Food In Canada

  • CHFA Innovation Highlights

    November 17, 2020 by Birgit Blain

    Diving deep into the CHFA Connect virtual trade show, these innovative foods grabbed my attention. Unfortunately, there’s no opportunity for food sampling when browsing virtual shows. Products were selected based on ingredients, nutrition data, claims and product attributes and benefits. However, appealing

  • News Products

    CBD food market identified as major Canadian economic recovery opportunity – new report on food and beverages

    September 14, 2020 by Food in Canada Staff

    The Canadian Health Food Association (CHFA) has released a report prepared by the Institute of Fiscal Studies and Democracy (IFSD) to estimate the potential size of the cannabidiol (CBD) market in Canada and its positive economic impact if the Government of Canada

  • CHFA Show Takeaways

    October 17, 2018 by Birgit Blain

    As a packaged foods consultant, I nibble my way through trade shows to keep abreast of emerging and evolving trends and share insights with our clients. The CHFA East show in Toronto unwrapped new twists on prevailing food trends, providing inspiration

  • CHFA Show Learnings

    November 14, 2017 by Birgit Blain

    Innovation requires creative thinking, understanding trends and responding to consumer needs. Trade shows present a great opportunity to broaden your outlook with a fresh way of thinking. A change in perspective can take product development to new heights.   But

  • Opinion Food Trends

    Health Food Barometer: 7 Opportunities

    October 14, 2016 by Birgit Blain

    With today’s rapid rate of new product launches, it’s crucial for brand owners to keep an eye on food trends. The CHFA East trade show is an excellent barometer to gauge changes in the health food movement and spot emerging

  • Canada celebrates National Organic Week

    September 15, 2016 by Food in Canada

    National Organic Week, the largest annual celebration of organic food, farming and products across Canada, is taking place September 17 to 25 this year

  • CHFA’s top health food trends for 2016

    January 7, 2016 by Food in Canada

    The Canadian Health Food Association has identified five natural health trends that will shape the health food industry in 2016

  • Canadians have some natural health misconceptions, says survey

    November 2, 2015 by Food in Canada

    A national poll conducted by the Canadian Health Food Association revealed that Canadians have some knowledge gaps when it comes to popular health claims

  • Canadian Food Innovators

    September 24, 2014 by Birgit Blain

    At this year’s CHFA (Canadian Health Food Association) show in Toronto, some Canadian brands stood out as true innovators. Here are two companies that impressed me. U-Be-Livin-Smart, founded in 2012, is on a roll to building a sustainable brand. Their

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