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News Food & Beverage General
August 10, 2020  

New project supports Canadian food processing needs

Ingredient suppliers to work with processors to develop new plant-based protein products

News Food & Beverage General
August 10, 2020  

More COVID cases among Manitoba meat plant staff, but no closure planned

The union which represents 2,000 Maple Leaf workers in Brandon has called for the plant to be shut down until the spread is under control

Feature Food & Beverage Manufacturing
August 6, 2020  

Critical pest prevention measures during the pandemic for food processors

Although any pest is detrimental for stock, food safety and audit scores, rodents are particularly troublesome

News Food & Beverage General
July 30, 2020  

Maple Leaf Foods earns $25.7M in Q2 on higher plant protein sales

The company says its net income amounted to 21 cents per share for the three months ended June 30

News Food & Beverage General
May 20, 2020  

JBS beef plant returning to two shifts daily after COVID outbreak

650 workers at the Alberta plant have tested positive for virus and one has died.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
May 6, 2020  

Feds earmarking $77M to keep food processing industry safe

Union argues it’s still not safe inside the facilities that had coronovirus outbreaks and more needs to be done.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
April 27, 2020  

Poultry plant in Coquitlam closed by health authority over COVID-19

Two workers at the facility operated by Superior Poultry Processors Ltd. have tested positive for the virus

News Manufacturing General
April 27, 2020  

Labatt provides cans of water to City of Toronto

Labatt to deliver 223,000 cans of drinking water to assist City of Toronto in COVID-19 relief efforts

News Manufacturing General
March 24, 2020  

Maple Leaf Foods to pay weekly bonuses to hourly staff

The food processing company says it will pay a bonus of $80 a week.

News Food & Beverage General
February 10, 2020  

Ardent Mills to acquire Andean Naturals’ quinoa operations

The Yuba City, California, facility will be Ardent Mills’ first gluten-free sourcing and cleaning facility with the ability to expand to additional grains

News Food & Beverage General
October 16, 2019  

Beef recall expands as Toronto slaughterhouse co-operates with food watchdog

Ryding-Regency Meat Packers Ltd. had its licence suspended Sept. 17 due to possible E. coli O157:H7 contamination.

Tech Centre Food & Beverage Manufacturing General Technology
March 18, 2015  

Targets bulk ingredients

Maximum speed of 80 m/min.

News Business Operations Operations Production Sustainability Technology
December 11, 2012  

Maple Leaf sells Lethbridge potato plant for $60 million

Proceeds from the sale, expected to close by the end of December, will be used to pay down debt.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Sustainability
August 1, 2012  

Surveys show weak trends in China manufacturing

Hopes raised for more policy moves.