Edition 44

Industry News

Edition 44

January 15, 2024

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Join the Atlantic Canada Pavilion and showcase your Food & Beverage Company at the world’s #1 Food Innovation Tradeshow!

SIAL Canada is not only the meeting point of the Canadian agri-food industry, but also the privileged gateway to the American and international markets.  SIAL Canada is the only national trade show to offer a complete range of food products under one roof. It meets the needs of the retail,food service and food processing industries.

Top 3 reasons for exhibiting:

1. Generating new sales leads

2. Finding new distributors/partners/resellers

3. Increasing awareness of their brand

If you are not ready to exhibit at SIAL but would like to explore the possibilities for a future show and learn more about your competitive market, apply to join the delegation as part of the Walker Program.


This program has been made available in part by funding from ATIGA.

Registration Deadline has been extended for this important food-safety training course!


With the purpose of creating a ‚Äúbetter for you‚ÄĚ non-alcoholic beverage and 20+ retailers, Connected Craft has outgrown ‚ÄúMom‚Äôs Garage‚ÄĚ and scaled into a larger Bedford, NS facility. We create cocktail and wine style alternatives that are light, and rich in probiotics, offering elegance and sophistication without the hangover.

You’re invited – Food and Beverage Canada’s annual policy breakfast – Achieving Agri-Food Workforce Stability by 2030: The Role of Automation and Technology.


Food and Beverage Canada invites you to its 2024 Policy Breakfast – Achieving Agri-Food Workforce Stability by 2030: The Role of Automation and Technology – held in partnership with the Canadian Agricultural Human Resources Council (CAHRC) and in conjunction with The Future of Food Conference.


This event is taking place Tuesday, February 13, from 7:00am Р9:30am EST at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa, Ontario.


Registration for this event is required. Please reach out to Kristina Farrell for more details, or if you are interested in sponsoring this event.

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Industry 4.0 Transformation:

Benefitting from Digitization is Easier Than You Think

Date: Thursday, January 25th 2024 1:00-2:00PM EST

 Food and Beverage businesses, are you interested in selling to the Government of Canada?


Food and Beverage Atlantic (FBA), in collaboration with Procurement Assistance Canada (PAC), is offering a free workshop series this winter to provide you with the necessary tools and information you need to find and bid on federal contracts. Participants will also get a chance to connect with federal buyers and hear from other agencies involved in procurement.

Not sure if this workshop series is right for you, but interested in learning more? Join FBA and PAC on January 24, 2024 at 10:00 am (AST) for a one-hour virtual information session. PAC will go over the workshop objectives, participation requirements, time commitment, and will answer any questions you may have.

Register for the information session today and take the first step towards becoming a supplier to the Government of Canada!

The Group Export Agri-Food is pleased to announce the opening of the 2024 Alizés Awards application period. The Alizés Awards celebrate the excellence of the work accomplished by Canadian agri-food companies that have distinguished themselves on international markets and are presented by FCC.

To be eligible, your company must:

  • be a Canadian agricultural or food processing company
  • have its main head office in Canada
  • market products that are mainly manufactured in Canada
  • have been in business for at least 3 years
  • be an active exporter outside Canada for at least 2 years
  • have annual sales of at least $1 million


Canadian agri-food companies are invited to visit the lesprixalizesawards.ca website to register and receive their application form for the Alizés Awards. Applications will close on February 28, 2024, at 5:00 p.m. EDT.

The best of luck!

 CIAC2024: Agri-food is taking place February 26-27, 2024, at the Pan Pacific Singapore. It will convene leaders from the private sector, governments, universities, and other institutions from across Asia and Canada in agri-food and related sectors for two days of networking and inter-disciplinary discussion on some of the most pressing issues in the Canada-Asia agri-food space.

Visit this link for Monthly Updates from Food & Beverage Canada.

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‚ÄúFBA helps us in different aspects of the business, from marketing to food safety and many other¬†things that are important to help run a successful food enterprise.‚ÄĚ

Jean Robert Roy,

Vice President

Les Cuisines Roi Ltd, NB