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Category: Food

Consortium looking to raise $200 million to finance capital for plant-based food processing in Canada

By: RealAgriculture News Team

February 8, 2022

A consortium of investment firms and plant protein industry stakeholders, including Protein Industries Canada, is looking to raise $200 million in...Read more »

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Why the Coutts border crossing is so critical for Western Canada’s meatpacking and cattle sector

By: Shaun Haney

February 2, 2022

Alberta-based meat packers and feedyard owners are voicing concerns about the ongoing blockade to protest COVID-19 restrictions at the Coutts,...Read more »

Egg Farmers of Canada doubles egg donations across the country for food banks

By: RealAgriculture News Team

January 27, 2022

Egg Farmers of Canada is announcing  a contribution of approximately 3.5 million fresh eggs to food banks across the country, as the COVID-19...Read more »

Assessment of Canadian dairy shows no firm link between added palm byproducts and butter consistency

By: RealAgriculture News Team

January 21, 2022

Early in 2021, #buttergate caused a media frenzy when a foodie from western Canada suggested that butter seemed firmer at room temperature than...Read more »

USask unveils new Food and Nutrition degree

By: RealAgriculture News Team

January 20, 2022

A new undergraduate degree program at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) will fill a growing need for interdisciplinary training in both...Read more »

Pandemic impact has hit middle class differently across the globe

By: RealAgriculture News Team

January 13, 2022

There might be some assumptions about what the impact of the ongoing pandemic has been on the global middle class and there might also be the...Read more »

Farm & Food Care Ontario nets federal funding for consumer outreach

By: RealAgriculture News Team

December 22, 2021

Farm & Food Care Ontario, through the AgriCompetitiveness Program, will receive up to $275,000 to help Canadian consumers learn more about...Read more »

Pivoting to a people-centric business model to support the community

By: RealAgriculture News Team

December 22, 2021

Paramount Fine Foods is an 80 restaurant, 17 butcher shop food company chain, operating not just in Canada but in seven other countries around the...Read more »

Building a community (and really big letters) key to Little Brown Cow’s success

By: Lyndsey Smith

December 8, 2021

Last weekend, Jenny Butcher and Wes Kuntz, of Brantford, Ont., were named one of two winners of Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmers for the year....Read more »

Employees at Cargill’s High River plant vote in favour of latest deal, averting a strike

By: RealAgriculture Livestock Team

December 4, 2021

UFCW Local 401 says its members who work at Cargill’s High River beef processing plant have voted 71 per cent in favour of the most recent...Read more »

Pioneering in a niche market: GoodLeaf expands vertical farming to three major cities

By: RealAgriculture News Team

December 2, 2021

A new commercial-scale facility from GoodLeaf Farms may help prove the potential of vertical farming. Jeff McKinnon, senior vice president of...Read more »

New partnership to improve nutrition and functionality of plant-based food products

By: RealAgriculture News Team

November 29, 2021

Protein Industries Canada (PIC) is announcing another partnership — this time, one that will develop plant-based food products and beverages....Read more »

New partnership to advance fermentation processing in Western Canada

By: RealAgriculture News Team

November 24, 2021

Protein Industries Canada (PIC) has announced a new project to strengthen the use and understanding of fermentation processing technology in...Read more »

Want to mitigate climate change? Just add pulses

By: Guest Author

November 16, 2021

By Denis Tremorin The COP26 Summit brought together countries from around the world to discuss new targets to mitigate climate change and the methods...Read more »

Employees at High River beef processing plant serve strike notice to Cargill

By: RealAgriculture News Team

November 11, 2021

Union representatives have presented Cargill’s vice president of labour relations with a strike notice for the High River beef processing plant....Read more »