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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

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December 21, 2016  

Do-it-yourself blueberries coming to a garden centre near you

Ontarians will soon be able to easily grow blueberries on their own balconies or patios, thanks to a new agricultural innovation

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December 14, 2016  

Cavendish Farms building new potato plant in Alberta

Cavendish Farms’ new $350-million frozen potato processing plant in Lethbridge, Alta. will replace the current aging plant

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December 6, 2016  

Valley Mushrooms closing Nova Scotia farm

The Nova Scotia mushroom producer has been in business more than 20 years, and the closure will result in 23 jobs lost

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December 6, 2016  

Three Canadian food companies win corporate culture awards

Maple Leaf Foods, Muskoka Brewery, and The Oppenheimer Group all made Waterstone Human Capital’s list of Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures of 2016

News Fruit & Vegetables Seafood Food In Canada
November 29, 2016  

Canada’s first aquaponic food bank farm opens

The Mississauga Food Bank’s new aquaponic farm will help the organization provide clients with fresh fish and vegetables

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November 23, 2016  

Famoso & Mealshare team up for holiday charity program

For every jar of Campania sauce purchased from Famoso, one meal will be provided to a young person in need through Mealshare

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November 16, 2016  

Bread plus pulses

Country Harvest Canadian Rustic Bean Bread from Weston Bakeries

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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 12, 2016  

Super Farm Potato named McCain “Champion Grower”

The Saint-André, N.B. potato grower was named the 2015-2016 McCain Champion Potato Grower for Grand Falls at the 42nd annual McCain Growers’ Banquet

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October 11, 2016  

From the tree of life

Grown in Africa on the continent’s ancient baobab trees, baobab is now an up-and-coming superfruit in the North American marketplace

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September 26, 2016  

Cider’s time to shine

Quenching consumers’ thirst for new flavours, cider producers are putting the fermented fruit drink back on the map

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September 26, 2016  

Pure protein

New protein options are all about clean ingredients and added healthiness

News Fruit & Vegetables Food In Canada Research & Development
September 16, 2016  

Vineland research leading to new grape varieties in Canada

Thanks to a research project at Vineland Research and Innovation Centre, consumers will soon be able to purchase new varieties of fresh grapes grown in Canada

News Fruit & Vegetables Business Operations Food In Canada
September 8, 2016  

Highline acquires Western Canadian organic mushroom grower

Ontario-based mushroom giant Highline has acquired B.C.-based All Seasons Mushrooms

News Fruit & Vegetables Food In Canada Research & Development
August 30, 2016  

Governments invest in Manitoba vegetable research

The federal and Manitoba governments are investing in a new vegetable research site in Manitoba

News Fruit & Vegetables Food In Canada
August 17, 2016  

Ontario berry grower groups may merge

The Ontario Berry Growers’ Association and the Ontario Highbush Blueberry Growers’ Association are considering joining forces to become the Berry Growers of Ontario

Feature Fruit & Vegetables Health & Wellness
August 16, 2016  

Growing in the north

Local producers and communities are making the cultivation of fresh fruit and vegetables feasible in Northern Canada

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August 16, 2016  

Connecting the dots

The Internet of Things and its impact on logistics and the food-to-fork cycle

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July 28, 2016  

Canada needs to improve spread of agriculture research: report

The Agricultural Institute of Canada’s 2016 Conference Report sums up several key findings, one of which is that research dissemination is often neglected

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June 30, 2016  

New blueberry teaching & research farm in Quebec

The new blueberry teaching and research farm in Quebec will be established on land managed by the Corporation d’aménagement Forêt Normandin

Feature Fruit & Vegetables Health & Wellness Specialty Foods Food Trends
June 8, 2016  

Vegging out

For consumers seeking vegetarian and meat-replacement options, a wide variety of packaged, ready-to-eat choices, spanning an array of global cuisines, awaits

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June 8, 2016  

Greenbelt Fund and Ont. invest in bringing local produce to Subway

The investment will help Burnac Produce’s “Stop at Subway for Ontario Grown” project make Ontario-grown tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, and onions available at SUBWAY restaurants during the harvest season

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June 6, 2016  

Ontario invests in Vineland Research and Innovation Centre

Investment will help develop crops that are more resilient to Ontario’s climate, as well as new varieties of vegetables, fruits, wine and flowering plants

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June 3, 2016  

Mediterranean flavours

Sardo Foods offers a taste of the Mediterranean with

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May 18, 2016  

Nova Scotia’s agri-food sector boosts province’s exports

Partly due to strong results in the agri-food sector, Nova Scotia’s exports are expected to grow by six per cent this year and by four per cent in 2017

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May 17, 2016  

State-of-the-art research greenhouse opens in Vineland, Ont.

The largest, most modern pre-commercial horticultural research greenhouse in North America is making its official debut on June 3

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May 3, 2016  

Jerusalem Artichoke Association of Canada launched

Known as topinambour in French, Jerusalem Artichoke is a plant that’s native to Canada

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April 15, 2016  

Canada invests in tech to forecast farm fruit diseases

This project from SemiosBio Technologies Inc. will focus specifically on fire blight in apples, and downy and powdery mildews in grapes

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April 1, 2016  

Canadian mushroom producer Highline sold to Irish company

The Canadian mushroom producer is being acquired by Ireland’s Fyffes plc for $145 million

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February 23, 2016  

2016 Canadian Agricultural Outlook remains strong

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s outlook sees farm incomes reaching record levels for Canadian farmers in 2015, and remaining above average for 2016