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Category: Food

Canada’s Food Price Report adds Saskatchewan, B.C. collaborators

By: RealAgriculture News Team

July 7, 2020

Canada’s Food Price Report, currently jointly released by Dalhousie University and the University of Guelph, will go national in 2021, with members...Read more »

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A storyteller and connector, Ellen Pruden loves canola and sharing farmers’ stories

By: RealAgriculture News Team

June 26, 2020

It’s tough to come up with a technical description for what Ellen Pruden really does. A long-time agricultural educator and advocate, her job title...Read more »

Protein supercluster funding awarded to AGT Foods and ulivit start-up

By: RealAgriculture News Team

June 25, 2020

For the second time this week, the pulse industry is in the spotlight as another research and development project gets the green light. This latest...Read more »

Ontario company makes big move into vertical farming

By: RealAgriculture News Team

June 25, 2020

Billing itself as a company ready to transform Canada’s food industry, Local Leaf Farms has opened a vertical farm in Barrie, Ont., with plans to...Read more »

Trudeau announces $90 million in financing for Manitoba pea and canola protein plant

By: RealAgriculture News Team

June 22, 2020

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced $90 million in government financing — mostly loans — for the Merit Functional Foods plant protein...Read more »

$19.2 million announced for faba bean and pea processing research

By: Kelvin Heppner

June 19, 2020

Protein Industries Canada has announced a $19.2 million project looking at faba bean (also called fava bean) and pea processing on the Canadian...Read more »

No oat love: Tim Hortons adds almond beverage, skim milk to menu

By: Lyndsey Smith

June 19, 2020

Originally announced in February — what seems like a lifetime ago now — Tim Hortons has made good on its commitment to introduce a non-dairy...Read more »

Pork producers want a cut of packer profits

By: RealAgriculture News Team

June 3, 2020

The four western Canadian provincial hog producer groups are asking three major pork processors for a larger cut of the value of each hog. The boards...Read more »

Norfolk County company looking for asparagus harvest teams

By: RealAgriculture News Team

June 3, 2020

Scotlynn Group, an Ontario logistics and produce company, has had its workforce hit hard by a COVID-19 outbreak. In response, the company is looking...Read more »

Why is Canada not cashing in on sustainability?

By: RealAgriculture News Team

May 20, 2020

The very word “sustainability” can be a bit of a lightning rod within agriculture. What is it? What does it really mean? What value does it have?...Read more »

Grain Farmers of Ontario ad campaign receives mixed reviews from farmers

By: RealAgriculture News Team

May 14, 2020

The Grain Farmers of Ontario (GFO) has launched a social media, radio, and television campaign to bring awareness to the plight of grain farmers...Read more »

RealAg LIVE! Q&A with Jayson Lusk — Packer margins, global protein demand, and direct marketing opportunities

By: RealAgriculture News Team

May 12, 2020

The last two months have been a roller coaster of shifting food demand, tanking farm-level prices, and closed processing plants as a result of...Read more »

Saskatchewan Stock Growers launches direct beef sales directory

By: RealAgriculture News Team

May 8, 2020

As the COVID-19 outbreak disrupts processing in Canada and the U.S., more consumers are looking to buy beef direct from ranchers. In response, the...Read more »

What have we learned from COVID-19, and will anything change?

By: Lyndsey Smith

May 5, 2020

We are a long way from getting through the COVID-19 pandemic. Even as provinces and states begin to relax restrictions, we know that a return to...Read more »

Earnings paint food demand picture: higher grocery sales and restaurants in a world of hurt

By: Kelvin Heppner

May 4, 2020

First quarter financial reports are starting to paint a clearer picture of the impact the COVID-19 pandemic, and the subsequent government...Read more »