Food In Canada

  • New trade market opportunities for Ontario Food Suppliers – webinar coming

    January 27, 2021 by Food in Canada Staff

    Ernie Hardeman, Ontario’s Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, says that Ontario is expanding efforts to help open doors to international markets and attract foreign investment for the sector.  “Following on some of the outreach I led last fall

  • Compensation for trade concessions for dairy, chicken, egg, turkey sectors

    December 1, 2020 by Food in Canada Staff

    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada has announced “full and fair compensation for the market access concessions made under the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).” Canada’s supply-managed dairy, poultry

  • Parliament hustles through CUSMA ratification

    March 16, 2020 by Kristy Nudds

    Ottawa | Reuters — Canada’s Parliament rushed through ratification of the new Canada-U.S.-Mexico (CUSMA) trade pact on Friday March 13 before taking a three-week break to help stop the spread of the coronavirus, a top government official said. Canada was

  • Ministers outline improvements for AgriStability program

    December 18, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Federal, provincial, and territorial (FPT) Ministers of Agriculture met face-to-face for the second time this year to initiate action on a number of key proposals to improve support to Canadian producers. This meeting follows what has been a difficult year

  • Canadian corn producers class action moves forward

    December 11, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    The Ontario Court of Appeal ruled that the class action relating to all corn producers in Canada who priced their corn for sale after Nov. 18, 2013 can move forward on the basis of an allegation of premature commercialization against

  • Canada has export potential, FCC report finds

    November 26, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Canada still has room to expand and diversify beyond its largest traditional markets for its top four agriculture exports, according to Farm Credit Canada’s (FCC) most recent trade report. But while there are opportunities to increase those exports, the report

  • Feature Food In Canada

    Hard-earned success

    October 1, 2019 by Food in Canada

    How Wendell Estate Honey is marketing its premium Canadian honey to consumers at home and abroad

  • Dairy welfare

    August 19, 2019 by Food in Canada

    “Dairy farmers can no longer say that supply management allows them to produce milk for Canadians, without any subsidies. That all changed last week. But dairy farmers shouldn’t just be compensated, they also deserve a continuing strategy. And right now, there isn’t one.”

  • Canadian government changes vodka standards

    June 26, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Canada’s vodka compositional standard has been updated to allow the country’s spirits industry to use ingredients other than potatoes in vodka, announced today by Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food. Canadian distillers can now use agricultural ingredients other than

  • Statement by Canada’s Agri-food Exporters on USMCA

    October 1, 2018 by Kristy Nudds

    October 1, 2018, Ottawa, Ont.  – Brian Innes, President of the Canadian Agri-Food Trade Alliance (CAFTA) today issued the following statement regarding the new United-States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA): “We welcome an agreement to renew NAFTA. Free and fair trade has made

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