Food In Canada

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November 11, 2015  

Canada’s Food Strategy: The Strategies Expanded – Part 4

Four articles ago, I laid out my view of

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October 14, 2015  

Conference Board to launch annual food report card

Report will track food supply throughout the food chain

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October 13, 2015  

G3 Canada to build new grain terminal in Hamilton

New terminal at Port of Hamilton will originate grains and oilseeds out of Southern Ontario for export to global markets

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October 1, 2015  

WTO lowers world trade growth forecast

Economist from the World Trade Organization revised their forecast due to several factors weighing on global economy in first half of 2015

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September 11, 2015  

FDA begins finalizing new food safety rules

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration finalized the first two of seven new food safety rules for food manufacturers, placing greater emphasis on the prevention of foodborne illness

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September 2, 2015  

Poultry products slowly begin crossing borders

Canada, the U.S. and Japan slowly begin lifting restrictions on the movement of live poultry and poultry meat after a deadly outbreak of avian flu in Canada and the U.S. this past winter and spring

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August 26, 2015  

Globally, consumers are eating up savoury snacks

U.S.-based P&S Research has found that the global savoury snacks market is expected to grow to US$166.6 billion by 2020; the market in India is expected to see the highest growth

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August 17, 2015  

Quebec craft cheese maker getting ready now for stiff competition

New and potential trade agreements will allow foreign cheeses into the Canadian market creating stiff competition so La Fromagerie du Presbytère is tackling new markets now

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August 14, 2015  

Écolait secures multi-year U.S. contracts for Niche Pork

Écolait Ltée says the contracts for Niche Pork are recurrent for five years and will represent almost $15 million per year. The company has called on Ontario hog farmers and a Maritime pork producer to meet demand

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July 10, 2015  

CETA will add billions to Canada’s goods exports to Europe, but…

The elimination of tariffs under CETA will add $1.4 billion to Canadian goods exports to Europe by 2022, but companies can’t sit back and just wait for that to boost their sales; innovation is still key

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July 6, 2015  

Pulse Canada set to launch massive campaign

Pulse Canada received a boost of $3.5 million to launch a campaign promoting the benefits of peas, lentils, beans and chickpeas to North Americans

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June 8, 2015  

Small businesses want premiers to reduce Canadian internal trade barriers

European companies could have better access to Canadian opportunities than a business in a neighbouring province if Canada’s Agreement on Internal Trade isn’t updated

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June 8, 2015  

Exports from Ontario’s food and beverage processors increased by 12%

A new report from Food and Beverage Ontario has found that food processors are export oriented but are missing opportunities in their own backyard

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June 5, 2015  

Canada files request to impose $3 billion worth of tariffs on U.S.

Government asks WTO to authorize punitive measures against U.S. goods

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June 5, 2015  

CFIA, FDA to establish joint food safety plan by the fall

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Health Canada and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are working on a joint food safety system to ensure comparable outcomes and reduce duplication

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June 3, 2015  

Consolidation in food industry hits Atlantic Canada hard: report

The Atlantic Provinces Economic Council says consolidation in Atlantic Canada’s food processing sector has cut jobs and plants; and while food shipments have expanded they’re far below national levels

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June 1, 2015  

UPDATE: House of Representatives votes to repeal COOL, but it still isn’t over yet

The U.S. House of Representatives has voted in favour of repealing Country-of-Origin-Labeling (COOL), but the U.S. Senate still has to have its say

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May 29, 2015  

$25-million dairy research and innovation centre opens

The Livestock Research and Innovation Centre (LRIC) — Dairy Facility at Elora will study everything from genetics, nutrition and quality improvement to animal welfare, food safety, and animal and human health

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May 21, 2015  

Funding to help increase Canada’s organic sector’s competitiveness

Canada Organic Trade Association received $785,000 to help it increase the visibility of Canada’s organic brand in international markets

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May 19, 2015  

WTO rules against COOL and sides with Canada and Mexico

The WTO has ruled for the fourth and final time against the U.S.’s COOL measure; since the measure is still in place Canada and Mexico seek WTO authorization to retaliate against U.S. exports

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May 4, 2015  

Seafood will help Nova Scotia exports grow in 2015

Export Development Canada says Nova Scotia’s agri-food exports, especially seafood, are projected to see a third year of double-digit growth in 2015

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April 15, 2015  

Ag sector provided one in eight jobs in Canada in 2013: report

According to the Overview of the Canadian Agriculture and Agri-Food System 2015, Canada’s agriculture and agri-food sector generated $106.9 B to Canada’s economy in 2013

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April 10, 2015  

Canadian Food Exporters receive funding boost

The Canadian Food Exporters Association has received a $2.1 million investment to help it open new export market opportunities for small- and medium-size processors

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April 1, 2015  

Recent changes in B.C. wine industry to help growth

The B.C. wine industry now has a new task force and a new sub-geographical indicator or sub-appellation – both of which will work to grow and promote the province’s wineries

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April 1, 2015  

Molson Coors acquires Mount Shivalik Breweries

Molson Coors Brewing Company and India-based Mount Shivalik Breweries were already partners in a contract brewing partnership. Now Mount Shivalik is owned by Molson Coors

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March 30, 2015  

Funding to help oyster industry increase efficiencies

Seven oyster companies in New Brunswick will share a $1.2-million investment to help them improve efficiencies and expand operations

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March 24, 2015  

So, does the complexity of the sector get in the way of an overall strategy?

The market is complex. Canada’s innovation strategy must not only cover the product complexity, but also ensure sound environmental performance in the entire value chain as well as cost effective, high-quality foods (think Lean/Six Sigma) to enable us to beat our competition.

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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 10, 2015  

Les Spécialités Prodal acquires U.S. smoked meat company

Quebec-based Les Spécialités Prodal and Claremont, N.H.-based North Country Smokehouse have shared a long history and are now part of the same business family

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March 9, 2015  

Canadian Beef Centre officially opens

Beef industry representatives and government officials on hand to officially open the Canadian Beef Centre of Excellence in Calgary

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February 18, 2015  

World wine consumption on the rise: study

Not only is wine consumption increasing worldwide, but here in Canada, B.C.’s wine industry sales also just topped $1 billion for the first time

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February 17, 2015  

Canada’s wholesale meat specs are now identical to those in the U.S.

The CFIA says it worked with the Canadian and U.S. meat industries, as well as with the USDA to update their respective manuals

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February 12, 2015  

Ontario should invest in local food systems: report

A new report called Dollars & Sense: Opportunities to Strengthen Southern Ontario’s Food System says reducing food imports and expanding local production will add jobs and boost the province’s GDP

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January 9, 2015  

Canadian beef groups introduce national strategy

Beef and cattle organizations have launched Canada’s National Beef Strategy, a report highlighting the challenges in the industry today and how to better position Canada in the world market

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January 7, 2015  

Canadian Meat Council puts out urgent call for skilled labour

The CMC says a nation-wide shortage of butchers, meat cutters and labourers threatens Canadian producers, meat packers, processors, competitiveness and rural communities

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December 19, 2014  

Mississauga-based snack maker is Ontario’s Food Exporter winner

The 2014 winner of the Ontario Food Exporter award is Super-Pufft Snacks, a private label snack manufacturer