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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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March 6, 2014  

WHO urges people to eat less sugar

Health agency says sugar should be no more than 10 per cent of daily calorie intake; five per cent is better

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March 3, 2014  

Environmental group finds yoga mat chemical in hundreds of products

The Environmental Working Group has found azodicarbonamide in more than just Subway’s sandwich breads; it’s in 500 products and 130 brands of bread

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February 19, 2014  

Are you ready for three-year-old pizza?

Researchers in the U.S. army create RTE pizza that can go without refrigeration or freezing for three years

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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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February 7, 2014  

Elevated grains

Pasta and rice have moved from boring to bold, thanks to fresh innovations from manufacturers

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February 4, 2014  

U.S. maple syrup industry wants one grading standard

Maple syrup producer groups in the U.S. are pushing for the industry to adopt one grading standard for North America

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January 31, 2014  

On the shelf!: The latest new consumer products [Photo Gallery]

A sampling of the latest new consumer products includes a new pilsner, chocolate, products with haskap berries, malt sodas, coconut chips, spice blends, year-round corn on the cob, roasted chickpeas, and coffee to feel good about

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January 28, 2014  

Ingredient creates opportunities

Sensus America offers its Sensus oligofructose, which studies have found to improve the taste profile of stevia

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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 21, 2014  

Food companies need to improve on HACCP: global report

Canadian food processors don’t fare too badly coming in at above the global average in the BRC’s latest report Food Safety – A Global View

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January 17, 2014  

McCormick Canada marks 125th global anniversary

Year-long celebration of flavour will raise money for hunger relief

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January 14, 2014  

Add quinoa – easily

CK Ingredients now offers QuinoaSure, an instant powder made from 100% non-GMO whole quinoa seeds

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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

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December 6, 2013  

New Xpert S400 X-ray System Offers Application Flexibility for Tall-Profile Packages

Tall-profile package inspection will now benefit from a new flexible, easier-to-use and more cost-effective horizontal beam X-ray system.

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December 6, 2013  

Surviving the Dragons’ Den

Montreal food company Temple Lifestyle left the Dragons’ Den without a deal, but found success with retailers across Canada and the U.S.

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October 17, 2012  

Japanese event highlights Canadian agri-food and products

Food and tourism on the menu at Showcase Canada-Asia

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September 6, 2012  

Centre to focus on honey bee health

A new national laboratory will strengthen the honey bee industry and the food production industries that depend on them

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August 2, 2012  

Feds invest in maple industry

Quebec maple producers will benefit from better inspection system

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February 1, 2012  

Honey industry focuses on food safety

Federal funding for honey sector goes towards processing safety

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October 3, 2011  

Maple syrup co-op enters cranberry market

Citadelle acquires berry processor La Maison Bergevin

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August 25, 2011  

Honey industry fighting to reverse decline in bee population

Saskatchewan beekeepers hope to develop new tactics with help of federal funding

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August 9, 2011  

SunOpta acquires U.S.-based juice business

Specialty food producer SunOpta continues to grow

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October 27, 2010  

P.E.I. Company Wins Prestigious Food Award

Charlottetown, P.E.I.-based Abbey Island Foods Ltd. has been named

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January 20, 2009  

Industry insider: Q&A

Eric ThompsonPartner, Moon Shadows Estate Winery and Maple Moon