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June 7, 2017  

Are Canadians skipping meals? A new study finds they are

A new study from Dalhousie University finds that certain demographics in Canada are skipping more meals and choosing instead to snack

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June 6, 2017  

Feds launch new job-creating initiative

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada announced $950 million in funding for superclusters

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June 2, 2017  

The results of the Canadian Grand Prix are in!

The Retail Council of Canada and its judges have selected the best new products and released the winners of the annual Canadian Grand Prix Awards

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May 30, 2017  

$17 million to go toward Canadian genomics projects

Genome Canada announced $17 million in funding will go toward genomics research projects that will help agriculture and agri-food thrive

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May 30, 2017  

Canada, Germany extend bonds of research

In a statement, the Canada’s federal government has announced closer ties with Germany when it comes to agricultural research

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May 29, 2017  

Federal government launches online consultations

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada wants Canadians to participate in a survey to help shape A Food Policy for Canada

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May 18, 2017  

Which province scored an A in the first-ever food report card?

The Conference Board of Canada has released Canada’s Food Report Card: Provincial Performance, a report that assesses each province’s food systems and food sectors.

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May 10, 2017  

Evolution in Food Trends

Innovation is critical for success in the packaged foods

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May 8, 2017  

Two new labs to study how consumers buy their food

The University of Guelph has opened two high-tech labs to research how consumers shop in grocery retail and how they respond to ads

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May 7, 2017  

Food safety organization releases latest benchmarking requirements

GFSI or Global Food Safety Initiative has released the seventh edition of its Benchmarking Requirements

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May 4, 2017  

Pasta maker turns 150

Catelli Foods shares Canada’s birthday milestone

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May 3, 2017  

What’s new in natural?

Natural flavours and colours continue to have huge appeal for consumers, meaning there are more opportunities to innovate

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April 25, 2017  

SIAL Innovation Finalists

Now in it’s 10th year, SIAL INNOVATION celebrates innovative

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April 25, 2017  

Easy to use phytosterol system

LIPOPHYTOL phytosterol system is new from Lipofoods. The company says it’s a highly concentrated, water-dispersable source of plant sterols in an easy to use format.

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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 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 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 12, 2017  

Health Canada proposes a ban on PHOs

Health Canada wants to take its efforts to get Canadians to eat healthier to another level – prohibiting the use of partially hydrogenated oils or PHOs in all foods sold in Canada

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April 9, 2017  

The gut microbiome revolution

Why all the interest in a healthy gut? Emerging research about the “microbiome” is making media headlines, and consumers are eager to learn how to harness the benefits.

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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 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 20, 2017  

Survey releases list of food and beverage winners – and more food trends

The list of food and beverage winners from BrandSpark International’s annual Best New Product Awards is out. The BNPAs also tap into how Canadian consumers are shopping today and how they feel about innovation

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March 15, 2017  

Food processors in B.C. receive a boost

B.C.’s Buy Local program is helping 20 local food manufacturers produce innovative food products and distribute them to more consumers throughout the province

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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 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 24, 2017  

Pea protein crisp

PGP International has launched a new 60% protein crisp which is set to provide food manufacturers with a competitive edge in a market where energy-boosting protein, weight management and clean eating is in high demand

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February 16, 2017  

Probiotics can reduce the use of antibiotics in livestock: study

An AAFC research scientist has found that probiotics’ anti-inflammatory effects could improve livestock intestinal health

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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 10, 2017  

Ontario processor expands to meet demand for tempeh

Henry’s Tempeh in Kitchener, Ont. has moved into new facilities and is expanding its processing capabilities to boost production

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February 8, 2017  

Seed power

The “powerhouse seeds,” including chia, flax, pumpkin, hemp and sesame, are nutritious and on-trend for 2017

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February 8, 2017  

Pizza Nova’s Puro Promise uses the best Canadian ingredients

Pizza Nova’s Puro Promise pledges to offer its consumers only the best and freshest Canadian ingredients

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February 8, 2017  

Protein ingredient that’s not from whey protein

NZMP, Fonterra’s dairy ingredients business, has developed a protein ingredient that can deliver more protein than other standard whey protein offerings and isn’t made from whey protein.

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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