Federal investment will be used to purchase equipment that will extend the shelf-life of the company’s cold-pressed organic juices.
Food plant managers can retrofit most motors with smart sensors to bring their plants into the digital age.
The value of Canadian exports to China has grown at a double-digit pace from 2006 to 2015.
Rising demand from developing countries is boosting the industry’s exports.
Production will be moved to bakeries in Ontario and Quebec.
Chemical has been linked to cancer, infertility, type-2 diabetes, obesity, asthma and behavioural changes.
Video shows a man urinating on an assembly line at company’s Memphis, Tenn. factory in 2014.
Nova Scotia-based company says it will refocus production on three other locations, including its Lunenberg, NS facility.
Company is facing a chronic shortage of employees exacerbated by restrictions placed on the temporary foreign worker program.
Joins McDonald’s, Starbucks and Burger King, among others.
Cuts come as the company nears the end of a massive restructuring plan.
The food giant launched an internal investigation in 2014 after reports tied brutal and unregulated working conditions to its brands.
Chocolate-maker will now use real vanilla extract flavour its Hershey Kisses and bars.
Phase-out will be complete by end of 2018 and will focus on antibiotics important to human medicine.
Company expects to focus 70% of new product development efforts on healthy goods.