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Feature Food Trends Packaging
October 16, 2015  

Downsized

Food companies face rising costs, and are using an old strategy in new ways in order to keep price points the same

Opinion Packaging Regulation
October 16, 2015  

The “skinny” on nutrition labelling

Both Canada and the U.S. are in the midst of revising how nutrition information will be presented on a food label

News Beverages Food In Canada Packaging
October 15, 2015  

Tim Hortons launches EcoCup pods

Tim Hortons is educating B.C. consumers on the pods’ recyclability, and working with MMBC to study how they flow from homes through the recycling process

News Beverages Business Operations Food In Canada Packaging
October 7, 2015  

Ice River Springs to open new Quebec plant

New bottled water plant in Lachute, Que. will be directly aligned with Ice River Springs’ corporate focus on environmental responsibility

News Beverages Food In Canada Packaging
September 24, 2015  

First 100% compostable coffee pods earn certification

Toronto-based Club Coffee created the compostable pods, with the help of University of Guelph researchers

Opinion Health & Wellness Food Trends Packaging Processing
September 18, 2015  

The Solution is Klear

Everyone is getting into the foodservice game. How can

Consumer Product Meat &Poultry Business Operations Packaging Processing
July 9, 2015  

A new twist on foie gras

Toronto –  A new company called U.R.G Free (as

News Bake & Snack Food Beverages Dairy Fruit & Vegetables Meat &Poultry Seafood Specialty Foods Business Operations Packaging Processing Sustainability
June 30, 2015  

B.C. celebrates its food processors

The B.C. Food Processors Association held its annual awards gala during its eighth annual FoodProWest. The awards celebrate the best of the best foods and processors in the province

News Food Trends Packaging Sustainability
June 11, 2015  

Key market drivers are reshaping the food industry

Changes are bringing new opportunities and challenges

News Bake & Snack Food Beverages Confectionery Dairy Fruit & Vegetables Health & Wellness Ingredients & Additives Meat &Poultry Pet Food Seafood Specialty Foods Packaging Processing Research & Development
June 1, 2015  

Nutrition Facts Education Campaign to help consumers choose healthier foods

Food industry organizations and the government of Canada unveiled the second phase of the Nutrition Facts Education Campaign, which encourages consumers to choose foods with more of the nutrients they want to consume

News Bake & Snack Food Beverages Confectionery Dairy Fruit & Vegetables Ingredients & Additives Meat &Poultry Pet Food Seafood Specialty Foods Packaging
May 20, 2015  

Canadians feel misled by food labels: survey

Hypertension Canada conducted a survey that found Canadian consumers want to see better labels on foods and not just improvements to the Nutrition Facts table

News Beverages Business Operations Packaging
May 5, 2015  

Diageo adds canning line to Quebec plant

Diageo – a global company that produces spirits, beer and wine – says the $6.4-million canning line will help the company meet demand for RTD products faster

Opinion Packaging Regulation
March 19, 2015  

Who cares about French translation?

An American brand owner planning to launch in the

Opinion Food Safety Packaging Regulation
February 17, 2015  

To gluten and beyond!

Canadian regulations allow gluten claim

News Fruit & Vegetables Food Safety Packaging Processing
February 17, 2015  

Study shows cleanliness of corrugated shipping containers

100 per cent of containers tested met acceptable sanitation levels

foodPress Meat &Poultry Packaging Processing
January 27, 2015  

Whole muscle packaging

The TN4200 whole muscle packaging system from Tipper Tie Inc. has added dynamic features

News Meat &Poultry Facilities Maintenance Packaging
January 13, 2015  

Purchasing meat packaging equipment

Ensure that you choose the right meat packaging equipment to meet your company’s specific needs

Opinion Business Operations Packaging Processing
November 30, 2014  

Can we compete?

Some thoughts on value chains and roundtables

foodPress Bake & Snack Food Beverages Confectionery Dairy Meat &Poultry Pet Food Seafood Specialty Foods Business Operations Packaging Processing
November 4, 2014  

Inline palletizing system

Columbia Machine offers its Columbia HL7200 high-level inline palletizer, and Columbia/Okura’s model A1800 robotic palletizer/depalletizer

News Fruit & Vegetables Food Safety Packaging
October 29, 2014  

An open letter to all grower/shippers and retailers from the members of the Reusable Packaging Association

No incidence of food contamination from RPCs

News Fruit & Vegetables Food In Canada Food Safety Packaging
October 27, 2014  

Re-use is not always the better alternative

Study shows high proportion of reusable plastic crates are in poor sanitary condition

Feature Food Safety Packaging
October 22, 2014  

The right stuff

From a tweak to full-on redesigns, the packaging industry is constantly striving for new and better

Opinion Packaging Processing Regulation
October 17, 2014  

Serving up label changes

Serving sizes and mandatory labelling

foodPress Bake & Snack Food Meat &Poultry Food Safety Packaging
October 14, 2014  

Barrier testing is easier with new WVTR system

MOCON Inc. has launched a fully automated water vapour transmission rate (WVTR) testing system for packaging and other barrier structures

News Food Safety Packaging Processing
October 1, 2014  

Lot traceability through retail repackaging

Repacking services can save manufacturers time and money, but present added traceabilty challenges

Opinion Ingredients & Additives Packaging Regulation
September 8, 2014  

A “sweet” trinity – sugar labelling

Sugar and the future of nutrition labelling in Canada

News Beverages Business Operations Food Trends Packaging
September 5, 2014  

Tea trouble: How formulations meet packaging needs, not consumers

To meet bottling regulations, much ready-to-drink tea is acidified and sweetened. Yet health-conscious shoppers want premium teas with less sugar

Consumer Product Confectionery Packaging Processing
September 4, 2014  

Oooh scary!

Toronto – Just in time for Halloween, Nestlé Canada

News Meat &Poultry Food Safety Packaging
July 21, 2014  

Labels to identify mechanically tenderized beef

Starting this Aug. 21, the meat industry will label beef products that have been mechanically tenderized and added cooking instructions will help keep consumers safe

News Bake & Snack Food Beverages Confectionery Dairy Ingredients & Additives Meat &Poultry Pet Food Seafood Specialty Foods Business Operations Packaging
July 15, 2014  

Proposed changes to nutrition labels, including serving sizes, means they’ll be easier to read

Health Canada’s proposed changes to the Nutrition Facts tables and ingredients lists could see all types of sugars grouped together. The proposed changes are from the first round of consultations and are meant to address parents’ concerns

News Beverages Health & Wellness Food Trends Packaging
July 8, 2014  

U.S. subsidiary purchases functional beverage brand

Unique Beverages (USA) completes acquisition of Activate brand and trademark

foodPress Bake & Snack Food Confectionery Fruit & Vegetables Meat &Poultry Pet Food Seafood Specialty Foods Packaging
July 3, 2014  

Environmentally friendly packaging

Cascades has introduced Respak, an eco-friendly alternative to polycoated cardboard