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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

Consumer Product Confectionery
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

Consumer Product Confectionery Health & Wellness
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

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August 6, 2015  

Food safety innovations are in demand: study

A study from Frost & Sullivan finds that all throughout the supply chain companies are looking to adopt new food safety technologies; publicized cases of foodborne illnesses are creating more awareness among consumers

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July 28, 2015  

Sweet spreads

Hershey Canada has launched Reese Spreads, based on the

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July 10, 2015  

CETA will add billions to Canada’s goods exports to Europe, but…

The elimination of tariffs under CETA will add $1.4 billion to Canadian goods exports to Europe by 2022, but companies can’t sit back and just wait for that to boost their sales; innovation is still key

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July 7, 2015  

Functional carb

Beneo GmbH will be highlighting its Palatinose functional carbohydrate ingredient at IFT15. Palatinose, which is a low hygroscopic and highly stable sucrose alternative, works well in baked goods

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July 6, 2015  

Hold onto your hats: El Niño could shake up markets this year: report

A report from Rabobank says El Niño is expected to intensify through 2015, which could mean volatility across agri commodity markets, especially for wheat, sugar and coffee

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July 2, 2015  

Safe Food Canada receives funding to advance its cause

Safe Food Canada – The Learning Partnership has received almost $1 million to help the not-for-profit enhance food safety nationwide

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June 30, 2015  

New valves are clean, reliable and straightforward

Festo says its new VZQA pinch valves are a clean, reliable and straightforward solution for controlling and shutting off a wide range of media flows, whether liquid, fibrous, particulate or granular.

Consumer Product Confectionery
June 22, 2015  

Creamy chews

Lancaster Soft Caramels from Hershey Canada take the classic

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June 15, 2015  

RCC announces Grand Prix New Product winners

The Retail Council of Canada has announced the winners of its prestigious Canadian Grand Prix New Product Awards program

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June 8, 2015  

Small businesses want premiers to reduce Canadian internal trade barriers

European companies could have better access to Canadian opportunities than a business in a neighbouring province if Canada’s Agreement on Internal Trade isn’t updated

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June 8, 2015  

Exports from Ontario’s food and beverage processors increased by 12%

A new report from Food and Beverage Ontario has found that food processors are export oriented but are missing opportunities in their own backyard

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June 5, 2015  

CFIA, FDA to establish joint food safety plan by the fall

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Health Canada and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are working on a joint food safety system to ensure comparable outcomes and reduce duplication

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June 3, 2015  

Consolidation in food industry hits Atlantic Canada hard: report

The Atlantic Provinces Economic Council says consolidation in Atlantic Canada’s food processing sector has cut jobs and plants; and while food shipments have expanded they’re far below national levels