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Forecast improves for F&B processing: FCC report

The outlook for food and beverage processors remains positive amid economic conditions that have shifted from the start of the year, according to the Food and Beverage Report mid-year update from Farm Credit Canada.

McCain Foods acquires Scelta Products

McCain Foods has acquired Scelta Products, adding the Netherlands-based producer of frozen foods to its growing family of prepared vegetable appetizer product offerings.

Dr. Sylvain Charlebois appointed to Second Harvest board of directors

Second Harvest appoints Dr. Sylvain Charlebois, professor and director of the Agri-Food Analytics Food Lab at Dalhousie University, as one of its board directors.

House Foods Group acquires Keystone Natural Holdings

House Foods Holding USA buys 100 per cent of Keystone Natural Holdings, a manufacturer of tofu and plant-based foods in North America.

Management changes at Multivac

Christian Traumann will take over the company as group president and spokesperson for the management team on January 1, 2023.
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National Sunflower Association

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

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Theobroma Chocolat

Theobroma Chocolat launches zero sugar chocolate

Theobroma Chocolat, Que., unveils Yummy Zero Sugar, a new plant-based, zero sugar, organic chocolate. Yummy Zero Sugar is made with an organic and natural sweetener that is rich in vegetable fibres. This fibre derives its content from cassava fibres. » Read full article
Protein Industries Canada

Protein Industries Canada launches new artificial intelligence program

Through a $30 million commitment under the Government of Canada’s Pan-Canadian Artificial Intelligence Strategy, Protein Industries Canada is launching a new stream of programming that will co-invest in collaborative projects utilizing artificial intelligence to help grow Canada’s plant-based food, feed and ingredients ecosystem. » Read full article

Kerry introduces new texture system

Kerry launches Puremul, a new texture system that can replace the use of sunflower lecithin and mono- and diglycerides across multiple applications, including baked goods and plant-based beverages. » Read full article
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CIFST ALT Showcase

Location: Toronto
Dates: September 28, 2022
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MeatEx Canada

Location: Toronto
Dates: September 28 – 30, 20222
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Ontario Innovation Expo

Location: Guelph, Ont.
Dates: October 13, 2022
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