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Canadian food science company partners with hemp food manufacturer

Hempco Food and Fiber Inc. recently announced it has entered into a letter of intent with Lexaria Bioscience Corp., a Kelowna, BC-based food sciences company, for the licensing of its proprietary absorption and palatability enhancing technology for hemp food products

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Testing chocolate for antioxidants

Food scientists at the University of British Columbia (UBC) have developed a faster and cheaper way to quantify antioxidant levels in chocolate

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Carisma Potato arrives

The arrival of the Ontario-grown Carisma potato from EarthFresh Farms gives food lovers an alternative to other potatoes in grocery stores

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Fast-cooking dry beans provide more protein, iron than ‘slower’ varieties

Beans are a versatile, inexpensive staple that can boost essential nutrients in a diet, especially for people in low-resource areas where food options are limited. To get the most out of these legumes, new research suggests choosing fast-cooking dry beans could be the way to go. A study in ACS’ Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry found that fast-cooking beans …

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Trendy pizza ideas debut at 2016 Pizza Expo in Las Vegas

Ardent Mills, a flour-milling and ingredient company and provider of pizza flours, pizza mixes and custom blends, joined more than 6,000 pizza industry leaders at the 2016 International Pizza Expo held earlier this spring in Las Vegas. “We see pizza dough as another great opportunity when it comes to innovating pizza tastes and textures,” says Don Trouba, Marketing Director. “At …

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Planters Canada makes the move to peanut butter

Iconic brand aims to stand out from its competitors Text by Kelly Townsend From Tony the Tiger to Buzz the Bee, the right mascot can be an essential part of creating lasting brand recognition for any food product. It was with this in mind that Planters Canada, owned by Johnvince Foods, launched its new peanut butter product with a focus …

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Online beverage industry job board launches

Branching out to the beverage industry, Christie Lohr, Founder of Style Nine to Five and Beauty Nine to Five, and Jesse Bannister, launch Bev Nine to Five, an online job board for Toronto and Vancouver connecting beverage industry experts with the finest companies and the dream jobs they serve up. Extending the Nine to Five brand to other industries aside …

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