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Women in Manufacturing

Bimbo Canada invests $15M in Ontario plant

Bimbo Canada is investing $15 million to build a new tortilla production line in Hamilton. This will help them meet growing market demand in Western Canada.

Olymel teams up with Cintech Agroalimentaire

Olymel is developing a new R&D lab in Cintech Agroalimentaire’s new facility in St-Hyacinthe, Que.

Lactalis Canada names ex-General Mills staff as new VP

Lactalis Canada appoints Alexander Benedet as vice-president, customer strategy & development.

Protein Industries Canada accepting new AI project applications

Protein Industries Canada opens another round of Expressions of Interest for its Artificial Intelligence Program. Applications close on February 15.

March 2! Join us virtually for Advance: Women in Manufacturing 2023

Annex Business Media’s manufacturing group is hosting the annual Advance: Women in Manufacturing virtual summit on March 2 at 1 pm ET.
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Consumer Products

New products we’re tracking this week

Kellogg’s Rxbar debuts new clean label granola line; Nestle tests paper packaging for KitKat; Happy Heart Coffee introduces Canadians to mushroom-infused coffee; Clearly Canadian launches new flavour; and Hello Fresh brings to Canada Factor, a ready-to-heat meal service. » Find out more
Barry Callebaut

Barry Callebaut shares chocolate trends for 2023

Chocolate confectionery is expected to be worth over $128 billion in global retail sales by the end of the year. According to Barry Callebaut, Intense Indulgence, Mindful Indulgence and Healthy Indulgence are the top chocolate trends for 2023 and beyond. » Read full article
Regulatory Affairs

Regulatory Affairs: Good vs. bad

The eternal battle between good and bad foods has seen the teeter shift in Canada with the publication of final rules on front of package nutrition labelling. The labelling’s purpose is to simply alert consumers about the level of sugar, saturated fat, and sodium in a food. However, consumers are more likely to perceive these foods as ‘bad’ and avoid them. » Read full article
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SAS Institute

How the right data delivers visibility in supply chain

Advanced analytics and AI solutions, including machine learning, IoT and computer vision, allow manufacturers to optimize processes and find even small efficiencies that translate to significant cost savings (and maximum profitability). Modeling across production can help businesses react well – and be ready – when problems arise » Learn more

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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2023 FCC Economic Outlook

Location: Online
Date: January 24
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