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Registrations open for Arrell Food Summit 2021

Registration is now open for the fourth annual Arrell Food Summit. The one-day event on October 28 will be online due to pandemic restrictions and a commitment to safety for presenters and attendees.

Sweegen to launch high-intensity sweetener brazzein in 2022

Sweegen is expanding its sweetener portfolio in early 2022 with the zero-calorie, high-intensity sweetener brazzein. The product was developed in collaboration with long-term innovation partner Conagen.

Tate & Lyle appoints Bill Magee as president, North America, for F&B Solutions

Tate & Lyle names William ‘Bill’ Magee as president, North America, Food & Beverage Solutions, and as a member of Tate & Lyle’s executive committee.

Polar Ice wins two gold medals at Spirits Business Vodka Masters 2021

Polar Ice and Polar Ice Arctic Extreme win gold medals at the Spirits Business Vodka Masters 2021 in the Vodka Base Corn and Vodka Base Grain categories, respectively.

Salt Spring Coffee marks 25th anniversary with launch of ground and pod coffee

Salt Spring Coffee is celebrating 25 years of producing sustainable coffee with the launch of ground and pod coffee versions of its most popular fair trade, organic coffee blends.
cultured meat

Why the cultured meat industry needs its own Elon Musk

Cultured meat has the potential to change our relationship with animal proteins, but change won’t come easily. Elon Musk understood a long time ago that to give the electric car its proper due and push aside the powerful car dealership cartels, the influence of the oil industry and the incredible economic clout of car manufacturers, he needed to build a case for the e-car with the consumer, and he did. If lab-grown food is ever to become a thing, the industry will need its own Elon Musk. » Read full article
Food Law

Food Law: Amplifying AAAMPs

After 23 years, the Agriculture and Agri-Food Administrative Monetary Penalties Act (AAAMPs Act) has been extended to all food commodities. Implementation will be key to determine how this extension of AAAMPs will affect the sectors for whom this will be a whole new experience. » Read full article
Regulatory Affairs

Regulatory Affairs: Revising nutrient claims

Health Canada intends to update the requirements for sugar-free claims with the goal of providing more flexibility. It proposes to bundle the sugar-free claim with the requirement of a food being “low in calories”. The result is that more foods could be claimed as “sugar-free.” The change also acknowledges the tight relationship of sugar-free claims to calorie management. » Read full article

2021 CCFI Public Trust Summit

Location: Online
Dates: October 19
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Ontario Innovation Expo

Location: Online
Dates: October 21
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CIFST ALT: A Virtual Showcase

Location: Online
Date: October 27
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