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$29M project seeks to create a better plant-protein ingredient

Protein Industries Canada and a consortium of partners, including More Than Protein Ingredients, Quantum Mechanical Technology, and Hamman Ag Research have announced plans to create one of the most functional plant protein ingredients available on the market.

Oat Canada and Roquette partner to develop novel oat ingredients

Protein Industries Canada invests in a $4.1 million project between Oat Canada and Roquette that will see the development of novel oat ingredients and nutritionally superior oat-based food and beverage products.

Seafood companies call for robust traceability standards for all seafood sold in Canada

A group of 26 grocery chains, seafood industry stakeholders and experts are calling on the federal government to commit to a timeline and plan to fulfil its mandate to implement boat-to-plate traceability for seafood in Canada.

Congebec leases $70M industrial freezer in Montreal

Congebec leases a new 219,000-sf cold storage facility in Montreal that will enable food producers in the region to store inventories closer to their operations, thereby creating efficiencies within the supply chain.

Conagen produces thaumatin protein natural sweeteners at scale

Conagen scales up production of two new high-intensity sweeteners, thaumatin I and thaumatin II. The development will expand commercial partner Sweegen’s sugar reduction solutions of zero-sugar natural sweeteners.
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Too Good To Go

Too Good To Go promises to help you become a zero-food waste operation

The average Canadian family wastes 200 kg of food per year. In an e-interview, Sam Kashani, country manager of Too Good To Go, a food app focusing on eliminating food waste, explains the company’s mission and why they want to partner with food processors. » Read full article
Safety gets smarter

Safety gets smarter

Driven by ever-stricter safety regulations and the need for traceability across the supply chain, food manufacturers are turning to inspection solutions with improved precision and greater digital capabilities. » Read full article

B.lovd offers cookies with a hidden message of love

Montreal-based B.lovd is a new gourmet cookie company. Founded during the pandemic by Rachelle Claveau, B.lovd’s cookies are natural and homemade, and they all contain a word promoting self-love. » Read full article
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National Sunflower Association

75% of consumers want foods made with non-GMO sunflower oil

If you are creating plant-based or free-from foods, healthy snacks or speciality products, premium mid & high oleic sunflower oil offers:

   • Extended shelf life
   • Superior stability
   • Longer fry life than other oils
   • Light, neutral taste

Find out why so many manufactuers have already switched to sunflower oil and download the NSA White Paper on sun oil here.

CPMA 2022

Location: Montreal, Que.
Dates: April 5 – 7, 2022
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The Vegan Women Summit

Location: Los Angeles, Calif.
Dates: April 8, 2022
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