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Three Pandemic Trends That Are Here to Stay

By Suzanne Ma While the pandemic has presented some of the biggest challenges food businesses have ever faced, it’s also been exciting to witness so much innovation. We’ve seen hundreds of businesses across Canada and around the world get creative and pivot literally overnight in order to thrive in this fast-paced and unpredictable world. From farmers and grocers, to breweries, …

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Setting the table for a homegrown value-added food sector

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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Driving technology

I was just speaking with a colleague recently about the speed at which technology is changing our lives and how it seems to be accelerating and changing faster than ever. I can recall a couple of my own personal technology milestones such as finally moving from in-person to online banking and dropping my pager for a cell phone. I’ve really dated …

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What’s in a label?

In December, the federal government finalized changes to the Nutrition Facts table and list of ingredients on packaged foods

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Welcome to the new Canadian Food Business

We are the same, experienced team that developed Canadian Food Insights, but we’re growing and launching our own publication. We’ve been listening to the market and we know you want more information about the science of food and beverage and that’s what we pledge to bring you. We’ll still keep you informed of all the news and trends you need …

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Against the current

Until now, no GM food animal had been approved for consumption in Canada. The AquAdvantage Salmon is the first.

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Girl Power

The World Economic Forum now predicts that the snail’s pace of progress means the gender gap won’t close entirely until 2133.

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Artificial intelligence

As we head into the holiday season, the days are short and so is time. I’m planning a holiday party and with almost 40 people who have RSVP’d, it’s going to require a lot of food and drinks. I don’t dislike being in the kitchen, but with a full-time job and family, I also don’t have time to spend hours …

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Back to the future

by Theresa Rogers Back to the Future Day – October 21, 2015 – the day Marty McFly and Doc Brown visited in the famous movie, Back to the Future II, seems to have taken the world by storm. The internet and media were all over it, going through the movie bit by bit and analyzing what the movie got right …

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Mixing Science and Trends

At Canadian Food Insights, we’ve formed an exclusive Canadian partnership with Mintel, a world-leading market intelligence agency. Each issue we’ll be bringing you “Mintel Intel”, food intelligence from Mintel’s international network of field researchers and food analysts.

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