Food In Canada



  • News Packaging

    Cascades thermoformed cardboard tray wins two food innovation awards 

    November 20, 2020 by Food in Canada Staff

    Cascades, a leader in eco-friendly recycling, packaging and hygiene solutions, is the winner of two 2020 Conseil de la transformation alimentaire du Québec (CTAQ) Food Innovation Awards for its unique product in North America: a 100% recycled and recyclable thermoformed

  • SIAL Virtual Selections

    November 18, 2020 by Birgit Blain

    I love the thrill of the hunt for new products and nibbling through food trade shows. This year SIAL Canada presented an entirely new experience that meant cruising the show virtually, without the customary sensory stimulation. Healthier eating and indulgence

  • 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

  • Industry Partner intake ongoing at Niagara College in Ontario

    October 6, 2020 by Food in Canada Staff

    Small- and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) can work with Niagara College’s Research & Innovation division to advance their product development, improve their performance or take an innovative leap forward, thanks to government funding from various sources, and service opportunities available with

  • News

    SIAL Canada 2020 – postponed

    April 15, 2020 by adamin

    Note: This event has been postponed until Sept. 29-Oct. 1, 2020. SIAL Canada is the only national tradeshow offering up a complete range of food products, food-related equipment and technologies for the food processing, foodservice and food retailing industries. Each

  • Governments invest in Ontario’s agri-food sector

    January 10, 2020 by Christina Manocchio

    The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing in a new project to further support innovation, commercialization and growth in the province’s agri-food sector. Ontario Agri-Food Technologies will receive up to $100,000 in cost-share funding to design and launch a

  • Puratos opens new innovation centre in Chicago

    October 29, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Puratos announced the opening of its newest Innovation Centre in the up-and-coming Pilsen neighbourhood of Chicago. The company invested $1.5 million into this new 6,700-square-foot facility, Puratos’ sixth innovation centre in the United States. Puratos operates 88 such Innovation centre

  • Canada Foundation for Innovation grants research funds for USask

    August 19, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    SASKATOON — Eight University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers have been awarded $1.3 million by the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) for equipment to support leading-edge projects in human health, food security, environmental protection, public safety and computer technology. “This critical

  • New network supports food and beverage manufacturing innovation and collaboration

    July 19, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    WINNIPEG– A new Canadian Food Innovators Network is being established to boost collaboration, innovation and commercialization in Canada’s food and beverage manufacturing sector. Federal investment of up to $30 million was announced today by Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

  • Applications process launched for Ontario Chicken Innovation Award

    July 8, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    BURLINGTON, Ont. – The Chicken Farmers of Ontario (CFO) has opened up applications for the second Ontario Chicken Innovation Award, part of the organization’s commitment to helping bring new, innovative Ontario chicken products to the plates of consumers. This year,

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