Food In Canada

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June 2, 2017  

The results of the Canadian Grand Prix are in!

The Retail Council of Canada and its judges have selected the best new products and released the winners of the annual Canadian Grand Prix Awards

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May 30, 2017  

$17 million to go toward Canadian genomics projects

Genome Canada announced $17 million in funding will go toward genomics research projects that will help agriculture and agri-food thrive

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May 30, 2017  

Canada, Germany extend bonds of research

In a statement, the Canada’s federal government has announced closer ties with Germany when it comes to agricultural research

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May 29, 2017  

Federal government launches online consultations

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada wants Canadians to participate in a survey to help shape A Food Policy for Canada

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May 26, 2017  

Stable sour candy

Corbion PURAC says its PURAC Powder MA offers direct sourness and stability for confectionery

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May 18, 2017  

Which province scored an A in the first-ever food report card?

The Conference Board of Canada has released Canada’s Food Report Card: Provincial Performance, a report that assesses each province’s food systems and food sectors.

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May 9, 2017  

Safe food travels

Digi International Inc. offers its Digi SafeTemps to help customers protect their inventory when it’s on the road or when it’s parked at a dock.
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May 8, 2017  

Two new labs to study how consumers buy their food

The University of Guelph has opened two high-tech labs to research how consumers shop in grocery retail and how they respond to ads

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May 7, 2017  

Food safety organization releases latest benchmarking requirements

GFSI or Global Food Safety Initiative has released the seventh edition of its Benchmarking Requirements

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May 4, 2017  

Measuring the success of the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations

Every business assesses its performance against well-defined business goals

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May 4, 2017  

Happy birthday, CFIA

The 20th anniversary of the Canadian Food Inspection  Agency

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May 4, 2017  

Truly safe

New regulations, technologies and industry attitudes are ensuring consumers are safe and Canada’s food system prospers

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May 4, 2017  

Spring into candy-coated mini eggs

By Daniel Scholes Canadians splurge on sweets all year

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May 3, 2017  

I want candy!

While consumers appreciate the better-for-you products offered by Canada’s confectionery manufacturers, the desire for indulgent treats clearly isn’t going away anytime soon

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May 3, 2017  

PAC salutes this year’s stars in packaging

PAC, Packaging Consortium held its 2017 Canadian Leadership Awards Gala, which highlights some of the best packages in food and beverage and non-food sectors

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April 24, 2017  

Farm & Food Care Canada has a new identity

The board of Farm & Food Care Canada reviewed its mission and vision and decided to transition to the new Canadian Centre for Food Integrity. The organization says CCFI is better equipped to help build public trust in Canada’s food system

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April 20, 2017  

Federal government must boost focus on agri-food in Canada: report

Making agri-food a national economic priority will help it flourish

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April 18, 2017  

Ontario invests in local food

Through the Greenbelt Fund, the Ontario government is investing more than $830,000 in 24 local agriculture and agri-food projects to boost access to local food across the province

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April 18, 2017  

Grocery chain to invest $1.3 billion into the Canadian economy

Loblaw Companies Limited will spend $1.3 billion to open new stores, renovate more than 500 existing stores and offer more fresh food at select Shoppers Drug Marts.

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April 17, 2017  

Flavours and colours

Gold Coast Ingredients offers a full line of flavours and colours in a variety of consistencies for a wide range of food and beverage sectors.

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April 13, 2017  

CFIA signs agreement with France’s food regulator

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency and the Agence nationale de sécurité sanitaire de l’alimentation, de l’environnement et du travail have signed an agreement to share news in food, plant and animal science

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April 11, 2017  

Smarties options for Egg hunts

Just in time for Easter, egg hunts and Easter

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April 9, 2017  

Canadian governments finalize the Canadian Free Trade Agreement

Canadian federal, provincial and territorial governments have concluded negotiations on a new Canadian Free Trade Agreement they say will help expand businesses and increase economic growth across the country.

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April 9, 2017  

SFCR and food safety – Part II

This month I’ll continue to look at some of

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April 9, 2017  

The flavour in food labelling modernization

The flavour of food must be appealing in order to sell a product. But it’s not too often we get to sample food before we buy. Instead, the principal means of communicating flavours on a packaged consumer food is via its label.

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April 6, 2017  

The evolution of culinology

News from the Research Chefs Association’s RCA 2017 Annual Conference & Culinology Expo; RCA’s regional Lunch & Learns; and a tour of the Culinary Institute of Canada

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April 4, 2017  

Better texture and taste in baked goods

Kerry, The Taste & Nutrition Company offers Biobake enzymes and the Myvatex range of emulsifiers and texturants – both of which give baked goods and other food products better mouthfeel, volume and freshness

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April 3, 2017  

BC’s agrifood and seafood sectors set export record

Agrifood and seafood companies in BC set a new record for exports in 2016, which reached a high of $3.8 billion

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April 3, 2017  

Funding for McGill University will help boost the food economy

The province of Quebec has granted $5 million for creating and funding McGill University’s precompetitive food processing research consortium

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March 30, 2017  

$20-million donation will help U of Guelph transform global food economy

The University of Guelph received a $20-million donation and will use to create the Arrell Food Institute. The new institute will address food security, safety and sustainability

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March 28, 2017  

New culinary space and food incubator to open in Toronto

Kitchen24, a state-of-the-art multi-use culinary space, will be opening in May. Anyone from students and beginners and startups to professionals can rent the space to develop their new food ideas

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March 23, 2017  

Federal budget highlights agriculture and agri-food

Canada’s federal government released its 2017 budget yesterday. In it, Canada’s agriculture and agri-food sector is identified as part of the government’s plan to grow Canada’s economy

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March 20, 2017  

Survey releases list of food and beverage winners – and more food trends

The list of food and beverage winners from BrandSpark International’s annual Best New Product Awards is out. The BNPAs also tap into how Canadian consumers are shopping today and how they feel about innovation

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March 16, 2017  

Canada’s Food Sector: A Strategy for Change?

Developing a national food strategy for the Canadian food and beverage industry is key, writes Gary Fread. But with major changes coming at the sector, developing a strategy is fraught with challenges. Here are some of the big ones

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March 16, 2017  

60% of Canadian food, beverage companies are investing in innovation: report

BDO’s latest report takes a look at the future of food & beverage, and transportation, warehousing and distribution, and finds that innovation and advancing technology are helping business leaders remain optimistic

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March 15, 2017  

Food processors in B.C. receive a boost

B.C.’s Buy Local program is helping 20 local food manufacturers produce innovative food products and distribute them to more consumers throughout the province