Food In Canada


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Dairy


  • Not so simple

    December 1, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Consumers may have more choice under CETA, but show preference for Canadia

  • Novozymes is helping producers develop oat drinks

    November 28, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Half a billion people worldwide are either vegan or vegetarian, 26 per cent of millennials have already embraced this lifestyle and 73 per cent among them are willing to pay more for sustainable food and drinks. The combination of these

  • Chapman’s ice cream brings home two international awards

    November 1, 2019 by Food in Canada

    Chapman’s won two awards at the International Ice Cream Consortium (IICC). The company’s new Yukon Caribou Ice Cream Bar won Gold for its launch and a Silver for its most recent energy conservation efforts. Chapman’s inspiring Yukon Caribou Ice Cream

  • Culcherd adds dairy-free butter to product line

    October 30, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Culcherd was recently certified both organic and vegan, launched product line extensions and new sustainable packaging. Culcherd recently added “It’s Not Butter” to their product line, which melts just like dairy butter and can be used as a 1:1 replacement.

  • Dairy Farmers of Canada launches new campaign

    October 28, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    A new campaign by the Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) aims to shift perceptions of dairy amongst the next generation of consumers and redefine it in a positive way. Milk. It’s in the stuff you love focuses on Millennial and

  • Saputo acquires Lion Dairy & Drinks in Australia

    October 28, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Saputo Inc. completed the transaction announced on April 26, 2019, and acquired the specialty cheese business of Lion Dairy & Drinks Pty Ltd for a purchase price of A$280 million (approximately CDN$249.5 million), on a cash-free and debt-free basis. The

  • Agropur Cooperative announces new CEO

    October 4, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Agropur Cooperative announces the appointment of Émile Cordeau as chief executive officer effective Oct. 15, 2019. In view of other opportunities for Cordeau, Agropur decided to accelerate its succession plan. In this context, Robert Coallier has announced that he will

  • Loblaw, McCain, Danone support new biodiversity coalition

    September 24, 2019 by Kristy Nudds

    Nineteen agriculture-centric companies, together with the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), launched a new initiative to protect and restore biodiversity within their supply chains and product portfolios. This coalition – named “One Planet Business for Biodiversity” (OP2B) –

  • Federal government invests in Quebec’s dairy processors

    August 22, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    An investment of up to $600,000 made by the Dairy Processor Investment Fund (DPIF) and a repayable contribution of up to $564 000 from the Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions in support of dairy processor Fromagerie Perron Inc. Nutrinor

  • La Ferme Vallée Verte 1912 to increase milk processing capacity by 130 per cent

    August 21, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    The Saint-Jean-De-Matha, Que. diary processor, La Ferme Vallée Verte 1912, received an investment of $120,950 from the Dairy Processing Investment Fund (DPIF). The investment will help to automate the company’s manufacturing system, including their packaging line for the bottling and