Food In Canada

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Fruit & Vegetables

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March 23, 2018  

Early-bird tickets now on sale for FoodBytes! Montreal

FoodBytes! – an event for start-up companies and their entrepreneurs to meet mentors, make connections and acquire the capital they need to grow – hits Montreal on May 16, 2018

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March 20, 2018  

Florida company acquires Huron Produce

Lipman Family Farms’ acquisition of Huron Produce Ltd. is a “win-win transaction” as both companies can offer more to their customers

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March 8, 2018  

Another super berry emerges: the salal berry

University of Victoria plant biologist, Peter Constabel, and his team, discover that the salal berry is packed with antioxidants, making it stiff competition for other berries

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March 7, 2018  

Highline Mushrooms acquires Western-Canadian producer

Ontario-based Highline Mushrooms has acquired B.C.-based Prairie Mushrooms, giving Highline a greater presence in Western Canada

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March 7, 2018  

Don’t miss the 14th North American Summit on Food Safety next month

Mark your calendars for the 14th Annual North American Summit on Food Safety from April 17-18 and ensure you’re fully compliant with SFCA and FSMA

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March 5, 2018  

J.R. Simplot expands facility in Manitoba

The U.S.-based J.R. Simplot Company is investing $460 million to expand its operations in Portage La Prairie, which will add almost 100 jobs

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February 27, 2018  

Initiative helps researchers accelerate their agri-food ideas

The University of Guelph has launched Accelerator Guelph to help the university’s researchers commercialize their often innovative agri-food ideas

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February 23, 2018  

Pitch your idea at FoodBytes!

FoodBytes! – an event for start-up companies and their entrepreneurs to meet mentors, make connections and acquire the capital they need to grow – hits Montreal on May 16, 2018

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February 21, 2018  

Canadians really like their grocery stores: survey

New research from the Argyle Public Relationships Index show consumers have strong relationships with their grocers – in spite of the bread price-fixing scandal

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February 15, 2018  

AAFC announces programs for the agriculture and agri-food sector

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada has launched six federal programs under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership to help strengthen the agriculture and agri-food sector

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February 6, 2018  

A new food and agriculture coworking space opens in Alberta

The Food Central Cowork is Western Canada’s first food and agriculture coworking space intentionally designed for innovators

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February 2, 2018  

Ocean Spray acquires Quebec cranberry grower

Ocean Spray Cranberries Inc. has acquired Atoka Cranberries Inc., which is based in Quebec and home to the fastest-growing cranberry farming region in the world

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January 31, 2018  

The Rise and Fall of National Food Brands – commentary

Dr. Oetker in Grand Falls and Campbell’s in Toronto: two closures, almost 600 jobs. The bloodbath in food manufacturing in Canada continues. But despite appearances, the future in food processing has never looked brighter

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January 29, 2018  

In pursuit of perfect peppers

Ontario farm uses crop selection and branding to gain access to larger markets

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January 26, 2018  

Scientists create a new natural preservative for produce

Scientists at the University of Guelph in Ontario have invented a preservative that can increase shelf life and reduce produce spoilage

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January 25, 2018  

Campbell’s Soup to shutter Toronto plant

Facility will close within 18 months, impacting 380 jobs

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January 25, 2018  

Ag research centre unveils upgrades

The Harrington Research Farm on P.E.I. has completed its $6.8 million upgrades and hired five new agriculture research scientists

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January 25, 2018  

24 agri-food companies in Southern Ontario receive seed funding

Bioenterprise Corporation and Innovation Guelph say 24 companies are the third round to receive $30,000 each to help with branding, marketing, prototyping and attracting investment

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January 24, 2018  

Canada agrees to revised TPP

A statement from the federal government says the revised TPP agreement will benefit farmers and food processors

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January 24, 2018  

CPMA launches food safety fund

The Canadian Produce Marketing Association has launched the Canadian Food Safety Fund to support food safety research and education

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January 17, 2018  

Canadian food and beverage companies launch new organization

More than 1,500 food and beverage processing companies from across Canada have launched Food & Beverage Canada, a new national voice that will be based in Ottawa

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January 16, 2018  

A new natural preservative increases food safety

Fumoir Grizzly, the Université Laval and Merinov have developed a bioingredient they call Bac M35 that can keep fish from growing Listeria monocytogenes

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January 10, 2018  

Mushroom producers join forces

B.C.-based Champ’s Mushrooms and Pennsylvania-based South Mill Mushrooms have merged to become one of the largest producers in North America

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January 8, 2018  

Natural ingredients

Diana Food manufactures natural ingredients from fruits, vegetables and meat.

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January 4, 2018  

Quebec food processors get new funding program

The federal government and province of Quebec have launched a new program to help Quebec food processors market their products throughout the province

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December 29, 2017  

Blockchain, agrifood’s new Uber?

To address lurking food safety and fraud concerns, can blockchain technologies be the answer?

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December 13, 2017  

Canadian families can expect to pay more for groceries in 2018: report

The 8th edition of Canada’s Food Price Report 2018 says La Nina and convenience are going to affect the cost of food

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December 11, 2017  

Stock options

Canadians are choosing healthier soups made with wholesome, locally sourced ingredients

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December 11, 2017  

Quebec salad grower acquires land in B.C. for $60 M

Vegpro International says it will use the land to grow organic greens, creating up to 200 jobs over three years

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December 5, 2017  

Town of Aurora offers space for culinary training

The Canadian Food and Wine Institute of Niagara College will offer courses at a soon-to-be renovated armoury in Aurora, Ont.

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November 30, 2017  

Canada’s organic sector continues to capture market share: report

The Canada Organic Trade Association released its latest analysis, finding that the organic sector is continuing to grow with two-thirds of shoppers adding organics to their purchases each week

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November 24, 2017  

New bioproducts plant a boon for Ontario corn growers

Mirexus Biotechnologies received a $1-million loan from the federal government to get its operations off the ground

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November 22, 2017  

Wholly veggie!

Wholly Veggie! has added some exciting options to the

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November 20, 2017  

Sanitary protection

Tolomatic Inc.’s IMA food grade servo linear actuator offers sanitary protection in wash-down applications.

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November 15, 2017  

Start-up food and beverage entrepreneurs can qualify for funding

District Ventures Accelerator and District Ventures Capital are helping consumer packaged goods companies in the start up phase with cash investments

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November 14, 2017  

DNA doesn’t lie: new technology authenticates food ingredients

A University of Guelph professor is helping food manufacturers verify whether their products contain adulterated ingredients or not