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Industry News 

Technomic forecasts Canadian food-service trends in 2022

Some of the trends shaping Canada’s restaurant industry for 2022 include embracing leanness – from smaller units to trimmed menus – and butter as a comfort food, Technomic forecasts.

Global maple syrup shortage forces Quebec to release half its strategic reserve

The organization governing Quebec’s maple syrup producers is releasing half its strategic reserve to address a global shortage of the province’s “blond gold.” Global News reports.

Ingredient companies create consortium to put ‘rare sugar’ allulose on European menus

Several influential food ingredients companies have joined forces to submit a joint application to the European Commission and the U.K. Food Standards Agency for the authorization of allulose to be used as a novel food ingredient.

Grants and training available to Alberta bakeries using REP

Online training is now being made available to participating Alberta businesses and organizations though the province’s Restrictions Exemption Program (REP).

Cargill commits to remove industrially produced trans-fatty acids from edible oils

Cargill has committed to remove industrially produced trans-fatty acids, or iTFAs, from its edible oils to help comply with the World Health Organization’s recommended standard of a maximum two grams of industrially produced trans-fatty acids per 100 grams fats/oils by the end of 2023.
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Prunes may help control appetite, new research suggests

Consuming prunes can help control appetite and reduce overall caloric consumption, suggests new research from the University of Liverpool, England. » Read more...

Arla Foods introduces ‘milk fractionation’ technology to separate milk into protein components

Dairy company Arla Foods Ingredients has introduced a technology called fractionation to separate milk into its different protein components. » Read more...

Get your bakery nationally recognized!

Jake the Baker announces: The Inspirational Bakery of the Year contest! Founding Sponsor Ardent Mills and Bakers Journal want to hear from bakeries all across Canada: What inspires you, in the kitchen and in your community? What sets your bakery apart? Take five minutes, jot down notes about what makes your bakery special and, when the holiday rush slows, send us your entry! » Read more...

How baked goods manufacturers in Ontario can access the Enhanced Agri-food Workplace Protection Grant Program

Ontario’s $46-million Enhanced Agri-food Workplace Protection Program is a funding programs currently open to baked goods manufacturers in the province. » Read more...

Bakery Showcase is back!

The Baking Association of Canada’s Bakery Showcase is set for April 10-11, 2022, in Toronto. Canada’s premier baking industry event includes a busy trade show floor, inspiring speakers and panels, demonstrations, social time and more. » Register now!
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Restaurants Canada Show 2022

Feb. 27-March 1, 2022
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Bakery Showcase 2022

April 10 – April 11, 2022
Mississauga, ON
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