Spotlight on Canadian food processing research and innovation activities 2015-2018

The Canadian Food Innovators is funded by Growing Forward 2, a federal-provincial-territorial initiative.

PDF of the CFI publication "Spotlight on Canadian food processing research and innovation activities 2015-2018"

 

Antimicrobial protection sprayer

Improving the taste and texture of frozen fruits and vegetables

In a climate like Canada’s, freezing fruits and vegetables close to harvest time means being able to enjoy them year round.Currently, vegetables are blanched – treated with heat – before they are frozen. This ensures food safety and minimizes freezer burn, but also affects t...

Innovative bacon production processes meet food safety standards

Bacon can be produced safely under certain processing methods that fall outside of new guidelines released by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA).That’s the finding of newly completed research carried out by Maple Leaf Foods and the University of Alberta that looked at the possib...