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Venture company, Merit Functional Foods Corp, has secured a debt financing package up to $85 million of capital from a syndicate of lenders including Export Development Canada, Farm Credit Canada and the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce.

Merit Functional Foods says it is building a 94,000 square foot production facility in Winnipeg set to produce high quality pea and canola proteins. The state-of-the-art facility is scheduled to be completed in Q4 2020 and will reportedly be the only commercial facility in the world with the capability to produce food grade canola proteins. The...

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Ideon Packaging Acquired By GLBC, a Leading Canadian Packaging Manufacturer

Packaging leaders enter a new phase of focused growth to accelerate innovation and values-based leadership

May 1, 2020, (Vancouver, BC) -- Great Little Box Company (GLBC) and Ideon Packaging today announce the coming together of two aligned organizations in one of the most significant acquisitions the industry has seen in recent years. The acquisition of Ideon by GLBC - an award-winning manufacturer and distributor of packaging solutions since 1982 - brings together two independent and...

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BC food and beverage companies are stepping up to feed the most vulnerable in their communities in an initiative called #FeedtheNeed

This event will take place this Thursday, April 23rd from 7:30 am to 12 pm at Neutron Factory Works head office on Annacis Island in Delta. 1503 Cliveden Ave, Delta, BC

Delta, April 21, 2020 – What started out as a simple phone call from Jason Longden, CEO of Fine Choice Foods, to Rick Gibbs, Chair of BC Food & Beverage, to find out where they could donate a large volume of excess bulk product, quickly became a movement to provide...

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April 21, 2020 – BC Food & Beverage is excited to launch the 2020 BCFB Award nominations opening on Tuesday, April 21 st . The awards are a way for us to celebrate the achievements of leaders who are breaking ground in the food, beverage and natural health products space in British Columbia.

“I love the BCFB Awards, I love encouraging all the creative minds that participate. I’m very lucky to judge the awards for the 7 th time. All the ideas and talent we have in BC is amazing. We're going to be announcing all these big awards like the sustainability award, innovation award...