Food In Canada


  • Dooher’s Bakery winner of Dawn Foods Sweetest Bakery in Canada Contest

    September 24, 2018 by Food in Canada staff

    Bakery manufacturer and ingredient supplier Dawn Foods announced that Dooher’s Bakery of Campbellford, Ontario is the winner of its second annual Sweetest Bakery in Canada contest. Dawn Foods invited communities across Canada to cast their vote from April 1 – July 31

  • News Products

    Cargill introduces a new range of label-friendly potato starches

    September 24, 2018 by Food in Canada staff

    Cargill is expanding its portfolio of label-friendly functional native starches with the addition of three potato starches designed for meat, meat alternatives and culinary applications. Designed for mild processing conditions, Cargill says these starches offer superior viscosity and improved sensory

  • Agropur to shut Monteregie fine cheese plant

    September 24, 2018 by Glacier FarmMedia staff

    A Quebec cheese plant formerly known as a top maker of Camembert- and Brie-type cheeses is set to shut permanently in April after five years under Agropur’s ownership. Quebec-based Agropur, North America’s biggest dairy co-operative, announced Friday it will start

  • CRSB Certified logo for beef sustainability now available

    September 20, 2018 by Food in Canada staff

    The Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (CRSB) has released its Certification Marks and Communications, Claims and Labelling Guide for use in the Canadian marketplace. As a global leader in beef sustainability certification, CRSB’s Marks and accompanying Claims provide consumers with

  • Buddy’s Kitchen ranks 44 on the 2018 Growth 500

    September 20, 2018 by Food in Canada staff

    Canadian Business and Maclean’s have ranked Buddy’s Kitchen No.44 on the 30th annual Growth 500, which ranks Canada’s fastest-growing companies. The Growth 500 ranks Canadian businesses on a five-year revenue growth and winners are profiled in a special print issue of Canadian

  • LUDA Foods releases two new instant products

    September 20, 2018 by

    POINTE-CLAIRE, Que.—LUDA Foods, a manufacturer of soups, sauces and seasonings located in Pointe-Claire, Que., has released two new instant products as part of its LUDA Inspiration line. “Instant products are the new normal,” said LUDA Foods president Robert Eiser. “Food

  • Subway Canada to transition to paper straws next year

    September 19, 2018 by Food in Canada staff

    Subway is committed to making restaurants and operations as environmentally responsible as possible and, in 2019, Subway Canada will transition to paper straws in 3,200 restaurants across the country. In an official statement, Subway says it will continue to explore ways

  • News Regulation

    Trans fat ban now in effect

    September 19, 2018 by Food in Canada staff

    Health Canada announced that its ban on partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs)—the largest source of industrially produced trans fats in foods—came into effect September 17. It is now illegal for manufacturers to add PHOs to foods sold in Canada. This includes

  • Canada Meat Group Inc. breaks ground for new North Bay facility

    September 18, 2018 by Food in Canada staff

    Canada Meat Group Inc. marked broke ground at its new processing facility in North Bay’s airport industrial park.  A groundbreaking ceremony was held Friday September 14 and marks the beginning of construction for the new facility, slated to open in

  • Golden Pencil Award winners announced

    September 18, 2018 by Food in Canada staff

    Mary Dalimonte, retired SVP of Merchandising & Commercial Programs for Sobeys and Tom Gunter, retired EVP & GM of Fiera Foods Company and former President of ConAgra Foods Canada have been named recipients of the 61st Annual Golden Pencil Award