A major change in the North American diet is under way: Heart-damaging trans fat is rapidly disappearing from grocery aisles and restaurant food, too. But are its replacements really healthier?
In an omnibus poll conducted for Capers Community Markets between May 30 and June 11, 2007, the Mustel Group surveyed a random sample of 500 Greater Vancouver adults, 18 years of age and over.
What the proposed amendments to the cheese standards will do according to CFIA.
Canada’s food services industry is expected to turn a profit of about $350 million in 2007, returning profits almost to 2005 levels, according to the Conference Board’s first Canadian Industrial Outlook: Canada’s Food Services Industry – Winter 2007.
Saputo Inc. has completed the transaction for the acquisition of the activities of Land O’Lakes West Coast industrial cheese business.
When asked what is the best way for companies to express appreciation for their business, three out of four (74 per cent) Canadian consumers say, “Just show me good service.” This preference far outranks any other form of thanks, including a gift (13 per cent) or a donation on their behalf to a charity (seven per cent).
Toronto-based C.K. Foods Inc. and Minnesota-based Poly-Cell Technologies recently announced the formation of a strategic alliance in Canada.
Vita Food Products Inc. and Cadbury Schweppes Americas Beverages announced a new line of savoury soda-flavoured sauces and marinades available for this year’s summer grilling season.
Canadian Restaurant and Foodservices Association president Douglas Need-ham announced the following staff appointments
B.C.’s Liberal MLAs and the civil servants who work for them have a penchant for pizza that’s at big fat odds with Premier Gordon Campbell’s call for healthy eating, says one NDP MLA.
Saputo Inc. announced that it has acquired the activities of Dansco Dairy Products Limited, a United Kingdom manufacturer producing mainly mozzarella for the food service market segment. The purchase price of $12 million was paid in cash, on a debt-free basis.
MONTREAL (CP) – The RCMP say police have dismantled a clandestine printing shop that made phoney $20 bills south of Montreal.
For the first time since its debut in the 1940s, Canada’s Food Guide includes a paragraph on avoiding “junk food” – though not under that name.
Redberry Resto Brands Inc. announced it has bought 16 Pizza Hut restaurants in Ontario, its second major acquisition in less than 18 months.  Of the 16 restaurants, eight are in the Ottawa area and eight are in the Kingston area.
A decision to allow government-run casinos to build smoking shelters should be extended to Ontario’s bars, pubs and lounges, which have also seen a dramatic drop in business as result of smoking bans, says the Canadian Restaurant and Foodservices Association (CRFA).  
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