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Opinion Bake & Snack Food Health & Wellness Specialty Foods Food Trends Packaging
January 9, 2017  

How Healthy Crunch cultivated a rapidly growing brand

Brand owners dream of retail chains eager to list

Feature Health & Wellness Specialty Foods Food Trends
December 8, 2016  

Goodbye diets

Consumers say hello to a holistic wellness approach

Opinion Health & Wellness Regulation
December 8, 2016  

Front-of-packaging nutrition labelling

Health Canada is turning up the heat on healthy

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November 25, 2016  

Nestlé’s youth employment program making good progress

The first year of the food giant’s youth employment initiative saw more than 600 new hires

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November 16, 2016  

Bread plus pulses

Country Harvest Canadian Rustic Bean Bread from Weston Bakeries

Consumer Product Confectionery Health & Wellness
November 16, 2016  

Fair trade chocolate

Chocolate Bark is the latest product from PRANA. Made

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October 24, 2016  

Canada begins process to revise Food Guide

The revisions aim to reflect the latest scientific evidence on diet and health

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October 20, 2016  

Top 10 Innovative Products chosen at Grocery Innovations

At Grocery Innovations Canada, which took place Oct. 17 and 18 in Toronto, 10 products were chosen as the most innovative products at the show

Opinion Health & Wellness Specialty Foods Food Trends
October 14, 2016  

Health Food Barometer: 7 Opportunities

With today’s rapid rate of new product launches, it’s

Feature Bake & Snack Food Health & Wellness Food Trends
October 11, 2016  

Getting serious about cereal bars

We recently set out to explore a small part of the serious world of cereal bars to see if they are all equally serious contenders

Feature Bake & Snack Food Beverages Dairy Health & Wellness Meat &Poultry Food Trends
October 11, 2016  

Rise and dine

Nutritious and convenient breakfast alternatives fuel the day

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October 11, 2016  

From the tree of life

Grown in Africa on the continent’s ancient baobab trees, baobab is now an up-and-coming superfruit in the North American marketplace

News Health & Wellness Food In Canada
September 28, 2016  

Natural Products Canada hires initial team

Canada’s new national centre of excellence for the commercialization of natural products has completed its initial round of hiring

Feature Bake & Snack Food Health & Wellness Ingredients & Additives Specialty Foods
September 26, 2016  

Company Profile: Left Coast Naturals

Today Left Coast Naturals is a thriving business with approximately 50 employees and more than $20 million in annual sales

Feature Health & Wellness Ingredients & Additives
September 26, 2016  

Spices with benefits

While it’s been in use for thousands of years, turmeric has recently been skyrocketing in popularity, not only for its flavour but also for its purported medicinal properties

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September 26, 2016  

Pure protein

New protein options are all about clean ingredients and added healthiness

Opinion Health & Wellness Ingredients & Additives Regulation
August 16, 2016  

The bitter and sweet on sugar labelling

The U.S. has recently finalized rule making on nutrition

Feature Health & Wellness Seafood Specialty Foods Food Trends
August 16, 2016  

By the sea

Sea asparagus, also known as Salicornia or samphire, may not be a household name yet – but this wild vegetable is well on its way to becoming more popular in Canada

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August 16, 2016  

Spilling the beans

The International Year of Pulses presents opportunities for Canadian producers and processors

Feature Fruit & Vegetables Health & Wellness
August 16, 2016  

Growing in the north

Local producers and communities are making the cultivation of fresh fruit and vegetables feasible in Northern Canada

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August 11, 2016  

Research project aims to increase use of pulses in breads

UK bakery brand Warburtons is teaming up with the Canadian International Grains Institute on an pulse research project aimed at increasing the use of pulse flours in the food industry

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July 26, 2016  

AVOKE wins Probiotic Innovation Jumpstart program

Ganeden’s Probiotic Innovation Jumpstart program saw entrant Daniel Karsevar taking home $25,000 for AVOKE to support the launch of new vegan, avocado-based smoothie bowls made with probiotics

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July 5, 2016  

The business of farming insects

Brothers Darren, Ryan and Dr. Jarrod Goldin run Entomo Farms, an insect business north east of Toronto

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June 27, 2016  

Canada invests in gluten-free awareness

The Canadian government is investing more than $500,000 for the Canadian Celiac Association to help increase awareness and enhance access to Canadian sources of gluten-free grains

Feature Fruit & Vegetables Health & Wellness Specialty Foods Food Trends
June 8, 2016  

Vegging out

For consumers seeking vegetarian and meat-replacement options, a wide variety of packaged, ready-to-eat choices, spanning an array of global cuisines, awaits

Opinion Health & Wellness Ingredients & Additives Food Safety Regulation
June 8, 2016  

Supplemented foods

Canadian food regulations are very prescriptive and prohibitive on

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June 1, 2016  

Creating a cancer-fighting ice syrup

Researchers at Brock University have teamed up with a local firm to add potential cancer-fighting health benefits to their sweet ice syrup

Feature Health & Wellness Ingredients & Additives Food Trends Packaging
May 12, 2016  

Squeaky Clean

Challenges and limitations remain as companies continue to clean up their labels. But does the focus need to be on changing consumer perceptions?

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May 6, 2016  

“Superfoods” soaring in popularity

Mintel research shows that nutrient-packed food and beverage items known as “superfoods” have become increasingly popular in the past five years

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April 14, 2016  

And the winners are…

The 2016 Leadership Awards

Feature Health & Wellness Ingredients & Additives Specialty Foods Food Trends Packaging
April 14, 2016  

New Products Expo West

Review of the 36th New Products Expo West at the Anaheim Convention Center, California

Feature Health & Wellness Ingredients & Additives Seafood Specialty Foods Food Trends Research & Development
April 14, 2016  

Sea Superfood

Canada and other Western countries have been slow to realize the benefits of seaweed – but that’s now changing

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April 14, 2016  

Mars Food launches global health and wellness initiative

Mars’s new “Health and Wellbeing Ambition” will roll out over the next five years, with an aim of creating and promoting healthier food choices

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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

News Health & Wellness Food In Canada
January 7, 2016  

CHFA’s top health food trends for 2016

The Canadian Health Food Association has identified five natural health trends that will shape the health food industry in 2016

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December 8, 2015  

Liquid gold

Quebec City-area honey producer Ruchers Promiel continues to see its products fly off shelves