Top anti-food waste app Too Good To Go comes to Canada

Too Good To Go, the world’s largest B2C marketplace for surplus food, is officially launching in Canada. The initiative empowers the public and local businesses to fight food waste by offering ‘Surprise Bags’ of surplus food at the end of the day to stop it from going to waste. Toronto is the first city in […]

Consumers and food companies want to fight climate change

From field to table, the sustainability of the modern food industry is a topic of growing concern across the world. Though things were already moving in that direction, the COVID-19 pandemic has meant that Canadian consumers are increasingly demanding that food companies take action to reduce the impact of the sector on climate change and […]

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 […]

Popeyes launching first sustainably built restaurant in Canada

Fast-food chain Popeyes has partnered with Canadian green construction technology company Nexii Building Solutions Inc. to deliver its first sustainably constructed Canadian restaurant. The building Abbotsford, B.C. was constructed in less than two weeks. It is Popeyes’ 12th restaurant in the province and supports the Popeyes brand’s rapid growth and expansion in Canada. The new […]

Walmart Canada now sourcing sustainable Canadian beef

Walmart Canada is now sourcing beef from certified sustainable farms and ranches according to standards set by the Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (CRSB). Additionally, the chain is sourcing enough beef from sustainable sources for its Your Fresh Market brand beef patties that it has been granted permission to include a sustainability certification label on […]

Tim Hortons steps up sustainability measures

Through its newly launched Tims For Good sustainability platform, Tim Hortons is stepping up its green measures. The platform is designed to promote continuous improvement at the brand across three pillars: people and communities, food and beverage quality, and the planet. A major step Tim Hortons has taken is a pledge to eliminate one billion single-use […]

IKEA Canada releases food waste cookbook

Finding useful and delicious ways to minimize waste is an age-old challenge in foodservice. Now, IKEA Canada’s food waste cookbook is here to help. The IKEA ScrapsBook cookbook is a collaborative project with 10 North American chefs featuring recipes using kitchen waste. The food waste cookbook features renowned chefs such as Adrian Forte, Craig Wong […]

Popeyes commits to new quality & sustainability initiatives in Canada

Popeyes has made new food quality commitments for the next five years as part of Restaurant Brands International’s Restaurant Brands for Good sustainability plan. These commitments are part of the brand’s goal to serve responsibly sourced, high-quality, and great-tasting food, while continuously working to reducing its environmental footprint. The pledges including removing artificial colours, flavours, […]