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News Bake & Snack Food Dairy Fruit & Vegetables Seafood Exporting & Importing
March 18, 2015  

P.E.I. tops $1 billion in international exports

For the first time in its history, P.E.I. exported $1.12 billion worth of goods, namely farm products and seafood

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March 9, 2015  

Ionized air systems save money

ECKERT Machines is the Canadian distributor for Paxton Products, and offers Paxton’s Ionized Air System, which saves money and is easy to use

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March 9, 2015  

Loblaws to open 50 more stores, create 5,000 jobs

Loblaw Companies Ltd. will expand this year with 50 more stores and renovations to another 100, creating thousands of jobs

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February 3, 2015  

Stainless-steel gear reducer has new sanitary design

Baldor Electric Company’s new Baldor•Dodge Ultra Kleen Tigear-2 is completely sealed against high-pressure, high-temperature and caustic wash-down environments

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January 30, 2015  

A new consortium will work to better understand food safety

IBM Research and Mars Inc. have formed the Consortium for Sequencing the Food Supply Chain and hopes “to provide a tool to address threats on an unprecedented scale”

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January 20, 2015  

BRC updates its food safety standards

The British Retail Consortium issued its seventh edition of food safety standards which reduce the need for multiple audits, and encourage consistency and more flexibility

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January 16, 2015  

Manitoba wants to see its food sector worth $5.5 billion by 2022

Manitoba released a strategy to help grow its food processing industry; even the small-scale food sector in the province wants to play an important role in promoting healthy eating while also building a vibrant food economy

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January 15, 2015  

New technology could help keep bacteria from sticking around

U.S. scientists have developed a new type of nanoscale surface that bacteria can’t stick to; it’s a technology with promising applications for the food processing industry

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January 14, 2015  

Add a touch of exotic

BSA Gourmet – in Ontario and Quebec – offers seasoning blends that add spice or heat, Asian or Indian flavours to myriad dishes

News Meat &Poultry Pet Food Seafood Food Safety
January 12, 2015  

European Food Safety Authority develops toolbox

The EFSA developed a toolbox that all food safety professionals could tap to help rank microbiological risks

News Seafood Facilities Maintenance
January 12, 2015  

High Liner closes U.S. facility

Company will cease operations in Malden, Ma.

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December 25, 2014  

Canadian manufacturers are lagging behind when it comes to innovation: report

A report from The Canadian Chamber of Commerce outlines why Canadian manufacturers aren’t as innovative as they need to be if they want to better compete globally

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December 10, 2014  

Food retail prices expected to increase in 2015, but only marginally: report

The annual Food Price Report 2015 is out and says Canadians should expect increases of between .3 per cent and 2.4 per cent in the coming year

Feature Seafood Food Trends Processing Sustainability
December 3, 2014  

Big Fish

How and why aquaculture in Canada should continue to expand

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December 2, 2014  

Food-safe silicone sponge

Silicone Engineering’s new silicone sponge is ideal for the food and beverage processing industry

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November 26, 2014  

Canada is world’s top per capita ag trader: report

Farm Credit Canada’s annual report Ag Economics: A 2014 Look at Global Trade shows agriculture is a major contributor to Canada’s growth

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November 20, 2014  

Canada’s food safety performance scores high

A new report from the Conference Board of Canada and the University of Guelph’s Food Institute gives Canada’s food safety performance top marks

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November 4, 2014  

Inline palletizing system

Columbia Machine offers its Columbia HL7200 high-level inline palletizer, and Columbia/Okura’s model A1800 robotic palletizer/depalletizer

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October 28, 2014  

CFIA Modernization: The consultations conclude

Early this year the Canadian Food Inspection Agency published responses to industry feedback received in 2013. The CFIA provided more detail about how it hopes to operate under its new terms of reference. Here is a short list.

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October 27, 2014  

B.C. food safety program is good for business

The B.C. Food Processors Association now offers the Post-Farm Food Safety program, which will help companies produce the safest food both nationally and domestically

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October 21, 2014  

Salmon genome project receives a boost of funding

The salmon genome project, led by the U of Guelph, is conducting research that will transform Canada’s aquaculture industry

News Seafood Business Operations
October 8, 2014  

High Liner acquires U.S. frozen Atlantic salmon importer

Florida-based frozen and fresh Atlantic salmon importer, Atlantic Trading LLC, is now part of the High Liner family

News Seafood Processing
October 7, 2014  

Funding arrives to upgrade B.C. salmon hatcheries and spawning channels

Funding to the tune of $34.2 million over five years is going towards refurbishing and major upgrades of salmon hatcheries and spawning channels

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September 16, 2014  

Box it up in a heavy-duty bulk box

Buckhorn Inc. is expanding its series of BN4845 extra-duty bulk boxes with 7” and 10” extension rings that can be added in any combination

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August 26, 2014  

Canada’s efforts in food traceability only “average:” report

A new report from the Global Food Traceability Center compares traceability regulations and requirements around the world

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July 25, 2014  

Bulking up in the protein sector

Was there ever a better time to be in the protein business?

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July 16, 2014  

Crop prices forecast to drop, protein to rise

Agricultural outlook positive for meat, fish

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July 15, 2014  

Proposed changes to nutrition labels, including serving sizes, means they’ll be easier to read

Health Canada’s proposed changes to the Nutrition Facts tables and ingredients lists could see all types of sugars grouped together. The proposed changes are from the first round of consultations and are meant to address parents’ concerns

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July 8, 2014  

Safety coated LED lamps

Shat-R-Shield’s new line of IP68 waterproof safety coated LED lamps also offer energy and cost savings

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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 3, 2014  

Environmentally friendly packaging

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

News Seafood Regulation
July 3, 2014  

Feds begin regulatory reform for aquaculture sector

New regulations will increase sustainable aquaculture production, protect environment

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June 26, 2014  

Scale is key in viability of land-based closed containment systems: report

A report by consultants Gardner Pinfold finds that land-based closed containment (LBCC) technology in Nova Scotia need to achieve a certain scale before they become profitable

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June 10, 2014  

Sustainable fishing is critical now more than ever, studies say

Two studies out of University of British Columbia show how high-seas fishing and shrimp trawling affect the oceans and humans

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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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June 4, 2014  

[Gallery] On the shelf! A look at new consumer products

This round up of new consumer food products includes yummy snacks (combining popcorn, chocolate and peanut butter), taking a detour with beer, finding your MOJO in a bar, mixing it up with Haskap relish and chutney, peanut-free snacks and more for breakfast