Food In Canada


  • Today’s generations redefining comfort foods: survey

    September 2, 2009 by Food in Canada staff

    A survey conducted by the Center for Culinary Development (CCD) and Packaged Facts has found that aging boomers and generation Yers are finding new ways to fulfil their comfort food cravings. According to a release on Packaged, the report

  • Survey finds Canadians don’t stop for lunch

    September 2, 2009 by Food in Canada staff

    More than half of Canadians, that’s 53 per cent, spend the majority of their lunch break reading, surfing the Web or working. That’s according to an Angus Reid survey for ConAgra Foods Canada. The results of which were released online

  • Most Canadians know how to eat healthy

    September 2, 2009 by Food in Canada staff

    Canadians know the benefits to healthy eating. And according to a recent study they can identify them, too. The study, the 9th Annual National Report Card on Health Care, was conducted by Ipsos Reid on behalf of the Canadian Medical

  • New project to boost sustainability performance

    August 27, 2009 by Food in Canada staff

    Ontario food manufacturers will soon have a new tool available to them when it comes to developing and growing long-term sustainability programs. The new project, called “Raising the Bar for Sustainability Performance in Ontario’s Food and Beverage Processing Sector,” was

  • Researchers give pizza a healthier makeover

    August 25, 2009 by Food in Canada staff

    Researchers at the University of Maryland have discovered how to boost the antioxidant content of pizza dough by optimizing baking and fermentation methods, reports a release on the university’s website. The findings could lead to healthier pizzas. According to the

  • Researchers find banana flour ups the fibre in pasta

    August 25, 2009 by Food in Canada staff

    Many consumers don’t eat enough vegetables and fibre-rich foods, which can help in the managing of weight and diseases like type 2 diabetes. In an attempt to get around consumers’ eating habits, researchers in Mexico experimented with adding fibre-rich unripe

  • Lallemand acquires U.S. yeast producer

    August 25, 2009 by Food in Canada staff

    Montreal-based Lallemand Inc. has completed the acquisition of Rhinelander, Wis.-based Lake States Yeast Division from the Wausau Paper Group. According to a press release on Lallemand’s website, Lake States Yeast LLC will operate as a separate unit within Lallemand, but

  • StatsCan releases crop data

    August 25, 2009 by Food in Canada staff

    Statistics Canada released its Estimates of Production of Principal Field Crops report on Aug. 21. Here are some of the major findings: • Farmers reported they expect to produce less grains and oilseeds on the Prairies. • Farmers in Ontario

  • Cadbury promotes joy of giving and receiving

    August 17, 2009 by Food in Canada staff

    A new promotion from Cadbury Adams Canada aims to reward customers while supporting both local and global charities. The One for Me, One for You campaign involves 15 charities, and says the company, demonstrates how simple, every day purchases like

  • Mango seeds may protect against listeria

    August 14, 2009 by Food in Canada staff

    Research at Edmonton’s University of Alberta may lead to the development of a natural food preservative to help prevent listeriosis outbreaks. Researcher Christina Engels, a masters’ student in the Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutritional Science, found that pure tannins