Food In Canada


News Fruit & Vegetables Grain & Oilseed Milling Health & Wellness Ingredients & Additives Research & Development Sustainability
August 5, 2015  

Research grant will help Canada feed world’s growing population

A federal grant of $37.2 million over seven years to the University of Saskatchewan will allow researchers to create innovative techniques for crop development

News Fruit & Vegetables Research & Development Sustainability
August 5, 2015  

Team turns food waste into usable food powder called FoPo

A team of graduate students from Sweden’s Lund University has created a way to curb food waste by turning it into a food powder with several innovative uses

News Bake & Snack Food Pet Food Specialty Foods Exporting & Importing Processing Sustainability
July 6, 2015  

Pulse Canada set to launch massive campaign

Pulse Canada received a boost of $3.5 million to launch a campaign promoting the benefits of peas, lentils, beans and chickpeas to North Americans

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

Opinion Meat &Poultry Business Operations Food Trends Sustainability
June 23, 2015  

Follow the leader

Walmart asks its U.S. suppliers to begin cutting back and reporting on the use of antibiotics in food animals

Opinion Business Operations Processing Sustainability
June 23, 2015  

It’s time to pull it together

A global view and a national strategy

News Fruit & Vegetables Specialty Foods Business Operations Regulation Sustainability
June 17, 2015  

New regulations to protect pollinators take effect July 1, 2015

After hearing from stakeholders, Ontario’s proposed regulations to protect pollinators will come into effect July 1. The new regs call for a reduction in the number of acres with neonicotinoid-treated corn and soybean seed by 80% by 2017.

News Beverages Sustainability
June 16, 2015  

Single-serve coffee might be better for the environment: study

A new study from PAC, Packaging Consortium and Quantis Canada looked at the environmental impacts of single-serve versus bulk coffee brewing and the results may surprise you

News Food Trends Packaging Sustainability
June 11, 2015  

Key market drivers are reshaping the food industry

Changes are bringing new opportunities and challenges

News Dairy Business Operations Exporting & Importing Food Safety Processing Research & Development Sustainability
May 29, 2015  

$25-million dairy research and innovation centre opens

The Livestock Research and Innovation Centre (LRIC) — Dairy Facility at Elora will study everything from genetics, nutrition and quality improvement to animal welfare, food safety, and animal and human health

News Seafood Exporting & Importing Facilities Maintenance Processing Research & Development Sustainability
March 30, 2015  

Funding to help oyster industry increase efficiencies

Seven oyster companies in New Brunswick will share a $1.2-million investment to help them improve efficiencies and expand operations

News Seafood Business Operations Food Safety Processing Sustainability
March 30, 2015  

B.C. modernizes its seafood legislation

The province of B.C. has updated its fish and seafood legislation with the new Fish and Seafood Act. The new Act focuses on sustainability and food safety

News Fruit & Vegetables Business Operations Sustainability
March 24, 2015  

Ontario setting new rules to protect pollinators

The province has set out proposed regulations on reducing neonicotinoid pesticide use, which affect pollinator health, by 80 per cent by 2017. The public can comment on the draft until May 7

News Fruit & Vegetables Research & Development Sustainability
March 19, 2015  

An international group of potato researchers joins forces to improve yield

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada is leading a team of international potato researchers to look at major causes of potato yield losses

News Fruit & Vegetables Specialty Foods Food Safety Processing Research & Development Sustainability
March 4, 2015  

Climate change will impact food safety: study

Climate change will have an impact on crop production, food security and food safety, says a new study, but it’s not all doom and gloom

News Meat &Poultry Sustainability
March 4, 2015  

Investment to focus on sustainable beef production in Manitoba

The province of Manitoba and the federal government are pitching in $3.1 million to support research and develop resources focused on sustainable beef production

News Meat &Poultry Business Operations Sustainability
March 3, 2015  

Sodexo Canada to source more egg products from cage-free hens

Sodexo Canada is extending its commitment to animal welfare by not only sourcing shell eggs from cage-free systems but also sourcing liquid eggs from cage-free systems

News Bake & Snack Food Beverages Confectionery Dairy Fruit & Vegetables Grain & Oilseed Milling Meat &Poultry Pet Food Seafood Specialty Foods Business Operations Processing Sustainability
December 10, 2014  

Food retail prices expected to increase in 2015, but only marginally: report

The annual Food Price Report 2015 is out and says Canadians should expect increases of between .3 per cent and 2.4 per cent in the coming year

News Fruit & Vegetables Grain & Oilseed Milling Meat &Poultry Research & Development Sustainability
December 9, 2014  

Pollinator Award goes to unique family farm in Alberta

An Alberta family farm with a unique approach to farming and a community supported agriculture method are recognized for their efforts to protect pollinators

Feature Seafood Food Trends Processing Sustainability
December 3, 2014  

Big Fish

How and why aquaculture in Canada should continue to expand

News Bake & Snack Food Beverages Fruit & Vegetables Meat &Poultry Specialty Foods Food Trends Processing Research & Development Sustainability
November 12, 2014  

Ontario’s 2014 agri-food innovators win awards

Using solar power, diverting waste, creating healthy products are just a few of the innovations recognized by the Premier’s Award for Agri-Food Innovation Excellence, which were announced this week

Feature Research & Development Sustainability
October 22, 2014  

The winds of change

Although it’s difficult to predict exactly how climate change will affect Canadian agri-food production, producers can take steps to bolster resilience in the face of the potentially significant changes ahead

News Seafood Business Operations Processing Sustainability
October 21, 2014  

Salmon genome project receives a boost of funding

The salmon genome project, led by the U of Guelph, is conducting research that will transform Canada’s aquaculture industry

News Meat &Poultry Processing Research & Development Sustainability
September 17, 2014  

Quebec veal producer begins partnership with PEI veterinary college

Ecolait aims to build global standard for animal welfare practices

News Fruit & Vegetables Meat &Poultry Specialty Foods Food Trends Research & Development Sustainability
August 15, 2014  

Organic sector receives funding boost

Feds invest $8 million in organic science cluster

News Dairy Sustainability
July 17, 2014  

Ontario dairy farm wins Sustainability Award

The winner of the Dairy Farmers of Canada’s Sustainability Award is Clovermead Farms of Alma, Ont.

Feature Bake & Snack Food Beverages Confectionery Dairy Meat &Poultry Pet Food Seafood Specialty Foods Business Operations Exporting & Importing Facilities Maintenance Food Safety Food Trends Processing Regulation Research & Development Sustainability
May 13, 2014  

MNP/CTAC Executive Round Table 2014

“Adapting and standing out in an ever-changing market” is the theme that guided event discussions, highlighting the issues that are most relevant to the industry and focusing on the dynamics and business concerns of the participants.

News Seafood Processing Sustainability
March 13, 2014  

Newfoundland’s cod fishery announces MSC assessment

Marine Stewardship Council assessment is being led by Icewater Seafoods and Ocean Choice International

foodPress Bake & Snack Food Fruit & Vegetables Grain & Oilseed Milling Research & Development Sustainability
January 14, 2014  

Growers work to protect crops and bees

Grain Growers of Canada and Manitoba Corn Growers are taking steps to protect bees and crops and have released position papers on the issue

News Business Operations Food Trends Sustainability
August 20, 2013  

The evolution of organics

A growing number of consumers in Canada continue to support organic food and beverages

News Business Operations Research & Development Sustainability
January 14, 2013  

Coca Cola Canada supports Arctic conservation efforts

Initiative will raise awareness and funds for polar bears and their habitat

News Confectionery Ingredients & Additives Business Operations Food Trends Sustainability
November 20, 2012  

Chocolate maker invests in sustainable cocoa

Mondelez commits $400 million to its cocoa supply chain

News Dairy Business Operations Sustainability
July 20, 2012  

Quebec producer wins sustainability award

Dairy Farmers of Canada recognizes best practices of dairy farmers

News Confectionery Business Operations Food Trends Sustainability
December 12, 2011  

Nestle unveils its Cocoa Plan

Initiative will work to improve the lives of cocoa farmers

News Beverages Sustainability
September 30, 2011  

Coke pitches in to clean up

Coca-Cola Canada works to support shoreline conservation

News Beverages Exporting & Importing Food Trends Sustainability
September 23, 2011  

Canadian coffee roaster celebrates Rainforest Alliance week

Rainforest Alliance encourages businesses to boost awareness of global conservation