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News by subject: FOOD/COOKING

24 september 2020

08:05
A brand-new partnership between the Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society of Canada and top Canadian chefs and restaurants aims to offer an exciting culinary experience and fundraising opportunity to support Canadians living with MS. This fall, the MS...


22 september 2020

12:05
BASF Agricultural Solutions has partnered with Farm Credit Canada's (FCC) Drive Away Hunger campaign to bring meals to those in their communities that need it most. BASF marks its first year of national partnership with a donation of 100,000 meals to...


17 september 2020

13:40
Cavendish Farms' new Research Centre in New Annan, Prince Edward Island officially opened today with a ribbon cutting with Hon. Dennis King, Premier of Prince Edward Island, and company officials. The $12.5 million facility, which is fully funded by...


15 september 2020

19:10
Media Contact: Ronna Kelly, EDF, (510) 834-2563, [email protected] (SACRAMENTO, CA ? Sept. 15, 2020) Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), NASA, the Desert Research Institute (DRI) and Google announced plans today to develop a new web application called...


11 september 2020

15:05
Freshii Inc. ("Freshii" or the "Company") today announced the resignation of Neil Pasricha from the Company's Board of Directors. "Neil has been a valuable member of the Freshii Board of Directors and we thank him for his service to the company and...


9 september 2020

08:35
The grocery industry's annual trade show and conference is going virtual with Grocery Innovations Canada LIVE @ HOME October 27, 28, 29, 2020! The inaugural GIC LIVE @ HOME recognizes the heart of innovation that is integral to grocery, and is the...


31 august 2020

09:05
Restaurants Canada, the not-for-profit foodservice association representing over 30,000 members across Canada, today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Todd Barclay as its new President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective...


27 august 2020

08:05
What does the next normal look like for Canada's restaurant industry? The 2020 Foodservice Facts Report released by Restaurants Canada sheds some light on this question.  "The greatest challenge our industry will face is the uncertainty that this...


25 august 2020

04:00
Today, SweeGen announced its joint venture with the China Commercial Foreign Trade Group (CCFT) as the strategic partner to distribute Bestevia® next generation non-GMO zero-calorie stevia sweeteners through its extensive distribution channels in...


19 august 2020

06:05
Conagen, a rapidly-growing Boston-based biotechnology firm, has established a novel and proprietary process for the scalable production of a non-GMO human milk oligosaccharide (HMO), an important nutritional compound only found in human milk. This...


14 august 2020

07:40
Feed Ontario is extremely grateful to hear that Food Banks Canada was selected to disseminate quality surplus food throughout their established, national distribution system, in partnership with the food banking network across Canada. Thanks to their...


10 august 2020

10:20
A new report from UFCW Canada, the country's leading advocate for agricultural workers, has called for urgent changes to protect the health, safety, and rights of tens of thousands of migrant agricultural workers who are essential to Canada's food...


6 august 2020

09:15
Eve & Co Incorporated ("Eve & Co", "we", "us" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Natural MedCo Ltd. ("NMC"), has signed a supply agreement with Colio Estate Wines ("Colio"), one of Canada's leading wineries...


28 july 2020

16:15
Sugar reduction solutions company SweeGen announced Food Standards Australia, New Zealand (FSANZ) has assessed and approved Bestevia® Reb E stevia sweetener as a food additive, stated in Application A1183, published on July 28, 2020. Under the Food...


22 july 2020

07:05
Beyond Meat® is announcing its latest iteration of the Beyond Burger®, produced locally at a co-manufacturing facility in Canada, is now available at major grocery stores nationwide. This latest version of the Beyond Burger, Beyond...


21 july 2020

08:05
A report released today by Oceana Canada reveals that a voluntary slowdown measure put in place by Transport Canada this year to protect critically endangered North Atlantic right whales from deadly ship strikes in the Cabot Strait is being...


14 july 2020

08:55
More than 200,000 servings of fresh ground pork will help feed Ontario families in need this year thanks to a grassroots fundraising initiative supported by hog farmers and their industry partners. On Tuesday, July 14, 2020, the Pork Industry...


10 july 2020

13:10
Restaurants Canada is urging reforms to the federal wage subsidy that will better help foodservice businesses rehire workers as they continue to reopen and recover from the impacts of COVID-19. At least 400,000 people previously employed in the...


8 july 2020

11:50
Crystal River Cruises has once again won top honors in Travel + Leisure's World's Best Awards. Crystal River Cruises has been earning the acclaim of the world's most discerning travelers since the line first launched in 2016 and, in fact, was named...


25 june 2020

07:05
Goodfood Market Corp. ("Goodfood" or "the Company") , a leading online grocery company in Canada, is pleased to announce it has been selected to join the S&P/TSX Smallcap Index effective June 22, 2020. "We are pleased to be included among this...


17 june 2020

16:45
Michael Lee-Chin and Portland Holdings are calling upon Canadians to join in the effort to feed vulnerable communities in Jamaica by donating to Food For The Poor Canada (FFPC). Portland Holdings has already made a huge impact; working with friends...


16 june 2020

13:15
Restaurants Canada commends the Government of British Columbia for acting on a longstanding liquor policy recommendation to help bars and restaurants survive the challenges of COVID-19. "On behalf of the province's licensed establishments, I want...


8 june 2020

08:50
Global public health organization NSF International today launched a new program to help businesses, schools and cultural institutions take the necessary steps to reopen and stay open while minimizing coronavirus risk for customers, guests and...


5 june 2020

14:50
Restaurants Canada applauds the Government of Alberta for providing a lifeline to restaurants with a moratorium on evictions and a working capital grant. "On behalf of the province's more than 11,000 restaurants, I want to thank Premier Kenney and...

08:45
The restaurant industry is slowly starting to reopen to the public, but it's a whole new world out there. In order to help foodservice operators reopen their businesses safely, as well as manage and grow their business in the next normal, Restaurants...


27 may 2020

11:05
A national campaign to connect consumers to the multifaceted Canadian food system was launched by the Canadian Centre for Food Integrity (CCFI), at a time when conversation around food and its availability has dominated media headlines. It's Good,...

04:55
With their commitment to fight iron deficiency worldwide, championing for women's health comes natural to Canadian company Lucky Iron Fish Enterprises (LIFE). Ahead of Menstrual Hygiene Day (May 28), this social enterprise is teaming up with 5 other...


19 may 2020

09:05
Over the past year, Farm Management Canada has been working with Wilton Consulting Group on ground-breaking research that seeks to explore the connection between Mental Health and Farm Business Management. The findings from this research reveal a...


12 may 2020

11:20
Elevate Farms Inc. ("Elevate" or "Elevate Farms") is pleased to announce it has entered into an agreement ("Agreement") for an initial build-out commitment of US$10,000,000 with North Star Agriculture Corp. ("North Star" or "North Star Agriculture")...


7 may 2020

09:15
A new survey from Restaurants Canada has revealed that most foodservice businesses in British Columbia might not have enough cash flow to successfully reopen their doors to diners. As the province moves forward with lifting emergency measures,...

09:05
A new survey from Restaurants Canada has revealed that most foodservice businesses in Alberta might not have enough cash flow to successfully reopen their doors to diners. As the province moves forward with lifting emergency measures, restaurants...

08:05
A new survey from Restaurants Canada has revealed that most foodservice businesses in Saskatchewan might not have enough cash flow to successfully reopen their doors to diners. As the province moves forward with lifting emergency measures,...

06:55
A new survey from Restaurants Canada has revealed that most foodservice businesses in Manitoba might not have enough cash flow to successfully reopen their doors to diners. As the province moves forward with lifting emergency measures, restaurants...

06:05
A new survey from Restaurants Canada has revealed that most foodservice businesses in Nova Scotia might not have enough cash flow to successfully reopen their doors to diners. As the province moves forward with lifting emergency measures,...

06:05
A new survey from Restaurants Canada has revealed that most foodservice businesses in Ontario might not have enough cash flow to successfully reopen their doors to diners. As the province moves forward with lifting emergency measures, restaurants...

06:05
A new survey from Restaurants Canada has revealed that most foodservice businesses in Newfoundland and Labrador might not have enough cash flow to successfully reopen their doors to diners. As the province moves forward with lifting emergency...


5 may 2020

11:50
BASF will join COVID-19 hunger relief efforts with a $64,398.20 donation to Food Banks Canada. The company's employees participated in a virtual food drive in March and April to support the 3,000+ food banks and community agencies across Canada. The...

09:40
The Canadian Celiac Association (CCA) wants to know what Canadians put between their buns. Today, it is launching How Do You Sandwich? ? a month-long social media contest in partnership with Promise Gluten Free that's designed to celebrate the...


1 may 2020

12:15
Restaurants Canada applauds the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador for helping bars and restaurants survive the COVID-19 crisis with a wholesale liquor pricing discount and other critically needed liquor policy changes. "On behalf of all...


27 april 2020

14:15
foodora Canada has filed a notice of intention to make a proposal and plans to cease operations effective the end of day on May 11th foodora has not been able to reach a level of profitability in Canada that's sustainable enough to continue...


24 april 2020

16:05
On March 26th, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) announced new measures introduced by the Government of Ontario that would temporarily allow liquor licensed establishments to sell beer, wine, and spirits as part of food orders for...


23 april 2020

12:05
Today, Food Processing Skills Canada announces new enhancements to the funding of both the BC Post-Farm Food Safety Program and BC On-Farm Food Safety Program. These changes permit personal protective equipment (PPE) as an eligible expense for...


22 april 2020

11:50
PureCircle (LSE: PURE), the world's leading producer and innovator of great-tasting stevia ingredients for the global beverage and food industries, is pleased to announce it is now offering its proprietary NSF-02® stevia flavor solution directly to...

09:05
Vinos.ca is an online platform dedicated to exclusive wines by the case, with complimentary delivery service in Ontario. We offer wines from top producers that are difficult to find anywhere else in the province.  Vinos.ca launched earlier this...


16 april 2020

15:50
Many Canadians love to barbecue all year-round, especially when the weather starts to get warm. And with the social distancing and self-isolation we've all been practicing for the past several weeks due to the COVID-19 pandemic, experiencing a change...

12:05
The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic is unprecedented in its impact on the American people. Schools, public facilities, government offices and businesses have closed in an effort to mitigate the spread of the virus. In addition to business pauses and...


14 april 2020

07:05
ONroute is extending its "Keep ON Trucking" initiative and offering truck drivers a free coffee every Wednesday until May 13, 2020. "Truck drivers are playing a critical role as an essential service during COVID-19 and making significant sacrifices...


2 april 2020

05:05
Restaurants Canada estimates that 800,000 foodservice jobs have already been lost nationwide due to COVID-19 ? about 13,700 just in New Brunswick alone ? and they might not return if current conditions continue. With restaurants now struggling to...


30 march 2020

15:45
Global food and beverage manufacturers can now easily create and collaborate on exploring sugar reduction solutions with SweeGen in its newly launched Food and Beverage Application Centers located in four global regions --- North America, Europe,...


27 march 2020

07:05
Goodfood Market Corp. ("Goodfood" or "the Company") , a leading online grocery company in Canada, announced today the introduction of its Essential Canadian Pay Program, raising the pay of all its hourly and salaried operations and production...