Food In Canada


  • Namaste receives Health Canada processing license for Choklat

    January 13, 2020 by Christina Manocchio

    Namaste Technologies Inc, an online platform for cannabis products, accessories, and responsible education announced that Choklat Inc, an Alberta-based craft chocolate manufacturer and chocolatier in which Namaste holds a 49 per cent equity position, has received a processing license from

  • Purdys receives a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award

    December 12, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Purdys Chocolatier announced it has received a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award, recognizing Purdys as one of Canada’s Best Places to Work in 2020. The company is proud to have an ‘employee first’ culture – it looks like the proof is

  • 47% of Barry Callebaut cocoa was sourced sustainably

    December 4, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Barry Callebaut announced that in fiscal year 2018/19 it sourced 47 per cent of the cocoa and 54 per cent of the other ingredients it uses sustainably. This sourcing achievement is highlighted in Barry Callebaut’s Forever Chocolate Progress Report 2018/19,

  • Hostess to acquire Voortman for $320M

    December 2, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Hostess Brands and Voortman Cookies Limited announced that they have executed an agreement under which Hostess will acquire Voortman branded wafers as well as sugar-free and specialty cookies, from Swander Pace Capital for approximately $320 million (C$425 million) in cash,

  • Canopy Growth unveils edibles lineup

    November 29, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Canopy Growth Corporation has unveiled its new portfolio of Cannabis 2.0 products, including its edibles line. After months of preparation and expansion, the company is gearing up to supply the Canadian market with a variety of innovative cannabis products. In

  • AB Enzymes launches solution to keep baked goods fresh

    November 28, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    AB Enzymes announced the launch of VERON MAXIMA. This fresh-keeping solution will help bread improver companies to differentiate in a sea of competition and reach the next level of bread freshness. VERON MAXIMA provides every baking product with a long

  • Choklat secures loan agreement with Namaste Technologies

    October 21, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Namaste Technologies Inc., an online platform for cannabis products, accessories, and responsible education, announced that it has entered into a secured convertible loan agreement with Choklat Inc., a private chocolate manufacturer in Alberta to advance $300,000 to Choklat. “We’re investing

  • Dawn Foods reveals its Sweetest Bakeries for 2019

    October 18, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Global bakery manufacturer and ingredient supplier Dawn Foods announced the winners of its annual Sweetest Bakery in America and Sweetest Bakery in Canada contests. More than 1,200 bakeries participated in competitions across the U.S. and Canada. Now in its third

  • The Original Cakerie expands London, Ont. plant

    September 23, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Original Cakerie, a manufacturer of frozen desserts for retail and foodservice customers across Canada and the U.S., announced an expansion of its London, Ont. plant, slated to begin construction later this fall. The Original Cakerie is a division of Dessert

  • BioNeutra launches VitaFiber at CHFA East

    September 11, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    BioNeutra North America today launched its natural sweetener Vitafiber at CHFA East.  The company says  Vitafiber is  targeted at two of the world’s major health problems – bulging waistlines and digestive problems like irregularity. VitaFiber is scheduled to be on the

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