BVT reports on successful blueberry trial with honey bee dispenser

December 6, 2017 Congratulations to Bee Vectoring Technologies for their successful trial results in blueberries. The trial was conducted near Parrsborough, Nova Scotia, Canada in low bush blueberries with the Wild Blueberry Research Program at Dalhousie University using BVT’s newly developed honeybee system, consisting of a honey bee hive with proprietary dispenser technology through which…

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Aquaculture station nets sustainable seafood certification

December 5, 2017 Sustainability is a key word with University of Guelph hospitality services, which feeds more than 20,000 people on campus every day. Applying sustainability standards to food in that volume can be a challenge – a “daunting task,” in fact, according to the university’s food and beverage procurement manager, Mark Kenny. He says…

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Compostable Coffee Pods on Made by Destruction

December 4, 2017 Competitive Green Technologies News Release TORONTO, ON – November 30, 2017 – Club Coffee’s PurPod100™ will be profiled on a new episode of “Made by Destruction.” The episode will appear: • Monday December 4 at 8:30 pm • on Discovery Canada The segment on PurPod100™ will centre on production of the pod’s…

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Toronto & Waterloo Events: GMOs: Facts & Misconceptions

November 24, 2017 OAFT in collaboration with CropLife Canada, University of Waterloo Faculty of Science Foundation, RCIS, Life Sciences Ontario, Partners in Research, and FoodStarter are hosting two screenings of the critically acclaimed documentary Food Evolution directed by academy award-nominated Scott Hamilton Kennedy and narrated by Neil deGrasse Tyson followed by a panel discussion with…

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Entrepreneurs, start-up companies at the heart of new food and beverage business ideas, innovation and investment in Ontario

November 21, 2017 Earlier this year, OAFT member Food and Beverage Ontario – the food and beverage processing sector’s leadership organization – launched a unique, Ontario-based business development tool. This on-line tool helps new and expanding businesses connect with Ontario food and beverage processors to locate manufacturing capacity. “A co-packer directory like the tool we…

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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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THE CLIMATE CORPORATION AND DEVERON PARTNER TO DELIVER ON-DEMAND AERIAL IMAGERY DATA TO FARMERS FOR ENHANCED CROP ANALYSIS

November 15, 2017 Today, The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON), announced a partnership with Deveron UAS Corp. (CSE: DVR), that will deliver farmers advanced aerial imagery data combined with powerful analytics through The Climate Corporation’s industry-leading Climate FieldView™ digital agriculture platform. The addition of Deveron supports Climate’s commitment to deliver a…

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Bioenterprise New Graduate Employment & Mentorship Program

October 31, 2017 Bioenterprise is looking to hire new graduates. The Bioenterprise New Graduate Employment & Mentorship Program is designed to assist new graduates enter the various sub-sectors within ag-tech, while supporting and enabling innovation in Ontario. This Program connects Ontario-based innovators with Highly Qualified Personnel (HQP) and creates employment opportunities by providing financial support…

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Bioenterprise Corporation Receives BIOTECanadas Ecosystem Builder Gold Leaf Award

October 27, 2017 Congratulations to Bioenterprise Corporation for receiving BIOTECanada’s Gold Leaf Award for Ecosystem Builder for its demonstrated leadership, showing significant contributions to the Canadian biotech ecosystem through its engagement and responsibility. The award recognizes organizations involved in attracting investment, commercializing innovation, and establishing globally competitive Canadian companies that will provide long term, highly…

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