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.
CPTPP, CETA, USMCA... so many acronyms. What do they mean? Well, for Canada, they mean an increasing global trade network, thanks to new deals with new foreign partners. And today, we're going to help you learn what the acronyms mean. The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) The USMCA is the new name for the renegotiated North … Continue reading More info about Canada’s new trade agreements
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.
It's quite the start to the work week. After 13 months of (often heated) negotiations, we woke Monday morning to news that a tentative new trade agreement had been reached between Canada, the U.S., and Mexico. The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) - as it would be called - contains some updated items, and some of … Continue reading A look at the USMCA.
As previously mentioned, we're in Pennsylvania this week and next, meeting companies wanting to export to Canada and other world markets. It's all part of Bringing the World to PA, an annual event geared toward businesses across that state. We're going to be posting updates on our Twitter feed, as time permits. So follow us … Continue reading Curious about #BTW2PA? Check our Twitter feed.