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Category: Food

Ontario opens CAP funding intake focused on livestock and food processing projects

By: RealAgriculture News Team

November 27, 2020

Ontario meat processors and farmers have the opportunity to apply for funding under two new program intakes of the Canadian Agricultural Partnership....Read more »

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Hyper local food, empty shelves, and marketing the farm — a LIVE! with Jo-Ann McArthur

By: RealAgriculture News Team

November 25, 2020

There is no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted every aspect of our daily lives, including how we shop for food and what we eat. This...Read more »

McDonald’s adds another burger sourced from Certified Sustainable beef

By: RealAgriculture News Team

November 20, 2020

McDonald’s has added the Quarter Pounder burger to the list of offerings sourced from sustainable sources, as certified by the Canadian Roundtable...Read more »

100 per cent Canadian cream…liquor (!) gets the Blue Cow logo

By: Lara de Moissac

November 19, 2020

As the holiday season approaches, you may be stocking up on libations, goodies, groceries, and more. Well, this year, if you live in Ontario, the...Read more »

FCC’s latest trade report shows opportunity for growth, diversification in food exports

By: RealAgriculture News Team

November 17, 2020

According to the latest trade report from Farm Credit Canada (FCC), one of Canada’s greatest opportunities for growth in global trade is in the...Read more »

Canadians’ trust in our food system grows during pandemic

By: RealAgriculture News Team

November 12, 2020

Every year the Canadian Centre for Food Integrity (CCFI) asks Canadians how they feel about the country’s agriculture and food systems. The 2020...Read more »

Tough growing conditions, cover crops, wireworm, and blights — a potato-themed LIVE! Q&A with Ryan Barrett

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

November 10, 2020

You can bake them, fry them, roast them, or boil them, sure, but before potatoes make it to your table, this crop requires some serious agronomic...Read more »

Protein Industries Canada, Verdient Foods and partners commit $25.7 million for yellow pea processing

By: Lara de Moissac

November 10, 2020

Protein Industries Canada (PIC) has announced a new partnership with the goal of opening new markets for pulse-based proteins and increasing the...Read more »

CFIA seeking feedback to clarify guidelines for simulated meat and poultry products

By: RealAgriculture News Team

November 3, 2020

The Government of Canada is working to provide greater clarity as Canada’s plant-based food industry grows. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency...Read more »

TVO faces social media backlash over Dairy Farmers partnership

By: Lyndsey Smith

October 27, 2020

A first-of-its-kind partnership between Ontario’s TVO and the Dairy Farmers of Ontario has not received the warmest welcome by some of its viewers...Read more »

Celebrity endorsements, farming in advertising, and getting it right — a LIVE! with Michelle “The Farm Babe” Miller

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 15, 2020

When Burger King launched a lemongrass and methane-filled advertisement that grossly misrepresented farming, Michelle Miller was having none of it....Read more »

The Farm Babe hosts Burger King executives for a real farm tour

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 13, 2020

This past summer, Burger King released a rather distasteful advertisement, claiming that a lemongrass feed additive would reduce the amount of...Read more »

Ag processing sector struggling to fill job vacancies

By: Sylvain Charlebois

October 13, 2020

Statistics Canada’s recent September job market data is reassuring. Overall, employment in the country increased in September,...Read more »

Farm & Food Care’s Harvest Gala moves to at-home format

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 9, 2020

The annual Harvest Gala put on by Farm & Food Care Ontario has become an at-home event for 2020, amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Known for being a...Read more »

Frothy lattes start on the farm

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 7, 2020

A team of researchers at the University of Guelph are studying why Canadian baristas sometimes have problems foaming milk for their customers’...Read more »