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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

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March 10, 2017  

Mars Canada unveils an expanded and state-of-the-art facility

Mars Canada has expanded its Newmarket, Ont.-based chocolate manufacturing facility to accommodate the manufacturing and packaging of the Maltesers brand. The expansion will create up to 30 new jobs

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March 9, 2017  

NSF announces 2017 food safety winners

NSF International has released the names of this year’s Canadian Food Safety Recognition Award Winners. The awards recognize food and beverage companies from across Canada who lead in food safety

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March 4, 2017  

Electricity costs hurting Ontario food manufacturers, says the FBO

The rising cost of electricity has become unsustainable for food and beverage manufactures in Ontario, says a report from Food and Beverage Ontario

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February 24, 2017  

Pea protein crisp

PGP International has launched a new 60% protein crisp which is set to provide food manufacturers with a competitive edge in a market where energy-boosting protein, weight management and clean eating is in high demand

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February 17, 2017  

CETA to come into force by spring 2017

The European Parliament has approved the implementation of Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement.

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February 14, 2017  

Taste Your Future bursary contest!

Food and Beverage Ontario (FBO), through the Taste Your Future Program, is engaging young people to think of the food and beverage processing sector as an exciting sector for employment.

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February 6, 2017  

Metro Ontario to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday with a tour

Metro Ontario is sponsoring this year’s JUNO Awards with a Homegrown Tour celebrating local communities, local food and local talent

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December 20, 2016  

Skittles Holiday Pawn Shop returns

For the second year in a row, Skittles is offering a fun way to trade in those holiday gifts you don’t really want

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December 15, 2016  

Decadent chocolate

Since Luisa Spagnoli introduced the original dark Baci to

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November 25, 2016  

Nestlé’s youth employment program making good progress

The first year of the food giant’s youth employment initiative saw more than 600 new hires

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November 16, 2016  

Fair trade chocolate

Chocolate Bark is the latest product from PRANA. Made

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October 20, 2016  

Top 10 Innovative Products chosen at Grocery Innovations

At Grocery Innovations Canada, which took place Oct. 17 and 18 in Toronto, 10 products were chosen as the most innovative products at the show

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October 17, 2016  

How to use edible flowers

This informative (and pretty!) infographic offers a handy guide to using various edible flowers in baking and cooking

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July 14, 2016  

Ontario-made chocolate bar named best in world

Hummingbird Chocolate Makers, a small Ottawa-area chocolate company, has won the prestigious Golden Bean Award at this year’s Academy of Chocolate Awards held in London, England

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June 29, 2016  

Raise Your Cone Campaign supports military families

Leading up to Canada Day, the Canadian Hero Fund & Chapman’s Ice Cream launched the Raise Your Cone Campaign: a national initiative supporting Canadian military families through sales of Chapman’s Canadian Cone

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May 12, 2016  

The cocoa question

Chocolate companies are helping build a more sustainable cocoa industry

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April 14, 2016  

And the winners are…

The 2016 Leadership Awards

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March 8, 2016  

Federal and Ontario governments invest in Donini Chocolate

The Belleville, Ont.-based chocolatier will use this investment to create new jobs, increase productivity and strengthen its competitive advantage in in the sale and manufacturing of liquid chocolate

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February 10, 2016  

Have your pot and eat it too

The government plan to legalize marijuana should bring a deluge of bud-related food products

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November 20, 2015  

Frutarom launches Incaberrix superberry formulations

Frutarom’s new superberry ingredient formulations for confectionary products bring together the health benefits of superfruits with a sweet-and-sour flavour

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September 11, 2015  

FDA begins finalizing new food safety rules

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration finalized the first two of seven new food safety rules for food manufacturers, placing greater emphasis on the prevention of foodborne illness

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September 9, 2015  

Bittersweet treat

This year Ganong is celebrating the 130th anniversary of

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September 4, 2015  

The natural rainbow

New natural colours are bursting onto the food scene in Canada, at the same time costs are expected to steadily drop