News Releases

News Releases

November, 2021

  • 15 November

    SlimBiome® from OptiBiotix achieves Health Canada approval

    Prominent developer in microbiome modulation science, OptiBiotix Health Plc (‘OptiBiotix’) has announced that its multi-award-winning weight management ingredient, SlimBiome®, has achieved Health Canada approval. The news comes swiftly after the company saw sales of SlimBiome® surge during the pandemic, growing by 151% in 2020, due to rising interest from consumers …

  • 15 November

    Plant Veda Prepares to Ramp up Production by Hiring Veteran Plant Manager Mehdi Gohardehi

    Mr. Gohardehi managed the processing of over 2 Million Kilos of Ingredients on a Daily Basis VANCOUVER, B.C., Nov. 09, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Plant Veda Foods Ltd. (CSE:MILK) (OTC:PLVFF) (XFRA:A3CS6B) (the “Company” or “Plant Veda”), an award-winning dairy-alternative food manufacturer, is pleased to announce that production and food quality expert, …

  • 10 November

    A Pocketful of Dreams

    Nunzio Tumino Entrepreneur extraordinaire, Nunzio Tumino’s drive to succeed was singular. He literally breathed the qualities that definitively separate the successful from the mega-successful. And now Tumino has released a new book called A Pocketful of Dreams. The stories of how Nunzio got from there to here define the success …

  • 8 November

    Tetra Pak Expands Production of Plant-based Coatings for Aseptic Cartons to North America

    Advancement Signals Another Milestone Toward Creating the World’s Most Sustainable Food Package Denton, Texas (October 12, 2021) – As demand for sustainable packaging continues to grow, Tetra Pak has expanded production of aseptic cartons made with sugarcane-based polyethylene (PE) coatings to their Denton, Texas converting plant. The cartons incorporating plant-based PE will come …

  • 8 November

    Oikos launches all-new drinkable Greek yogurt product to help Canadians fuel busy mornings

    Danone Canada’s Oikos brand has launched Oikos Morning Oats, a new drinkable Greek yogurt designed to help Canadians with busy mornings in an on-the-go format.  With creamy and filling Greek yogurt, 9g of protein, whole oats, seeds and vibrant flavours, Oikos Morning Oats is an exciting new product being launched …

  • 8 November

    October 2021 Beef Production Outlook – Large Local Supply

    Total Canadian beef production (domestic slaughter plus slaughter exports) in 2021 is projected to be up 7.4% from 2020 to 1.6 million tonnes (3.6 billion pounds). The total increase is primarily driven by domestic production. Domestic production in 2021 is projected to be the highest since 2005, up 11.4% from …

  • 8 November

    Upcoming Announcement: New Collaboration to Develop High-Quality Meat Alternatives

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Protein Industries Canada, with Wamame Foods, Merit Functional Foods, Wismettac Asian Foods and WineCrush Technology, will be making an announcement regarding a project focused on plant-based, non-soy alternatives to pork and Wagyu beef. These new products will be developed using innovative …

  • 8 November

    Spanish goats’ cheese crowned World Champion Cheese

    A soft goat’s cheese made by Andalusian cheesemaker Quesos y Besos was named World Champion Cheese in the World Cheese Awards in Oviedo, Spain.Photo credit: Julián Rus García, Guild of Fine Food A soft goats’ cheese made by Andalusian cheesemaker, Quesos y Besos was named World Champion Cheese in Oviedo, …

  • 5 November

    Choices Markets Launches New Online Grocery Store

    The Future of Shopping at Choices is Here Vancouver, BC – November 4, 2021 – Choices Markets today announced it is entering the online shopping business, making it easier for customers to shop for local, organic and specialty food items with its new online store set to open in South …

  • 5 November

    Great Little Box Company/ Ideon Packaging Recognized at National Paperboard Packaging Council Design Competition

    RICHMOND, B.C., November 4, 2021 — Great Little Box Company/ Ideon Packaging (GLBC) recently took home two Excellence Awards at the Paperboard Packaging Council’s (PPC) 78th annual North American Paperboard Packaging Competition. The packaging designs recognized in PPC’s competition represent some of the best folding cartons and rigid boxes manufactured …