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February 15, 2018  

AAFC announces programs for the agriculture and agri-food sector

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada has launched six federal programs under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership to help strengthen the agriculture and agri-food sector

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February 6, 2018  

A new food and agriculture coworking space opens in Alberta

The Food Central Cowork is Western Canada’s first food and agriculture coworking space intentionally designed for innovators

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January 31, 2018  

The Rise and Fall of National Food Brands – commentary

Dr. Oetker in Grand Falls and Campbell’s in Toronto: two closures, almost 600 jobs. The bloodbath in food manufacturing in Canada continues. But despite appearances, the future in food processing has never looked brighter

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January 26, 2018  

Agri-food centre opens in Saskatchewan

The $17.5-million Agri-Food Innovation Centre will be the primary spot to develop and commercialize new food products for Saskatchewan’s food industry

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January 25, 2018  

24 agri-food companies in Southern Ontario receive seed funding

Bioenterprise Corporation and Innovation Guelph say 24 companies are the third round to receive $30,000 each to help with branding, marketing, prototyping and attracting investment

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January 24, 2018  

Canada agrees to revised TPP

A statement from the federal government says the revised TPP agreement will benefit farmers and food processors

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January 24, 2018  

CPMA launches food safety fund

The Canadian Produce Marketing Association has launched the Canadian Food Safety Fund to support food safety research and education

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January 17, 2018  

Canadian food and beverage companies launch new organization

More than 1,500 food and beverage processing companies from across Canada have launched Food & Beverage Canada, a new national voice that will be based in Ottawa

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January 12, 2018  

Training is an investment, not an expense

Strong employee training programs increase engagement and productivity. Not all learning, however, is created equal, says NSF International

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January 4, 2018  

Quebec food processors get new funding program

The federal government and province of Quebec have launched a new program to help Quebec food processors market their products throughout the province

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December 29, 2017  

Blockchain, agrifood’s new Uber?

To address lurking food safety and fraud concerns, can blockchain technologies be the answer?

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December 28, 2017  

Toronto chef helps Egg Farmers of Canada inspire consumers (recipes included)

Chef Lynn Crawford and the Egg Farmers of Canada are asking Canadian consumers to share their wholesome recipes using #RecipesThatGive and support community food banks across Canada

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December 11, 2017  

Pet food by the book

Thinking of entering Canada’s pet food industry? Be prepared for both regulations and voluntary recommendations

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November 30, 2017  

Canada’s organic sector continues to capture market share: report

The Canada Organic Trade Association released its latest analysis, finding that the organic sector is continuing to grow with two-thirds of shoppers adding organics to their purchases each week

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November 20, 2017  

Sanitary protection

Tolomatic Inc.’s IMA food grade servo linear actuator offers sanitary protection in wash-down applications.

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November 15, 2017  

Start-up food and beverage entrepreneurs can qualify for funding

District Ventures Accelerator and District Ventures Capital are helping consumer packaged goods companies in the start up phase with cash investments

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November 14, 2017  

DNA doesn’t lie: new technology authenticates food ingredients

A University of Guelph professor is helping food manufacturers verify whether their products contain adulterated ingredients or not

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November 13, 2017  

Shipping without the worry and stress

Old Dominion offers a simplified transborder shipping process with a single-point of contact

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November 13, 2017  

Ag and agri-food in Canada continues to grow: report

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada just released its annual agricultural report, and says the sector accounts for more than 6% of Canada’s GDP

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November 6, 2017  

Complete U.S. coverage with one carrier

Old Dominion Freight Line offers direct loading to major cities, maintaining on-time service while limiting exposure to loss or damage

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October 29, 2017  

The rise of the “grocerant”: commentary

The “grocerant” model is going mainstream, and it’s not just because of Millennials. It’s much more complicated than that

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October 27, 2017  

Weigh it!

Mettler Toledo’s new contamination-free weigh modules can be easily installed

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October 20, 2017  

CFIA, FDA sign memorandum of understanding

Canada’s CFIA and the U.S. FDA have agreed to share food safety science information, which helps to keep consumers safe

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October 19, 2017  

Food performance: How does Western Canada measure up?

The Conference Board of Canada is holding its 6th Annual Canadian Food & Drink Summit in December, and will explore food performance, agriculture and Canada’s National Food Policy

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October 19, 2017  

Clean and disinfected

PURE Bioscience Inc. offers a range of products for food processors that focus on the challenges of pathogen and hygienic control

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October 18, 2017  

Commentary: NAFTA and Canada

Sylvain Charlebois says NAFTA’s potential end is Canada’s greatly needed wake-up call

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October 16, 2017  

Gain efficiencies and transparency

Old Dominion Freight Line’s state-of-the-art technology reduces handling and transit times

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October 12, 2017  

The total package

Packaging design has moved to simpler, bolder looks, incorporating trends from the artisanal craft movement with unique experiential elements

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October 12, 2017  

Rethinking Innovation

The value of health and well-being programs

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October 10, 2017  

Manage time-specific deliveries

For time-sensitive shipments to and from Canada, Old Dominion can help clients meet required delivery windows with an over 99% on-time rate

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September 21, 2017  

Organizations call on food companies to simplify date labels

The Consumer Goods Forum and Champions 12.3 are calling on food companies worldwide to simplify date labels and help reduce food waste and greenhouse gases

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September 19, 2017  

2017 Grant Thornton Executive Forum

This year’s Grant Thornton Executive Forum includes companies from across Canada and a conversation about growth and new markets

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September 18, 2017  

Seamless transborder shipping

Old Dominion Freight Line can help companies reduce paperwork and delays for seamless transborder shipments

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September 15, 2017  

The nature of success

Do food and beverage companies need to be in growth mode to have a positive impact?

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September 15, 2017  

Food recall effectiveness

Food safety expert, Ron Wasik, offers an overview of approaches to enhance food recall effectiveness

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September 15, 2017  

20 years of writing for Food in Canada – Part I

Regular columnist and regulatory guru, Gary Gnirss, dishes on how Canadian food regulations and the food industry have changed over the last 20 years