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Applications for BC Disaster Recovery For Food & Farm Business Programs opens soon

BC Disaster Recovery and Agri-Business Planning Funding For food processors affected by the BC Wildfires or Flood Recovery, funding will soon be available for recovery and coaching. FTC team members can to assist you with application and consulting services to obtain and use funding for Disaster Recovery. Funding is available from $ 5000 per individual…

Food Label Compliance Canada due December 2021

Food Label Compliance Canada due December 2021

Regulations requiring changes to the way that ingredients are listed, along with mandated changes to the Nutrition Facts Panel were enacted  on December 1, 2016. A 5 year transition period permitted time for food manufacturers to change their packaging to become compliant with these regulations. On December 14, 2021, all prepackaged food sold in Canada…

Introducing NüSweet (™) a highly versatile sugar replacer.

Introducing NüSweet (™) a highly versatile sugar replacer.

NüSweet (™) a highly versatile sugar replacer NüSweet is a one-for-one (by weight) sugar replacer that tastes and functions like sugar. NüSweet can be used to replace up to 100% of sugar in virtually all applications while delivering half the calories and nearly 75% fibre. NüSweet allows manufacturers and users to replace sugar with all the taste, sweetness…

FDA’s New Food Labels: What You Need to Know

FDA’s New Food Labels: What You Need to Know

FDA’s New Food Labels The Food and Drug Administration has finally rolled out its long-anticipated new food labels requirements. The new requirements include declarations for certain vitamins such as Vitamin D, and potassium, and also stricter guidelines for serving sizes, sugar, salt and fat. Food manufacturers will be required to be compliant and using the…

Do the New BC Food Safety Regulations affect your business?

Do the New BC Food Safety Regulations affect your business?

BC Food Safety Regulations The Government of British Columbia enacted regulations in 2014 to enhance food safety in BC’s food processing industry. These regulatory changes require that as a food processor, you will need to develop, maintain and follow a written Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point – (HACCP) based food safety plan, as well as…

How do I know if my product is regulated by FDA?

How do I know if my product is regulated by FDA?

Download the FDA Basics for Industry: Navigation Guide (PDF – 40KB) The general navigation guide below is provided in order to be helpful to companies wondering if their planned activities would be subject to regulation by FDA. FDA regulates a range of products. The information below is a simplified flow chart intended to provide companies a start in…

Inside the food industry: the surprising truth about what you eat

Inside the food industry: the surprising truth about what you eat

Think you eat only healthy, unprocessed foods? Think again. Joanna Blythman went undercover and discovered that even your fruit salad is not what it seems… By: Joanna Blythman Saturday 21 February 2015 03.00 EST       Photograph: Franck Allais for the Guardian On a bright, cold day in late November 2013, I found myself in the dark,…

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