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  • RC Show Faves

    May 7, 2020 by Birgit Blain

    Toronto’s annual RC Show, Canada’s largest foodservice and hospitality event, is a treasure trove of inspiration for CPG businesses.   Edible Plastic Straw Alternative Plastic straws have been earmarked for extinction. In response, Planetkitchen introduces SUPERSTRAW, the edible drinking straw. The

  • The future of good food

    December 1, 2019 by Food in Canada

    The challenge is that the current measures of environmental impact, and the data being used to drive these measures, need to be modernized and expanded

  • 7 Take-Aways from Grocery Innovations

    November 21, 2019 by Birgit Blain

    Savvy brand owners check out trade shows like Grocery Innovations Canada (GIC) to unwrap a host of business opportunities. Here are some insights from this year’s show to stimulate your creative juices.   Solving the Breakfast Conundrum Oasis® Morning Smoothie rises

  • If you’re a meat lover, thank a vegan. Here’s why

    November 1, 2019 by Food in Canada

    November 1 is World Vegan Day. If you’re a meat lover, hug a vegan. You should be thankful for what vegans are doing to our food industry.

  • Plant-based Takes Root at CHFA East

    October 1, 2019 by Birgit Blain

    CHFA East in Toronto has evolved to become a leading food trade show and barometer for trends. As expected, “plant-based” food and beverages was a widespread theme at this year’s show. Is This The New Cauliflower? Okra is not one

  • McDonald’s: The great protein betrayal

    September 30, 2019 by Food in Canada

    By Sylvain Charlebois Director, Agri-food Analytics Lab, Dalhousie University When McDonald’s makes a move, everyone pays attention. That’s just the way things are in the foodservice industry. For months, rumours were swirling around McDonald’s and when they would launch a

  • Not just a fad

    September 1, 2019 by Kristy Nudds

    At the Institute of Food Technology’s (IFT) annual conference in June, plant-based ingredients were definitely the stars of the show. Nearly every company exhibiting offered samples showcasing their latest flavour or ingredient used in a plant-based food or beverage product.

  • Want to be part of a game change?

    September 1, 2019 by Food in Canada

    By Peter Henderson The Game Changers, the movie about plant-based diets, is launching globally Sept. 16. Will it add more noise about plant-based foods, or will it add value to the conversation about plant-based ingredients and products? It’s hard to

  • Don’t care about the new Food Guide? Some do, especially when it comes to plant-based dieting

    May 21, 2019 by Food in Canada

    By: Sylvain Charlebois According to a recent poll from Angus Reid Global in partnership with Dalhousie University, plant-based nutrition is alive and well in Canada. By April 2019, 38 per cent of Canadians had tried a plant-based food item in

  • Keeping it sweet

    May 1, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    With the constant shift in Canadians’ desires, how does the industry keep up?

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