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Category: Food

How trade is an important part of a resilient local economy

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 12, 2021

The advent of a global pandemic certainly added volume to the narrative that local equals resilient when it comes to economies, especially...Read more »

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Potato processors in a pinch as production sags

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 10, 2021

Poorer than average potato yields in Western Canada as well as in Idaho and the Columbia Basin in the U.S has created contracting headaches and...Read more »

Manitoba Egg Farmers receive $1.5 million from provincial and federal governments

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 8, 2021

The governments of Canada and Manitoba are providing $1.5 million for Manitoba Egg Farmers (MEF) to establish the Egg Layer Research and Public...Read more »

Controversy to sink your teeth into: pumpkin pie is trash

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 7, 2021

As Canadians gather (in small groups) for Thanksgiving this weekend, several arguments are sure to happen. No, we don’t mean about COVID...Read more »

Walmart Canada commits to 1.5 million pounds of sustainably-raised beef

By: RealAgriculture Livestock Team

October 7, 2021

Over the next year, Walmart Canada will source 1.5 million pounds of beef sourced from CRSB Certified sustainable farms and ranches. To qualify,...Read more »

Maple Leaf completes $182 million expansion to make more pre-cooked bacon

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 5, 2021

Maple Leaf Foods says it has completed a $182 million expansion at its prepared meats plant in Winnipeg, Man., creating a “Bacon Centre of...Read more »

Protein Industries Canada announces Food Convergence Innovation project

By: RealAgriculture News Team

August 10, 2021

Protein Industries Canada (PIC) is announcing the Food Convergence Innovation (FCI) Canada – Food and Beverage Supply Chain Project. The FCI-Canada...Read more »

More federal funding flowing to food banks

By: RealAgriculture News Team

August 4, 2021

Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) Marie-Claude Bibeau, along with Élisabeth Brière, MP for Sherbrooke, Que., has announced a...Read more »

Manitoba Harvest forms research partnership for development of hemp and pea varieties

By: RealAgriculture News Team

July 28, 2021

Manitoba Harvest is partnering with a consortium of industry leaders through Protein Industries Canada (PIC) to develop new hemp and pea varieties...Read more »

Application intake re-opened for food infrastructure fund

By: RealAgriculture News Team

July 12, 2021

The federal government has re-opened applications for the Local Food Infrastructure Fund. Beginning Monday July 12, an additional $10 million in...Read more »

Fruit industry hard hit by heatwave

By: RealAgriculture News Team

July 7, 2021

Unbelievably hot temperatures recently hit parts of B.C., the Pacific Northwest, and into California, injuring fruit and trees alike. Glen Lucas,...Read more »

When marketing becomes policy: the trouble with regenerative agriculture

By: Shaun Haney

June 25, 2021

Agriculture is a big tent covering many different facets of food and commodity production. From coast to coast, there are so many different farm...Read more »

Chop Steakhouse expands commitment to sustainable beef

By: RealAgriculture Livestock Team

June 16, 2021

Chop Steakhouse & Bar recently announced plans to become the first full-service restaurant chain in Canada to offer steaks featuring...Read more »

PIC announces investment into pea, canola protein products

By: RealAgriculture News Team

May 27, 2021

Protein Industries Canada (PIC) announced a co-investment into pea, canola, and blended pea-canola protein ingredients in new plant-based products....Read more »

What’s the best chicken wing flavour?

By: RealAgriculture News Team

May 13, 2021

A while back, RealAg’s Shaun Haney was joined by Mike Nailor, interim CEO of Chicken Farmers of Ontario, for a RealAg LIVE! Haney had a...Read more »