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Some of the Iögo, Iögo Nanö and Olympic brand products. Pic: Lactalis

Lactalis Canada buying Agropur's Canadian yogurt business

By Jim Cornall

Lactalis Canada Inc., formerly Parmalat Canada Inc., a subsidiary of Lactalis Group, has reached an agreement with Agropur Cooperative to acquire all shares of its Canadian yogurt business, Ultima Foods Inc.

If the US and Canada cannot resolve US concerns through consultations, the US may request the establishment of a USMCA dispute settlement panel. Pic: Getty Images/Lemaniah

USTR takes action against Canada for ‘undermining US dairy farmers’

By Jim Cornall

The U.S. Dairy Export Council (USDEC), the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF), and Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative have all supported the announcement that the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) will initiate official consultations with Canada to examine...

ProAmpac said it is expanding its manufacturing capabilities and broadening the product offering it provides to retail, grocery and QSR customers. Pic: Getty Images/farakos

ProAmpac acquires Canadian packaging companies

By Jim Cornall

ProAmpac, a US-based producer of flexible packaging, has acquired Rosenbloom Groupe Inc., Hymopack Ltd. and Dyne-A-Pak, private businesses in Canada that manufacture packaging products.

Canada's dairy sector supports more than 221,000 full-time jobs.  Pic: Getty Images/Rowena Kong

Canada announces investments to support supply-managed dairy farmers

By Jim Cornall

The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Canadian Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, has announced a package that delivers on the Government of Canada's commitment to compensation for the market access concessions made under the Canada-European Union...

Through the Dairy Processing Investment Fund, the Government of Canada has approved more than C$28m (US$21.1m) in funding for 29 projects across Ontario that will benefit cheese, yogurt, cream and butter processors. Pic: Getty Images/Rowena Kong

Government of Canada kicks in $2.5m for Ontario dairy processors

By Jim Cornall

Neil Ellis, Member of Parliament for Bay of Quinte and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, has announced funding of more than C$2.5m (US$1.88m) under the Canadian Dairy Processing Investment Fund to support Empire Cheese...

Dairy Farmers of Canada said  said the funding falls short of the expectations set out by the Canadian Federation of Agriculture and there is a need for further support. Pic: Getty Images/Rowena Kong

Canada helps dairy as part of agriculture package

By Jim Cornall

This week, Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, announced measures within agriculture programs and an investment of more than C$252m (US$178.8m) to support farmers, food businesses, and food processors who provide essential services to Canadians every...

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