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Setting the table for a homegrown value-added food sector

Bakery producing English muffins, elevated view

As foreign food processors pull out of Canada, taking jobs with them, it’s essential to the economy that we fill the gap By Sylvain Charlebois, Senior Fellow, Atlantic Institute for Market Studies The bloodbath in foreign-owned, large-scale food manufacturing in Canada continues. Canadian value-added food producers need to fill the gap. In the past few days, we’ve learned that two …

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Raising the Bar: An Artisanal and Educated Chocolate Experience


By Melissa Wallace It began as a vision from two friends hoping to attract chocoholics during the “in-between” mealtime from 1 to 4 p.m. The idea: open a chocolate drinking bar. Much like espresso bars and coffee shops are familiar meeting spots, Cacao 70 wanted people to gather for chocolate. But this concept would take time to mature. The first …

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