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May 4, 2017  

Truly safe

New regulations, technologies and industry attitudes are ensuring consumers are safe and Canada’s food system prospers

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May 3, 2017  

PAC salutes this year’s stars in packaging

PAC, Packaging Consortium held its 2017 Canadian Leadership Awards Gala, which highlights some of the best packages in food and beverage and non-food sectors

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April 24, 2017  

Farm & Food Care Canada has a new identity

The board of Farm & Food Care Canada reviewed its mission and vision and decided to transition to the new Canadian Centre for Food Integrity. The organization says CCFI is better equipped to help build public trust in Canada’s food system

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April 20, 2017  

Federal government must boost focus on agri-food in Canada: report

Making agri-food a national economic priority will help it flourish

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April 18, 2017  

Ontario invests in local food

Through the Greenbelt Fund, the Ontario government is investing more than $830,000 in 24 local agriculture and agri-food projects to boost access to local food across the province

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April 18, 2017  

Grocery chain to invest $1.3 billion into the Canadian economy

Loblaw Companies Limited will spend $1.3 billion to open new stores, renovate more than 500 existing stores and offer more fresh food at select Shoppers Drug Marts.

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April 17, 2017  

Flavours and colours

Gold Coast Ingredients offers a full line of flavours and colours in a variety of consistencies for a wide range of food and beverage sectors.

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April 13, 2017  

CFIA signs agreement with France’s food regulator

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency and the Agence nationale de sécurité sanitaire de l’alimentation, de l’environnement et du travail have signed an agreement to share news in food, plant and animal science

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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 28, 2017  

New culinary space and food incubator to open in Toronto

Kitchen24, a state-of-the-art multi-use culinary space, will be opening in May. Anyone from students and beginners and startups to professionals can rent the space to develop their new food ideas

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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 17, 2017  

B.C. farm-raised salmon reaches a record $745 million in global sales

The B.C. Salmon Farmers Association also says exports to 12 markets were valued at more than $544 million. The U.S. remains the primary destination but exports to Asia have increased by 40% over 2015

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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 14, 2017  

Federal government invests $325 million in Atlantic provinces

The federal government is investing $325 million in the fisheries and seafood sector through a new fund. Under the fund the Atlantic provinces and the government will work together to create jobs and grow the provinces’ economies.

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March 14, 2017  

Feeding the fresh shrimp market from an Ontario hog barn

Paul and Tracy and Brad and Jordan Cocchio have started the first shrimp farm in the province, aptly named First Ontario Shrimp. Building their new business, for which they won a Premier’s Award for Agri-Food Innovation Excellence in 2016, was nothing like they expected.

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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 27, 2017  

Hottest trend in foodservice? Craft beer

According to a recent survey conducted by Restaurants Canada – craft beer and microbrews are here to stay. The survey asks chefs across Canada to list the hottest trends in foodservice

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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 21, 2017  

Marine Harvest to begin value-added production in B.C.

Marine Harvest Canada will start value-added production this summer at its new facility in Surrey, B.C. The site is expected to process approx. 12,000 tonnes of salmon and add 75 new jobs

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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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February 7, 2017  

Seafood company makes $5-million-investment to grow Arctic clam business

Clearwater Seafoods Inc. says this recent investment will grow its Arctic surf clam fishery business, expand distribution and create jobs

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December 8, 2016  

Great catch

Shellfish is riding a wave of popularity, as seafood brands appeal to consumers’ desire for health, convenience and flavour

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November 29, 2016  

Canada’s first aquaponic food bank farm opens

The Mississauga Food Bank’s new aquaponic farm will help the organization provide clients with fresh fish and vegetables

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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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October 5, 2016  

Clover Leaf launches traceability program

Called “Trace My Catch,” the program is designed to provide consumers with a high level of transparency around Clover Leaf’s sourcing and production processes

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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