MRO Magazine
food & beverage engineering and maintenece
News
July 10, 2024  

Maple Leaf Foods to separate pork business into independent public company

Maple Leaf Foods will retain a 19.9 per cent ownership position in the new pork company, and the two companies will enter into an evergreen pork supply agreement.

News
July 2, 2024  

CPMA and WG partnering to create sustainable produce-packaging guidelines

A new working group spearheaded by the organizations will create guidelines to unify North American supply-chain protocols.

News
June 28, 2024  

Inovata Foods partners with Swander Pace Capital

The investment partnership aims to accelerate Inovata’s capacity expansion plans.

News
June 26, 2024  

Canadian processor Lassonde acquires specialty food manufacturer Summer Garden

Lassonde will pay $235 million for the Boardman, Ohio-based processor of sauces, marinades, dressings, and shelf-stable products.

News
June 20, 2024  

JBS Canada starts construction on new Alberta distribution centre

The $80-million centre is expected to increase JBS Canada’s shipping capacity by 40 per cent.

News
June 15, 2024  

Restaurants Canada calls for reduction in EI premiums

The organization wants the feds to lower the employment insurance premium rate to 1.58 per cent.

News
June 15, 2024  

Health Canada proposes to remove BVO from permitted food additives list

Health Canada is considering providing a one-year transition period to allow impacted beverages to be reformulated and relabelled.

News
June 6, 2024  

Advent International and Leonard Green investing in software firm Prometheus Group

The investment aims to boost Prometheus Group’s footprint in the industrial software space.

News
June 5, 2024  

Cleantech startup secures $5.8 million investment to decarbonize food supply chains

Quebec-based startup Relocalize closed its $5.8 million seed funding

News
June 5, 2024  

Protein Industries Canada aiming to expand usage of Canadian lupin

Protein Industries Canada is partnering with Lupin Platform, PURIS

News
June 5, 2024  

B.C. Food and Beverage say food manufacturers incurring 9.4 per cent net loss

Food manufacturers incur a $6.38 loss in net income

News
May 1, 2024  

Government invests over $97 million in clean tech for farmers

Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced more

News
May 1, 2024  

Improved margins for Canadian food and beverage manufacturers in 2024

After hitting a record $165 billion in food and

News
April 30, 2024  

Company says it was given green light to make infant formula in Kingston, Ont.

An Ontario-based powdered milk manufacturer says it has the

News
April 2, 2024  

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Feature
April 2, 2024  

AWIM 2024: Celebrating Women in Canadian Manufacturing

Advance Women in Manufacturing 2024 virtual event recently took place, shedding light on the significant contributions and challenges faced by women in the Canadian manufacturing sector.

News
March 6, 2024  

Redpath Sugar increases production capacity to meet growing demand

Redpath Sugar will expand its Toronto cane sugar refinery as

News
March 6, 2024  

Nestle moves to lower carbon alternatives for shipping

Working with three of the world’s largest shipping companies,

News
March 6, 2024  

B.C. invests $2M to fuel growth in F&B manufacturing

The  government of B.C. is contributing as much as

News
March 6, 2024  

Natural Products Canada boosts bioeconomy with latest investment

Natural Products Canada (NPC) invests $1.1 million in 11

Feature
March 6, 2024  

The driving force behind Canada’s manufacturing future

Youth in food and beverage manufacturing

News
February 7, 2024  

Peter Selders succeeds Matthias Altendorf as Endress+Hauser CEO

Dr. Peter Selders takes over as CEO of Endress+Hauser.

News
February 7, 2024  

New study finds microplastics in several protein foods

A new study led by researchers at Ocean Conservancy

Feature
February 7, 2024  

What are the benefits of steam sterilization in food processing?

Failing to clean products and equipment properly could endanger

Feature
January 16, 2024  

Valve actuators built for longevity

In food, pulp and paper, pharmaceutical, and chemical plants, processors often operate around the clock to produce chemicals, paints, resins, lubricants, ingredients, and other raw materials.

News
January 3, 2024  

Tim Hortons celebrates 60th anniversary

New cups, donut and Timbit boxes, and other packaging with a Tims 60th anniversary logo are being rolled out now to Tim Hortons restaurants across Canada.

News
January 3, 2024  

J.M. Smucker completes the sale of fermented condiment brands in Canada to TreeHouse Foods

The all-cash transaction is valued at approximately $20 million USD, subject to a working capital adjustment.

News
January 3, 2024  

Odd Burger secures second line of credit

The company will use the second credit facility to accelerate the growth of its consumer-packaged goods line which launched in September 2023.

News
January 3, 2024  

St-Méthode Bakery partners with Swander Pace Capital, CDPQ, and Roynat

Located in the Chaudière-Appalaches region of Québec, BSM will continue to supply customers throughout Québec and other markets from its flagship bakery in Adstock.

News
January 3, 2024  

Company issues national recall for hypoallergenic infant formula

It says the Canadian Food Inspection Agency is investigating, which could lead to the recall of other products.