About Us

View As Webpage  | View Archives | Email a Friend

@{mv_date_MMM d, yyyy}@

Exclusive: CFIN’s new CEO plans to expand, diversify services

The Canadian Food Innovation Network recently promoted Dana McCauley as CEO. In an exclusive email interview, we asked McCauley about her vision for CFIN and its members.

Mirabel and VÔG unite under new brand name

The multigenerational family business takes a new direction as Cultures Gen V, unifying all its brands under the new banner.

Saputo names Haig Poutchigian as COO of Canadian dairy division

Saputo appoints Haig Poutchigian as president and COO of the Canadian dairy division and Frank Guido as president and COO of the U.S. dairy division.

IWD 2023: NPC celebrates 100 women leaders in Canada's bio-based industries

A new list of over 100 companies provides an interesting look at the women leading Canada’s growing natural and bio-based industries.

New products we're tracking

Nestlé’s latest plant-based beverage with 5 g of protein per seving combines oats and fava beans; and the Hershey Company launches the Hershey’s plant-based extra creamy chocolate bar with almonds and sea salt and Reese’s plant-based peanut butter cups.

Sponsored Spotlight 

Did you know a recall can cost you up to $10M?

Having the ability to identify the true source of food contaminants is key to an effective recall plan. If the thought of a product recall keeps you up at night, join this webinar “How to avoid and manage F&B product recalls,” on March 15, at 2:00 pm ET. You’ll learn how manufacturers are leveraging technology to manage traceability from Farm to Fork.
» Register here...
In Case You Missed It 

Best cybersecurity practices for the food supply sector

Protect your food supply business from bad actors by implementing strong access control measures and ensuring the vendors in your supply chain and their third-party vendors are protecting their own IT systems. » Read full article

How Canada’s bar & beverage scene is evolving in 2023

Canada’s bar and beverage scene has had to pivot, innovate, adapt and evolve over the past few years as a result of the pandemic and changing consumer tastes. The 2023 RC Show’s bar and beverage ambassadors, Christina Veira and Evelyn Chick, share what’s trending and what changes we can expect to see in 2023. » Read full article

Cyberworks Robotics receives CFIN funding to pilot self-driving tech in F&B facilities

Cyberworks Robotics recently received $227,946 from the Canadian Food Innovation Network for their autonomous self-driving technology that allows existing manual tow tugs and forklifts to become fully automated without changing facility infrastructure. » Read full article

Seafood Expo North America

Location: Boston, Mass. Dates: March 12-14, 2023 » Learn more

Prosper Show

Location: Las Vegas, Nev. Dates: March 13-15, 2023 » Learn more

2023 ABA Annual Convention

Location: Amelia Island, FL Dates: March 26-29, 2023 » Learn more