bake & Snack Food Confectionery Health & Wellness Ingredients & Additives Specialty Foods Food Trends Processing
December 3, 2014  

Sweet & Savoury

Nuts and seeds combine powerful nutrition with product versatility

Feature Seafood Food Trends Processing Sustainability
December 3, 2014  

Big Fish

How and why aquaculture in Canada should continue to expand

Feature Bake & Snack Food Beverages Confectionery Meat &Poultry Specialty Foods Business Operations Exporting & Importing Regulation
December 3, 2014  

Special Delivery

Understanding import regulations can be the difference between success and failure for Canadian distributors and retailers

Feature Bake & Snack Food Grain & Oilseed Milling Health & Wellness Ingredients & Additives Food Trends Processing
October 22, 2014  

Glamorous grains

Barley may not be sexy, but a campaign is on to shake up the image of this healthy, hearty grain

Feature Food Safety Packaging
October 22, 2014  

The right stuff

From a tweak to full-on redesigns, the packaging industry is constantly striving for new and better

Feature Research & Development Sustainability
October 22, 2014  

The winds of change

Although it’s difficult to predict exactly how climate change will affect Canadian agri-food production, producers can take steps to bolster resilience in the face of the potentially significant changes ahead

Feature Bake & Snack Food Confectionery Dairy Food Trends
October 22, 2014  

The Grand Finale

Consumers are having their cake and eating it too, as the dessert category continues
to grow

Feature Specialty Foods Business Operations Food Trends Processing
September 10, 2014  

Maison Le Grand continues to grow

Husband and wife entrepreneurs ramp up new plant and products

Feature Beverages Food Trends Processing
September 10, 2014  

Drink Rethink

From cold-pressed fruit and vegetable juices and inventively formulated bubble teas, to health-focused functional drinks, innovation rules in the non-alcoholic beverage segment

Feature Bake & Snack Food Fruit & Vegetables Grain & Oilseed Milling Health & Wellness Ingredients & Additives Food Trends Regulation
September 10, 2014  

GMO, Yes or No?

Labelling of products containing genetically modified organisms has become a political issue south of the border, leading many in the industry to wonder if Canada will be next

Feature Beverages Food Trends
September 10, 2014  

A Quality Cuppa

Specialty trends are stirring up the coffee and tea market

Feature Bake & Snack Food Specialty Foods
August 8, 2014  

Managing the marijuana edibles market

The marijuana edibles market soars following Colorado legalization

Feature Health & Wellness Ingredients & Additives Specialty Foods Food Safety Food Trends
August 8, 2014  

Culinary Healing

As Canada’s population ages and we gain a better understanding of food’s role in the healing process, the healthcare sector could represent great opportunities for food and beverage manufacturers

Feature Fruit & Vegetables Food Trends Research & Development
August 8, 2014  

Horticulture mash-up

Hybridization is about doing what bees already do and have done for eons — naturally crossing fruits and vegetables to create novel new flavours

Feature Fruit & Vegetables Health & Wellness Food Trends Research & Development
August 8, 2014  

What’s Your Number (of fruit & veg)?

The food industry grapples with how to get Canadians to put more fruit and vegetables on their plates

Feature Bake & Snack Food Fruit & Vegetables Grain & Oilseed Milling Health & Wellness Ingredients & Additives Processing
August 8, 2014  

Fibre and its measurement

Dr. David Mangan looks at changing methods for the measurement of dietary fibre

Feature Grain & Oilseed Milling Health & Wellness Specialty Foods Food Trends
June 23, 2014  

Black is the new black

Antioxidant-rich black rice is an exotic staple quickly gaining popularity in North America

Feature Pet Food Processing
June 23, 2014  

Dinner is ready

The food Canadians are serving their pets reflects their growing knowledge of nutrition, their strong interest in high-quality ingredients – and the fact that pets are increasingly considered to be members of the family

Feature Bake & Snack Food Beverages Dairy Fruit & Vegetables Meat &Poultry Specialty Foods Business Operations Food Trends Processing
June 2, 2014  

Top 10 Innovators

Meet this year’s Top 10 food and beverage innovators in Canada (in no particular order). We only had room for 10 but there were so many more to choose from.

Feature Health & Wellness Ingredients & Additives Food Trends Processing
May 15, 2014  

Plant Power

Traditional botanicals for modern times

Feature Confectionery Food Trends Processing Research & Development
May 14, 2014  

The New Candy Land

Confectioners are tweaking traditional sweet treats to suit new consumer tastes

Feature Bake & Snack Food Beverages Confectionery Dairy Meat &Poultry Pet Food Seafood Specialty Foods Business Operations Exporting & Importing Facilities Maintenance Food Safety Food Trends Processing Regulation Research & Development Sustainability
May 13, 2014  

MNP/CTAC Executive Round Table 2014

“Adapting and standing out in an ever-changing market” is the theme that guided event discussions, highlighting the issues that are most relevant to the industry and focusing on the dynamics and business concerns of the participants.

Feature Bake & Snack Food Beverages Confectionery Dairy Fruit & Vegetables Meat &Poultry Pet Food Seafood Specialty Foods Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Food Safety
May 7, 2014  

A common language is only useful if adopted

Supply chain traceability has a common language available, but if people won’t make the investment to use the language, miscommunication will continue.

Feature Bake & Snack Food Beverages Confectionery Dairy Fruit & Vegetables Meat &Poultry Pet Food Seafood Specialty Foods Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Food Safety Processing
May 7, 2014  

Play it safe

Tips to achieving better food safety