Food In Canada


  • McCormick Canada’s anniversary

    January 20, 2009 by Food in Canada Staff

    <p>McCormick Canada is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year with the announcement of a plant expansion and new brand acquisitions to mark the event. McCormick Canada began in London, Ont. in 1883. Its first products included coffee, baking powder, extracts

  • Food Development on the Prairies

    January 20, 2009 by Myron Love

    Four new food processing plants are slated for construction in Manitoba and Saskatchewan over the next couple of years. In what is very good news for Manitoba beef producers, Natural Prairie Beef, a relatively new producer-operated co-operative, has purchased a

  • Pair the unexpected

    January 20, 2009 by Food in Canada Staff

    Potato chip cookies anyone? How about a ham-and-cheese cake with whipped cream? These are just a couple of recipes that combine sweet and savoury flavours. Mixing sweet with savour, is nothing new – consider peanut butter cookies, or ham and

  • R&D Without Breaking the Bank

    January 20, 2009 by Food in Canada Staff

    Never before have small companies been offered such enticing incentives to get involved in research and development. National and provincial programs are now making it easier for small- and mid-size businesses to tap into the top-notch researchers and state-of-the art

  • 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

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