Guest speaker Chef Massimo Capra

Plan ahead for this year’s Canadian Produce Marketing Association convention and trade show in Toronto in mid-May. One of the guest speakers is Chef Massimo Capra. Early bird registration ends March 6. 

An update to the Program Management Manual, Version 8.0 will be published on April 1, 2020. One of the changes is that CanadaGAP certification bodies must perform unannounced audits on 10 per cent of their clients each year. That’s up from five per cent annually. 

The Canadian Federation of Agriculture calculates that a Canadian household of average income will have earned enough to pay the entire year’s grocery bill. In 2019, 10.9 per cent of disposable income was spent on food.