Canadian consumers are already besieged by high food prices. Now the government is pushing to implement a plastics ban without considering the consequences, including increased prices and reduced access to affordable, healthy food.
The precision agriculture business Netafim has partnered with Vermillion Growers to build the first large-scale vegetable greenhouse in Manitoba, Canada.
Representatives of the Canadian produce industry met with Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau in San Francisco in November.
The Canadian government has missed an opportunity to implement sector-specific support for the restaurant industry, which was the hardest hit by the pandemic.
With increasing consumption of fresh produce as its top priority, on November 15, International Fresh Produce Association CEO Cathy Burns and VP of Innovation, Vonnie Estes, attended a roundtable meeting focused on U.S. and Canadian consumer food affordability with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
USDA has announced its planned trade missions for 2024 as well as its increased investments to grow U.S. agricultural export markets
METRO Inc. opens its new automated distribution center for fresh and frozen products in Terrebonne, Quebec.
Okanagan Specialty Fruits announces that John Freitas has joined the company as vice president for sales and business development.
The Canadian creamer potato company is making the holiday season even brighter with its “A Little Holiday Happiness Is…” campaign.
The Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA), the Fruit and Vegetable Growers of Canada (FVGC), and the Fruit and Vegetable Dispute Resolution Corporation (DRC) were thrilled to see Bill C-280, the Financial Protection for Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Farmers Act, passed with the support of all political parties at third reading in the House of Commons.