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  • Ontario government launching new training for dairy processing facilities

    November 20, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) is launching new training for provincially inspected cow, goat, sheep and water buffalo dairy processing facilities. These plants will have access to specialized food safety cost-share funding to further decrease

  • Baking TV show to use Ardent Mills flour

    November 20, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Ardent Mills, flour milling and ingredient company, is the flour supplier for Food Network Canada’s The Big Bake. The Big Bake is a baking competition series with themed Halloween, holiday and spring episodes. In each episode, three professional baking teams

  • Field to Market expands into Canada

    November 19, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Field to Market: The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture announced its expansion into Canada. The launch of Field to Market Canada offers the food and agricultural value chain a unified program to advance sustainability in North American commodity crop production. Through

  • Ontario invests in renewable natural gas market

    November 19, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    The Government of Ontario will launch consultations to identify potential changes that would allow farmers to expand the emerging renewable natural gas market in Ontario. The consultations will focus on changes designed to reduce red tape and grow untapped economic

  • Denny’s and Egg Farmers of Canada team up

    November 19, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Egg Farmers of Canada is partnering with Denny’s Restaurants Canada, who now feature the Egg Quality Assurance (EQA) certification mark on their menus in restaurants across the country. “The EQA program is the culmination of decades of work building world-class

  • CIFST announces details for the Canadian Food Summit

    November 18, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    CIFST announced that it will be hosting its Canadian Food Summit at the Delta Hotel in downtown Winnipeg – June 3 to 5, 2020. The theme this year is “Called to the Table – Ideas to Action” At this summit,

  • FCPC announces new director

    November 15, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Food & Consumer Products of Canada (FCPC) is pleased to announce the hiring of Frank Scali to the role of director, industry affairs, effective Nov. 25. In this new role, Frank will lead FCPC’s Supply Chain Council – driving industry

  • Oasis juice boxes now feature a paper straw — the first in North America

    November 15, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Lassonde Industries Inc. has commercialized a 200-mL Oasis juice carton with a paper straw—a first in North America—as part of a market test aimed at introducing a replacement solution for plastic straws. Consumers can test the new paper straw available

  • truLOCAL launches 100% recyclable packaging

    November 12, 2019 by Christina Manocchio, a Canadian subscription service that delivers small-farmed, pasture-raised, antibiotic-free, locally produced meats directly to consumers’ doors, announces the launch of 100 per cent recyclable packaging at a time when many in the food subscription category are struggling to do

  • Ontario government contributes funds to food processors

    November 12, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    The Ontario government has contributed $6.5 million in funding to food processors and other businesses, including animal health, commercialization and primary agri-food businesses. This funding, provided through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership, will support more than 100 projects in areas such

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