Food In Canada


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Confectionery


  • News Regulation

    FDA excludes allulose from sugars, added sugars on Nutrition Facts

    April 22, 2019 by Food in Canada

    Tate & Lyle’s low-calorie rare sugar product, allulose, is exempted by the FDA from the ‘Sugars’ and ‘Added Sugars’ line of the Nutrition Facts Panel in the U.S. The FDA published draft guidance is a result of a nutrition-based review

  • Nestlé launches R&D Accelerator

    April 12, 2019 by Kristy Nudds

    Nestlé announced its new Research and Development Accelerator based in Lausanne, Switzerland. The accelerator brings together Nestlé scientists, students and start-ups to advance science and technology with the objective to accelerate the development of innovative products and systems. Internal, external

  • Detectamet to open in Canada

    March 20, 2019 by Kristy Nudds

    Detectamet is expanding its metal detectable and X-ray visible product for food processing products into Canada. “After four successful years in the U.S., operating out of Richmond, Va., we have identified Canada as the next phase in our global expansion

  • CEC launches a practical guide for measuring food loss + waste (FLW)

    March 12, 2019 by Kristy Nudds

    The Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) has released a practical guide and a technical report to measure FLW across the food supply chain. Provision Coalition was one of the members of the expert advisory committee collaborating with the United States, Mexico

  • SweetWARE releases nutraCoster Professional 3.0

    March 6, 2019 by Kristy Nudds

    SweetWARE celebrates the nutraCoster 25-year anniversary with the announcement of the general release of nutraCoster Professional 3.0, the next generation of its cost-effective recipe nutrition labeling, nutrition analysis and recipe costing software for restaurants, bakeries and food manufacturers. nutraCoster calculates

  • New Minister of Agriculture and Agri-food appointed

    March 5, 2019 by Kristy Nudds

    Marie-Claude Bibeau, MP for the Quebec riding of Compton-Stanstead since 2015, replaced Lawrence MacAulay as agriculture minister on Friday March 1, becoming the first woman to handle the ag portfolio. MacAulay, the ag minister since 2015 and a Prince Edward

  • Food Process Solutions acquires Charlottetown Metal Products

    February 27, 2019 by Kristy Nudds

    Food Process Solutions (FPS) has acquired majority control of Charlottetown Metal Products (CMP), subject to local government approval. FPS is a global leader in turn-key food freezing and cooling equipment and has been growing at a compounded rate for the last eighgt years

  • News Regulation

    New CFIA president announced

    February 27, 2019 by Kristy Nudds

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced that Siddika Mithani has been appointed the president of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, effective February 27, 2019.  The CFIA presidency has been vacant for two months since the departure of Paul Glover, who

  • Tate & Lyle launches stevia sustainability project with Earthwatch

    February 20, 2019 by Kristy Nudds

    Tate & Lyle PLC (Tate & Lyle), together with its stevia partner Sweet Green Fields1, is pleased to announce a new research project to assess the sustainability of the stevia sweetener supply chain. Earthwatch, an independent, international non-profit environmental science-based

  • Symrise opens new dedicated sweet lab

    February 13, 2019 by Kristy Nudds

    Symrise NA has opened their newly expanded and redesigned Food & Dairy Applications Lab for products across all segments of the sweet goods category. The new lab will assist customers throughout the development process, from protocepts to larger scale samples.

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