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For immediate release: June 21,2018

BC Food and Beverage AWARD WINNERS 2018

Industry Honoured by BC Food Processors Association

Justea’s Purple Tea Takes 2018 Product of the Year Gold

Vancouver, BC - BC’s best of the best in the food, beverage, and natural health manufacturing industry were honoured on June 21st at the BC Food Processors Association’s 11 th Annual Gala Awards Dinner at the Westin Bayshore in Vancouver. 400 of BC’s top food & beverage...

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CFIA: Final Safe Food for Canadians Regulations are published

Canada is recognized as having one of the strongest food safety systems in the world. But the speed, volume, and complexity of food production have produced new risks and challenges – including new threats to food safety, changing consumer preferences and prevention-focused international standards. Responding to these challenges is critical to maintaining Canada's reputation as a world leader in food safety and to help Canada's food businesses remain trusted both at home and abroad.

The Safe Food for Canadians...

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Province commits support for B.C. beef packing plant The Government of British Columbia is supporting further development for a beef packing plant project in northern B.C. that will strengthen the provincial food system. If the Prince George plant becomes fully operational, the North would gain an estimated 80 full-time, good-paying jobs in the plant by 2020, and an additional 620 spin-off jobs.

“I am excited to support the amazing people who work in our ranching sector in the North and throughout the province,” said Lana Popham, Minister of Agriculture. “This project has the potential to...

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