Food Processing

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Protecting the safety of agri-food workers through the Emergency Processing Fund

Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Sep-04 Fri 09:54

The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, was at Exceldor Cooperative in Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville, Quebec, today to announce a number of initial projects funded under the $77.5 million Emergency Processing Fund.

Governments Help Ontario Food Processors become more Innovative and Competitive: Funding will improve food safety and productivity

Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Aug-27 Thu 09:35

The Governments of Canada and Ontario are providing more than $5.4 million through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership to help food processing businesses improve food safety, increase labour productivity and enable better access markets. These strategic investments will support more than 75 projects across Ontario and strengthen the province’s crucial agri-food supply chain.

New processing facility on Vancouver Island could help expand local food production

Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Aug-25 Tue 14:43

An old fish processing plant in Port Alberni, B.C., has been given new life as a place where food companies can make their products with the goal of increasing business and provide more food sector jobs in the community.

In-basket cleaning: Cutting produce loss to the maximum

Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Aug-12 Wed 09:36

After the Covid-19 crisis, consumers are paying more attention to food safety, making higher demands on fruit and vegetable processing enterprises. Cleaning is an important step in possessing fresh-cut fruits and vegetables. Efficient and convenient cleaning equipment not only helps to improve a…

Walmart Canada: Major $3.5bln investment over the next 5 years

Submitted by Elsewhere on 2020-Jul-21 Tue 09:15

US: Lowes Foods highlights produce prep stations in new adLowes Foods has launched a new marketing campaign called “Choptober” to highlight its Pick and Prep stations that slice, dice, seed and prepare fresh produce for customers while they shop in stores. At the heart of the campaign is a humorous ad…

'Space and budget constraints result in a need to be inventive with machine solutions'

Submitted by Andrew Simard on 2020-Jul-20 Mon 09:27

More and more companies are trying to diversify their product lines in order to be able to adapt to changes in the market. In an increasingly globalized and everchanging fruit and vegetable sector growers, packhouses and processors are looking for flexibility for their daily operations. ProEx Food LLC.…