Food & Beverage
Maple Leaf Foods reports Q3 profit and sales up from year ago
Strong performance by its meat protein group more than offset costs to mitigate COVID-19 risks.
BevCanna trial production runs of Keef, State B lines succeed
Next step for infused beverage expert is to move ahead quickly with commercialization plans.
Scientists remove 98 ‘murder hornets’ near Canadian border
Giant predatory insects found in Washington State present a huge threat to honey bees that pollinate many crops.
Quebec pork plant outbreak grows, Alberta boosting travel industry
62 workers at an Olymel plant tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
Coca-Cola recovery continues as it grows leaner in pandemic
Company has accelerated a planned reorganization that will put more emphasis on fast-growing brands.
Tim Hortons to test deposit program for returnable coffee cups, packaging
Cups and food containers would then be cleaned, sanitized and used again.
Ex Blue Bell Creameries president charged in deadly listeria case
Six counts of wire fraud and one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud.
Dairy farmers facing losses due to CUSMA will be compensated: Trudeau
They’ve received a multi-year commitments for trade deal losses from EU and Pacific Rim agreements, but not North American deal.
NS wants ‘moderate livelihood,’ definition as lobster dispute boils over
Dispute ignited fierce clashes outside fish plants and a lobster pound storing a Mi’kmaq catches was burned to the ground.
Cheese producers react angrily to Mexico seizure over labelling
Business groups said the move by the Economy Department could unfairly damage the reputations of producers.
Lobster catch dropped in NS bay in years prior to launch of Mi’kmaq fishery
Catch in the bay fell from 1,691 tonnes to 915 tonnes over the three-year period, a decrease of 46%.
After dairy, metals, US trade hawks focus on foreign berries, produce
Lighthizer exploring how imports of blueberries and raspberries from Canada and Mexico may be hurting US farmers.
Forty Creek honours BC’s heartland with Nanaimo Bar Cream
Liqueur pays tribute to the name and flavour of the West Coast dessert.
Sunsprout Micro Greens Alfalfa recalled due to possible Salmonella
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says the products were distributed across Ontario.
Three-year Cleanfarms project focusing on improving Ag plastic recycling
Cleanfarms project is examining how plastic wrap and other used materials can be recovered for recycling.