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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 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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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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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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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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February 17, 2016  

Ancient grains

Felicetti pasta features organic farro, kamut and durum strains

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February 10, 2016  

Ancient additions

Food producers look to the past as they add the benefits of ancient grains to more baked goods, snacks and sides

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December 11, 2015  

Fonds de solidarité FTQ invests $3 million in Zinda

The Quebec development capital fund’s investment will help Zinda Products purchase and install a production line for pearl couscous

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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

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October 13, 2015  

G3 Canada to build new grain terminal in Hamilton

New terminal at Port of Hamilton will originate grains and oilseeds out of Southern Ontario for export to global markets

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August 27, 2015  

Viterra adds processing capabilities with latest acquisition

Regina-based Viterra Inc. has acquired a canola and soybean crushing and refining plant based in Bécancour, Que.

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August 21, 2015  

Ardent Mills acquires Ontario flour mill

Denver, Colo.-based Ardent Mills has acquired a flour mill in Mississauga, Ont. from Mondelez Canada. Details were not disclosed

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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

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July 24, 2015  

Cargill opens canola refinery in Saskatchewan

Company’s first canola refinery in Canada is its largest in North America

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July 23, 2015  

Nature’s Path acquires organic business

Company will add Country Choice Organic brand to its portfolio

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July 14, 2015  

Students create chocolate cake with pulse-based flour and pea fibre

The 2015 Mission:ImPULSEible drew student participants from across Canada who created foods featuring pulses, such as peas, lentils, beans and chickpeas

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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

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July 10, 2015  

Two dozen agriculture and agri-food projects to share funding

Twenty-four research and development projects covering animal and human health in Manitoba’s agriculture and agri-food sector will share more than $2 million from the province and the feds

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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

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June 30, 2015  

New valves are clean, reliable and straightforward

Festo says its new VZQA pinch valves are a clean, reliable and straightforward solution for controlling and shutting off a wide range of media flows, whether liquid, fibrous, particulate or granular.

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April 20, 2015  

Easy test for tree nuts

Neogen has launched a rapid test that can detect the presence of six tree nuts in a single test in just 10 minutes after extraction

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April 15, 2015  

Ag sector provided one in eight jobs in Canada in 2013: report

According to the Overview of the Canadian Agriculture and Agri-Food System 2015, Canada’s agriculture and agri-food sector generated $106.9 B to Canada’s economy in 2013

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April 8, 2015  

Feds put $30 million toward food safety

Over the next five years, the federal government will invest $30.7 million to strengthen Canada’s ability to anticipate, detect and respond to food safety risks

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April 6, 2015  

Whole grains linked to lower mortality: study

A study from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health has found that eating more whole grains can lower mortality by up to 15% – particularly when it comes to cardiovascular disease-related mortality

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March 19, 2015  

Sanitizer for raw edible seeds

Agri-Neo has created Neo-Pure, a natural and biodegradable method for fighting bacteria – using peracetic acid – with a 99.9% efficacy

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March 16, 2015  

Cigi to revamp equipment and enhance applied research

A $2-million investment means the Canadian International Grains Institute can upgrade its equipment, enhance its research activities, and support farmers and industry

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March 6, 2015  

On-farm food safety projects receive funding

Almost 300 on-farm food safety projects – including hog, beef and poultry farms – in Manitoba will receive part of a $1.5 million government investment

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February 24, 2015  

Canada’s farming future looks strong

The federal government has released its 2015 Canadian Agricultural Outlook, which points to a strong future for the ag sector

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February 11, 2015  

MRRM sold to French rice producer

Montreal-based rice processor sold for $11 million

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January 16, 2015  

Manitoba wants to see its food sector worth $5.5 billion by 2022

Manitoba released a strategy to help grow its food processing industry; even the small-scale food sector in the province wants to play an important role in promoting healthy eating while also building a vibrant food economy

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December 10, 2014  

Food retail prices expected to increase in 2015, but only marginally: report

The annual Food Price Report 2015 is out and says Canadians should expect increases of between .3 per cent and 2.4 per cent in the coming year

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December 9, 2014  

Pollinator Award goes to unique family farm in Alberta

An Alberta family farm with a unique approach to farming and a community supported agriculture method are recognized for their efforts to protect pollinators

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November 26, 2014  

Canada is world’s top per capita ag trader: report

Farm Credit Canada’s annual report Ag Economics: A 2014 Look at Global Trade shows agriculture is a major contributor to Canada’s growth

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October 28, 2014  

CIGI has more funds for market development

The Canadian International Grains Institute received $15 million in funding to help it develop new markets, and offer more technical support and customer care.

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October 22, 2014  

Glamorous grains

Barley may not be sexy, but a campaign is on to shake up the image of this healthy, hearty grain