Food & Beverage
Kellogg suppliers to disclose carbon emissions
Cereal maker’s updated sustainability plan includes its own plants.
High Liner reports big earnings decrease in Q2
Cites lower margins and exchange rate, but sales revenue is up
Quebec’s Couillard to lead trade mission to China
Premier will promote the province’s aerospace, bio-food, information technology and green tech sectors.
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.
McCain closing PEI french fry plant
121 jobs lost as demand shifts from North America.
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.
Sobeys to sell former Safeway dairy operation to Agropur co op for $356M
Sale includes four plants, which employ 281 people.
Archer Daniels Midland buys Wild Flavours for $3B
Wild Flavors’ estimated revenue for this year is about $1.36 billion.
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Unilever sells Ragu, Bertolli for $2.15B
Mizkan gets US factories in Kentucky and California as part of the deal.
Leamington Heinz plant deal is complete
Highbury Canco to hire about 250 workers, but 550 jobs lost.
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.
Unilever closing Brampton, Ont. manufacturing plant
Closure will affect about 280 salaried and hourly employees.
Pros and cons of the South Korea deal.
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.
Unionized workers at London, Ont. Kellogg’s plant approve severance package
Union says employees should be getting more from the company.
Cheesemaker Saputo closing two plants in Alberta, the US
180 employees will be affected by the closures.
Golden Boy scoops NM peanut butter plant for $26M
Judge approves Canadian company’s last-minute bid for the bankrupt processor.
Maple Leaf fined $110,000 after meat chopper mishap
Worker lost some fingers clearing a blockage while the blade continued to turn.
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.
South Korea trade deal good for economy: Poloz
Ottawa says the deal will increase exports to South Korea by 32%
Canada can learn from Germany on skills: Kenney
Employment minister says feds, provinces can expand paid co-ops for students
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
Twinkies will return in July with wider distribution
Hostess is calling it the “the sweetest comeback In the history of ever.”
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.
Chinese company bids for US meat processor Smithfields
Shuanghui looking to expand entrepreneur owner’s presence abroad.
Manufacturing sales up by 2.6% in February
Sales rise in 14 of 21 industries, giving the sector its biggest gain since July 2011.
Salary increases in the West top the East
Conference Board salary outlook pegs national average at 3%.
McCain to expand plant Harbin, China
Will double potato processing capacity
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.
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.
BioExx aces first full protein production run
TORONTO: BioExx Specialty Proteins Ltd. has successfully produced commercial-scale…