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Maple Leaf Foods hit by cybersecurity incident

Maple Leaf Foods is experiencing a system outage linked to a cybersecurity incident. The company is executing its business continuity plans as it works to restore the impacted systems.

CFIN invests more than $530k in food-tech projects

The Canadian Food Innovation Network invests $533,355 in six projects valued at over $1M through the organization’s Innovation Booster program. The funding recipients are Plan Automation, Suppli, Forward Water Technologies, Radish Co-operative, Cascadia Seaweed, and Escarpment Laboratories.

Mars Petcare acquires Champion Petfoods

Mars Petcare acquires Champion Petfoods from an investor group led by Bedford Capital and Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan.

Henry’s Tempeh wins Bioenterprise Canada’s SmartGrowth Program

Enhanced Medical Nutrition, Exact Blue Technologies, Henry’s Tempeh, and Vivid Machines win the latest round of Bioenterprise Canada’s SmartGrowth Program.

Federal government invests over $2.4M in food safety tech

The federal government grants P&P Optica $2,430,023 to help build and present its smart imaging system to inspect meat automatically on the production line.
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Doug Easterbrook

Doug Easterbrook named Ontario’s Finest Butcher

Doug Easterbrook of Townsend Butchers, Simcoe, Ont., took home the title of Ontario’s Finest Butcher in a competition hosted by Meat & Poultry Ontario. He battled his way through 19 of Ontario’s best butchers to win the award. » Read full article
White Rabbit

White Rabbit creates a niche with edibles

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Plant Forward

Inaugural Plant Forward conference showcased Canada’s leadership in plant-based sector

The first Plant Forward conference, organized by Protein Industries Canada, Pulse Canada and Plant-Based Foods of Canada, displayed Canada’s strengths as a supplier of plant-based ingredients with a focus on innovation to meet evolving consumer expectations. » Read full article
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2022 Private Label Trade Show

Location: Rosemont, Ill.
Dates: November 13 – 15, 2022
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2022 CHTA National Hemp Conference

Location: Saskatoon, Sask.
Date: November 15 – 17, 2022
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Symposium on Reuse

Location: Toronto
Dates: November 30, 2022
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