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April 9, 2017  

Canadian governments finalize the Canadian Free Trade Agreement

Canadian federal, provincial and territorial governments have concluded negotiations on a new Canadian Free Trade Agreement they say will help expand businesses and increase economic growth across the country.

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April 9, 2017  

SFCR and food safety – Part II

This month I’ll continue to look at some of

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April 9, 2017  

The flavour in food labelling modernization

The flavour of food must be appealing in order to sell a product. But it’s not too often we get to sample food before we buy. Instead, the principal means of communicating flavours on a packaged consumer food is via its label.

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April 6, 2017  

The evolution of culinology

News from the Research Chefs Association’s RCA 2017 Annual Conference & Culinology Expo; RCA’s regional Lunch & Learns; and a tour of the Culinary Institute of Canada

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April 3, 2017  

BC’s agrifood and seafood sectors set export record

Agrifood and seafood companies in BC set a new record for exports in 2016, which reached a high of $3.8 billion

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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 16, 2017  

Canada’s Food Sector: A Strategy for Change?

Developing a national food strategy for the Canadian food and beverage industry is key, writes Gary Fread. But with major changes coming at the sector, developing a strategy is fraught with challenges. Here are some of the big ones

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March 16, 2017  

60% of Canadian food, beverage companies are investing in innovation: report

BDO’s latest report takes a look at the future of food & beverage, and transportation, warehousing and distribution, and finds that innovation and advancing technology are helping business leaders remain optimistic

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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 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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December 5, 2016  

Dane Creek invests in Midgard Insect Farm

Midgard crickets are one of the featured ingredients used in Dane Creek’s Dockside brand of planet-friendly pet food products

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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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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

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June 8, 2016  

Catering to finicky felines and their owners

Super-premium food is in demand by today’s Canadian pet parents

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December 8, 2015  

Wild at heart

Business is booming for raw pet food manufacturers, but the industry still has critics. Manufacturers are hoping regulations and scientific studies will put an end to the question marks around raw pet food

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September 11, 2015  

FDA begins finalizing new food safety rules

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration finalized the first two of seven new food safety rules for food manufacturers, placing greater emphasis on the prevention of foodborne illness

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August 7, 2015  

U.S. scientists show how bacteriophages can be made more effective

In a recent study, scientists at Cornell University show how they can make bacteriophages better weapons against foodborne bacteria such as Listeria

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August 6, 2015  

Food safety innovations are in demand: study

A study from Frost & Sullivan finds that all throughout the supply chain companies are looking to adopt new food safety technologies; publicized cases of foodborne illnesses are creating more awareness among consumers

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July 10, 2015  

CETA will add billions to Canada’s goods exports to Europe, but…

The elimination of tariffs under CETA will add $1.4 billion to Canadian goods exports to Europe by 2022, but companies can’t sit back and just wait for that to boost their sales; innovation is still key

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July 6, 2015  

Pulse Canada set to launch massive campaign

Pulse Canada received a boost of $3.5 million to launch a campaign promoting the benefits of peas, lentils, beans and chickpeas to North Americans

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July 2, 2015  

Safe Food Canada receives funding to advance its cause

Safe Food Canada – The Learning Partnership has received almost $1 million to help the not-for-profit enhance food safety nationwide

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June 23, 2015  

Slimming down Fido & Kitty

Obesity is a large concern with Canada’s pets, and pet food companies are responding with more and better products

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June 16, 2015  

Traceability for cans, pouches and trays

Allpax, powered by Pro Mach, has introduced a system for tracing cans, trays and pouches from filling through to sterilization

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June 15, 2015  

RCC announces Grand Prix New Product winners

The Retail Council of Canada has announced the winners of its prestigious Canadian Grand Prix New Product Awards program

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June 8, 2015  

Small businesses want premiers to reduce Canadian internal trade barriers

European companies could have better access to Canadian opportunities than a business in a neighbouring province if Canada’s Agreement on Internal Trade isn’t updated

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June 8, 2015  

Exports from Ontario’s food and beverage processors increased by 12%

A new report from Food and Beverage Ontario has found that food processors are export oriented but are missing opportunities in their own backyard

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June 5, 2015  

CFIA, FDA to establish joint food safety plan by the fall

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Health Canada and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are working on a joint food safety system to ensure comparable outcomes and reduce duplication

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June 1, 2015  

Nutrition Facts Education Campaign to help consumers choose healthier foods

Food industry organizations and the government of Canada unveiled the second phase of the Nutrition Facts Education Campaign, which encourages consumers to choose foods with more of the nutrients they want to consume

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May 21, 2015  

Funding to help increase Canada’s organic sector’s competitiveness

Canada Organic Trade Association received $785,000 to help it increase the visibility of Canada’s organic brand in international markets

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May 20, 2015  

Canadians feel misled by food labels: survey

Hypertension Canada conducted a survey that found Canadian consumers want to see better labels on foods and not just improvements to the Nutrition Facts table