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Kraft Heinz suspends new investments in Russia

Kraft Heinz has suspended all new investments in Russia, as well as exports of Kraft Heinz products to Russia and imports of products from Russia.

Free Webinar: Innovating with Cellular Agriculture

Join us on April 6, 11:30 a.m. ET, for a special webinar. Industry experts Elaine Corbett, Ontario Genomics; Dana McCauley, Canadian Food Innovation Network; Jennifer Côté, Opalia; and Mark Juhasz, Harvest Insights, will take a deep dive into the world of cellular agriculture, and its potential to disrupt the food industry.

Maple Leaf to shut down Ontario poultry plant

Maple Leaf Foods plans to pursue further optimization opportunities in its poultry network. The move includes shifting volumes currently processed at the Schomberg, Ont.,plant to the under-construction London facility by the end of 2023. Once the transition is completed, the Schomberg plant will be shut down.

Partake Brewing raises USD16.5M in Series B funding

Non-alcoholic beer brand Partake Brewing raises USD16.5 million in Series B round of funding. The fundraising was led by U.S.-based investors PowerPlant Partners and Amberstone along with support from existing investors.

Federal and Ontario governments invest $900K to improve meat processing capacity

The Governments of Canada and Ontario are investing $900,000 in an innovative tool to connect meat and poultry farmers with abattoirs that have available processing capacity and to support recruitment, retention and training initiatives in the industry.
Sponsored Spotlight 

IFFA, 14.–19.5.2022 – Meat and protein business reaches a new level

How can you increase the efficiency of your production? How can you manufacture your products in a climate-friendly way? What can digitalisation achieve for your business? What contribution can alternative proteins make to your product range? The manufacturers at IFFA will be providing answers to questions around automation, digitalisation, food safety, sustainability and food trends.
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Marissa Bronfman

Meet Marissa Bronfman, a Canadian vegan impact investor

Marissa Bronfman is a Canadian vegan impact entrepreneur-turned-impact investor. She is the chief brand officer of the recently launched Kizmet Impact Capital. We spoke to her about Kizmet, the need for more women investors in the food sector, and the importance of diversity in the industry. » Read full article

Powered by AI and plant ingredients, NotMilk promises the same taste and texture as dairy

Made from 100 per cent plant-based ingredients and developed with a patented AI technology that mimics animal-based foods, NotMilk, by NotCo, is the next generation of dairy-free milk. We caught up with Robert Rochon, NotCo’s general manager in Canada, to discuss the product and the company’s future plans. » Read full article

Cell-based dairy company Opalia brings animal-free milk closer to shelves

Opalia, an early-stage foodtech company that makes whole milk using mammary cells, has reached a crucial in-lab milestone on its path toward commercialization of animal-free cow’s milk. It has eliminated fetal bovine serum, a commonly used component of synthetic cell growth, from its manufacturing process. » Read full article

Food & Beverage Industry Week 2022

Location: Las Vegas, Nev.
Dates: March 21 – 24, 2022
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Women in Manufacturing 2022

Location: Online
Dates: March 22, 2022
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SIAL America

Location: Las Vegas, Nev.
Date: March 22 – 24, 2022
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