Calgary — New research points to an increasingly positive attitude in Canadians when it comes to trusting their food supply. New research was released this week by the Canadian Centre for Food Integrity (CCFI) that studied consumer concerns and expectations surrounding food transparency and the overall food system. Canadians feel the food system is headed in the right direction, suggested by an increase from 30 per cent in 2016 to 43 per cent of Canadians this year.
Pico Rivera, CA — BakeMark acquired Best Brands from CSM Bakery Solutions. The purchase includes the brand and product portfolio.
Guelph, ON — NSF International launched www.nsfcanada.ca to give Canada's growing and complex food and beverage industry easy access to the global public health organization's expertise and services in Canada. The website combines information on the depth, experience and capabilities of the NSF International Canadian office with access to NSF International's global services dedicated to food safety and quality.
Toronto — Moving closer to the Halloween and the Christmas holiday season, the biennial Canada's Baking and Sweets Show comes back to Toronto from October 28-29. This year's show, presented by Redpath Sugar, returns The International Centre. The show theme is Halloween II.
Brampton, ON — Barry McLean, former president of Canada Bread, is a new member of Embassy Flavours' advisory board.
Eighty years after the launch of white chocolate as the third type after dark and milk, Barry Callebaut introduced a fourth type in chocolate: ruby. Ruby is made from the ruby cocoa bean and has an intense taste and characteristic reddish colour. Ruby chocolate was unveiled at an exclusive launch event in Shanghai, China, on Sept. 5.
Barrie, ON — Barrie's Georgian College is now home to a baking and pastry arts program. The new program starts in September with 48 students, a full first intake.
Paris, France — Partaking in all the evolutions in the bakery-pastry industry and revealing the latest innovations in the trade, Europain will be reinvented in February 2018 in order to better serve the entrepreneurs in the sector.
Cleveland, OH — Companies fortifying with Ganeden BC30 can now use additional probiotic claims on foods & beverages.
Rockwood, ON — Katan Kitchens has received funding through the federal-provincial-territorial Growing Forward 2 (GF2) of up to $17,195 to work with producers in Northern Ontario in piloting a premium gluten-free oat certification program.
New Brunswick – The Wild Blueberry Association of North America (WBANA) rolled out a new website targeted at blueberry consumers in Canada.
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Ecotraveller World of Taste Tourism and Gastronomy Exhibiition
September 29-1, 2017
October 7-11, 2017
The Americas Cake Fair 2017
October 13-15, 2017
BAC BC Chapter Fall Workshop
October 18, 2017
October 20-24, 2017