Communicating the human health benefits of soy protein

November 20, 2017 A Health Canada-approved health claim linking the consumption of protein-rich soy food to lowering cholesterol levels is central to new marketing opportunities for soy food products in Canada. Fellow ATCC founding member Oilseed Innovation Partners (OIP – formerly Soy 20/20) led the submission of the claim, which is based on scientific evidence…

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Bioenterprise Hosts Innovation Showcase to Highlight Success in Seed Funding Program

October 20, 2017 Fellow ATCC founding member Bioenterprise Corporation along with partner, Innovation Guelph, celebrated the success of recipients of their first round of seed funding at their Innovation Showcase event on October 10. This funding program has helped in the success of small companies across southern Ontario such as Mirexus Biotechnologies Inc., Local Grown…

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Katan Kitchens Pilots Gluten-Free Oat Certification Program

Katan Kitchens is excited to announce that it has successfully received funding through the federal-provincial-territorial Growing Forward 2 (GF2) of up to $17,195 to work with producers in Northern Ontario to pilot a premium gluten-free oat certification program. Grain Farmers of Ontario is supporting the project through funding provided by the 2017 Grains Innovation Fund.…

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Advonex International Opens State of the Art Facility

Advonex International celebrated the Grand Opening of its new facility on September 6th, 2017. The company’s new facility, situated in Elizabethtown-Kitley, is where a new state-of-the-art production facility will be constructed, which will manufacture innovative products to meet the growing global demand for sustainable, renewable materials. Advonex is poised to be the leader in the…

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Local Grown Salads moving to feed New York City

Local Grown Salads announced today that it has signed a letter of intent with a NYC-based leading EcoSmart developer, GreenStreet. The agreement envisions deploying Indoor Vertical Farms in new and renovated buildings throughout the City of New York. GreenStreet is actively developing mixed-use properties under its GreenStreet Garden brand that will locate Local Grown Salads…

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Assessment of Ontario’s Capacity to Use Precision Agri-Food Technologies

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR Tyler Whale RESEARCH INSTITUTION Ontario Agri-Food Technologies (OAFT) EXTERNAL FUNDING PARTNERS Ontario Agri-Food Technologies; University of Guelph; Livestock Research Innovation Corporation; Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association; Vineland Research and Innovation Centre Inc.; Niagara College; University of Waterloo This project was funded in part through Growing Forward 2 (GF2), a federal-provincial-territorial initiative. The…

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Dairy Quality Inc.

Dairy Quality Inc. monitoring provides instant herd health data. The Newmarket, Ontario company aims to help prevent dairy farm loses due to mastitis.

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