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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

Opinion Food In Canada Food Trends
September 30, 2019  

McDonald’s: The great protein betrayal

By Sylvain Charlebois Director, Agri-food Analytics Lab, Dalhousie University

Opinion Food In Canada Regulation
September 25, 2019  

Not Kosher?

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

Opinion Dairy Food In Canada Regulation
August 19, 2019  

Dairy welfare

“Dairy farmers can no longer say that supply management allows them to produce milk for Canadians, without any subsidies. That all changed last week. But dairy farmers shouldn’t just be compensated, they also deserve a continuing strategy. And right now, there isn’t one.”

Opinion Packaging Regulation
July 26, 2019  

Curbing Deceptive Marketing

RECIPE TO RETAIL: Part 19… Consumers don’t like to

Opinion Health & Wellness Meat &Poultry Specialty Foods Food In Canada Food Trends Products
May 21, 2019  

Don’t care about the new Food Guide? Some do, especially when it comes to plant-based dieting

By: Sylvain Charlebois According to a recent poll from

Opinion Business Operations
May 7, 2019  

TIME FOR A DIET? Practice portfolio management

RECIPE TO RETAIL: Part 18… Many food brands suffer

Opinion Meat &Poultry
April 12, 2019  

Maple Leaf Foods, U.S.A.?

By: Sylvain Charlebois Maple Leaf Foods, the largest pork

Opinion Bake & Snack Food Beverages Confectionery Specialty Foods Business Operations
March 26, 2019  

Benefits of a SWOT

RECIPE TO RETAIL: Part 17… Before embarking on a

Opinion Bake & Snack Food Dairy Fruit & Vegetables Meat &Poultry Exporting & Importing Food In Canada Processing
March 22, 2019  

Ottawa stunts agri-food sector growth

The following is an opinion piece by Dr. Sylvain