Food & Beverage
Lassonde juice maker buying BC’s Sun-Rype for $100M
Acquisition strengthens Quebec company’s presence in Canadian and US markets.
Beverage companies aim to get bottles recycled, not trashed
Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Keurig Dr. Pepper are investing US$100 million to improve recycling collection and processing.
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PaiGE Growth signs MOU with vertical farmer CubicFarm
Pond Technologies subsidiary to study the effectiveness of applying vertical farming systems to grow vegetables.
‘Sky didn’t fall:’ Police, lawyers still adjusting after pot legalization
Organized crime’s market share and youth consumption have not yet fallen, and tools to detect stoned drivers are still lacking.
Molson Coors, Hexo to launch CBD-infused water, THC drinks later this year
A wave of cannabis-infused beverages is coming as Canada welcomes legal edibles in December.
Beef recall expands as Toronto slaughterhouse co-operates with food watchdog
Ryding-Regency Meat Packers Ltd. had its licence suspended Sept. 17 due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination.
A&W reports sales growth, but net income falls short of expectations
Net income excluding non-cash items came in at $8.429 million for the quarter.
Seafood fraud common in Canada’s cities: Oceana Canada study
Results combined with previous investigations found 47% of the 472 fish samples were mislabelled in six Canadian cities.
China tempers hopes about US tariff war truce
US complaints China steals or pressures companies to hand over technology have not been addressed.
Canadian company enlists bees to deliver crop protection
Bee Vectoring Technologies has created a way for bees to deliver a bacterial fungicide to blueberry, sunflower and other crops.
Food fraud test kits help diners detect mislabelling at home, in restaurants
Guelph, Ont.-based LifeScanner sells kits in sets of two or four for about $31 or $50, respectively.
US signs limited deal with Japan on ag, digital trade
U.S. farmers have been operating at a disadvantage in Japan since Trump withdrew from the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement.
West Bank winery wants in on ‘Product of Israel’ appeal
Psagot says it was conspicuously left out of the earlier proceedings.
US tariffs on EU goods would include cheese, wine, aircraft
WTO ruled the US could retaliate over illegal aid that the 28-country EU gave to Airbus.
Meat packer recalling beef, veal products over E. Coli concerns
Ryding-Regency is recalling dozens of products produced on May 27 and May 30.
Canopy Growth buys ex NHL player’s sports nutrition business
Mike Cammalleri’s BioSteel is now developing a line of cannabidiol products.
Canadian doctor says blowback to meat study is ‘hysterical’
Found evidence linking red meat consumption to cancer, heart disease and other bad health outcomes is weak.
Bridor investing $200M in Canadian, US bakery plants
European-style bakery company has earmarked $170 million for its Boucherville, Que. plant.
McDonald’s launches Beyond Meat burger test in 28 Ont. restaurants
Patty will taste different from the ones customers can eat at other fast-food chains in Canada.
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Tim Hortons drops Beyond Meat products except in Ontario, BC
Company announced in May it would test its three meatless breakfast sandwiches at some stores.
Highbury Canco, Kraft Heinz Canada renew Leamington deal
Multi-year agreement has a retail value of approximately $1 billion.
StarKist to pay US$100M fine in tuna price fixing case
Tuna giant asked to half the fine that could lead it to bankruptcy, judge declined.
Canadian lobster exports to China soar as US sales plunge amid tariffs
Already approaching 33 million pounds, which is nearly as much as all of 2018.
Pushing ahead on pot gummy plans despite hazy regulations
Regulations will make edibles legal come into force Oct. 17, a year after Canada legalized the sale and purchase of cannabis.
Entrepreneurs turning beer byproduct into bread, cookies and profits
An industry has formed around spent grain with entrepreneurs turning it into cookies, breads and even dog treats.
Sweet success: BioNeutra wins with three-in-one VitaFiber
Recent growth is backed by almost 30 years of ground-breaking research.
Demand for luxury shellfish is polluting the ocean with plastic
Four to six tonnes of plastic debris from shellfish aquaculture is collected from beaches annually.
Prospect of US-China trade deal worries Canadian farmers
Exports of beef, pork, canola and soybeans have largely been locked out of the massive Chinese market.
PEI fish plant to promote Canada’s sustainable tuna fishery
Looking to spread the word Canada has the most regulated and sustainable tuna fishery in the world.