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Ya Ya Foods takes over Oatly production duties

The Oatly Group AB and Toronto-based Ya Ya Foods Corporation enter a long-term strategic hybrid partnership in North America. Ya Ya Foods acquires a majority of Oatly’s assets in the U.S. and takes over the co-packing of Oatly’s products for the North American market.

Justine Hendricks named FCC president

Justine Hendricks has been appointed the next president and CEO of Farm Credit Canada. Hendricks is currently the chief corporate sustainability officer at Export Development Canada.

Maple Leaf subsidiary partners with Better Meat

The Better Meat Co. and Greenleaf Foods will work together to explore the next generation of alternative protein products using Better Meat’s Rhiza mycoprotein ingredient.

Hain Celestial sells Westbrae Natural brand

The Hain Celestial Group completes the divestiture of its Westbrae Natural brand to Bush Brothers & Company.

Cell-ag institute launching in Alberta university

The University of Alberta and New Harvest Canada are developing the Institute of Cellular Agriculture in conjunction with Cult Food Science.
Dry January

Non-alcoholic drinks on the rise as demand grows

During “Dry January,” Canadians who don’t drink alcohol or want to cut back may find more options on menus and store shelves. Beer giants are launching non-alcoholic brews and specialty producers are creating innovative alternatives to spirits. » Read full article

A global seaweed future

The desire and demand for nutrient-rich foods with a positive impact on people and planet continues to grow, and Canada’s vast coastline is an advantage. Seaweed, algae, and shellfish will increasingly become a whole food, ingredient, soil enhancement, animal feed, or bioplastic option. » Read full article
Focus on Food Safety

Focus on Food Safety: Effective QA tactics are key to reducing waste

Throughout the industry, there are conversations about food waste reduction as part of the food processing sector’s commitment to environment, social responsibility, and climate change. Using good strategy and tactical approaches in food safety and quality can be key to reducing food waste. » Read full article
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Connectivity Breeds Agility for Consumer Goods Brands

No one in any industry or the culture at large would deny that the world is highly connected. Everything from smartphone apps and social media algorithms to artificial intelligence and machine learning is simply part of our everyday reality. In addition to connectivity, the past couple of years have threaded in another element of business (and life) we can count on: disruption.
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Guelph Organic Conference

Location: Guelph, Ont.
Dates: January 23 – 29, 2023
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International Production & Processing Expo

Location: Atlanta, G.A.
Dates: January 24 – 26, 2023
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