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  • Rev it up

    January 20, 2009 by Food in Canada

    In recent years, consumers have shown increasing interest in beverages as a way to boost their energy and keep pace with modern life. Now, increasing numbers of food and beverage companies are betting this desire for greater get-up-and-go will mean

  • A Budding Market

    January 20, 2009 by Food in Canada

    It’s a long way from producing radio news reports to producing red wines, but Keith Watt made the leap from veteran journalist to vintner when he purchased a 25-acre oceanfront property on Pender Island off British Columbia’s rugged west coast

  • 2008 KPMG Executive Roundtable

    January 20, 2009 by Food in Canada

    Food in Canada is once again pleased to partner with KPMG in presenting our industry roundtable. This year we gathered with four executives from different sectors of the Canadian food and beverage industry to discuss how they are meeting the

  • Chip fix

    January 20, 2009 by Food in Canada

    When did potato chips become so healthy? Companies have offered baked chips rather than fried, and have reduced trans fats. But more recent developments seem to amount to a reinvention of sorts for the lowly, but deliciously addictive, potato chip.

  • Manitoba Processors Look to Niche Marketing

    January 20, 2009 by Food in Canada

    With the high price of gas and oil, the high Canadian dollar and the rising cost of other inputs, these are challenging times for Canadian food processors. In Manitoba however, many processors are successfully relying on niche products to overcome

  • Chicken gains share as meat consumption slows

    January 9, 2009 by Food in Canada

    Two year-end reports differ as to whether U.S. meat and poultry consumption has slowed or declined but both agree that chicken is gaining market share as recession weary consumers opt for value. The U.S. Livestock Marketing Information Centre reports that

  • Grocery Innovations Highlights Top Trends

    December 23, 2008 by Food in Canada

    This year’s Grocery Innovations Canada tradeshow attracted more than 6,000 industry professionals to 550 booths from food and beverage manufacturers exhibiting a wide range of new product offerings. The two-day show, which this year took place Oct. 26 and 27

  • Thinking Outside the Box

    December 22, 2008 by Food in Canada

    Some of the world’s most innovative and creative packaging products were highlighted recently at the Worldwide Packaging Design Awards Competition, the Pentawards 2008. Now in its second year, the competition is the only global event recognizing excellence in brand packaging

  • A sea-to-sea guarantee

    December 22, 2008 by Food in Canada

    Canadian food retailers are being hit by a wave of activism over depleted seafood stocks, and in turn, they’re pressuring seafood producers to obtain certifications that show their fisheries are sustainably managed. In June, Greenpeace activists targeted eight leading Canadian

  • Spice it Up

    December 22, 2008 by Food in Canada

    No matter what your cultural background is or where your culinary tastes lie, you’ve probably eaten Italian, Mexican and Chinese cuisine. So you’ve met the original ethnic flavours, the first flavours to tempt consumers away from more familiar dishes. Today,

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