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Opinion Business Operations
February 14, 2012  

Why we need to change

Gary Fread considers why we need a national food strategy

Opinion Business Operations
January 6, 2012  

Strategies to compete

What will it take to create a globally competitive, financially stable and sustainable Canadian food industry?

Opinion Health & Wellness Ingredients & Additives Regulation Research & Development
January 4, 2012  

Stevia Eh!

Why are Canadians missing out on the latest in low-sugar foods?

Opinion Food Safety
December 5, 2011  

Looking to 2012

Food safety developments that will impact the industry in coming years

Opinion Business Operations Exporting & Importing Facilities Maintenance
November 9, 2011  

The Strategies to Compete – The “Business Units”

In my recent columns I’ve been talking about the

Opinion Business Operations Regulation
October 3, 2011  

The Strategies to Compete – Leadership

Industry leadership is required to help form a new national view and strategy on food

Opinion Grain & Oilseed Milling Business Operations
August 19, 2011  

Strategies to compete – let’s dig deeper

Gary Fread discusses his vision for Canada Food Inc.

Opinion Grain & Oilseed Milling Business Operations
August 2, 2011  

A globally competitive food sector – will we make it happen?

Gary Fread examines the Saint Andrews Statement and what it means for the growth of Canada’s food industry

Opinion Business Operations Exporting & Importing Facilities Maintenance
June 27, 2011  

How to make a globally competitive food sector

Gary Fread looks at Canada’s role in in the worldwide food and beverage industry

Opinion Business Operations
June 1, 2011  

Exploring possibilities – strategies to compete

Gary Fread considers future strategies for Canada’s food industry

Opinion Business Operations
May 2, 2011  

Exploring the possibilities for Canada’s food sector

Gary Fread considers how to build a more competitive food industry

Opinion Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Food Safety
March 29, 2011  

Safety First

Are your maintenance and sanitation programs assets or liabilities?

Opinion Business Operations
March 17, 2011  

The Retail Markets

Gary Fread discusses the impact of today’s complex retail market on food production in Canada

Opinion Business Operations Exporting & Importing
February 16, 2011  

The Consumer Market

Gary Fread looks at how changes in the global consumer market affect strategic planning

Opinion Business Operations Facilities Maintenance
January 25, 2011  

Can we be competitive and Sustainable?

Gary Fread looks at sustainability, its impact on competitiveness, and what we must do to improve.

Opinion Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Food Trends Research & Development
January 11, 2011  

The question of productivity

Gary Fread explores the question of productivity and the Canadian food industry

Opinion Business Operations Facilities Maintenance
December 21, 2010  

Innovation as a driver of competitiveness

Gary Fread discusses innovation as a driver of competitiveness

Opinion Business Operations Food Trends Research & Development
November 30, 2010  

Can the Canadian food sector be globally competitive?

Gary Fread examines innovation and productivity in our industry, and asks “Can the Canadian food sector be globally competitive?”

Opinion Health & Wellness Business Operations Exporting & Importing Food Trends Packaging
December 18, 2009  

Regulatory Affairs: On the Label

Front of packaging labelling (FOP) is a voluntary practice

Opinion Health & Wellness Business Operations Exporting & Importing
December 18, 2009  

Food Law: Hold the Salt – Part I

Policy making in the area of food and nutrition

Opinion Food Safety Regulation
December 17, 2009  

Food Law: The precautionary principle is not the answer

Food safety regulators cope every day with applying science-based

Opinion Grain & Oilseed Milling Health & Wellness Business Operations Food Safety Regulation Research & Development
December 17, 2009  

Regulatory Affairs: Adios Trans Fat

If you can’t take the heat, stay out of

Opinion Health & Wellness Business Operations Exporting & Importing Food Safety Regulation
December 11, 2009  

FoodLaw: Annual Ottawa Update

Parliament is now recessed until Sept. 14, 2009. The

Opinion Business Operations Regulation
December 9, 2009  

Regulatory Affairs: The Big O: Organics

It’s like a true coming of age story. National

Opinion Health & Wellness Business Operations Food Safety Regulation
October 30, 2009  

Regulatory Affairs: Understanding Probiotics

In April 2009 Health Canada unveiled its guidance document

Opinion Health & Wellness Business Operations Food Safety Regulation
October 30, 2009  

Foodlaw:The health benefits of plant sterols are not available to Canadians

The recently released report by Food and Consumer Products

Opinion Business Operations Packaging Regulation Sustainability
October 29, 2009  

Regulatory Affairs: Greening the Label

The point is, ladies and gentleman, that green, for

Opinion Health & Wellness Business Operations Food Trends Packaging Regulation Research & Development
October 29, 2009  

Foodlaw: What does “organic” really mean?

The word “organic” has proved to be one of

Opinion Business Operations Packaging Regulation
October 29, 2009  

Regulatory Affairs: Where has all the “light” gone?

Once in the limelight, “light” claims on food labels

Opinion Health & Wellness Business Operations Food Safety Packaging Regulation
October 29, 2009  

Foodlaw – Chemical Paranoia

On March 5, 2009, the front page of the

Opinion Health & Wellness Business Operations Exporting & Importing Food Trends Regulation
April 21, 2009  

Where has all the “light” gone?

Once in the limelight, “light” claims on food labels

Opinion Health & Wellness Business Operations Exporting & Importing Food Safety Regulation
April 21, 2009  

Chemincal Paranoia

On March 5, 2009, the front page of the