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Rise of the Robots

Next-generation tech is tackling some of Canada’s greatest challenges in the agri-food sector.

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Innovators and investors

Report showcases Canada’s natural and functional food By Jana Manolakos Hit by Crohn’s Disease, Ted Fleming turned to drinking non-alcoholic beer, a beverage that was less irritating for his intestines. The problem was that most non-alcoholic beers lacked flavour and variety, so he grabbed the bull by the horns and began to brew his own, launching Partake Brewing in 2017. …

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Q&A with Scout Cannery

Canada’s newest canned seafood brand stands for people and the planet By Jana Manolakos Given the choice between fresh or canned foods, most consumers shy away from tinned options. It’s behaviour that’s being challenged by Scout, a new Canadian seafood brand, launched this September. Scout is on a mission to earn the trust of consumers with its line of ethically …

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Crickets: The gateway bug

The answer to feeding the world may be hopping around your backyard Growing enough food to feed the planet’s rapidly expanding population has experts worried. Simply put, with more people on the planet, more agriculture is needed to grow enough food – and that, in turn, plays havoc with the environment. But for some, there’s a solution right in their own …

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