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Health Canada wants feedback on nutrition labelling

As part of its healthy eating strategy, Health Canada will launch consultations on regulations for a new front-of-package nutrition symbol to identify foods high in sodium, sugars or saturated fat.

Costa Rica to lift ban on planting Robusta coffee

Costa Rica will lift a 30-year ban on Robusta coffee trees, a crop that is considered of lower quality than Arabica but that is more resistant to diseases and rising temperatures. Reuters reports.

Lady Doritos a marketing test, say Canadian food experts

Talk of the potential for daintier corn chips marketed towards women has sparked a strong viral reaction, with some marketing experts saying the comments were a way for PepsiCo to test the market. The National Post reports.

Refresco buys Cott beverage manufacturing business

Cott Corporation has closed the sale of its traditional beverage manufacturing business to Refresco for $1.25 billion US.

NAMA names industry award winners

The National Automatic Merchandising Association has announced the winners of its 2018 industry awards, which will be presented at the NAMA Show in Las Vegas in late March
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