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.
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.
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
We have, for some time now, been offering updates on the status of the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations. The final version was released last month, and will come into effect on January 15, 2019. In a previous blog post, we noted that the new regulations contain three main components: Licensing Preventative Control Planning Traceability. … Continue reading Want to prepare for the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations? Get your license now.