Ottawa – The federal government will invest more than $760,000 to help the Canadian seed industry improve and enhance the certification of seed crops, identify and assess risks and opportunities facing the industry, and expand seed trade in global markets.
Halifax – Younger Canadians are far more likely to be vegetarians or vegans than older generations, according to a survey that a researcher says is among the first of its kind. The Globe and Mail reports. | READ MORE
Toronto – Vanilla is a staple in any baker's pantry, but a recent confluence of events – a "perfect storm" – has led to an unprecedented spike in prices, with the cost of the ingredient rising to almost 20 times as much as it did a few years ago. The Globe and Mail reports. | READ MORE
Geneva, Switzerland – Canada is contributing $250,000 Cdn to the Standards and Trade Development Facility in 2018 to help developing countries comply with international food safety, animal and plant health standards and therefore access agricultural markets more easily.
Toronto – The Canadian Federation of Independent Business has signed an agreement with Chase Merchant Services that will reduce American Express transaction rates for Canadian small businesses who are members of the association.
Granada, Spain – A cereal-based bread enriched with soluble fibre, proteins and dried fruit may curb the appetite more than traditional breads and thus reduce food consumption between meals, researchers at the University of Granada in Spain have found. | READ MORE
Madison, WI – The International Dairy-Deli-Bake Association has announced a lineup of speakers that is sure to inspire and offer insight into business, trends, personal growth and success at its annual trade show.
Nestlé Canada is planning a $51.5-million to increase production capabilities at its London, Ont., ice cream factory.
Paris, France – More and more consumer goods companies are engaging with their communities on health topics, according to a report from an international consumer network that advocates for consumer interests and standards.
Calgary – A Calgary bakery is using social media in the hopes of finding the person responsible for breaking into its storefront and stealing money. Global News reports. | READ MORE
Food exports from Russia, dominated by wheat and fish, soared to a record $19 billion last year, according to the Russian Export Center. Russian Television reports. | READ MORE
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Bakery Showcase Montréal 2019
May 5-6, 2019