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Category: Food

Commodity market pullback is illogical and fear-based, says analyst

By: RealAgriculture News Team

July 6, 2022

Watching the commodity markets was exciting for many producers, until it wasn’t. The decline of prices that we’ve seen over the past week has...Read more »

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Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association call for a price investigation of the Canadian beef market

By: RealAgriculture News Team

July 6, 2022

As the large pricing gap continues between cattle producers, feeders, packers and retailers, the Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association (SSGA) is now...Read more »

Canadian Cattlemen’s Association celebrates lobbying win over front-of-package labelling requirement

By: RealAgriculture News Team

July 5, 2022

The recent collaboration between organizations, producers, and consumers to stop the intended front of package (FOP) labelling of ground meat proved...Read more »

Ground meat receives exemption from new federal front of package label requirements

By: RealAgriculture News Team

June 30, 2022

Details on Health Canada’s new front of package (FOP) labelling have been released, and the regulations include some welcome news for livestock...Read more »

Most Canadians still prefer taste of beef to plant-based alternatives, but peer-to-peer food shaming on the rise

By: RealAgriculture Livestock Team

June 16, 2022

Through the pandemic numerous food perspectives were subject to a shift, with more people cooking at home and grocery scarcity showing up for the...Read more »

Canada’s National Index on Agri-Food Performance focused on setting baseline for sustainability

By: RealAgriculture News Team

June 16, 2022

Eighty-six partners from different sectors across Canada have come together with a singular focus: to set a benchmark and identify the key indicators...Read more »

Front-of-package label warning for ground meat is singling out the livestock sector, industry says

By: RealAgriculture News Team

June 8, 2022

Although ground meat, such as beef or pork, is a single-ingredient food product, proposed regulation changes by Health Canada could require...Read more »

Is food really more expensive? On wages, ingredient pricing, government programs, and the rising cost of everything

By: RealAgriculture News Team

June 4, 2022

It isn’t uncommon to read about issues happening around the world that create hardship for some but leaving others unaffected, however; food...Read more »

North America’s first net zero plant protein processing facility set to break ground in fall 2022

By: Kara Oosterhuis

May 24, 2022

A $225 million plant protein processing facility is to be built in Strathmore, Alberta. Phyto Organix is set to break ground on the 15-acre facility,...Read more »

Evolution and adoption of new farming practices is critical to the future of the global food supply chain according to AEM

By: RealAgriculture News Team

May 22, 2022

A new white paper document released by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), outlines 13 trends that they say requires the attention of...Read more »

Saskatchewan-based pulse snack company receives over $6 million from major investors

By: Brittany Warner

May 9, 2022

Three Farmers, a company that produces various roasted bean and pulse snacks, just received a sizeable investment totalling $6.2 million between...Read more »

Canadian beef products approved for export to Brazil for the first time since 2003

By: Brittany Warner

May 2, 2022

Canada has once again been approved to export not only live cattle, but also beef products, to Brazil, who shut the doors on Canadian beef exports...Read more »

Temporary worker rule change will help address labour shortage, says Canadian Meat Council

By: RealAgriculture News Team

April 6, 2022

Changes have been made to the Temporary Foreign Worker (TFW) program, announced earlier this week by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Minister...Read more »

How Canada’s agri-food system policies need to adjust for new global realities

By: RealAgriculture News Team

April 4, 2022

Over the past few years the phrase “unprecedented times” has been used often and for good reason. There has been a continual domino effect of...Read more »

Federal government launches new phase of Local Food Infrastructure Fund

By: RealAgriculture News Team

March 26, 2022

The Minister of Agriculture And Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), Marie-Claude Bibeau, alongside other ministers responsible for Northern Affairs, Prairies...Read more »