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News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General Sustainability
August 13, 2014  

Kellogg suppliers to disclose carbon emissions

Cereal maker’s updated sustainability plan includes its own plants.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
August 13, 2014  

High Liner reports big earnings decrease in Q2

Cites lower margins and exchange rate, but sales revenue is up

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August 13, 2014  

Quebec’s Couillard to lead trade mission to China

Premier will promote the province’s aerospace, bio-food, information technology and green tech sectors.

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August 12, 2014  

Food processor knowingly shipped contaminated peanuts, plant manager testifies

A salmonella outbreak originating from Peanut Corp. of America infected more than 700 people and killed nine.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General Production
August 8, 2014  

McCain closing PEI french fry plant

121 jobs lost as demand shifts from North America.

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August 6, 2014  

Canada-EU trade deal clears major hurdle with deal on final text

The Harper government says the deal will boost bilateral trade by 20%, an increase of $12 billion in Canada’s annual income.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations
July 9, 2014  

Sobeys to sell former Safeway dairy operation to Agropur co op for $356M

Sale includes four plants, which employ 281 people.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing Business Operations General
July 8, 2014  

Archer Daniels Midland buys Wild Flavours for $3B

Wild Flavors’ estimated revenue for this year is about $1.36 billion.

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July 2, 2014  

[UPDATED] Manufacturing Canada 2014: Show coverage [PHOTO GALLERY]

Ideas and insights from some of Canadian manufacturing’s most influential minds.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
May 22, 2014  

Unilever sells Ragu, Bertolli for $2.15B

Mizkan gets US factories in Kentucky and California as part of the deal.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General Production
May 21, 2014  

Leamington Heinz plant deal is complete

Highbury Canco to hire about 250 workers, but 550 jobs lost.

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May 13, 2014  

With exports still lagging, what can Canada do to improve trade performance?

Trade minister Fast will unveil plans this week to embed more than 25 trade commissioners in businesses across Canada.

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May 9, 2014  

Unilever closing Brampton, Ont. manufacturing plant

Closure will affect about 280 salaried and hourly employees.

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April 23, 2014  

Asian toe-hold

Pros and cons of the South Korea deal.

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April 14, 2014  

Executives’ confidence in global economy up 24%: EY

Improved confidence means companies are planning on pursuing more M&A activity in the next 12 months, survey suggests.

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April 7, 2014  

Unionized workers at London, Ont. Kellogg’s plant approve severance package

Union says employees should be getting more from the company.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production
March 27, 2014  

Cheesemaker Saputo closing two plants in Alberta, the US

180 employees will be affected by the closures.

News Food & Beverage General
March 27, 2014  

Golden Boy scoops NM peanut butter plant for $26M

Judge approves Canadian company’s last-minute bid for the bankrupt processor.

News Food & Beverage Business Operations General Production
March 25, 2014  

Maple Leaf fined $110,000 after meat chopper mishap

Worker lost some fingers clearing a blockage while the blade continued to turn.

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March 21, 2014  

Weak loonie good for exporters, but bad for everything else in economy

Former StatsCan analyst says manufacturers have adapted to a stronger dollar and won’t gain as much from weaker loonie compared to the 1990s.

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March 19, 2014  

South Korea trade deal good for economy: Poloz

Ottawa says the deal will increase exports to South Korea by 32%

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March 14, 2014  

Canada can learn from Germany on skills: Kenney

Employment minister says feds, provinces can expand paid co-ops for students

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing Business Operations
October 8, 2013  

Saputo to buy Australia’s Warrnambool in $378M deal

Montreal food manufacturer to expand its cheese empire with one of the largest milk processors in Australia

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June 24, 2013  

Twinkies will return in July with wider distribution

Hostess is calling it the “the sweetest comeback In the history of ever.”

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June 4, 2013  

Coca Cola resumes bottling in Myanmar with $200M investment

Returns to local production and contributing to a developing free market economy after a six-decade absence.

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May 31, 2013  

Chinese company bids for US meat processor Smithfields

Shuanghui looking to expand entrepreneur owner’s presence abroad.

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April 16, 2013  

Manufacturing sales up by 2.6% in February

Sales rise in 14 of 21 industries, giving the sector its biggest gain since July 2011.

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February 12, 2013  

Salary increases in the West top the East

Conference Board salary outlook pegs national average at 3%.

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September 20, 2012  

McCain to expand plant Harbin, China

Will double potato processing capacity

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing Business Operations
May 8, 2012  

Modest profit gains ahead: Conference Board of Canada

The Conference Board of Canada’s Leading Indicator of Industry suggests corporate profitability in Canada will continue to post modest gains in the coming months.

News Food & Beverage Sustainability
March 11, 2011  

Cascades sells its Dopaco carton making division

Cascades Inc. is selling its Dopaco business unit for US$400 million cash to a global packaging company based in New Zealand.

News Food & Beverage General
September 8, 2010  

BioExx aces first full protein production run

TORONTO: BioExx Specialty Proteins Ltd. has successfully produced commercial-scale