Food In Canada

Sector
Fruit & Vegetables

Advertisement

Stories continue below

News Fruit & Vegetables Food In Canada Processing
December 31, 2015  

Federal and Manitoba governments invest in potato processing plant

The Canadian government and the provincial government of Manitoba are investing nearly $380,000 to upgrade a McCain Foods potato processing plant in Carberry, Man.

News Fruit & Vegetables Food In Canada Research & Development
December 16, 2015  

More Ontario potatoes on Ontario plates

Ontario’s potato growers are teaming up with University of Guelph researchers to identify new tasty and nutritious potato varieties that grow well in Ontario

News Fruit & Vegetables Food Safety Packaging
November 16, 2015  

Retailers urged to “follow the science” on sanitisation

PPEC: Corrugated boxes beat reusable crates for cleanliness

News Fruit & Vegetables Food In Canada
November 9, 2015  

Canada now has its own pear variety

Called “Cold Snap,” the new Canadian pear is currently in production in Ontario and Nova Scotia’s Annapolis Valley

News Dairy Fruit & Vegetables Grain & Oilseed Milling Meat &Poultry Food In Canada
November 4, 2015  

Trudeau appoints new Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food

Lawrence MacAulay was officially sworn in as Canada’s Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food in Ottawa on Nov. 4

Feature Fruit & Vegetables Health & Wellness Meat &Poultry Food Trends
October 16, 2015  

Getting cozy with chicken noodle soup

Are canned chicken noodle soups equally pleasing, or should any be left out in the cold?

Consumer Product Fruit & Vegetables Food In Canada
September 24, 2015  

Potato innovation

In an effort to add more innovative potato options,

News Fruit & Vegetables Food In Canada
September 21, 2015  

New bridge enables blueberry development on First Nation land

New Brunswick’s Esgenoôpetitj First Nation community is working to develop the area for wild blueberry harvesting.

News Bake & Snack Food Beverages Confectionery Dairy Fruit & Vegetables Meat &Poultry Pet Food Seafood Specialty Foods Business Operations Exporting & Importing Food Safety
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

Consumer Product Fruit & Vegetables Meat &Poultry Specialty Foods Business Operations
September 2, 2015  

This condiment packs flavour!

Toronto – A new condiment is making waves in

News Fruit & Vegetables Food Safety Research & Development
August 26, 2015  

Salmonella research receives $10 million

Researchers at McGill and Université Laval have received funding to study Salmonella in fruits and vegetables

News Fruit & Vegetables Business Operations
August 12, 2015  

Niagara Natural Fruit Snack Co is now part of the SunOpta family

SunOpta Inc. has acquired Niagara Natural Fruit Snack Company, which is based in Southern Ontario and manufactures all-natural fruit snacks for private label and co-pack applications

News Dairy Fruit & Vegetables Meat &Poultry Pet Food Seafood Specialty Foods Food Safety
August 7, 2015  

U.S. scientists show how bacteriophages can be made more effective

In a recent study, scientists at Cornell University show how they can make bacteriophages better weapons against foodborne bacteria such as Listeria

News Bake & Snack Food Beverages Confectionery Dairy Fruit & Vegetables Meat &Poultry Pet Food Seafood Specialty Foods Food Safety
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

News Fruit & Vegetables Grain & Oilseed Milling Health & Wellness Ingredients & Additives Research & Development Sustainability
August 5, 2015  

Research grant will help Canada feed world’s growing population

A federal grant of $37.2 million over seven years to the University of Saskatchewan will allow researchers to create innovative techniques for crop development

News Fruit & Vegetables Research & Development Sustainability
August 5, 2015  

Team turns food waste into usable food powder called FoPo

A team of graduate students from Sweden’s Lund University has created a way to curb food waste by turning it into a food powder with several innovative uses

News Fruit & Vegetables Business Operations
August 4, 2015  

SunOpta acquires California-based frozen fruit processor

SunOpta Inc. has acquired U.S.-based Sunrise Growers in a deal worth $450 million. The acquisition will position SunOpta as a global leader in the frozen fruit category

News Fruit & Vegetables Processing
July 27, 2015  

Bonduelle to introduce new system to improve vegetable shelf life

$2.5-million federal investment will go towards new technology

News Bake & Snack Food Beverages Confectionery Dairy Fruit & Vegetables Grain & Oilseed Milling Meat &Poultry Pet Food Seafood Specialty Foods Business Operations Exporting & Importing
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

News Fruit & Vegetables Meat &Poultry Food Safety
July 7, 2015  

Climate change and Salmonella infections linked: study

A new study from the University of Maryland School of Public Health has found that extreme heat and precipitation events give rise to an increased risk of Salmonella infections

News Bake & Snack Food Beverages Confectionery Dairy Fruit & Vegetables Grain & Oilseed Milling Health & Wellness Ingredients & Additives Meat &Poultry Pet Food Seafood Specialty Foods Food Safety
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

News Bake & Snack Food Beverages Dairy Fruit & Vegetables Meat &Poultry Seafood Specialty Foods Business Operations Packaging Processing Sustainability
June 30, 2015  

B.C. celebrates its food processors

The B.C. Food Processors Association held its annual awards gala during its eighth annual FoodProWest. The awards celebrate the best of the best foods and processors in the province

News Fruit & Vegetables Specialty Foods Business Operations Regulation Sustainability
June 17, 2015  

New regulations to protect pollinators take effect July 1, 2015

After hearing from stakeholders, Ontario’s proposed regulations to protect pollinators will come into effect July 1. The new regs call for a reduction in the number of acres with neonicotinoid-treated corn and soybean seed by 80% by 2017.

News Bake & Snack Food Beverages Confectionery Dairy Fruit & Vegetables Meat &Poultry Pet Food Seafood Specialty Foods Business Operations Exporting & Importing
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

News Bake & Snack Food Beverages Confectionery Dairy Fruit & Vegetables Meat &Poultry Pet Food Specialty Foods Business Operations Exporting & Importing Processing
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

News Bake & Snack Food Beverages Confectionery Dairy Fruit & Vegetables Meat &Poultry Pet Food Seafood Specialty Foods Business Operations Exporting & Importing Food Safety Processing Regulation
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

News Bake & Snack Food Beverages Confectionery Dairy Fruit & Vegetables Meat &Poultry Seafood Specialty Foods Business Operations Exporting & Importing Processing
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

News Fruit & Vegetables Business Operations
June 2, 2015  

Serres Toundra plans massive greenhouse development

Quebec-based Serres Toundra along with partner AAB Nederland b.v. are planning a 40-hectare greenhouse in Saint Félicien to produce cucumbers

News Bake & Snack Food Beverages Confectionery Dairy Fruit & Vegetables Health & Wellness Ingredients & Additives Meat &Poultry Pet Food Seafood Specialty Foods Packaging Processing Research & Development
June 1, 2015  

Nutrition Facts Education Campaign to help consumers choose healthier foods

Food industry organizations and the government of Canada unveiled the second phase of the Nutrition Facts Education Campaign, which encourages consumers to choose foods with more of the nutrients they want to consume

News Bake & Snack Food Beverages Confectionery Dairy Fruit & Vegetables Ingredients & Additives Meat &Poultry Pet Food Seafood Exporting & Importing
May 21, 2015  

Funding to help increase Canada’s organic sector’s competitiveness

Canada Organic Trade Association received $785,000 to help it increase the visibility of Canada’s organic brand in international markets

News Bake & Snack Food Beverages Confectionery Dairy Fruit & Vegetables Ingredients & Additives Meat &Poultry Pet Food Seafood Specialty Foods Packaging
May 20, 2015  

Canadians feel misled by food labels: survey

Hypertension Canada conducted a survey that found Canadian consumers want to see better labels on foods and not just improvements to the Nutrition Facts table

Feature Fruit & Vegetables Health & Wellness Specialty Foods Food Trends
May 12, 2015  

Bring on the Funk

The fermented food movement is taking off, as consumers seek bolder, nutrient-packed ingredients