Canada's food processing sector produces goods valued at over $105 billion annually.

Canadian Food Innovators

What’s new? Spotlight on food safety and clean label innovation in the Canadian food and beverage manufacturing sector   

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project spotlight

Using pulsed light to boost safety of frozen vegetables

A large processor of frozen and canned vegetables in Canada is exploring how to best apply pulsed light technology during a final stage of processing as an additional step to ensure its frozen vegetables are listeria-free.

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A natural preservative for clean label foods and beverages

Chinova Bioworks has invented a natural shelf-life extender suitable for clean labels called Chiber™ for processed food and beverage products using chitosan, a dietary fibre extracted from white button mushrooms.

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Testing the impacts of antibiotic alternatives on pork quality and safety

Olymel, Canada’s largest pork producer and processor, is working with scientists from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and Université Laval on research to gain a better understanding of the links between gut health, food safety and product quality.

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Research evaluates the impacts of antibiotic alternatives on pork quality and safety

Olymel is working with scientists on research to better understand the links between pig gut health, food safety and product quality.

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