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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
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 General
June 4, 2020  

Carlsberg announces food access initiative amid COVID-19

Will donate $0.20 for every bottle and can of Danish Pilsner and Lite sold in Canada.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
May 14, 2020  

Steam Whistle pleads for empties as Beer Store expands returns

Toronto brewery is short of bottles because of restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic leading to a decline in returns.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
April 15, 2020  

Challenging times for Canada’s beer industry: Beer Canada

Trends update shows number of breweries growing but domestic sales are in decline.

News Manufacturing General
April 14, 2020  

A1 Cannabis launches cannabis beverages in Ont.

Summit THC Citrus Water has a blend of lemonade and grapefruit flavours with 2.5 mg of THC.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
April 6, 2020  

BevCanna launches cannabis-infused beverage powder

Jase will be available for sale in licensed dispensaries in California this year.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
February 24, 2020  

Research tapping into craft brewing potential of Maritime wild hops

Second phase will move several varieties being studied from a federal farm to commercial breeders.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
January 28, 2020  

Switching grape varieties helps winemakers adapt to climate change: study

Wine grapes are sensitive to temperature, so many growers have been feeling the effects of a changing climate for decades.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
December 4, 2019  

Alberta loses beer battle in Appeal Court, won’t have to repay brewers

Court of Appeal tossed out part of an earlier judgment that granted two out-of-province brewers more than $2 million in damages.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
October 30, 2019  

Lassonde juice maker buying BC’s Sun-Rype for $100M

Acquisition strengthens Quebec company’s presence in Canadian and US markets.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General Sustainability
October 29, 2019  

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.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
October 3, 2019  

West Bank winery wants in on ‘Product of Israel’ appeal

Psagot says it was conspicuously left out of the earlier proceedings.

News Chemicals Manufacturing General
September 26, 2019  

Study finds some premium tea bags leach billions of microplastics

McGill research shows levels far higher than what other studies have found in other foods.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
July 31, 2019  

New Molson Coors CEO to address flat beer market with spiked seltzers

Looking beyond traditional alcoholic beverages into the market for cannabis-infused drinks.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
July 30, 2019  

Federal Court orders ‘Product of Israel’ labels off West Bank wines

Decision means the Canada Food Inspection Agency must decide anew how the wines should be labelled.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
June 4, 2019  

Poland Spring to use 100% recycled plastic for bottles

Maine-based beverage maker says effort kicks off this month with 1-litre bottles for non-carbonated water.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
February 5, 2019  

Canadian companies to brew beer from cannabis

Province Brands of Canada and Murphy Hospitality Group announce a co-packing agreement.

News Food & Beverage General
September 17, 2018  

Aurora Cannabis shares rise on reported talks with Coca Cola

Cannabis firm and soft drink giant reportedly in talks for non-psychoactive CBD infused drinks.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
July 27, 2018  

Global whisky industry leaders unite to denounce tariffs

Nine global distilled spirits organizations issue a resolution urging the “prompt removal” of recent tariffs.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
July 3, 2018  

Canadian distillers wary of a cross-border tariff showdown

They fear the tariffs could spark reciprocal levies just as Americans embrace the lighter-tasting Canadian spirit.

News Food & Beverage General
June 28, 2018  

US allows Nestle to keep taking water from California forest

Allows extraction only when water is available, to protect natural resources in the San Bernardino National Forest.

News Manufacturing Economy General
June 21, 2018  

Tariffs stir unrest among American whiskey producers

Small and mid-sized companies are especially vulnerable; they lack the ability to stockpile reserves and take other protective steps.

News Food & Beverage Government Manufacturing General
June 11, 2018  

Canadian dairy farmers accuse Trump of trying to drive them out of business

Dairy Farmers of Canada president fired back blasting Trump’s personal attacks on Trudeau and defended its supply-managed system.

Insight Food & Beverage Government Manufacturing General
June 11, 2018  

Dairy in Trump’s crosshairs: industry finally showing signs of common sense

Supply management 2.0 is finally here: farmers will need to develop new skill sets.

Tech Centre Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
May 8, 2018  

Controlling pests: Five steps to greener integrated management

IPM emphasizes biological, mechanical and cultural controls.

Insight Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
April 24, 2018  

Comeau ruling defies economic – and common sense

A Supreme Court ruling that there’s no ‘constitutional guarantee of free trade’ will stifle both competition and lower prices for consumers.

News Food & Beverage Government Manufacturing General
April 18, 2018  

NB retiree’s border beer battle could change Confederation

Watch for a Supreme Court of Canada’s key ruling on buying booze and interprovincial trade.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General Sustainability
April 10, 2018  

Nestlé aiming at 100% recyclable or reusable packaging by 2025

Will focus on eliminating non-recyclable plastics and use of plastics with better recycling rates.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
April 3, 2018  

Why Canada’s craft beer explosion isn’t leading to big acquisitions

No longer any medium-sized breweries that produce between 50,000 and 75,000 hectolitres of beer.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
April 2, 2018  

Stella Artois recalls some bottled beer sold in Canada, US as precaution

Flaw that may cause a small piece of glass to break off and possibly fall into the beer.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
March 5, 2018  

Quebec beverage maker Geloso announces end of FCKD UP drink

Beverage maker said it was mistake to sell the product, designed to counter Four Loko made by a US competitor.