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  • Government of Canada invests in pork industry

    April 10, 2019 by Food in Canada staff

    The federal government has announced an investment of over $6 million to help the Canadian Pork industry harness innovation to boost production, strengthen public trust, and expand markets for Canadian pork at home and abroad. The investment was made under the

  • Maple Leaf Foods to build plant-based protein processing facility in Indiana

    April 10, 2019 by Food in Canada staff

    Maple Leaf Foods Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary, Greenleaf Foods, SPC, announced plans to construct a US$310 million plant-based protein food processing facility in Shelbyville, Indiana. At approximately 230,000 square feet, it will be the largest facility and investment

  • 3M brings home the gold at the Edison Awards

    April 9, 2019 by Food in Canada staff

    The 3M Petrifilm Rapid E. coli/Coliform Count Plate was recognized with a Gold Edison Award in the Lab Advancements category. 3M’s newest of the Petrifilm line is the Rapid E. coli/Coliform Count Plate, which is a two-in-one indicator test that

  • Government of Canada announces Salmonella outbreak

    April 9, 2019 by Food in Canada staff

    The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) announced an outbreak of Salmonella infections in six provinces: British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec. The source of the outbreak is still unknown, and the investigation is ongoing. As of April

  • Cermaq looking to dip their nets in Nova Scotia’s waters

    April 9, 2019 by Food in Canada staff

    B.C.-based farmed salmon company Cermaq Canada is looking into growing their salmon farming operations into Nova Scotia. The province of Nova Scotia has approved Cermaq four leasing options, which are in the Chedabucto Bay region (Guysborough Country and Richmond Valley)

  • Development of Cheese Expertise Centre in Quebec receives funding

    April 5, 2019 by Food in Canada staff

    The federal government has announced an investment of $376,668 to develop a Cheese Expertise Centre and for two projects to support the ability of Quebec cheese processors to continue to innovate and compete in the market. The announcement was made

  • News Products

    Maison Riviera taps into the vegan market

    April 5, 2019 by Food in Canada staff

    Maison Riviera launched Vegan Delight, a vegan alternative to classic yogurt made from coconut milk. Vegan Delight caters to lactose or gluten intolerances, nut allergies, vegans, vegetarians and flexitarians. “Riviera is meeting the needs of Canadians who don’t have access

  • Earth’s Own freshens up with a new look

    April 5, 2019 by Food in Canada staff

    Plant-based beverage company, Earth’s Own, re-emerged onto the market with new packaging design and simplified product. Through their re-branding and new packaging, the Canadian-based company aims to encourage Canadians to partake in a plant based diet. Earth’s Own has launched

  • Consumers have different view on nutrition and health claims than regulators, study finds

    April 3, 2019 by Food in Canada staff

    New research from the University of Surrey finds consumers may not intentionally differentiate nutrition and health claims on food the same way regulatory experts do. A team of international researchers investigated whether consumers in the United Kingdom, Slovenia, Germany, Spain

  • Foodland Ontario receives award

    April 3, 2019 by Food in Canada staff

    Foodland Ontario received the Ontario Tender Fruit Growers’ Annual Award of Merit on March 28, accepted by Ernie Hardeman, Ontario’s Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. “As Ontario’s Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, I’m proud of our