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News Food & Beverage General
November 24, 2020  

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.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
November 17, 2020  

Another Gold award for Ontario’s Waterloo Dark beer

Wins in the International Lager Category at the Ontario Brewing Awards.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
November 16, 2020  

BioNeutra wins another accolade for VitaFiber

Edmonton manufacturer’s VitaFiber sweetener declared world’s top beverage ingredient.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General Sustainability
November 5, 2020  

Regulatory gaps in seafood supply chain pose threat: Oceana Canada

Report says they’re unwittingly contributing to illicit seafood fishing and trade.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General Production
November 5, 2020  

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.

News Food & Beverage General Operations
October 27, 2020  

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.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
October 27, 2020  

BevCanna trial production runs of Keef, State B lines succeed

Next step for infused beverage expert is to move ahead quickly with commercialization plans.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
October 27, 2020  

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.

News Food & Beverage General
October 23, 2020  

Quebec pork plant outbreak grows, Alberta boosting travel industry

62 workers at an Olymel plant tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
October 22, 2020  

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.

News Food & Beverage General
October 22, 2020  

Tim Hortons to test deposit program for returnable coffee cups, packaging

Cups and food containers would then be cleaned, sanitized and used again.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
October 22, 2020  

Ex Blue Bell Creameries president charged in deadly listeria case

Six counts of wire fraud and one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud.

News Food & Beverage Economy General
October 21, 2020  

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.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
October 19, 2020  

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.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
October 15, 2020  

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.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
October 8, 2020  

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%.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
October 5, 2020  

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.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
September 22, 2020  

Forty Creek honours BC’s heartland with Nanaimo Bar Cream

Liqueur pays tribute to the name and flavour of the West Coast dessert.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
September 21, 2020  

Sunsprout Micro Greens Alfalfa recalled due to possible Salmonella

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says the products were distributed across Ontario.

News Food & Beverage General
September 16, 2020  

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.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
September 16, 2020  

Struggling Kraft Heinz sells dairy brands to Lactalis

Grated cheese business in Canada and entire international cheese business included in the deal.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
September 15, 2020  

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.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
September 15, 2020  

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.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
September 11, 2020  

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.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
August 31, 2020  

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.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
August 31, 2020  

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.

News Food & Beverage Government General
August 24, 2020  

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.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
August 20, 2020  

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.”

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
August 20, 2020  

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.

News Food & Beverage General
August 18, 2020  

Maxwell House launches zero waste single-serve coffee pods

All pod components and its inner bag are 100% compostable.

News Food & Beverage General
August 18, 2020  

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.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing Economy General
August 18, 2020  

China considers imposing tariffs on Australian wine

Focuses on wine in containers 2 litres or smaller, which accounts for most Australian exports.