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  • Old Dutch Expansion a Boon to Potato Growers

    August 4, 2010 by Food in Canada staff

    Winnipeg, Man.-based Old Dutch Foods Ltd. is expanding operations at its potato chip plant in Hartland, N.B. According to Old Dutch president and CEO Steve Aanenson, steady demand and growth in market share prompted the move. The Hartland plant, which

  • Meat Company Recalls 120 Products

    August 3, 2010 by Food in Canada staff

    Mississauga, Ont.-based G. Brandt Meat Packers Ltd. is issuing another product recall. The company has also closed its Mississauga plant for sanitizing and product testing. The company, which produces sausage and deli meats, recalled 120 ready-to-eat products after the Canadian

  • Special Coverage: IFT10 Annual Meeting + Food Expo

    August 3, 2010 by Food in Canada staff

    The Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting + Food Expo took place in Chicago, Ill. from July 17 to 20. Food in Canada was at the show where more than 1,000 exhibiting companies highlighted or launched myriad products. If you

  • Supplier news – August

    August 3, 2010 by Food in Canada staff

    • This summer Elopak announced that it has become a member of the Carbon Disclosure Project’s (CDP) supply chain program, which tracks carbon emissions performance worldwide. Elopak is the first packaging company to become a member. The CDP is an

  • People on the Move – August

    August 3, 2010 by Food in Canada staff

    • Terry Thompson is now the executive director of the Agricultural Adaptation Council. • Skip Rosskam, president and COO of David Michael & Co., has been elected as a Fellow of the Institute of Food Technologists. The designation recognizes the

  • Report shows Canadians Consume Too Much Sodium

    July 30, 2010 by Food in Canada staff

    The new report by Health Canada’s Multi-Stakeholder Working Group on Sodium Reduction (aka the Sodium Working Group, or SWG) recommends Canadians cut sodium intake to an average Tolerable Upper Intake Level (UL) of 2,300 mg per day by 2016, with

  • Dairy Farmers give Canadians the Scoop on Ice Cream

    July 29, 2010 by Food in Canada staff

    The Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) want consumers to know that not all frozen treats are created equal. Ice cream treats labelled as frozen desserts may actually be made with palm or coconut oils rather than milk ingredients. Instead, says

  • Special Coverage: IFT10 Annual Meeting + Food Expo

    July 28, 2010 by Food in Canada staff

    The Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting + Food Expo took place in Chicago, Ill. from July 17 to 20. Food in Canada was at the show where more than 1,000 exhibiting companies highlighted or launched myriad products. If you

  • Industry Veterans Launch New Virtual Winery

    July 28, 2010 by Food in Canada staff

    Allan Jackson (left) and Andrew von Teichman will introduce Union wine next month. Photo: Photo: Adam Belnap Wine industry veterans Allan Jackson, co-founder of Jackson-Triggs Estate Winery, and Andrew von Teichman, formerly of Pelee Island Winery and Vincor Canada, have

  • Food processor expands production, opportunities

    July 26, 2010 by Food in Canada staff

    The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs has invested $2 million in a Perth County food processor. Great Lakes Specialty Meats of Canada Inc. in Mitchell, Ont. will use the investment to purchase new equipment, increase its refrigeration

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