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Roquette opens world’s largest pea protein plant

Roquette opens the world’s largest pea protein plant in Portage la Prairie, Man. The 200,000-sf plant has the capacity to process 125,000 tons of yellow peas per year. The new plant gives Roquette the largest pea protein supply in the world.

Maple Leaf Foods to complete converting all sow barns to advanced open houses by end of this year

Maple Leaf Foods announces that by the end of 2021, it will complete transitioning all breeding sows in company-owned barns to its advanced open sow housing system.

The Alkaline Water Company enters the Canadian market

The Alkaline Water Company is beginning distribution of Alkaline88 and A88 Infused products in Canada through a non-exclusive partnership with R&M Royal Palms Beverage.

Puratos Canada partners with Everspring Farms

Puratos Canada partners with Everspring Farms, Seaforth, Ont., to introduce new varieties of sprouted grains to its product lineup.

St. Francis Herb Farm opens new facility in Ottawa Valley

St. Francis Herb Farm recently opened a 33,000 sf facility in Barry’s Bay, Ont. It is one of the country’s largest plant-based medicine facilities.
Hire a student

Hire a student to bridge today’s skills gaps

The Student Work Placement Program+ by Food Processing Skills Canada aims to make it easy for employers to hire students with specific skills as well as encourage employers to connect with individuals from historically underrepresented populations. » Read full article

Vision creates a line of plant-based baked goods with superfood ingredients

Vineet Jain, president and CEO of Visions Food Innovation, had his eureka moment when one of his children challenged him to create a vegan muffin. After many trials, Jain found the right mix of ingredients to create the Nature’s Flair Foods line of muffins and cupcakes. » Read full article
Sustainable Change

Sustainable Change: Lessons from the food waste frontline

Our Sustainable Change columnist Cher Mereweather offers four insights to effectively address food waste. She says that if you adopt these insights and remember you are dealing with a human rather than a technical issue, you will be on track to realizing the potential for growth and engagement that food waste prevention offers. » Read full article

Restaurants Canada Show 2022

Location: Toronto
Dates:February 27 – March 1, 2022
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Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America

Location: Boston, Mass.
Date: March 13 – 15, 2022
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Future Food-Tech

Location: San Francisco, Calif.
Dates: March 24 – 25, 2022
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