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Beretta Family Farms

Beretta Family Farms: ‘Where the grass is greener’ By: Mudeeha Yousaf             Like the saying goes, you are what you eat; but what if what you are eating is pesticide ridden-food that causes your body a lifetime of harm after a moment on your lips. Beretta Family Farms – a family-run business committed to [...]


Bäckerhaus Veit

Bäckerhaus Veit: One of Canada’s most successful female entrepreneurs continues family tradition By: Fadekemi Adegbuyi In 2012, Profit Chatelaine recognized Sabine Veit, President and CEO of Bäckerhaus Veit, as one of Canada’s most successful female entrepreneurs. One must look no further than her endless capacity for creativity and innovation and her company’s unwavering commitment [...]


Pizza Depot

Pizza Depot: Combining western pizza with South Asian cuisine By: Fadeke Adegbuyi Today, Pizza Depot has 30 stores in operation with plans to expand despite the increasingly competitive state of the food and beverage industry. In 1992, Ranjit Mahil, the current owner and President of Pizza Depot, arrived in Canada with a Bachelor of [...]


L’Ancêtre Cheese Factory

Organically successful - L’Ancêtre Cheese Factory sets the standard By Perry King In 1992, L’Ancêtre Cheese Factory in Bécancour, Quebec had its humble beginnings with 10 dairy farmers who were passionate about working the land and respecting the environment. Since then L’Ancêtre has become the biggest organic cheese factory in Canada, winning numerous awards. [...]


Is the food industry running on empty when it comes to water?

As US farmers struggling with one of the worst droughts in living memory will tell you, a scarcity of water can be crippling to jobs and livelihoods, even in the richest nation on Earth. Amid the rice paddy fields of south-eastern Texas, the situation looks especially bleak. Last week, the Lower Colorado River Authority [...]


City looks to reap benefits of mobile-food industry like Regina

The idea of allowing mobile food vendors on public streets in Saskatoon could invigorate an already bustling downtown but it definitely worked for the City of Regina. “We had the city’s core plaza opening up and we felt food was one way we could attract and support activity,” said Chris Sale, downtown planner with [...]


Bringing Better Data Management to the Food Industry

Eliot Randle, Principal Analyst at IDBS, explains how Electronic Laboratory Notebooks (ELNs) benefit the food industry: driving productivity, improving quality and supporting collaboration in new product development. Successful food companies drive for increased efficiency while maintaining safety and quality standards. This puts greater demands on employees responsible for monitoring and reporting business critical information. [...]


Cool Beer

In the past few years, the popularity of microbreweries has been growing. A combination of consumers’ growing interests in buying locally-made beer and brewers’ longing to put a label on their product has pushed smaller breweries into competition with the big brewing companies. Bob “Bobby” Crecouzos was ahead of the curve in 1997. Fifteen [...]

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