The hottest food and beverage trends in Canada.

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.

A good look at food fraud – and the need for product traceability.

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.

PA companies once again heading to MEDICA.

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.

Legalization: One Week Later.

It's been almost a full week since recreational marijuana was legalized in Canada. We dedicated last week's blog to some basics about the Cannabis Act - what is allowed, labeling requirements, and a brief look at the financial side of the industry. This week we're offering some additional information, so read on. Levels of Responsibility Federal … Continue reading Legalization: One Week Later.

O Cannabis: What you need to know about Canada’s Cannabis Act.

In just a few hours, Canada will become only the second country in the world to legalize recreational marijuana. The Cannabis Act comes into effect on October 17, 2018. Under this act, persons of legal age (18 or 19, depending on province or territory) will be able to legally carry up to 30 grams of … Continue reading O Cannabis: What you need to know about Canada’s Cannabis Act.