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Olymel cuts 177 management jobs

Olymel eliminates 177 management positions, primarily in Quebec, to reduce duplication of tasks and improve efficiency. Out of the 177 jobs, 120 became vacant in recent months. The company has notified the affected 57 employees.

Loblaw freezes food prices

Loblaw announces a price freeze on more than 1,500 No Name brand items until the end of January 2023 in an effort to address rising food costs.

Beyond Meat axes 200 jobs, reduces revenue outlook

Beyond Meat reduces its current workforce by 200 employees. It also slashed its full year revenue outlook from $470-$520 million to $400-$425 million.

Sokol expands senior leadership team

Sokol Custom Food Ingredients expands its senior leadership team with the appointments of John Pimpo as vice-president of ingredients, sales and marketing, and Lauren Davis as vice-president of finance and strategy.

Roquette launches new line of organic pea ingredients

Roquette releases a new line of organic pea ingredients that are produced at its plant in Portage la Prairie, Man., and supported by peas sourced from organic pea growers in Canada.
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Redzone Software

5 Strategies for Breaking Through the Manufacturing Labor Shortage

As the manufacturing industry faces challenges of attracting and retaining frontline employees, what can you do to step up your game and hit the end zone running?

For manufacturers to remain operational now and in the future, they must upskill and develop existing employees, while also providing opportunities and a culture to attract new talent. Whether you’re scouting for new recruits or just trying to make sure your top players won’t transfer to another team, we have a step-by-step guide to help you to create and keep a strong team for the long haul.
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Health commitments

Food companies fail to meet health commitments: Report

The Access to Nutrition U.S. Index reveals the 11 largest U.S. food and beverage manufacturers are not making adequate progress on their commitments to make, market and sell healthy food and drinks. » Read full article

Unmasking innovation at CHFA NOW

CHFA NOW (Natural, Organic, Wellness) Toronto has evolved to become the leading natural foods trade show, showcasing emerging and national brands alike. Plant-based was big at this year’s show. Other prominent, enduring claims were gluten-free, reduced sugar, vegan and keto. » Read full article
Maison Riviera

Maison Riviera launches Oat-based cheese

Maison Riviera releases a new line of dairy-free cheeses made with certified gluten-free oats grown in Canada. » Read full article
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Blendtek Ingredients

Blendtek Ingredients to Supply Bunge’s Plant Protein Portfolio in Canada

Blendtek Ingredients is now offering powdered and texturized protein concentrates and isolates from Bunge to help our customers meet rising demand for these ingredients. Soy, pea, faba, mung and lentil protein deliver great taste, texture and mouthfeel in a variety of applications. Backed by exceptional technical support, we can help you develop plant-based meat and dairy, beverages, meat, sauces, dips and more. We also offer powdered and textured conventional soy protein concentrates to support cost saving objectives in processed meat and additional applications.
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Retail Council of Canada

2022 Public Trust Summit

Location: Toronto
Date: October 25 – 26, 2022
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Plant Forward

Location: Toronto
Dates: November 1 – 2, 2022
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14th Annual Food Quality Symposium

Location: Scottsdale, Ariz.
Dates: December 12 – 14, 2022
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