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Category: Food

Canada names its team for the World Butcher’s Challenge

By: RealAgriculture News Team

September 11, 2019

In the face of plant-based protein being all the rage, some may have also noticed a subtle but significant push for the continued celebration of...Read more »

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Meat council says China’s temporary ban on exports costing upwards of $100M

By: RealAgriculture News Team

September 5, 2019

The Canadian Meat Council (CMC) is calling on the various government parties for action this upcoming election, as they feel they’ve been in the...Read more »

New program to help Ontario food, agri-product exporters to pursue new markets

By: RealAgriculture News Team

September 3, 2019

As trade talks among several countries continue to rock the markets, the Ontario government is stepping up to help those that export food and...Read more »

Not weird: Egg Farmers of Canada launch new national campaign to eat eggs anytime

By: RealAgriculture News Team

August 25, 2019

Egg just for breakfast? That’s a thing of the past, according to a new national campaign by the Egg Farmers of Canada. In its new marketing...Read more »

This is dairy welfare

By: Sylvain Charlebois

August 18, 2019

We now know the terms of dairy farmers’ compensation: each Canadian will give $46 each to dairy farmers over the next 8 years while paying...Read more »

Fresh vegetables and easing retail competition fuel food inflation

By: RealAgriculture News Team

August 17, 2019

Canada’s food retailers have been looking to reduce competitive price wars —  but it’s not enough to ease continued food...Read more »

UN report outlines eating and agriculture changes to address climate change

By: RealAgriculture News Team

August 9, 2019

A United Nations working group has released its report on climate change and land use. It points to per capita consumption of food, feed, fibre,...Read more »

Blueberry producer and processor receives nearly $1M for upgrades

By: RealAgriculture News Team

August 3, 2019

Jasper Wyman & Son Canada Inc., one of Canada’s largest wild blueberry producers is receiving $971,000 in federal government funding to...Read more »

Beyond Meat’s shares plunge amid revenue growth

By: RealAgriculture News Team

July 30, 2019

Beyond Meat, the company that makes plant-based meat substitutes, announced it will be selling an additional 3.25 million shares of common stock in...Read more »

OIMP launches three-part initiative to target labour issues, market access

By: RealAgriculture News Team

July 29, 2019

The Ontario Independent Meat Processors (OIMP) will be diving more into the issue around labour shortages along with market access in a three-part...Read more »

Gay Lea Foods receives $16.9 million for upgrades and expansion

By: RealAgriculture News Team

July 29, 2019

Gay Lea Foods Co-operative Ltd., a cow, and goat milk dairy processor will receive up to $16.9 million through the Federal Economic Development...Read more »

Beware the Lone Star tick

By: Lyndsey Smith

July 12, 2019

Most by now are aware of the risk of Lyme disease, a bacterial diseased transmitted through deer ticks. But a relatively new tick has been found with...Read more »

Feds announce funds for food fraud crack down

By: RealAgriculture News Team

July 12, 2019

What do honey, olive oil, and organic food have in common? They’re high on the list of food fraud cases in Canada. Food fraud, defined as...Read more »

Olymel and Sollio Agriculture make pork purchase

By: RealAgriculture News Team

July 9, 2019

Sollio Agriculture, the rebranded agriculture branch of La Coop fédérée, and Olymel L.P have announced plans to purchase pork producer F. Ménard....Read more »

Government announces Food Waste Reduction Challenge to curb $50 billion in annual losses

By: RealAgriculture News Team

July 5, 2019

Canadians waste more than 11 million metric tonnes of food every year — worth nearly $50 billion. Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food...Read more »