During the Dakar 2 African Food Summit, the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) and the Canadian government announced the establishment of a special fund to support Africa’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the agriculture sector.
The six finalists of the Challenge’s Novel Tech category are Canadian commercial organisations with disruptive ideas that can be honed to prevent spoilage of pre-harvest crops, extend the shelf life of food, and transform food waste into compostable bioplastics.
The Cheerios and Nature Valley maker has forged a multi-year partnership with Canadian not-for-profit ALUS to support farmers and accelerate regenerative agriculture in Manitoba and Saskatchewan – key regions where General Mills sources its oats.
While malic and fumaric acid give products a sour note, the market value of the two food additives is far from bitter, with the global malic acid market expected to reach a value of $258m in 2026, while the latter is expected to soar over $650m over the...
George Weston Ltd has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Weston Foods ambient bakery business for C$370m ($296 million) to Hearthside Food Solutions, which follows the sale of its fresh and frozen bakery business to FGF Brands for $1.2bn...
Inclement weather in Canada and Europe is resulting in a spike in the price of raw material, which – along with increases in freight – is spiralling the durum wheat market ‘completely out of control’, according to Eurostar Commodities.
Weston Foods’ first ever Bakeology Report reveals what we all know by now – that the pandemic has triggered a re-evaluation of food choices among consumers – but it also highlights the relevance that bakery continues to play in Americans’ lives.
Researchers have highlighted the importance of policies supporting healthy dietary habits among Canadian children after confirming the link of child-appealing marketing tactics to breakfast cereals with excess levels of sugar.
Riding the wave of continued strong consumer demand for gluten-free food options, Canada’s gluten-free market reached $458.9 million in 2012, according to a recent report from Packaged Facts entitled 'Gluten-Free Foods in Canada'.
Non-governmental organisations have slammed the results of the
latest vote from the Canadian General Standards Board Committee on
the voluntary labelling of GMO foods, claiming that such a move
will make a mockery of enforced labelling.