Pushing for a national agri-food sustainability index

A private–public coalition of 34 diverse partners is pushing for the creation of Canada’s first agri-food sustainability index. To that end, it has released the Business Case for Establishing the National Index on Agri-Food Performance. Sustainability has been a growing concern within foodservice, food manufacturing, and related industries for some years, but the conversation keeps on […]

Ontario launches online portal to support agri-food sector

The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs announced on April 4, 2020, a new web portal aimed at connecting workers with employers looking to fill positions in the agri-food sector, which continues to face unprecedented impacts due to COVID-19. This new tool, Ontario.ca/AgFoodJobs, will help match workers with essential jobs and training resources throughout […]

Canada’s 15th SIAL international food show celebrated local and global flavours

Press Release The 15th edition of the international food and beverage trade show (SIAL Canada) and the equipment and technology section (SET Canada) took place from May 2-4 at Montreal’s Palais des Congrès, and have once again established themselves as the not-to-be-missed events for the Canada’s agri-food industry. With 1,068 exhibitors and brands from 51 countries […]