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Tips from BDC on avoiding small-business pitfalls
Oct. 22, 2014, Ottawa – To be successful, small-business owners should make innovation a priority, suggests a new research report from the Business Development Bank of Canada.
Federal government to lead trade-promotion workshop
Oct. 22, 2014, Ottawa – The federal government will lead a series of trade promotion workshops in communities across the country to provide small and medium-sized Canadian businesses with practical information and tools to help them export.
Vancouver bakery among nominees for cookbook award
Oct. 22, 2014, Toronto – A book by Vancouver's Butter Baked Goods & Café was a nominee for the Taste Canada single-subject cookbook award, reports the Toronto Star. | READ MORE
Health Canada helps postpone setting of DON limits
Oct. 20, 2014, New Orleans, LA – At the urging of the Baking Association of Canada and other organizations, Health Canada has helped convince the Codex committee to hold off on setting limits for deoxynivalenol, or DON. The Western Producer reports. | READ MORE
'Natural' surpasses 'organic' in sales, says report
Oct. 20, 2014, Rockville, MD – The "natural" category has surpassed the "organic" category in 2013, making up just over half of all natural and organic food and beverage sales, said a recent report by Packaged Facts.
Saskatoon bakers proud of local sourcing
Oct. 17, 2014, Saskatoon – The Night Oven Bakery has been milling its own flour and producing artisan breads and pastries since it opened in March, reports The Western Producer. | READ MORE
Oregon divided by upcoming GMO labelling ballot
Oct. 17, 2014, Oregon – Forces for and against mandatory labelling of genetically engineered foods sold in Oregon agree on almost nothing, but a Nov. 4 vote will decide, reports The Oregonian. | READ MORE
Study finds reason to cut sodium in sandwiches
Oct. 16, 2014, Beltsville, MD – Because sandwiches are consumed frequently, using lower-sodium ingredients in sandwiches could influence sodium intake, suggests a Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics study.
Whole Foods to roll out 'responsibly grown' ratings system
Oct. 15, 2014, Austin, TX – Whole Foods plans to start rolling out a system that ranks fruits and vegetables as “good,” ‘’better” or “best” based on the supplier’s farming practices, reports The Guardian. | READ MORE
Corbion employees hold volunteer food drive
Oct. 14, 2014, Grandview, MO – Employees of Corbion recently packed up more than 8,000 boxes intended to help feed the hungry over the holidays.