Cole Jones, CEO Local Line, announces partnership with Local Orbit, a food hub management software platform.
Nova Scotia has a new minister in the federal cabinet in the new portfolio of Rural Economic Development. She’s MP Bernadette Jordan who has represented the riding of South Shore-St. Margarets since 2015.
Niagara’s grape and wine industry is mourning the untimely passing of Michèle Bosc, the vice-president of marketing and administration for Chateau des Charmes winery. Located in Niagara-on-the-Lake, the trail-blazing winery had just celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2018.
President of the Canadian Centre for Food Integrity, Crystal MacKay, is leaving after a decade of leading industry associations. She’ll continue in her role until after the annual general meeting in April 2019.
This ‘fruitful’ research collaboration between Moyers Apple Products and Prof. Keith Warriner produced a method to inactivate pathogens on apples that was more effective and product-friendly than washing. Implementing the proactive measure also increased market share.
The Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers has recognized the efforts of Ken Forth, chair of several labour committees and organizations, for his untiring work. He’s the 2018 recipient of the Industry Builder Award.