An awareness of Canadian food and beverage trends - and changing consumer preferences - can help food processors and manufacturers better target their marketing and sales in Canada. According to Restaurants Canada, total food service sales in the country are projected to reach $88.7 billion in 2018, with millennials driving that growth. The hottest trends … Continue reading The hottest food and beverage trends in Canada.
Sunday morning is usually pretty relaxing - fresh-brewed coffee and a leisurely look at the weekend newspapers. So you can imagine how we sprung quickly into work mode when reading this National Post article about food fraud. It's a compelling read that opens with the 2008 Chinese milk scandal (which killed six infants and sickened … Continue reading A good look at food fraud – and the need for product traceability.
We were pleased to learn that a long list of Pennsylvania companies will be exhibiting at MEDICA, November 12-18 in Dusseldorf, Germany. MEDICA is the international forum for the medical sector. Exhibitors from around the world include makers of medical devices, equipment manufacturers - anything that supports the health care industry. Pennsylvania has its own … Continue reading PA companies once again heading to MEDICA.
As we've mentioned in previous posts, the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR) come into effect on January 15, 2019. Now is the time for food manufacturers and importers/exporters to prepare to be compliant by that deadline. Last week, we watched Livingston's in-depth webinar about the SFCR and what the food sector needs to know … Continue reading Some answers to your questions about the Safe Food for Canadians Act.
Last week, we posted an update on the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (scheduled for implementation on January 15, 2019) and what food manufacturers and exporters can do to prepare. This week, we're adding additional information that businesses in the food and health sectors should know. Partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) in foods On September 17, the … Continue reading More food and health product info you need to know