Food In Canada

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  • Gryphon’s LAAIR Innovation Showcase and Pitch Competition

    May 17, 2019 by Kristy Nudds

    As part of Canadian Innovation Week, the Research Innovation Office at the University of Guelph (UofG), in partnership with the Ontario Agri-Food Innovation Alliance, is pleased to host the first annual Gryphon’s LAAIR Innovation Showcase and Pitch Competition.  The event, being held on May 21, 2019 in Rozanski Hall

  • IFBA to phase out processed trans fats

    May 9, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    The International Food and Beverage Alliance’s (IFBA) has pledged to phase out industrially-processed trans-fat from the global food supply by 2023. The commitment sets an interesting precedent with regards to how other ‘food villains’ are tackled in processed foods, said

  • Puratos Canada’s releases data from Taste Tomorrow study

    May 6, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Puratos Canada released data from their 2019 Taste Tomorrow study. Taste Tomorrow is the world’s largest independent bakery, patisserie and chocolate consumer survey. The study offers a ‘Foodstep’ into the future by tracking the evolution of trends and unveiling new

  • Feature Food In Canada

    Healthy on my mind

    May 1, 2019 by Gary Gnirss

    If given a choice, most people choose to eat healthy foods. But the question of what is “healthy” is challenging, and should it be a term we use to describe foods or a diet? “Healthy” means many things and differs

  • District Ventures, Circle K stores team up to expand reach of Canadian-made products

    May 1, 2019 by Kristy Nudds

    In a Canadian first, District Ventures has announced a partnership with global convenience industry leader, Circle K, that will see Canadian food and beverage products made more accessible to consumers. Through this newly formed partnership, entrepreneurs who have received capital

  • Unilever to launch CBD infused products

    April 12, 2019 by Kristy Nudds

    Unilever is expanding their product line into the cannabis market with one of their subsidiaries launching a CBD-infused product. According to BNN Bloomberg, Schmidt’s Naturals plans to release deodorant products that will be infused with either hemp or cannabidiol as

  • Government of Canada announces Salmonella outbreak

    April 9, 2019 by Kristy Nudds

    The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) announced an outbreak of Salmonella infections in six provinces: British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec. The source of the outbreak is still unknown, and the investigation is ongoing. As of April

  • DuPont invests in probiotics capacity

    April 3, 2019 by Kristy Nudds

    DuPont announced it has completed construction on its new, state-of-the-art probiotics fermentation unit in Rochester, N.Y. The unit, now largest in the world, is part of a $100 million investment to expand probiotics capacity and enhance delivery of the dietary

  • Yourbarfactory receives funding to expand production

    April 3, 2019 by Kristy Nudds

    Yourbarfactory, a Quebec-based manufacturer and co-packer of allergen-free snack bars has received $850,000 in funding assistance from Canada Economic Development (CED) for Quebec Regions. With these funds, Yourbarfactory plans to improve their production productivity. Yourbarfactory will be using the funding

  • New public opinion research on hot button issues around food

    March 28, 2019 by Kristy Nudds

    A new study provides further understanding into the tides of public opinion around Canadian food, how it’s grown, and the relationship consumers want with farmers and those that process their food.   Public Opinion: a study of Canadian conversations online on

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