Maire Tecnimont Group’s NextChem to develop BioJet Plant
Maire Tecnimont S.p.A. announced that its subsidiary, NextChem, received a contract…
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.
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.
Nestle to spend $3.6B on improving climate footprint
Will boost regenerative agriculture and increase the use of renewable energy.
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.
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.
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.
Regulatory gaps in seafood supply chain pose threat: Oceana Canada
Report says they’re unwittingly contributing to illicit seafood fishing and trade.
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.
Quebec pork plant outbreak grows, Alberta boosting travel industry
62 workers at an Olymel plant tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
Ex Blue Bell Creameries president charged in deadly listeria case
Six counts of wire fraud and one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud.
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%.
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.
Struggling Kraft Heinz sells dairy brands to Lactalis
Grated cheese business in Canada and entire international cheese business included in the deal.
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.
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.
Maple Leaf suspends pork exports to China after COVID-19 cases
China has adopted new protocols that require Canadian processors who report a positive COVID-19 case to do so.
Manitoba pushes economic rebound as COVID-19 cluster grows
There were 16 new cases reported in the province Aug. 12, for a total of 587 infections.
Liberals announce $18M in funding for small food producers
Will help companies weather COVID impacts and be well-positioned for future business.
Meet the new brew crew: Station Beverage’s cold coffee takes off
Innovation and a beer-inspired process take canned beverages to commercial reality.
McCain Foods focuses on more sustainable French fries
Three Farms of the Future will showcase how regenerative farming practices and the latest agricultural technology can be implemented at scale.
Class action lawsuit alleges Cargill failed to take COVID-19 precautions
Guardian Law Group seeks damages for harm done to family members, friends and other people in close contact with Cargill employees.
First global LOI for THC-infused gummy manufacturer Dynaleo
Will make and distribute cannabis-infused vegan gummies under the Pantry brand within the Canadian market.
Beef plants nearly back to full capacity after COVID-19
Cargill and JBS Canada plants in Alberta process about 70% of Canada’s beef.
Winnipeg plant gets $100M to pull protein from peas, canola
Extracts for use in everything from protein shakes and meat-alternatives to non-dairy creamers and energy bars.
DFO rolls out funds for fish, seafood sector in response to COVID-19
Fisheries minister calls on Canadians to consider the importance of the seafood industry when buying food.
Pandemic lawsuits could tie up courts for years
Law firm recorded 19 lawsuits so far across Canada, including eight against long-term care facilities.
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.
Alberta investing $40M in food, farming, and forestry innovation
ERA will provide near-term capital for challenge projects that lead to longer term economic recovery, investment attraction and job creation.
COVID-19 brings new challenges to food and beverage industry
Be aware of the obstacles ahead so you can continue to meet supply chain and consumer needs.
BioNeutra joins Financial Time’s fastest growing 500
Edmonton manufacturer of sugar alternative VitaFiber posted a 135% three-year growth rate.
Second death at Cargill: calls for shutdown and worker input
OHS report says workers weren’t included in an internal review of circumstances leading to over 950 confirmed cases of COVID-19.