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February, 2019

  • 24 February

    Budget 2019 Continues to Grow a Sustainable Agriculture Sector

    Vernon, B.C. (February 19, 2019) – B.C.’s agriculture sector is set to see another funding increase, as laid out in Budget 2019, announced today by Finance Minister Carole James. In accordance with the threeyear budget plan, the Ministry of Agriculture’s budget will increase by 5.4% as compared to 2018. The …

  • 23 February

    GLBC named BC Top Employer for 14th time

    Great Little Box Company Named One of  BC’s Top Employers of 2019 B.C.-based company has hired an additional 40 employees in 2018, recognized once again for commitment to workplace culture and employee retention VANCOUVER, B.C., February 21, 2019 — Great Little Box Company Ltd. (GLBC) announced today that it has …

  • 22 February


    Company’s Food Waste Reduction Strategy Aimed at Feeding People, Not Landfills Vancouver, BC – February 21, 2019 – Today, Save-On-Foods is celebrating a year of focused effort to surpass its company-wide goal to reduce food waste by 50% by 2025. Through its food waste diversion programs, Save-On-Foods has undertaken initiatives in …

  • 22 February

    Simply Sensational: New Danone Yogurt Goes Back to Basics

    Made with traceable fresh milk from a small network of Canadian farms, 100% natural source ingredients and no added sugar, the New Danone-Brand Yogurt is as Delicious as Nature Intended Boucherville, Quebec, February 20th, 2019– In the spirit of less is more, Danone proudly launches its first flavoured yogurt made with …

  • 22 February

    mission is to improve eating habits by creating better-for-you foods

    Developed by two brothers; Andrew and Peter Maida from Ontario, Flourish Pancakes’ mission is to improve eating habits by creating better-for-you foods that actually taste delicious.  At Flourish, we believe that eating healthy shouldn’t be a chore. We’re on a mission to improve eating habits by transforming indulgent foods you crave to fit …

  • 21 February

    Potahto Week 2019 Kicks Off This Saturday

    Record Eighty-Six Winnipeg Restaurants Vying for Title of Best Potahto Dish February 20, 2019 – Winnipeg MB Peak of the Market’s second annual “Potahto Week” gets underway Saturday, with local restaurants competing for bragging rights over the best Potahto dish in the city. From February 23 to March 3, Winnipeggers …

  • 20 February

    Chicken Fits!

    Hot off the press: The new Canada’s Food Guide has been released and we’re excited! The guide goes in depth to encourage Canadians to make healthy food choices, which includes getting half your plate of fruits and vegetables, choosing plant-based and lean protein sources, whole grains and healthy fats.  Does …

  • 19 February

    SIAL Canada, North America’s largest food and beverage tradeshow, returns to Toronto! (April 30 – May 2)

    It’s back in Toronto! SIAL Canada, North America’s biggest food and beverage tradeshow, returns from Tuesday, April 30 – Friday, May 2 at the Enercare Centre. With more than 1,100 exhibitors from over 50 countries, SIAL Canada promises compelling food conferences, workshops, exhibitors related to food innovations and trends to food retailing and food processes – …

  • 13 February

    80th anniversary – Agropur reports continued growth

    LONGUEUIL, QC, Feb. 13, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ – Agropur Cooperative held its 80th Annual General Meeting today and announced sales of $6.7 billion, a year-over-year increase of 4.7%. During the past year, the Cooperative continued its progress, expanded its footprint in the U.S. market for ingredients and industrial products, grew its …