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January 3, 2018  

GreenTech keeps coffee hot, but not too hot

Researchers at Trent University in Ontario used soy to develop a travel mug that can cool beverages to safe temperatures

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December 21, 2017  

GreenSpace Brands acquires U.S. plant-based cheesemaker

GreenSpace has acquired Galaxy Nutritional Foods and its well-known brand Go Veggie for US$17.8 million

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December 19, 2017  

13 Ontario agri-tech companies receive grants

Bioenterprise Corporation wants to help agri-tech companies with innovative ideas get their products to market and to consumers

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December 11, 2017  

Sea Change

Ever-rising ocean temperatures are projected to have wide-ranging impacts on the fish and seafood sector

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October 19, 2017  

Food performance: How does Western Canada measure up?

The Conference Board of Canada is holding its 6th Annual Canadian Food & Drink Summit in December, and will explore food performance, agriculture and Canada’s National Food Policy

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October 12, 2017  

Fabulous faba

Faba is an often overlooked legume but has so many positive properties to take advantage of

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October 6, 2017  

Three-quarters of the world’s honey contain neonicotinoids: study

Scientists in Switzerland release a study on honey and neonicotinoids and while human health is not at risk, bee health still is

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October 4, 2017  

Naturally Imperfect berries

Loblaw Companies Limited has expanded its no name Naturally

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September 21, 2017  

Organizations call on food companies to simplify date labels

The Consumer Goods Forum and Champions 12.3 are calling on food companies worldwide to simplify date labels and help reduce food waste and greenhouse gases

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September 15, 2017  

It’s hip to be square

Boulart’s artisanal ciabatta set the Montreal bread maker on its path to success

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September 14, 2017  

Case study shows benefits of wastewater management

BLOOM, a Toronto organization that helps companies become more sustainable, carried out a pilot project on a bakery that shows wastewater management reduces the need and cost for other solutions

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September 11, 2017  

Federal government invests in green(house) initiative

The federal government has invested $3.7 M into a partnership between two companies to turn waste heat into the heat needed to grow greenhouse tomatoes

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August 22, 2017  

Finnish scientists create protein from electricity

A team of scientists in Finland say the process of using electricity and carbon dioxide to create protein is more environmentally friendly and efficient

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August 21, 2017  

Could exposure to neonicotinoids make bumblebees go extinct?

A University of Guelph study finds that neonicotinoids “could be having a devastating effect on wild bumblebees”; the pesticides are already a factor in bees’ decline

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August 3, 2017  

McCafé compostable pods

McCafé has launched 100 per cent compostable McCafé Keurig

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August 3, 2017  

Walmart to fund food waste reduction programs

The Walmart Foundation has set aside Cdn$1.87 million to fund non-profit organizations and programs that will reduce food waste in Canada

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August 1, 2017  

Canada’s ag sector needs to innovate: report

To remain competitive, meet demand and increase jobs, Canada’s agricultural industry needs to innovate, says the Agricultural Institute of Canada

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July 6, 2017  

Case studies part of food waste reduction strategy

Value Chain Management International, on behalf of the Ontario Produce Marketing Association, is working with companies to reduce food waste from field to fork

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June 29, 2017  

Organization launches program for Ontario food and beverage manufacturers

Provision Coalition has partnered with Loblaw Companies to pilot a new sustainability program for Ontario’s food and beverage manufacturers

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June 15, 2017  

BC celebrates its food leaders and winners

The BC Food Processors Association honours “the best of the best” in food and beverage in the province

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June 8, 2017  

Quebec pork producers receive funding from province, feds

The federal government is giving Quebec’s pork industry $1.4 million to help producers improve production in two specific areas

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June 7, 2017  

Maple Leaf wants to be “the most sustainable protein company on earth”

Maple Leaf Foods has laid out a plan to advance sustainable meat principles, reduce emissions and advocate for moderating meat consumption

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May 30, 2017  

Canada, Germany extend bonds of research

In a statement, the Canada’s federal government has announced closer ties with Germany when it comes to agricultural research

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May 18, 2017  

Which province scored an A in the first-ever food report card?

The Conference Board of Canada has released Canada’s Food Report Card: Provincial Performance, a report that assesses each province’s food systems and food sectors.

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May 11, 2017  

Organizations invest in barley variety development

Several provincial organizations are investing $2.4 million into the barley variety development program at the University of Saskatchewan Crop Development Centre

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March 30, 2017  

$20-million donation will help U of Guelph transform global food economy

The University of Guelph received a $20-million donation and will use to create the Arrell Food Institute. The new institute will address food security, safety and sustainability

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January 20, 2017  

Pork research cluster gets additional funding

New research will address the issue of sow housing and improved living conditions for both sows and piglets

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January 3, 2017  

B.C. food bank installing “vertical garden”

A food bank in Cloverdale, B.C. is installing an innovative growing wall, capable of producing up to 600 lbs of fresh produce yearly

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December 10, 2016  

Nestlé Canada commits to cage-free eggs

Nestlé Canada has announced that it will move to using only cage-free eggs in all of its Canadian food products by 2025

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December 6, 2016  

Maple Leaf launches new food security organization

The new Maple Leaf Centre for Action on Food Security is striving to work collaboratively to reduce food insecurity in Canada by 50 per cent by 2030

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November 3, 2016  

Provision Coalition tackles industry food waste

The Guelph, Ont.-based organization has released a new online toolkit for the food manufacturing industry to evaluate and reduce food waste

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October 18, 2016  

PepsiCo launches 2025 sustainability agenda

The company’s efforts are expected to focus on creating a healthier relationship between people and food

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October 6, 2016  

A&W now serves only antibiotic-free pork

The Canadian quick-service restaurant chain’s bacon, sausage links and sausage patties are now all from pork raised without the use of antibiotics

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October 5, 2016  

Clover Leaf launches traceability program

Called “Trace My Catch,” the program is designed to provide consumers with a high level of transparency around Clover Leaf’s sourcing and production processes

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September 26, 2016  

IKEA Canada to serve only cage-free eggs

As of November, IKEA Canada will only be serving cage-free eggs in its restaurants

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August 16, 2016  

Spilling the beans

The International Year of Pulses presents opportunities for Canadian producers and processors