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Bothwell Cheese first Canadian cheese manufacturer to receive Non-GMO Project Status

Friday, December 2nd, 2016 |

  NEW BOTHWELL, MB, Nov. 29, 2016 /CNW/ – Bothwell Cheese, an independently owned Canadian manufacturer of premium cheeses, today announced that it is the first Canadian cheese manufacturer in a position to offer cheeses made with milk that comes from dairy farms verified by the Non-GMO Project. This distinction comes more…

Engaging on Key Proposals to Modernize the Food Labeling System

Friday, December 2nd, 2016 |

Phase III Discussion Paper and Questionnaire   The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is seeking feedback on specific proposals to modernize regulations and on a new approach for truthful and not misleading food labeling.   Complete the online survey – more…

3 new Save-On-Foods ‘tailor-made for Winnipeg,’ president says

Thursday, November 17th, 2016 |

Winnipeg shoppers will have a few more places to buy groceries by the end of the week.   “These stores have been tailor-made for the city of Winnipeg,” Save-On-Foods president Darrell Jones said.   Three Save-On-Foods are expected to open to the more…

The Great Manitoba Food Fight®

Monday, September 12th, 2016 |

The Great Manitoba Food Fight® features Manitoba food entrepreneurs who have developed, but not fully commercialized, a new and/or innovative food product. They will compete for one of three product development and service awards. These awards can help them accelerate commercialization activities more…

Global honey glut stinging Manitoba beekeepers

Monday, July 11th, 2016 | Industry

  Manitoba beekeepers say they have been stung by a global glut of honey, sinking prices and leading to fears it could force some out of business. Allan Campbell co-owns Durston Honey Farms near Dauphin, Man. His farm is still sitting on more…

Only company east of Alberta to earn spot in prestigious accelerator

Monday, June 6th, 2016 | Industry

PICCOLA CUCINA ready for next step By Tony Zerucha, Winnipeg Free Press   Anita and Pina Romolo (photo) are preparing to meet a dragon and they’re not the least bit afraid.   The mother and daughter duo, founders of Italian more…

MFPA rebrands as Food & Beverage Manitoba

Thursday, May 5th, 2016 | Food and Beverage MB

The Manitoba Food Processors Association (MFPA) announced today at the Annual General Meeting it has rebranded itself as FOOD & BEVERAGE MANITOBA.   An industry-led, not-for-profit organization, Food & Beverage Manitoba is dedicated to promoting Manitoba’s food and beverage industry, more…

Manitoba Harvest receives food safety award

Thursday, April 14th, 2016 | Industry

MANITOBA HARVEST HEMP FOODS has received the 2016 BRC (British Retail Consortium) Food Safety Americas Award for ‘best use of the BRC Global Standards to drive change.’   The BRC Food Safety Americas Awards recognize the outstanding commitment, support, and more…