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The Conversation: Key Food Issues in 2018

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Less meat, more choice: A look at key food issues in 2018 This article was originally published on The Conversation, you can read the original article here. Written by Michael von Massow, University of Guelph; Alfons Weersink, University of Guelph, and Bruce Gregory McAdams, University of Guelph Food is increasingly in the...read more

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Durham Region Launches Local Food Business Retention and Expansion Project

Monday, January 15, 2018

From the Region of Durham Website January 15, 2018: The Regional Municipality of Durham’s Economic Development Division (Agriculture and Rural Affairs) is launching a Local Food Business Retention and Expansion project for the Region of Durham—which will support local business development and job creation in the agri-food sector. Throughout...read more

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Canada’s Food Price Report shows “Costs of Dining Out, Vegetables to Rise in 2018”

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Below is an article copied with permission from the University of Guelph website, summarizing the 8th annual Canada’s Food Price Report, by Dr. Sylvain Charlebois (Project Lead), Jay Harris, Dr. Andrea Giusto, Dr. Vlado Keselj, Dr. Catherine Mah, Dr. Simon Somogyi, Dr. Francis Tapon, Dr. Mustafa Koroglu, Dr. Paul Uys, Dr. Erna Van Duren: Costs of Dining Out, Vegetables to Rise in 2018:...read more

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GHFFA Receives Premier’s Award for Agri-Food Innovation Excellence

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

The Golden Horseshoe Food and Farming Alliance (GHFFA) is honoured to have been presented with a Premier’s Award for Agri-Food Innovation Excellence this year for our Asset Mapping Project. The award was presented to GHFFA Chair Bill Hodgson and Executive Director Janet Horner at a ceremony held in Toronto...read more

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New and Upgraded Olymel L.P. Plants in Brampton Create 100 New Jobs

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Olymel L.P., one of the country’s largest pork and poultry processors and distributors, has invested over $30 million to refurbish one of its existing plants and acquire a new 50,000-sq.-ft. plant, both located in Brampton. The reorganization and addition of activities at both plants will create more than 100 new...read more

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Blazing Colours Farm Creates Demand for Ontario-Raised Horses

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

On 50 scenic acres in Wellandport, Ontario, you will find Blazing Colours Farm, an equestrian centre and breeding facility with horses that are sought after for their high quality and their unique blazing colours. April Wayenberg started it all 15 years ago, and in that time, has built quite...read more