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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 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  

La Caisse creates investment fund for Quebec’s agri-food sector

The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec has created a $125-million fund to help support small and medium size businesses and farmers in Quebec’s agri-food sector.

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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 19, 2017  

Select Food Products adds a new manufacturing line

Select Food will now manufacture French’s Ketchup with homegrown tomatoes

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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  

Ontario vegetable grower to build $4-million DC

Demand has grown so much for NatureFresh that the company is building its fifth distribution centre in Leamington, Ont.

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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 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  

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 9, 2017  

Filling the growing labour gap

More changes are on the way to foreign worker programs, but the food processing industry is calling for a more permanent solution to its ongoing labour shortage

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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 24, 2017  

Ontario’s greenhouse sector receives funding from province

Ontario is providing $19 million to support the Greenhouse Competitiveness and Innovation Initiative. The greenhouse sector will use the support to create, adopt and invest in innovative new technologies

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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 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 28, 2017  

Ontario’s apple industry contributes $634 million to the province’s economy: study

A study by JRG Consulting has found that the Ontario apple industry generates an annual economic activity of $634 million and employs more than 5,100 people

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February 27, 2017  

Hottest trend in foodservice? Craft beer

According to a recent survey conducted by Restaurants Canada – craft beer and microbrews are here to stay. The survey asks chefs across Canada to list the hottest trends in foodservice

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February 24, 2017  

Study finds that Canadian consumers are concerned about food fraud

A study from Dalhousie University has found that Canadians are concerned about food fraud. It also turned up evidence that food fraud is prevalent in the Canadian marketplace

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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  

Take action with the new Coretakr

FTNON’s new robotic Coretakr makes lettuce core removal painless.

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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 13, 2017  

CFP acquires Okanagan Valley cherry marketer and distributor

Consolidated Fruit Packers of Kelowna has acquired an Okanagan Valley-based cherry marketer and distributor. The acquisition will increase CFP’s acreage and position in Canada’s fruit market

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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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January 30, 2017  

High-protein bean

CK Ingredients’ Lupini bean ingredients are label-friendly, kosher-certified, free of GMOs and suitable for gluten-free formulations

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January 30, 2017  

B.C. food companies receiving $2.3 million in innovation investments

36 new projects are receiving more than $2.3 million in funding towards a range of innovative projects in B.C.’s agri-food sector

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January 17, 2017  

Innovative tech helps Holland Marsh growers protect crops

A new project is testing technologies that will make Integrated Pest Management (IPM) programs for key crops more efficient and cost effective

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January 12, 2017  

The search for new fresh grape varieties for Ontario

Growers and nurseries are asking for more varieties to extend their season

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January 5, 2017  

Ontario co-op worldwide leader in edible beans

Hensall District Co-operative Inc. is a global leader in the edible dry bean and food grade soybean business

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January 3, 2017  

B.C. food bank installing “vertical garden”

A food bank in Cloverdale, B.C. is installing an innovative growing wall, capable of producing up to 600 lbs of fresh produce yearly

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December 28, 2016  

Interest in Canadian agriculture education growing

There is a growing interest in agriculture education in Canada, along with an increasing number of job opportunities in the industry