Canada's food processing sector produces goods valued at $122.9 billion annually.


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project spotlight

In search of a natural solution against spoilage bacteria and pathogens in poultry and frozen vegetable products

Two food processing companies, one in meat and one in vegetables, are both looking for chemical-free or “clean” solutions to improve shelf life and the safety of their food products.

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An eco-friendly solution to prevent listeria risks in food processing environments

A Canadian dairy co-operative has teamed up with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada to develop a chemical-free way to prevent the risk of listeria in food processing environments.

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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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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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