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Member named as one of the top 10 new food companies in Canada

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017 | Food and Beverage MB, Industry

  Winnipeg – Local Food & Beverage Manitoba member, GOURMET INSPIRATIONS, was named among the top 10 new food companies in Canada, by “Food In Canada” magazine, this week.   “We are thrilled, honoured and humbled to have been chosen to more…

Manitoba’s export performance poised to increase courtesy of diversification, says EDC

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017 |

  WINNIPEG, May 10, 2017 /CNW – Putting its trade eggs in different baskets is translating into growth for Manitoba exporters this year.   After posting a modest decline in 2016, one of the most diversified provinces in the country more…

Your opportunity to access 443 million new customers – Alibaba Group here May 9th

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017 |

  Food & Beverage Manitoba presents Lee McCabe, North America VP/GM of Alibaba Group   Winnipeg, Manitoba – Retailers in Canada are realizing more and more that consumers are changing the way they shop for their foods and beverages.  In more…

Federal budget highlights agriculture and agri-food

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017 |

  Deanna Rosolen Managing Editor, Food in Canada   Ottawa – The federal government released its budget yesterday and one of its highlights was Canada’s agri-food sector.   The sector was named as one of six key areas that will more…

Canada cuts $48M in tariffs to boost food manufacturing

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017 |

  ‘Every little bit helps,’ processors say, as Trudeau’s top economic adviser touts food industry potential By Janyce McGregor, CBC News Posted: Jan 20, 2017 5:00 AM ET As the incoming Trump administration talks about piling on new tariffs to discourage more…

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…