Toronto juice-maker gets $6.3M for cold pasteurization technologies
Federal investment will be used to purchase equipment that will extend the shelf-life of the company’s cold-pressed organic juices.
Smarten up your motors: connect with the world of IIoT
Food plant managers can retrofit most motors with smart sensors to bring their plants into the digital age.
Canada’s best prospects for trade with China go beyond natural resources
The value of Canadian exports to China has grown at a double-digit pace from 2006 to 2015.
Food manufacturing industry to see record profits in 2016
Rising demand from developing countries is boosting the industry’s exports.
Canada Bread to close North Bay, Ont., bakery in August
Production will be moved to bakeries in Ontario and Quebec.
Canada-US study finds toxic BPA in majority of food cans
Chemical has been linked to cancer, infertility, type-2 diabetes, obesity, asthma and behavioural changes.
Investigation under way after graphic video surfaces from Kellogg plant [VIDEO]
Video shows a man urinating on an assembly line at company’s Memphis, Tenn. factory in 2014.
High Liner downsizing Massachusetts fish plant
Nova Scotia-based company says it will refocus production on three other locations, including its Lunenberg, NS facility.
Maple Leaf Foods offers to hire Syrian refugees at Alta., Man. plants
Company is facing a chronic shortage of employees exacerbated by restrictions placed on the temporary foreign worker program.
General Mills to buy only cage free eggs by 2025
Joins McDonald’s, Starbucks and Burger King, among others.
Maple Leaf Foods cutting more than 400 jobs
Cuts come as the company nears the end of a massive restructuring plan.
Nestle admits Thai seafood suppliers abuse workers
The food giant launched an internal investigation in 2014 after reports tied brutal and unregulated working conditions to its brands.
Hershey to replace artificial flavours in some popular chocolates
Chocolate-maker will now use real vanilla extract flavour its Hershey Kisses and bars.
McDonald’s Canada to remove most antibiotics from chicken
Phase-out will be complete by end of 2018 and will focus on antibiotics important to human medicine.
Healthy snacks to make up 50% of Mondelez portfolio within 5 years
Company expects to focus 70% of new product development efforts on healthy goods.
General Mills sets ambitious goal for GHG cuts
Food conglomerate wants to reduce emissions 28% by 2025 from farm to fork to landfill.
Iconic Oreo cookie gets a skinnier new look
Manufacturer Mondelez International says new treats are for adults who want a ‘sophisticated’ snack.
Kraft to eliminate artificial preservatives in famous Mac & Cheese
Will be coloured using paprika, annatto and turmeric.
Nomad Holdings to buy Iglo Foods for $2.8B
Iglo introduced fish sticks to the UK in the 1950s.
High Liner buys US salmon importer Atlantic Trading Co.
Nova Scotia-based seafood company said it expects the purchase to double its salmon products sales in.
General Mills acquires organic foods-maker Annie’s for with $820M
Food giant adds more natural and organic offerings with acquisition to meet changing consumer demands.
Unilever closing Brampton, Ont. manufacturing plant
Closure will affect about 280 salaried and hourly employees.
Food manufacturers retool to boost competitiveness
Ivey School reports plant closures more a sign of transition than decline.