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The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food announced that surveillance and enforcement actions by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) prevented nearly 12,800 kg of adulterated honey, from entering the Canadian market.
This year’s IBIEducate is offering more than 100 seminars and hands-on training sessions, inspired by feedback from last year’s attendees.
Ardent Mills, the flour-milling and ingredient company, announced it has further invested in organic capabilities and The Annex by Ardent Mills through its acquisition of a grain elevator in Klamath Falls, Oregon.
Restaurants Canada is pleased that Alberta’s government ushered in critically needed labour reforms, which will provide welcome relief for the province’s struggling foodservice sector.
The judging panel has been confirmed for FCSI’s 2019 Start Me Up Innovation Awards, supported by Electrolux Professional. The awards will showcase new products or concepts launched by independent start-up companies.
Parmalat Canada Inc., a subsidiary of the Lactalis Group, announced Parmalat's acquisition of Kraft Heinz's Canadian natural cheese business for a purchase price of $1.62 billion CAD (approximately $1.24 billion USD at current FX rates).
DoubleTree by Hilton will take the HoReCa industry to new heights when its chocolate chip cookie becomes the first food baked in space inside a prototype oven designed to make long-duration space travel more hospitable, while launching their educational program related to hospitality in space.
DDW, The Color House, announced that on June 28, 2019 it acquired DuPont Natural Colors which was part of DuPont’s Nutrition & Biosciences division. 
Ontario growers are reporting that the largest and best quality strawberry crop in many years is available now at fresh produce outlets across Ontario.
Synova announced the new appointments to its newest venture. Last month, Bundy Baking Solutions recently announced the launch of a new business to manufacture and distribute baking release agents.
The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, announced the translation of Canada's new Food Guide Snapshot into 17 multicultural languages to assist in making nutritional information accessible to Canada’s diverse population.
Food & Consumer Products of Canada (FCPC) became the first national trade association to endorse the Ellen MacArthur Foundation's vision for a New Plastics Economy, moving Canada toward a future of zero plastic waste.
Ardent Mills, the flour-milling and ingredient company, announced a completed deal with Dawn Food Products Inc., a global bakery ingredient manufacturer and distributor.
AMF Bakery Systems (AMF) announced that Ralf Hartfiel has joined the company as regional account manager for Western U.S. and Canada.
A Canadian company with a 112-year legacy of employing Canadians is being recognized for their CEO. Purdys Chocolatier CEO Karen Flavelle has won a Glassdoor Employees' Choice Award honouring the Top CEOs in 2019.
Responsible for one in eight jobs across the country, Canada’s food sector is a powerhouse of the economy, particularly in our rural communities. However, more needs to be done to improve the Canadian food system, and the Canadian Government launched Canada’s first-ever Federal Food Policy.
The baking industry is beset with many challenges: from finding and training staff, to using technology to keep cost low and productivity high. The International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE) had increased their educational element at this year’s trade show to help attendees best learn to adapt and thrive in a baker’s world.
Bakery manufacturer and ingredient supplier Dawn Foods announced the kickoff of its second Sweetest Bakery in Canada contest™.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced June10, 2019 that the Government of Canada is taking additional steps to reduce Canada’s plastic waste, eliminating single-use plastic, such as stir-sticks, plastic cutlery and straws as early as 2021.
Paul Claro has been named as the new President and CEO of Douglas Machines Corp., replacing the retiring David Ward.

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