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Retail Council of Canada

$3M set aside to help Ontario F&B processors automate operations

The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing up to $3 million to help Ontario food, beverage and other agri-food businesses improve the productivity of their operations. This funding will make the sector more competitive by helping businesses purchase new equipment, adopt innovative technologies and automate processes.

AAK creates vegetable fats for confectionery manufacturers

AAK has developed Akomel, a portfolio of clean-label and plant-based fats from sustainable sources, for chocolate and confectionery manufacturers that are looking to benefit from the growing popularity and premiumization of caramel.

Burcon appoints Peter Kappel as board chair

Burcon NutraScience Corporation, a developer of plant-based proteins for foods and beverages, names Peter H. Kappel as chair of its board of directors.

Tekni-Plex acquires Keyes Packaging Group

Tekni-Plex acquires Wenatchee-based (Washington) Keyes Packaging Group, a provider of protective packaging for the food and beverage industry.

IBIEducate 2021 in Kansas City cancelled

The American Bakers Association and the Baking Equipment Manufacturers & Allieds decide to cancel IBIEducate 2021 in Kansas City, Mo., due to hthe pandemic.
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Great Lakes Cheese will invest $505 million in WNY

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Chinova Bioworks

The Chinova promise: Natural, vegan ingredients for beers

Founded in 2016, Chinova Bioworks is a New Brunswick-based food-tech company developing natural, clean-label ingredients extracted from white button mushrooms for the food and beverage industry. Food in Canada’s editor Nithya Caleb spoke to David Brown, COO/co-founder of Chinova Bioworks, about the need for vegan-friendly ingredients for the beverage industry. » Read full article
Food Safety

Focus on Food Safety: Climate change increases food safety risks

Rising temperatures, greenhouse gas emissions and smog and chemical discharges into the atmosphere will increase food safety risks throughout the supply chain. The fallout from climate change will not be easy to combat. We all need to take measures to not only mitigate climate change, but also prepare for the impact it will have on virtually everything we do. » Read full article
HPP Canada

Meet HPP Canada, the world’s first plant-based HPP toller

HPP Canada is the first plant-based toller in the world. It is experiencing a growth trend due to increasing consumer demand for healthy lifestyles and plant-based diets. Most of their customers are juice and beverage manufacturers but since HPP has helped producers extend shelf life, the company is seeing growth in new RTE foods, dips and sauces. » Read full article
Carmi Flavors

Plant Protein Science and Technology Forum

Location: Online
Dates: October 12 – 14
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2021 CCFI Public Trust Summit

Location: Online
Date: October 19
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Ontario Innovation Expo

Location: Online
Dates: October 21
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