Food In Canada


Opinion Packaging Sustainability
September 22, 2021  

Packaging: Unlocking innovations to promote sustainable packaging

Packaging is a crucial part of any product, designed

Opinion Health & Wellness Regulation
September 20, 2021  

Regulatory Affairs: The path forward for supplemented foods

Health Canada is drafting regulations for supplemented food. While

Opinion Products
August 23, 2021  

Recipe to Retail: To go organic or not?

Sales of organic products are growing, but does organic

Opinion Fruit & Vegetables Sustainability
August 12, 2021  

Sustainable Change: Love your imperfections

Today, I want to talk about fruits and vegetables,

Opinion Exporting & Importing
August 12, 2021  

Food Law: Lasting solutions to solving import rejections

When a shipment is rejected at the border, the

Opinion Food Safety Packaging
August 5, 2021  

Focus on Food Safety: Making “may contain” meaningful

Food allergies affect over three million Canadians and 50

Opinion Sustainability
June 29, 2021  

Sustainable Change: Using soft power to drive strong impact

Soft power, or the power of influence refers to

Opinion Regulation
June 22, 2021  

Regulatory Affairs: A case for uniform compliance dates

There is something new about making food rules in

Opinion Packaging
June 22, 2021  

Recipe to Retail: Unique challenges of packaging design

When surveying food stores, I often see packaging graphic

Opinion Plant-based foods Regulation
June 18, 2021  

Food Law: Legal challenges for simulated meat and poultry makers

It is undeniable that one of the largest developments

Opinion Meat &Poultry Food Safety
June 18, 2021  

Focus on Food Safety: Variables to consider when creating fully cooked foods

I recently received a few inquiries from aspiring processors

Opinion Business Operations Technology
June 16, 2021  

The “Tylenol” moment the food industry needed

Meat processing giant JBS paid out an $11-million ransom

Opinion Food Trends Sustainability
May 31, 2021  

Why you should be crying over spilt milk

One of the biggest trends I’ve observed this past

Opinion Food Safety Packaging Regulation
May 31, 2021  

The danger of warning labels

Have you heard of the new Toxic Substances Warning

Opinion Seafood Regulation
May 25, 2021  

Canada must change management of aquaculture sector or slide into irrelevancy

There is no question of Canada’s great opportunity for

Opinion Facilities Maintenance Food Safety
May 18, 2021  

Focus on Food Safety: Pandemic learnings

Although we are in the midst of a third

Opinion Business Operations
April 14, 2021  

Certification Programs: Are they worth it?

RECIPE TO RETAIL: Part 26… Myriad food certification programs

Opinion Business Operations Technology
April 7, 2021  

How to Make a Splash at Virtual Trade Shows

Like it or not, virtual food trade shows are

January 18, 2021  

EDITORIAL – November/December 2020 – Take advantage of a captive audience

What a year 2020 turned out to be. The

Opinion Food Trends Products
January 4, 2021  

Food Innovation at GIC Caters to Changing Needs

The primary concerns of Canadians have shifted in reaction

Opinion Confectionery Health & Wellness Specialty Foods Food Trends Products
November 18, 2020  

SIAL Virtual Selections

I love the thrill of the hunt for new

Opinion Plant-based foods Specialty Foods Food Trends Products
November 17, 2020  

CHFA Innovation Highlights

Diving deep into the CHFA Connect virtual trade show, these

Opinion Business Operations
November 4, 2020  

Time to say good-bye? When to exit a business

RECIPE TO RETAIL: Part 24… Food is a tough

Opinion Packaging
July 22, 2020  

Packaging Misconceptions Unwrapped

RECIPE TO RETAIL: Part 23… In this age of

Opinion Food Trends Research & Development
May 7, 2020  

RC Show Faves

Toronto’s annual RC Show, Canada’s largest foodservice and hospitality

Opinion Packaging
April 29, 2020  

Beware of Overpromising

RECIPE TO RETAIL: Part 22… Have you ever been

March 25, 2020  

Why COVID-19 will change the food industry, forever

By Sylvain Charlebois, Senior Director, Agri-Food Analytics Lab, Dalhousie University

Opinion Business Operations
March 20, 2020  

Minding the Money: Healthy Finance Tips

RECIPE TO RETAIL: Part 21… Financial competence is crucial

Opinion Fruit & Vegetables Grain & Oilseed Milling Meat &Poultry Business Operations Exporting & Importing Food In Canada
February 10, 2020  

In Food Safety, Wenliang’s Death Could Become Our Problem

By Dr. Sylvain Charlebois, Professor and Senior Director, Agri-Food

Opinion Food In Canada
January 24, 2020  

Buying Canadian, eh?

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada is going into marketing. It

Opinion Business Operations
December 11, 2019  

Nielsen Insights from Thought Leadership CEO Conference

Competition is fierce among Canada’s packaged food brands. Arming

Opinion Beverages Specialty Foods Food Trends Packaging Products
November 21, 2019  

7 Take-Aways from Grocery Innovations

Savvy brand owners check out trade shows like Grocery

Opinion Food In Canada Sustainability
November 7, 2019  

Behind Maple Leaf Foods’ bold call to become carbon neutral

By Sylvain Charlebois Maple Leaf Foods is not just

Opinion Health & Wellness Meat &Poultry Food Trends Sustainability
November 1, 2019  

If you’re a meat lover, thank a vegan. Here’s why

November 1 is World Vegan Day. If you’re a meat lover, hug a vegan. You should be thankful for what vegans are doing to our food industry.

Opinion Food In Canada
October 17, 2019  

Recreational legal cannabis sales may reach 50% of total sales between 2025 and 2026

By Sylvain Charlebois and Brian Sterling Dalhousie University Recreational

Opinion Health & Wellness Food Trends Packaging Products Sustainability
October 1, 2019  

Plant-based Takes Root at CHFA East

CHFA East in Toronto has evolved to become a