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The Canadian Food Innovation Network launches

As Canada’s new gateway to food innovation, the Canadian Food Innovation Network will be launching a series of programs and services this fall, bringing together key players in the Canadian food industry to accelerate new product development and technology adoption.

Food and Beverage Canada welcomes new report on processing capacity

A recently released report on Canada’s food processing capacity gets a thumbs-up from Food and Beverage Canada. The report provides 18 recommendations to help the sector reach its full potential.

Products carrying the ‘Certified Plant-based Seal’ now appearing on grocery shelves across Canada

Plant-Based Foods of Canada partners with U.S.-based Plant-Based Foods Association to bring the ‘Certified Plant-based’ seal into the country.

Congebec expands Mississauga facility

Congebec is expanding its Mississauga, Ont., facility. The move will increase the facility’s storage space from 170,000 sf to 232,600 sf.

Rritual Superfoods announces new R&D division

The Vancouver-based functional foods company launches a research and development division, which will be helmed by Stacey Gillespie, the company’s chief innovation officer.
Ron Wasik

Food safety – Bacteriophage update by Dr. Ron Wasik

A bacteriophage (phage) is a virus that replicates within bacteria. What prompted me to re-explore the phages was a couple of chance email exchanges with two food science students at different Canadian universities doing research on these organisms. » Read full article
Cher Mereweather

Preparing your business for the future of work – by Cher Mereweather

I could fill several pages with everything I’ve learned since the start of the pandemic. Instead, I want to dedicate this column to the frontline workers of our food and beverage industry because they are the unsung heroes of COVID. » Read full article
Gary Gnirss

Food labelling — Where do we go from here? by Gary Gnirss

To appreciate where food labelling under federal authorities is heading in the next few years, let’s take a look at where it is today, which is somewhere between “almost there” and “just begun.” » Read full article

Farm to Plate

Location: Online
Dates: May 31 – June 1
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16th annual Canadian summit on Food Safety

Location: Online
Dates: June 7 – 8
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Future Food Tech Alternative Proteins

Location: Online
Dates: June 22 – 23
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