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  • Industry insider: Q&A

    January 20, 2009 by Deanna Rosolen

    Eric ThompsonPartner, Moon Shadows Estate Winery and Maple Moon Sometimes you can turn a hobby into a small business. But it’s not that often that a small business yields another sideline and a whole new previously unheard-of category. But that’s

  • Rev it up

    January 20, 2009 by Treena Hein

    In recent years, consumers have shown increasing interest in beverages as a way to boost their energy and keep pace with modern life. Now, increasing numbers of food and beverage companies are betting this desire for greater get-up-and-go will mean

  • Divided We Stand

    January 20, 2009 by Carol Neshevich

    The marriage is over, and the separation is in full swing. But this break-up isn’t a sad affair; in fact, it’s quite the contrary. The separation of Cadbury Schweppes plc into two separate companies – one that focuses solely on

  • A Budding Market

    January 20, 2009 by Jack Kohane

    It’s a long way from producing radio news reports to producing red wines, but Keith Watt made the leap from veteran journalist to vintner when he purchased a 25-acre oceanfront property on Pender Island off British Columbia’s rugged west coast

  • Global Challenges

    January 20, 2009 by Willy Kruh

    KPMG LLP recently released the results of its 2008 Competitive Alternatives study, an independent analysis of major cost factors affecting business site selection. These cost factors are cross-referenced with 17 different vertical industries over a 10-year planning horizon, and one

  • Uncertain Times

    January 20, 2009 by Ken Mark

    Higher food prices for Canada are here to stay. That was the consensus at a recent conference at the MaRS Collaboration Centre in Toronto, called Rising Food Prices: Global Dynamics & Canada’s Responses. Four panelists representing a bank, an investment

  • 2008 KPMG Executive Roundtable

    January 20, 2009 by Food in Canada staff

    Food in Canada is once again pleased to partner with KPMG in presenting our industry roundtable. This year we gathered with four executives from different sectors of the Canadian food and beverage industry to discuss how they are meeting the

  • New Consumer Products – September 2008

    January 20, 2009 by Food in Canada Staff

    • Kitchener, Ont.-based Sol Maté Beverage Group Ltd. has launched a new energy drink, Sol Maté, the first organic sparkling maté energy beverage. In South America maté is a drink typically brewed like tea and enjoyed hot, but this new

  • Island Chowder

    January 20, 2009 by Kathy Birt

    Getting a thick, creamy Prince Edward Island seafood chowder into the marketplace is the culmination of years of working at his craft for chef Greg Aitken of Charlottetown, P.E.I. Whether it’s winning best chowder accolades in the annual Shellfish Festival

  • Raising Allergy Awareness

    January 20, 2009 by Food in Canada Staff

    AllerGen NCE Inc., the Allergy, Genes and Environment Network, has partnered with Health Canada to launch a national study to determine how prevalent food allergies are among Canadians, and the effectiveness of allergen warnings on food labels. It’s hoped that