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Certification for upcycled ingredients and products arrives in Canada

The Upcycled Food Association launches its Upcycled Certified program in Canada. It has partnered with Anthesis Provision and COIL, a circular business accelerator in Ontario, to raise awareness about its certification program.

Federal government invests in digital food innovation hub

The federal government is investing up to $1.9 million to help the Canadian Food Innovation Network develop a digital food innovation hub, which will enhance connectivity among players in Canada’s food innovation ecosystem.

FBO receives new funding for workforce development initiative

Food and Beverage Ontario’s (FBO’s) workforce development initiative, CareersNow, receives additional funding of $1,406,900 from the provincial labour, training and skills development ministry.

Antares Vision Group presents a single machine with an array of inspection controls

Antares Vision Group introduces the “All-in-One” series that combines multiple inspection controls into single machines to meet different quality requirements.

CrushDynamics raises $3.6M in Seed 2 funding

Crush Dynamics raises $3.6 million in Seed 2 financing from a host of investors including Western Universities Technology Innovation Fund, Women’s Equity Lab, Lumia Capital, Melbourne-based AgFood Opportunities Fund based and Turnham Green Capital.
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Automation for food processors starts with food safety and traceability

Amid supply chain and labour disruptions, building resilience in the food industry is critically important. Automation allows food processors to optimize processes and reduce costs. The benefits of the technology extend far beyond, though, and may not be as costly up front as you might imagine. » Read full article
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The challenge for food companies in 2022 is managing inflation

Food companies have always had challenges in running their businesses ranging from facing new competitors, improving products, managing production to finding new customers and increasing sales. One of the overriding challenges this year is rising costs and inflation. » Read full article

Project highlights from the Canadian Food Innovation Network Emerging Science Research Cluster

The Canadian Food Innovation Network is administering the Emerging Science Research Cluster series of projects in partnership with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. The cluster brings together resources at universities, colleges, food tech centres and government research facilities to collaborate with businesses to address real issues facing the food and beverage manufacturing sector. » Read full article

Free Webinar: The Upcycling Phenomenon

Location: Online
Dates: May 4, 2022
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Restaurants Canada Show 2022

Location: Toronto
Date: May 9 – 11, 2022
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