Food In Canada


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  • Building Bonds

    March 30, 2009 by Food in Canada

    It might be a rarity in today’s economically challenging times to hear a business owner talk with passion and confidence about the strength of his business. But when you’re talking to Leigh Young, president and owner of Winnipeg, Man.-based To-Le-Do

  • Consumers in Control

    March 30, 2009 by Food in Canada

    Fifteen years ago, it was tough to get consumers to think about where their food came from as long as they could find it at the supermarket. “It’s a different story now,” says Kelly Daynard, program manager at the Guelph,

  • The Best of Ontario Meats

    March 30, 2009 by Food in Canada

    Last month the winners of the Ontario’s Finest Meat Competition were announced during the Ontario Independent Meat Processors annual conference. Products were evaluated in 12 different categories by a panel of industry professionals, and judged based on factors such as

  • Agricultural Ambassadors

    March 30, 2009 by Food in Canada

    When was the last time you visited a farm? For me it was last fall, although I must admit that it wasn’t a “get your boots dirty” type of visit, rather than a social call. But for most consumers, and

  • Feds fund research into more affordable bedding for dairy cows

    March 11, 2009 by Food in Canada

    The government of Canada is investing in research that could help dairy farmers on the East Coast find more affordable sources of bedding for their cows, reports The DairySite.com. The feds are investing $203,000 through Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s Advancing

  • Feds secure trade agreements

    January 28, 2009 by Food in Canada

    A trade mission to India and Hong Kong ended on a high note for Canadian producers. Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada said Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz secured an agreement in-principle with Hong Kong that immediately expands key export opportunities for Canadian

  • New Frontiers

    January 20, 2009 by Food in Canada

    Fred Marques is the first to admit that he knew almost nothing about halal food back in 1990. But that changed after he met with officials from the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA), Canada’s leading halal certification agency. “They

  • Food Development on the Prairies

    January 20, 2009 by Food in Canada

    Four new food processing plants are slated for construction in Manitoba and Saskatchewan over the next couple of years. In what is very good news for Manitoba beef producers, Natural Prairie Beef, a relatively new producer-operated co-operative, has purchased a

  • Manitoba Processors Look to Niche Marketing

    January 20, 2009 by Food in Canada

    With the high price of gas and oil, the high Canadian dollar and the rising cost of other inputs, these are challenging times for Canadian food processors. In Manitoba however, many processors are successfully relying on niche products to overcome

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