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Merit Functional Foods’ new facility is commercially ready to process plant proteins

Merit Functional Foods announces that its new 94,000-sf facility in Winnipeg, Man., is fully scaled to supply food and beverage companies with pea and canola proteins.

Blendtek Ingredients opens new office in Ontario

Blendtek Ingredients opens its newly constructed 85,000-sf headquarters in Cambridge, Ont. The new building will house Blendtek’s head office, manufacturing and distribution facilities.

New partnership to advance fermentation processing in Western Canada

The Saskatchewan Food Industry Development Centre (Food Centre), the University of Saskatchewan, Protein Industries Canada and Ag-West Bio are combining expertise to create a new fermentation and training program at the Food Centre.

Maple Leaf Foods supports WWF research that pinpoints location of critical carbon stores across Canada

A new study by WWF-Canada, led by researchers at McMaster University, and supported by Maple Leaf Foods and the Metcalf Foundation, reveals, for the first time, how much carbon is stored in Canada’s landscapes, and the locations of the most carbon-rich areas.

Kemin breaks ground on new facility to produce clean-label protein ingredients

Kemin Industries broke ground on a new manufacturing site in Verona, Miss., to produce clean-label ingredients that are used in a variety of applications for the food technologies sector.
Sponsored Spotlight 
National Sunflower Assoc.

Spotlight on Sunflower Oil

Watch the presentation featuring:
•Michelle Peitz, Oils Technical Solutions Manager, ADM
• John Shackelford, Corporate Chef & Culinary Manager, Giraffe Foods
• John Sandbakken, Executive Director, National Sunflower Association

Learn about:
• U.S. sunflower oil outlook for 2022
• How non-GMO sunflower oil benefits plant-based foods, beverages, sauces & home meal replacement
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Daydream’s initial success shows Canadians are open to adaptogenic beverages

Eat Beyond portfolio company Daydream Drink has created Canada’s first sparkling water infused with hemp extracts and adaptogens. It recently secured distribution with several retail and foodservice brands. » Read full article
Regulatory Affairs

Regulatory Affairs: U.S. plans to modernize food labels

Our US neighbours have dusted off their proposed 2018 Food Labelling Modernization Act and reintroduced it as the Food Labelling Modernization Act of 2021. The 2018 version was a reincarnation of a 2015 bill, which was based on a 2013 proposal. Our Regulatory Affairs columnist, Gary Gnriss, has the details. » Read full article

Crack the egg processing issue

Eggs contain a complex mixture of white and yolk, each with different processing requirements. For most liquid egg products, pasteurization using heat exchangers remains the main form of heat treatment. It is important to choose the right pasteurization regime and equipment. » Read full article
Retail Council of Canada

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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