Food In Canada

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May 2, 2014  

Food industry pleased with latest Ontario budget

Ontario Liberal’s latest budget is good news to the Alliance of Ontario Food Processors, the Food & Consumer Products of Canada and many in Ontario’s farm community

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April 30, 2014  

Handheld device can tell you the make up of everything you eat

Consumer Physics’ new SCiO handheld scanner can analyze food, plants and medications. For food, it can give consumers nutritional facts, ripeness and spoilage analysis

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April 10, 2014  

SIAL Canada 2014 showcases the best in food

SIAL Canada 2014 took place from April 2 to 4 in Montreal at the Palais des congrès

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April 4, 2014  

Food industry needs an environment where it can invest, grow and compete: CAPI

The Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute has released a study of 13 companies across Canada and says it has found a recipe for their success

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April 1, 2014  

New patent makes cleaning, sanitizing easier

Dynamic Conveyor new removable retaining walls for its DynaClean systems reduce the time it takes to clean and sanitize the conveyors

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March 28, 2014  

Eating my fill

What it’s like to be judge for the Canadian Grand Prix New Product Awards program

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March 26, 2014  

Think globally, source locally

Asian and European flavours, along with comfort food and locally sourced ingredients, are among the influences shaping food in Canada

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March 20, 2014  

Nova Scotia pie producer expanding operations

Apple Valley Foods receives government investments of $3.5 million

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March 18, 2014  

Specialty box for food transport, storage

Buckhorn Inc. has introduced the Intrepid 48”x40” bulk box designed to transport and store food, liquids and powders

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March 14, 2014  

A closer look at seniors’ shopping habits reveals opportunities: survey

The Nielsen Global Survey About Aging finds retailers in North America are meeting seniors’ needs, but food manufacturers could do more

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March 11, 2014  

Industry welcomes Canada-South Korea Free Trade Agreement

The federal government says the agreement will mean Canadian consumers will benefit from a greater variety of goods at lower prices and Canadian industry will enjoy a level playing field

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February 27, 2014  

[Updated] Highbury Canco to take over Heinz plant

Heinz reaches preliminary deal for its Leamington, Ont. facility

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February 26, 2014  

Ontario tomato processor/canner expands

Thomas Canning received $3 million from the province to help the company expand its operations, creating 40 new full-time jobs

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February 25, 2014  

Purple tomatoes from the U.K. are grown in Canada for further research

Scientists in the U.K. have developed a purple tomato with added health benefits; it’s being grown and harvested in Ontario

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February 20, 2014  

Horticulture sector receives $7-million investment

Federal funding will go toward boosting competitiveness and opening new markets

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February 12, 2014  

Budget 2014: $390 million for food safety could be better allocated: expert

The federal government released its 2014 Budget this week, which includes $390 million to enhance food safety

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February 11, 2014  

“OB” and double “V” – Focus on Food Safety

Many in the agri-food industry are concerned about the

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January 31, 2014  

February is Apple Month

B.C. Tree Fruits partners with chefs to celebrate Canadian apples

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January 31, 2014  

Heinz Canada says it will pay tomato growers $1.8 million

Goodwill payment will go to growers who supplied to Leamington, Ont. plant

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January 28, 2014  

Scientists create method to detect GM foods

Scientists from China have developed a test that can do a comprehensive scan to detect genetically modified foods

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January 27, 2014  

Feds invest in berry industry

B.C. berry growers to benefit from new production practices

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January 21, 2014  

Food companies need to improve on HACCP: global report

Canadian food processors don’t fare too badly coming in at above the global average in the BRC’s latest report Food Safety – A Global View

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January 16, 2014  

Ontario growers celebrate record grape harvest

Harvest valued at almost $100 million

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January 15, 2014  

CLIC International sold to Saskatchewan pulse processor

Alliance Grain Traders to establish Quebec division

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January 14, 2014  

Growers work to protect crops and bees

Grain Growers of Canada and Manitoba Corn Growers are taking steps to protect bees and crops and have released position papers on the issue

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January 9, 2014  

Investment to help food companies reach export markets

An investment of almost $3 million will help the Canadian Food Exporters Association and food and beverage processors boost sales in international markets

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January 9, 2014  

Greenhouse producers seek light during darkest days

Supplemental lighting is necessary in greenhouses during the winter, but it’s not as simple as flipping a switch

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January 6, 2014  

Plant closures not a blow for food manufacturing in Canada: report

A report from the George Morris Centre says Canada’s food manufacturing industry is poised for more sustained economic growth and prosperity if it focuses on key changes, new investments and greater competitiveness

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January 6, 2014  

California vegetable processor opens Canadian plant

Gonzales, Calif.-based Misionero Vegetables has opened a 70,000-sq.-ft. processing

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December 6, 2013  

New Xpert S400 X-ray System Offers Application Flexibility for Tall-Profile Packages

Tall-profile package inspection will now benefit from a new flexible, easier-to-use and more cost-effective horizontal beam X-ray system.

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December 6, 2013  

Stepping up to the plate

Plant-based proteins step into the spotlight as sales of vegetarian products surge in North America

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July 31, 2013  

Feds invest $15 million in pulse sector

Funding will go to Pulse Canada for research cluster

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July 26, 2013  

Juice maker signs deal to privatize

B.C.’s Sun-Rype Products to go private in $94-million deal

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January 3, 2013  

Price, access make it difficult for Atlantic Canadians to eat healthy

The latest Eating Patterns in Canada study shows that Atlantic Canadians are more concerned about nutrition but price and access to fresh foods may be affecting their diets

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November 6, 2012  

Quebec juice giant recognized for healthy workplace

Lassonde receives gold in Canada Awards for Excellence

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September 4, 2012  

Harvest time

Vegetable processing giant Bonduelle North America continues to reap rewards by freezing out the competition