In an effort to strengthen local food supply chains and to capitalize on the ever-growing plant-based food industry, Protein Industries Canada announced their investment into the collaboration between the food and beverage company, Oat Canada and a global leader in plant-based ingredients, Roquette. The partnership will work towards creating new dairy-alternative products which utilize oat… Read More

Originally announced in the fall 2021 budget, the $25 million Strategic Agri-Food Processing Fund Program will launch April 1, 2022. “Ontario’s food processing sector faces challenges to their ability to process more of the food that is grown in the province, including aging technology and facilities,” the government says in a press release. “Many aging food… Read More

Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM) has released its alternative protein outlook for 2022. The findings, based on research from the company’s proprietary consumer insights platform, suggest what’s next for protein alternatives, which are expected to climb to a staggering $125 billion by 2030. New products will be heavily influenced by the seven emerging trends says ADM, including… Read More

The City of Kingston, Ont. has launched a multi-year, multi-faceted strategy for its rural and agriculture economic development. The strategy includes the hiring of Tracey Snow as rural economic and community development manager. It means the strategy will have one person, dedicated full-time to steering the projects going forward. Kingston, a city of about 135,000,… Read More

Scoular says it has officially opened its new flax processing facility in Regina — the first flax plant to open in Western Canada in nearly a decade. The opening coincides with a strong flax market and record high prices for Canadian flax growers. Scoular’s new facility demonstrates the company’s commitment to  providing marketing  opportunities for… Read More

Software company Milk Moovement has received $1.5 million in additional funding through Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC). Milk Moovement previously accessed SDTC’s Seed Fund for early-stage entrepreneurs to support the development of its cloud-based software to improve the efficiency of the dairy supply chain through features like transport monitoring, production tracking, quality monitoring, and route optimization, thereby reducing… Read More

 

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