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Foster Innovation

Canadian Grand Prix Award Winners (CNW Group/Retail Council of Canada)

York Region’s Arla Foods Inc. Wins Big with Product Innovation

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

The Canadian Grand Prix Award Gala celebrates new product innovation in a number of categories judged by industry experts, and Arla Foods Inc. from Concord in York Region was the most awarded company last month at this year’s gala. Now in its 24th year, the Retail Council of Canada’s Canadian Grand...read more

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Exciting Developments & Projects Underway at Niagara College’s Canadian Food and Wine Institute Innovation Centre

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Nestled in the heart of Niagara’s rich wine and culinary country, at Niagara College’s Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus, the Canadian Food and Wine Institute (CFWI) provides students with valuable hands-on experience and academics in all aspects of food, wine, beer and artisan distilling. Five years ago, the College’s Research & Innovation division...read more

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FreshSpoke’s online marketplace: connecting buyers & local producers

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

How can we more efficiently bridge relationships along the local food supply chain in today’s busy, dispersed communities? Innovative food businesses are on the case. You might remember a previous blog post where we highlighted ei.ei.eat, a one-stop shop app that was designed to connect users to local food,...read more

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Federal Government Invests in State-of-the-Art Greenhouse Technology in Hamilton

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Greenbelt Microgreens has received $640,585 in funding to modernize a new 3.5 acre greenhouse facility with state-of-the-art technology in Hamilton. The investment will allow producers to increase production of Canadian certified organic microgreens, bringing jobs and more local produce to the area, stimulating the local food economy. “Our government...read more