Canada's food processing sector produces goods valued at over $105 billion annually.

Canadian Food Innovators

What’s new? CFI food and beverage research and innovation priority setting final report 2017  

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Baked goods high in antioxidants can boost human health

It’s well-known that dark blue and purple fruits and vegetables – like blueberries or purple cabbage – aregreat sources of the anthocyanins or antioxidants we need to stay healthy.Those antioxidants are scavengers of free radicals – high energy particles in the human...

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Turning egg shells into a functional food ingredient

When an egg is cracked, the inside is consumed and the shell is considered waste and thrown away.Canada produces about 615 million dozen eggs per year. About one quarter of those eggs go to the food industry, where they’re broken and used for processing into various products. That resul...

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Validating the safety of new canning technologies for the vegetable industry

Initial research results are indicating that canned vegetables could potentially be processed safely at lower temperatures – a change that would improve their taste and nutritional qualities.Currently, food safety regulations governing canning in Canada recognize two thermal processes f...

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CFI food and beverage research and innovation priority setting final report 2017

Canadian Food Innovators (CFI) undertook development of a prioritized plan for food processing research and innovation in Canada at the company level.

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