Food & Beverage
Miss Vickie’s chips recalled in Eastern Canada were also shipped west
Company is working with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency to co-ordinate a voluntary recall.
Another Gold award for Ontario’s Waterloo Dark beer
Wins in the International Lager Category at the Ontario Brewing Awards.
BioNeutra wins another accolade for VitaFiber
Edmonton manufacturer’s VitaFiber sweetener declared world’s top beverage ingredient.
Regulatory gaps in seafood supply chain pose threat: Oceana Canada
Report says they’re unwittingly contributing to illicit seafood fishing and trade.
Aphria buys US craft brewer in US$300M deal, may help with expansion
Business will be key to its expansion plans and help it access the US more quickly in the event of federal cannabis legalization.
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.
Struggling Kraft Heinz sells dairy brands to Lactalis
Grated cheese business in Canada and entire international cheese business included in the deal.
Alberta RCMP investigating heists by trucks with bogus papers
Full load of beef from the JBS meat packing plant in Brooks to the United States failed to make its delivery.
Peak Processing granted cannabis processor’s licence
Service model is aimed at cannabis-licence holders and non-licensed CPG groups looking to enter the Canadian market.
BioNeutra’s VitaFiber IMO sweetener honoured for sports performance
Chosen as a finalist, top sports ingredient in Europe by online news source for the nutrition industry.
Trade minister to keep eye on US probe of Canadian lobster industry
Canadian industry gained most of the market America US lost after China slapped a 35% tariff on US lobster exports.
Calgary chicken processing plant remains open after COVID-19 outbreak
Alberta Health official said there had been 19 cases of the virus with 18 of them still considered active.
Manitoba mandates more mask use, COVID-19 numbers continue to grow
Public gatherings capped at 10, and people are required to wear masks in indoor public places and at gatherings.
More than century old Cronk beverage on sale again in Calgary
Craft brewer inspired by local news section of a Calgary Herald newspaper from 1883 that began with a one-word paragraph: “Cronk.”
Maple Leaf suspends pork exports to China after COVID-19 cases
China has adopted new protocols that require Canadian processors who report a positive COVID-19 case to do so.
Maxwell House launches zero waste single-serve coffee pods
All pod components and its inner bag are 100% compostable.
Brewery hopes to overcome ‘yuck factor’ of beer made with wastewater
The idea of making beer from wastewater started out as a joke around the boardroom table.
China considers imposing tariffs on Australian wine
Focuses on wine in containers 2 litres or smaller, which accounts for most Australian exports.