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Kellogg to split into three companies

Kellogg Company will separate its North American cereal and plant-based foods businesses, via tax-free spin-offs, resulting in three independent public companies.

Mondelēz acquires Clif Bar & Company

Mondelēz International acquires Clif Bar & Company for $2.9 billion. The acquisition expands Mondelēz International’s global snack bar business to more than $1 billion.

Tech company Worximity obtains $14M in financing

Worximity, a Quebec-based technology company, recently closed a new $14 million dollar financing round. The company obtained the amount from Investissement Québec, Fonds de solidarité FTQ and Marel.

Vision Greens launches a line of locally grown, pesticide-free leafy greens

Vision Greens, Welland, Ont., officially launches its affordable line of locally grown, pesticide-free, non-GMO leafy greens that are delivered to grocers the same day they’re harvested.

Power Sustainable closes initial $210M capital commitments for agri-food focused Lios Fund I

Power Sustainable, a global multi-platform alternative asset manager investing in sustainable strategies, closes an initial $210 million of aggregate capital commitments for Lios Fund I, its inaugural agri-food private equity fund.
National Sunflower Association

Personal wellness sparks demand for sunflower oil - watch the video!

The demand for healthy food options continues be top of mind for Canadians. Whether it's higher protein, plant-based, or foods with added nutrients, sunflower oil can help create cleaner labels.

  • Premium mid & high oleic sunflower oil offers:
  • Extended shelf-life
  • Superior stability
  • Longer fry-life than other oils
  • Light neutral taste

This new video explains why food manufacturers use Sunflower Oil and how it helps meet their consumers' desire for personal wellness.

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Sustainable Change: One giant leap

Sustainable Change: One giant leap

Our Sustainable Change columnist, Cher Mereweather, comments on the impact of retail giant Loblaws’ commitment to achieve net-zero carbon emissions for their operational footprint by 2040, and net-zero for Scope 3 emissions including those generated by suppliers by 2050. » Read full article
Bringing new life to traditional malting methods

Bringing new life to traditional malting methods

The growth of craft malting has been hindered by two concerns about floor malted barley. A project funded by the Canadian Food Innovation Network Emerging Science Research Cluster tested the suitability of different Canadian barley varieties to floor malting and determined whether there was any truth to industry-held perceptions about the traditional process. » Read full article
A peek into the sugar-free world of Simply Delish

A peek into the sugar-free world of Simply Delish

With over 35 years in the natural food business, Martin Pamensky knows a thing or two about creating healthy alternatives to classic desserts. In 2021, Pamensky launched Simply Delish, one of the world’s first-ever Keto Certified plant-based desserts in the market. » Read full article

Toronto Craft Beer Festival

Location: Toronto
Dates: June 24 – 26, 2022
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NLS Food Evolution Summit

Location: Scottsdale, Ariz.
Dates: June 27 – 29, 2022
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IFT FIRST: Annual Event and Expo

Location: Chicago, Ill.
Date: July 10 – 13, 2022
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