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Category: Food

McDonald’s says it remains committed to Canadian ranchers while piloting plant-based options

By: RealAgriculture News Team

February 17, 2020

For a company that proclaims its loyalty to Canadian ranchers on the back and sides of its transport trucks, navigating a foray into the plant-based...Read more »

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Saputo announces dairy plant closures in Ontario and New Brunswick

By: RealAgriculture News Team

February 7, 2020

Montreal-based dairy processing giant Saputo has announced plans to close facilities at Trenton, Ont., and Saint John, New Brunswick. The company...Read more »

Work with, not against, the plant protein trend

By: RealAgriculture News Team

January 31, 2020

If 2019 was the year of plant-based protein, perhaps 2020 can be the year of celebrating choice. Dr. Sylvain Charlebois, with Dalhousie University,...Read more »

Finding the sweet spot in the food conversation

By: RealAgriculture News Team

January 30, 2020

How is agriculture and food production impacting the planet? Many naysayers believe our farming and food system is taking its toll, linking...Read more »

Who is leading food trends? Follow the money

By: RealAgriculture News Team

January 28, 2020

The customer is always right, but who is the customer? If you’re a grocery store or a coffee shop trying to stay on-trend, is it consumer opinion...Read more »

Canadian government puts out tender for “Buy Canadian” campaign

By: RealAgriculture News Team

January 24, 2020

The Government of Canada will soon be rolling out its Buy Canadian campaign across the nation, but first it must find a marketing firm to...Read more »

What Roquette wants: Prepping for the pea growing season

By: RealAgriculture News Team

January 21, 2020

If you’ve driven the open stretch of Trans-Canada highway between Winnipeg and Brandon, you may have noticed a new build project not far from...Read more »

Mind Your Farm Business — Ep 47: Climbing the value chain

By: RealAgriculture News Team

January 9, 2020

At some point, likely every farmer has been frustrated with markets and pricing, and thought about moving past commodity production and up the value...Read more »

Alberta rancher named to McDonald’s global breeders and model farmers program

By: RealAgriculture News Team

December 16, 2019

An Alberta rancher has been chosen as McDonald’s Canada first-ever Canadian representative of its global breeders and model farmers program....Read more »

Be prepared to pay more at the grocery store: Food Price Report

By: RealAgriculture News Team

December 5, 2019

A new study shows the average Canadian family will pay $487 more on food in 2020. Canada’s Food Price Report was released this week by the...Read more »

Thornloe Cheese bought by Gay Lea Foods

By: RealAgriculture News Team

December 3, 2019

Gay Lea Foods Co-operative Limited has confirmed its acquisition of Thornloe Cheese from EastGen. Located in Northern Ontario,  Thornloe Cheese...Read more »

Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef sets out 5 priorities for the coming decade

By: Guest Author

November 18, 2019

The Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef held its general assembly at Christchurch, New Zealand, last week. As chair of the Canadian Roundtable for...Read more »

Mildew and sprouting damage drag on 2019 cereal grades

By: RealAgriculture News Team

November 11, 2019

Before companies can sell Canadian wheat and durum to global customers, they first need to get a handle on crop grade and overall quality. The...Read more »

Food Bubble: Food waste — and actually doing something about it

By: RealAgriculture News Team

November 11, 2019

If you try to tell Food Bubble host Andrew Campbell there’s nothing spoiling in your fridge, he won’t believe you. “After all,” he says,...Read more »

Rogers Sugar pulls the plug on remaining sugar beet crop

By: RealAgriculture News Team

November 9, 2019

As weather continues to delay the 2019 harvest, Rogers Sugar has made a decision that’s none too sweet. Citing “severe adverse weather in...Read more »