With a tough round of NAFTA renegotiations concluded in Washington, talks move to Mexico in a later than anticipated fifth round on November 17-21.
McCain Foods opens its expanded processing line in Florenceville-Bristol, New Brunswick. That’s good news for local growers with a need for an additional 4,000 acres of potatoes.
Canadian government backs down on its harshest tax reforms.
Jim Brandle, CEO, Vineland Research and Innovation Centre reflects on a decade of success, from a one-acre collaborative greenhouse technology centre to automation using robots. In the near future, expect a new sweet potato variety.
What sensory cues might encourage consumers to buy a Canadian wine? That’s part of the research to be explored in a one-of-a-kind, mediated-reality wine laboratory in St. Catharines, Ontario.
The Ambrosia apple, discovered in the 1990s as a chance seedling in Cawston, British Columbia, is now a consumer favourite in Canada. A brand refresh is underway by BC Tree Fruits.
Canada’s potato harvest is almost done with a few regional exceptions. Due to weather and market conditions, Kevin MacIsaac says there are a few unusual movement patterns this year.
Federal funding of almost half a million dollars will help boost Ontario’s fledgling hazelnut industry. To date, about 300 to 400 acres are in the ground, but the first sizeable harvest isn’t expected until 2021.
One of Canada’s most recognizable names in the grape business plans to buy three iconic wineries in BC’s Okanagan Valley. One of them is Gray Monk Estate Winery.