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  • Biotransformed blueberry juice may fight fat, diabetes

    October 23, 2009 by Food in Canada staff

    Results of a study by Canadian scientists has found that biotransformed (with bacteria from the skin of the fruit) blueberry juice “holds great promise” as an anti-obesity and anti-diabetic agent. The study, which was published in the International Journal of

  • Fruit & Vegetable Report: Back to the Future

    October 22, 2009 by Rosie Lombardi

    What’s old is new again. Resurrected out of forgotten nooks and crannies in gardens across Canada, many of the heirloom vegetables and fruits our forebears enjoyed are making a big comeback. Several trends are coalescing to boost their popularity with

  • WELLNESS REPORT: Acting Naturally

    October 22, 2009 by Natalie Cajic

    Consumers may be belt tightening in many areas of their lives these days, but the natural and organics industry hasn’t felt the squeeze. A receding economy with an unemployment rate currently sitting at eight per cent – the highest level

  • Industry Insider Q & A

    October 22, 2009 by Deanna Rosolen

    Sybil TaylorDirector of Marketing, Steam Whistle Brewing Sybil Taylor was first introduced to the beer industry through an internship at Guelph, Ont.’s Upper Canada Brewing. After that she was hooked. “I just loved the beer industry. It’s so much fun,

  • The Green Issue: Industry Initiatives

    October 22, 2009 by Food In Canada staff

    Over the past few years, the environment has become one of the biggest issues facing not only the food and consumer products industry, but society as a whole. As a result, everyone is looking for sustainable solutions – for energy,

  • The Milk is the Message

    October 21, 2009 by Jack Kohane

    Though the Dairy Farmers of Canada’s new promotional campaign may seem like preaching to the converted, Jason Wortzman, Sales and Marketing director for Bothwell Cheese, feels it’s vital that every consumer understand that not all products sold in the cheese

  • A new study finds our brains regulate salt intake

    October 21, 2009 by Food in Canada staff

    Results from a new study released in the U.S. this month question the logic of limiting salt intake. For decades, health advocates, nutritionists and medical professionals have advocated lowering daily salt consumption. But the study, called Can Dietary Sodium Intake

  • Scientists discover how we taste carbonation

    October 19, 2009 by Food in Canada staff

    Scientists from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR), and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at the University of California, San Diego, claim to have found how we taste the carbonation bubbling in our sodas, sparkling wines and

  • Ontario announces plan for domestic grape, wine industry

    October 14, 2009 by Food in Canada staff

    Ontario’s Ministry of Consumer Services has announced a plan that it says will help the domestic grape and wine industry. The announcement was posted on its website on Oct. 13.Cellared in Canada wines controversy The wine industry in both Ontario

  • U.S. FDA awards grants

    October 13, 2009 by Food in Canada staff

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has awarded 83 grants totalling US$17.5 million to state and local regulatory agencies to boost food and feed safety initiatives among federal, state and local partners, reports a release on the FDA’s website.

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