Special Reports

An important platform to promote food science and technology

by Louis Ayotte On behalf of the Canadian Institute of Food Science and Technology (CIFST), it is my privilege to be able to contribute this editorial to Canadian Food Business magazine, in a partnership with its publisher that was months in the making. We wanted to partner with a quality publication that would give us a platform to promote the …

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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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Risk Management

There’s a lot at stake for livestock producers By Jana Manolakos In 2008, Guelph student Catherine McCorquodale – who today practices agriculture law – gave a hard-hitting speech at the Royal Agriculture Winter Fair in Toronto. It painted a brutal picture of the cost to the Canadian cattle and beef industry hit by mad cow disease. “What do you do …

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Growth in Times of Contraction

How Canadian jerky company Dick Duff’s made huge strides during COVID-19 The pandemic has left many companies scrambling to find innovative ways to keep their businesses afloat, and the food industry is no exception. New ventures face an even greater challenge: establishing a customer base and increasing sales when the world is changing rapidly around them. The founders of Dick …

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