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April 12, 2018  

Six B.C. seafood companies to install clean technologies

Six companies in B.C.’s seafood sector will use funding from the federal government to install clean technologies that reduce their environmental impact

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April 9, 2018  

FoodBytes! by Rabobank announces finalist startups

FoodBytes! by Rabobank has released the 20 start-ups that will pitch their ideas at the event on May 16, 2018 in Montreal

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April 4, 2018  

Research on global food security receives a boost in Canada

The new Roots of Food Security research facility at the University of Saskatchewan received $800,000 from the province; work there will focus on improving crop yields to feed a hungry planet

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April 3, 2018  

A novel way to use acid whey

The production of Greek yogurt creates a lot of acid whey, which has little value. But what if you could turn it into a drinkable alcohol and solve a waste issue?

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March 31, 2018  

Quebec cheese processor embarks on an expansion plan

Fromagerie Bergeron is investing up to $20 M – including $3.9 M from the federal government – to expand its operations in Saint-Antoine-de-Tilly, Que.

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March 27, 2018  

U.S. researchers create a hoppy beer without using hops

University of California Berkeley researchers have created strains of brewer’s yeast that taste like hops to make the process of making beer more sustainable

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March 5, 2018  

Governments invest in livestock and forage research in Saskatchewan

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and the province of Saskatchewan announced $6.3 million in funding for research to benefit farmers and ranchers

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February 28, 2018  

Survey says?! Canadians love their chicken

A survey conducted by Leger for Canadian Farmers of Canada turns out to be a nice plug for the industry: 84% of Canadians choose chicken

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February 26, 2018  

A Taste of Honey

Consumers are turning to the sweet stuff for flavour and health

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February 23, 2018  

Pitch your idea at FoodBytes!

FoodBytes! – an event for start-up companies and their entrepreneurs to meet mentors, make connections and acquire the capital they need to grow – hits Montreal on May 16, 2018

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February 15, 2018  

AAFC announces programs for the agriculture and agri-food sector

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada has launched six federal programs under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership to help strengthen the agriculture and agri-food sector

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February 9, 2018  

Wake up, meat industry!

A report from Rabobank tells meat processors to Watch Out! or protein alternatives will “steal their growth”

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January 26, 2018  

Scientists create a new natural preservative for produce

Scientists at the University of Guelph in Ontario have invented a preservative that can increase shelf life and reduce produce spoilage

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January 26, 2018  

Agri-food centre opens in Saskatchewan

The $17.5-million Agri-Food Innovation Centre will be the primary spot to develop and commercialize new food products for Saskatchewan’s food industry

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January 25, 2018  

Ag research centre unveils upgrades

The Harrington Research Farm on P.E.I. has completed its $6.8 million upgrades and hired five new agriculture research scientists

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January 12, 2018  

Two Prairie companies merge

Avena Foods Limited, a gluten-free oats supplier, and Best Cooking Pulses Inc., an international pulse trader, announced that they have formed a partnership

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January 10, 2018  

Brick Brewing invests $3.5M in upgrades

Brick Brewing Co. Limited says the investment in upgrades to its hometown plant in Kitchener, Ont. will see canning capacity double

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January 9, 2018  

Meat products from cell culture technology

SuperMeat, an Israel-based company, says it could have its meat products that are made from cell culture technology to market soon

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January 9, 2018  

More countries may have to consider a meat tax: report

The Farm Animal Investment Risk & Return says meat’s negative environmental and health impacts mean it’s heading on the same path as sugar, carbon and tobacco

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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