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Category: Food

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 »

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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 »

How McDonald’s Canada navigates consumer choice and supply chain demands

By: RealAgriculture News Team

November 6, 2019

As the saying goes, if Henry Ford had listened to what his customers wanted, they would have said, “Faster horses.” For Nicole Zeni, that...Read more »

Mind, body, and planet – understanding consumers drives dairy success

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 25, 2019

The beverage landscape has changed remarkably in recent decades. In the 1970s, milk competed with three beverages — soft drinks, coffee, and juice....Read more »

History professor laments the invention of agriculture

By: Shaun Haney

October 24, 2019

Connecting with consumers is a massive challenge for agriculture. The industry has developed several programs and groups to close those gaps, such as...Read more »

‘He was loving it’: Farmer invites sandwich artist for combine ride-along

By: Jessika Guse

October 21, 2019

It’s not often someone from town gets to see exactly where their food comes from, but one fast-food restaurant employee got to see just that....Read more »

‘Beef brings people into the store’: A surprising retail trend heading in to the holidays

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 17, 2019

Chances are, if you’re the cook in the family you might have looked at the grocery store flyer at some point before hosting people for a big meal...Read more »

Canadians celebrate World Egg Day

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 11, 2019

October 11th is World Egg Day, and come rain or shine — or even snow, Canadian farmers are out promoting the business of eggs. The special day was...Read more »

U of S researcher receives award for global excellence in food innovation

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 8, 2019

Leon Kochian, faculty member of the plant and soil science departments of the College of Agriculture and Bioresources at the University of...Read more »