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PIC project focuses on creating high-protein foods using Canadian chickpeas

A consortium comprising Humble and Frank Foods, InnovoPro and the Star Group are researching and testing chickpea ingredients and proteins in a variety of consumer-ready plant-based food products, as part of a Protein Industries Canada (PIC) project.

Diageo acquires Vivanda, an AI-powered tech firm

Diageo acquires Vivanda, owner of the AI-powered FlavorPrint technology that maps flavour preferences and recommends brands and variants that consumers are most likely to enjoy.

Clearsips is the newest Canadian distributor of non-alcoholic beverages

Clearsips is the newest Canadian importer, distributor and retailer of national and international non-alcoholic spirits, wine, beer, cider and ready-to-drink beverages.

EnWave earns SQF Certification for vacuum-microwave toll manufacturing facility

EnWave Corporation’s vacuum-microwave toll drying facility, Revworx, has successfully completed the Safe Quality Food (SQF) certification process.

Eat Well Group completes acquisition of Sapientia

The Eat Well Investment Group completes its final payment of USD840,000 to Sapientia Technology, thereby satisfying all payment obligations in connection with the acquisition of Sapientia.
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Food Law: Health Canada targets saturated fat, sugars, and sodium with its new FOP labelling regulations

The long-anticipated front-of-package nutrition labelling regulations requiring certain prepackaged foods to display a symbol was announced recently. Our Food Law columnist warns the timing is not ideal, as these regulations will trigger costly label changes for the food industry at a time when Canadians are facing high food prices. » Read full article
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Recipe to Retail: Is packaging redesign a sound investment?

Are you planning a packaging redesign? Changing the graphic identity may be a worthwhile investment or costly blunder. Before taking the plunge, consider these insights from our CPG expert to determine whether redesign is a sound strategy. » Read full article
Turning seafood waste into sustainable packaging

Turning seafood waste into sustainable packaging

Nova Scotia-based Copol International teamed up with researchers at the Verschuren Centre for Sustainability in Energy and the Environment to create a biopolymer using lobster shells left over from processing that can be incorporated into environmentally friendly packaging with antimicrobial properties to help reduce food waste. The project is part of the As part of the Canadian Food Innovation Network Emerging Science Research Cluster projects. » Read full article


Location: Toronto
Dates: September 15 – 18, 2022
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International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE) 2022

Location: Las Vegas, Nev.
Dates: September 17 – 21, 2022
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MeatEx Canada

Location: Toronto
Date: September 28 – 30, 2022
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