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News Food & Beverage Economy General
December 10, 2020  

US challenges Canada’s dairy quotas in first test of new trade agreement

Claims Canada’s distribution of its tariff-rate quotas is unfair to American farmers.

News Food & Beverage General
December 8, 2020  

Families will pay up to $695 annually for groceries in 2021: report

Researchers said in the study that COVID-19 will continue impacting food prices next year.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
December 4, 2020  

Nestle to spend $3.6B on improving climate footprint

Will boost regenerative agriculture and increase the use of renewable energy.

News Food & Beverage General
November 24, 2020  

Miss Vickie’s chips recalled in Eastern Canada were also shipped west

Company is working with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency to co-ordinate a voluntary recall.

News Manufacturing General
November 18, 2020  

Heinz ketchup to return to Canada, potentially stoking ‘ketchup war’

Will begin making the tomato condiment at its Montreal factory next summer with investment from the Quebec government.

News General
November 10, 2020  

Mi’kmaq joining with Premium Brands to buy Clearwater Seafoods for $1 B

The deal is the largest investment in the seafood industry by a Canadian Indigenous group.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General Sustainability
November 5, 2020  

Regulatory gaps in seafood supply chain pose threat: Oceana Canada

Report says they’re unwittingly contributing to illicit seafood fishing and trade.

News Food & Beverage General Operations
October 27, 2020  

Maple Leaf Foods reports Q3 profit and sales up from year ago

Strong performance by its meat protein group more than offset costs to mitigate COVID-19 risks.

News Food & Beverage General
October 23, 2020  

Quebec pork plant outbreak grows, Alberta boosting travel industry

62 workers at an Olymel plant tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
October 22, 2020  

Ex Blue Bell Creameries president charged in deadly listeria case

Six counts of wire fraud and one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
October 8, 2020  

Lobster catch dropped in NS bay in years prior to launch of Mi’kmaq fishery

Catch in the bay fell from 1,691 tonnes to 915 tonnes over the three-year period, a decrease of 46%.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
October 5, 2020  

After dairy, metals, US trade hawks focus on foreign berries, produce

Lighthizer exploring how imports of blueberries and raspberries from Canada and Mexico may be hurting US farmers.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
September 16, 2020  

Struggling Kraft Heinz sells dairy brands to Lactalis

Grated cheese business in Canada and entire international cheese business included in the deal.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
September 15, 2020  

Alberta RCMP investigating heists by trucks with bogus papers

Full load of beef from the JBS meat packing plant in Brooks to the United States failed to make its delivery.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
September 11, 2020  

BioNeutra’s VitaFiber IMO sweetener honoured for sports performance

Chosen as a finalist, top sports ingredient in Europe by online news source for the nutrition industry.