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July 8, 2014  

IFT14 in the Big Easy

Here’s a roundup of news and products from the Institute of Food Technologists’ (IFT) Annual Meeting & Food Expo in New Orleans from June 21 to June 24

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July 7, 2014  

Investment will help strengthen Canada’s sunflower industry

The National Sunflower Association of Canada more than $1.8 million so it can develop new seed varieties and boost sunflower acreage in Western Canada

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July 3, 2014  

Environmentally friendly packaging

Cascades has introduced Respak, an eco-friendly alternative to polycoated cardboard

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June 23, 2014  

Dinner is ready

The food Canadians are serving their pets reflects their growing knowledge of nutrition, their strong interest in high-quality ingredients – and the fact that pets are increasingly considered to be members of the family

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June 6, 2014  

Retail Council of Canada unveils the Grand Prix Winners

The Canadian Grand Prix New Product Award winners were announced at a gala in Toronto

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May 15, 2014  

Ontario processors call on provincial party leaders to put agriculture and food in the spotlight

Producer and processor groups are urging candidates in the upcoming Ontario election to debate food and farm issues, grow economy

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May 13, 2014  

MNP/CTAC Executive Round Table 2014

“Adapting and standing out in an ever-changing market” is the theme that guided event discussions, highlighting the issues that are most relevant to the industry and focusing on the dynamics and business concerns of the participants.

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May 7, 2014  

Clean innovations

Bosch Packaging Technology unveils packaging innovations that ensure hygiene standards

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May 7, 2014  

A common language is only useful if adopted

Supply chain traceability has a common language available, but if people won’t make the investment to use the language, miscommunication will continue.

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May 7, 2014  

Where should food safety culture start?

So where should a food safety culture begin? For

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May 7, 2014  

Play it safe

Tips to achieving better food safety

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May 7, 2014  

Researchers find faster, simpler method to detect Listeria

Researchers in Australia say using mass spectrometry technology MALDI-TOF MS can detect even very low levels of Listeria form different foods

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May 6, 2014  

ISO 22000 asks for feedback from stakeholders

The ISO 22000 International Standard on food safety wants input from stakeholders as the committee begins its revision process

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May 2, 2014  

Food industry pleased with latest Ontario budget

Ontario Liberal’s latest budget is good news to the Alliance of Ontario Food Processors, the Food & Consumer Products of Canada and many in Ontario’s farm community

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April 30, 2014  

Handheld device can tell you the make up of everything you eat

Consumer Physics’ new SCiO handheld scanner can analyze food, plants and medications. For food, it can give consumers nutritional facts, ripeness and spoilage analysis

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April 25, 2014  

Pet food processor to open U.S. facility

Champion Petfoods will build Kentucky facility to supply to U.S. customers

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April 16, 2014  

39 products crowned Product of the Year

The Product of the Year consumer-voted competition held its celebration on April 15, announcing 39 winners – many of the foods

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April 4, 2014  

Pet food sector to benefit from new animal nutrition program

Feds invest $1.6 million to set up animal nutrition program at University of Alberta

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April 4, 2014  

Food industry needs an environment where it can invest, grow and compete: CAPI

The Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute has released a study of 13 companies across Canada and says it has found a recipe for their success

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March 28, 2014  

Eating my fill

What it’s like to be judge for the Canadian Grand Prix New Product Awards program

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March 18, 2014  

Specialty box for food transport, storage

Buckhorn Inc. has introduced the Intrepid 48”x40” bulk box designed to transport and store food, liquids and powders

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March 14, 2014  

A closer look at seniors’ shopping habits reveals opportunities: survey

The Nielsen Global Survey About Aging finds retailers in North America are meeting seniors’ needs, but food manufacturers could do more

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March 11, 2014  

Industry welcomes Canada-South Korea Free Trade Agreement

The federal government says the agreement will mean Canadian consumers will benefit from a greater variety of goods at lower prices and Canadian industry will enjoy a level playing field

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February 12, 2014  

Budget 2014: $390 million for food safety could be better allocated: expert

The federal government released its 2014 Budget this week, which includes $390 million to enhance food safety

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February 11, 2014  

Handheld convenience

Cognex Corporation says its new DataMan 8050 series of barcode readers are rugged and fast

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February 11, 2014  

“OB” and double “V” – Focus on Food Safety

Many in the agri-food industry are concerned about the

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February 10, 2014  

The year ahead in food regulation and labelling

Last year was a year of breaking bad that included much discussion and anticipation over the future of food regulation in Canada. It also threw in a few surprises, such as transitioning the authority of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada to Health Canada. Many questions concerning the future of how food will be regulated still need to be addressed.

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January 28, 2014  

Scientists create method to detect GM foods

Scientists from China have developed a test that can do a comprehensive scan to detect genetically modified foods

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January 9, 2014  

Investment to help food companies reach export markets

An investment of almost $3 million will help the Canadian Food Exporters Association and food and beverage processors boost sales in international markets

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January 6, 2014  

Plant closures not a blow for food manufacturing in Canada: report

A report from the George Morris Centre says Canada’s food manufacturing industry is poised for more sustained economic growth and prosperity if it focuses on key changes, new investments and greater competitiveness