Massachusetts-based company ImmusanT has produced a vaccine that treats celiacs – people who are allergic to the protein called gluten, which is often found in bread or other flour-based foods.
Toronto – The Italian Chamber of Commerce of Ontario's annual Week of Italian Food and Cuisine will highlight coffee and feature a lecture from Oscar Farinetti, founder of Eataly.
Toronto – Ontario-based chain 241 Pizza has been given a consumer choice award for good value as one of six top operators in food service recently named by The NPD Group.
British Columbia – A refugee-turned-B.C. pizza mogul is taking a vocal stance against Canada's $15-billion deal to sell military equipment to Saudi Arabia. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Toronto – Halifax, Hamilton and Ottawa are the top cities in Canada for pizza orders through the Just Eat delivery service, the company said in a news release.
Montreal – Two restaurants that feature pizza prominently on their menus have made the top 10 list of Canada's Best New Restaurants.
Simcoe, Ont. – Lalit Kainth, franchise owner of Toppers Pizza in Georgetown, Ont., has won a $100 Visa Gift Card just for participating in the Canadian Pizza National Industry Survey.
Calgary – A growing field of research is the creation of cultured meat, or lab-grown meat, which involves the extraction of a small selection of cells from a live animal and the division and accummulation of those cells in a lab. The product is necessary to meet future protein demands, a food innovation expert says. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Toronto – Restaurants Canada applauds the Ontario government for making changes to Bill 148 it says will provide relief for the province’s foodservice sector.
Calgary – This year’s Eric Francis Pizza Pigout attracted more than 600 locals who helped raise more than $65,000 for KidSport Calgary, You Can Play and Kids Cancer Care of Alberta. Nearly 50 pizzerias took part in the 16th annual event. The Toronto Sun reports. | READ MORE
Ottawa – Despite the Hawaiian pizza’s proud Ontario origins, one quarter of Canadians continue to deem it “blasphemy” to put pineapple on pizza, according to a new survey by Abacus Data. The National Post reports. | READ MORE
Toronto – Canada's top pizza makers were named at the Canadian Pizza Summit and Chef of the Year Competitions.
Montreal – The City of Montreal is considering restricting the use of wood-fired ovens and cooking with charcoal (on grills or otherwise) in restaurants, according to Metro. Eater reports. | READ MORE
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Montreal Pizza Fest
September 11-24, 2019
YYZ Pizza Week
September 20-29, 2019
Canadian Coffee and Tea Show
September 22-23, 2019
Toronto Franchise Show
October 5-6, 2019
Canadian Pizza Summit and Chef of the Year Competitions
October 21, 2019
Canadian Restaurant Leadership Summit
November 5, 2019