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Happy Planet stops production of smoothies

Happy Planet is reimagining its brand direction. It will discontinue the production of all fruit smoothies and focus on drinkable snacks that are higher in nutrition and offer functional benefits.

Tyson Foods consolidates operations

Tyson Foods plans to bring together all its corporate team members from across the U.S. to its world headquarters in Springdale, Arkansas. The phased relocation will begin early 2023.

Barentz acquires Viachem in the U.S.

Barentz International, a global life science ingredients distributor, acquires Viachem, a distributor of life science ingredients and specialty chemicals.

Canada’s alternative protein industry ‘hotbed of innovation’: Report

The Game Changers: Canadian Opportunities In Alternative Protein report by outlines how Canada is translating the challenges of the alternative protein industry into competitive growth opportunities. The market is projected to be worth $290 billion by 2030.

IGA’s Local Accelerator unveils first cohort

IGA unveils the first cohort of 18 Quebec companies that will join its Local Accelerator program.
Sponsored Spotlight 
Handtmann Canada


Our Handtmann team works side by side with our customers to successfully turn their innovative ideas into dependable processing solutions. We support success as a colleague and a guide, backed by proven Handtmann technologies and trustworthy service that helps our customers meet business opportunities and address processing challenges.

  • Food Processing Leadership Maximum Product Quality, Simply And Reliably, With Gram-level Accuracy
  • Technical Excellence Responsive And Knowledgeable Team With Excellent Technical & Application Support
  • Processing Precision Solutions Designed For The Future With Flexible Process And Product Changes
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Dairy Distillery

Unused dairy finds new uses in beverages

Companies like Spare Food Company, Wheyward Spirit and Dairy Distillery are upcycling whey and underutilized by-products of whey and milk permeate to create unique, fresh spirits and non-alcoholic beverages. » Read full article
Sustainable Change

Sustainable Change: Meaningful ESG goals can help address labour issues

Green skills are the future and your willingness to invest in all your staff members could be key to attracting the right talent, while at the same time building leaders for the Decisive Decade. Our Sustainable Change columnist Cher Mereweather offers ideas to turn the food industry into a magnet for people who want to make a meaningful difference. » Read full article

Immune health still top priority for consumers: Kerry

Immune, gut and heart health continue as important concerns for functional beverage consumers, while beauty and sports performance are on the rise, according to new research by Kerry. » Read full article
Sponsored Spotlight 
National Sunflower Association

Spotlight on Sunflower Oil – Innovating food products and menus for today’s trends

Join us for a virtual roundtable featuring leading food & beverage experts from across Canada
  • Jasmine Byrne, President, Big Mountain Foods
  • Aneta Dymerska, Vice President R&D & Q&A, Ozery Family Bakery
  • Rakesh Raniga, President & CEO, Indian Life Foods
  • John Sandbakken, Executive Director, National Sunflower Association

Thursday, October 27, 2022 • 1 to 1:45pm ET

Learn more about:
  • How non-GMO sunflower oil benefits a variety of foods including: snacks, bakery, entrées, sauces + plant-based and gluten-free products
  • U.S. sunflower oil production outlook for 2023
Sponsored Content 
Canadian Special Crops Association

The future of food is here

Plant Forward is the inaugural international event showcasing Canada’s plant-based food and ingredient supply and innovation is coming November 1-2, 2022, in Toronto, Canada. At Plant Forward, you’ll find out why investors and trailblazing companies are choosing Canada as their preferred place to do business and invest in plant-based innovation. » Learn more

Ontario Innovation Expo

Location: Guelph, Ont.
Date: October 13, 2022
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Meat Industry Expo

Location: Niagara Falls Convention Centre, Ont.
Dates: October 14 – 15, 2022
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Rendez-Vous Gourmet Québec

Location: Ottawa, Ont.
Dates:October 17, 2022
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