Canadian food company Maple Leaf achieves major sustainability milestone

CANADA – Maple Leaf Foods, a Canadian meat and plant protein producer, has taken a massive step forward on its sustainability journey as the “first major food company in the world to become carbon neutral.” […]

Canadian agri-food company secures US$229m funding to support expansion

CANADA – La Coop Fédérée, a Canadian agri-food business has secured CAD 300 million ($229.1 million) in funding from four investors to support the company’s expansion strategy. The company said the proceeds from the subscription […]

Molson Coors restructures to streamline operations after posting weaker Q3 results

CANADA – Molson Coors Brewing Company, has unveiled a company-wide restructuring strategy aimed at streamlining the brewers operations and rejuvenate its growth after further diving into a loss during its latest quarter. The Canadian beverage […]

Mondelez International opens new US$30m candy production line in Canada

CANADA – The multinational confectionery firm, Mondelez International has opened a new CAD$40 million (US$30 million) candy production line at its manufacturing facility in Hamilton, Canada. The investment saw the firm add 15,000 square feet […]

Fluent Beverage plans commercial launch of CBD-infused beverages in Canada

CANADA – The joint venture company between AB InBev and Tilray, Fluent Beverage Company has unveiled that it will be commercializing non-alcoholic CBD- infused drinks in Canada. Fluent Beverage plans to have the beverages on […]

BevCanna partners with Higharchy to produce CBD infused beverages in Canada

CANADA – Hemp infused beverages maker BevCanna has signed a an agreement with Higharchy Ventures to develop, manufacture and launch a portfolio of cannabis beverage brands for distribution in Canada. Under the agreement, BevCanna will […]

Molson Coors commissions US$226m Canadian brewery to support expansion

CANADA – Multinational brewing company, Molson Coors has opened a new brewery and distribution centre in British Columbia, Canada, after investing US$226.4 million (CAD 300 million). The facility will brew and distribute a wide range of […]

Canadian firm Terramera raises US$45m to reduce use of chemicals in agriculture

CANADA – Terramera, a Canadian company developing bio-pesticides and seed treatments, has raised US$45 million in equity funding to accelerate its efforts of reducing use of synthetic chemicals in agriculture. The funding will be used […]

McCain Foods to invest US$9m in Canadian potato processing facility

CANADA – McCain Foods Canada, a division of McCain Foods Limited, has unveiled plans of investing an additional CAD12 million (US$9 million) in its Florenceville potato processing facility in New Brunswick, eastern Canada. The investment […]