Shining a Light on Canadian Cuisine
Jan29

Shining a Light on Canadian Cuisine

Outside of August, this is the most exciting time of year for Food Day Canada.  It is just such fun! And once again, with the 2019 menus, the bar has been raised by the chefs of Canada in the annual University of Guelph Good Food Innovation Awards. The calibre of this year’s offerings was absolutely outstanding!  The depth and breath of our chefs’ commitment to the producers and processors of Canada was the finest ever. ...

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Best of CAMA 2019
Nov24

Best of CAMA 2019

In the words of Christina FitzGibbon, the Past President of Ontario’s CAMA (Canadian Agri-Marketing Association), the Gala Awards dinner was an “opportunity to applaud our industry and its shining professionals.”  For Food Day Canada, even being shortlisted in a field of over 300 agricultural-focused entries was a serious honour.  But to be selected to receive two awards by some of the country’s most involved...

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Jun16

Setting Our Table Proudly! So you want to Shop Like A Canadian. Me, too. For a whole lot of reasons. Local food is better for the planet and keeping our producers and processors in business and reviving the entire sector which, for a number of years, seemed to have been on life support. Besides, using local ingredients is actually a whole lot of fun.    It whets our culinary curiosity and defines who we are as Canadians. We are very...

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Canada IS Food!
Mar19

Canada IS Food!

From the boreal forest to the tundra; from the Prairie grasslands to Ontario’s Carolinian woodlands, Canada is stunningly rich with flora and fauna. Bio-diversity is our most valuable heritage. With 71,000 species which have been scientifically described and another estimated 69,000 species yet to be named and classified, it becomes crystalline that the protection of our ecological heritage is absolutely paramount.  These raw...

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The Good Food Innovation Winners 2018 !
Dec17

The Good Food Innovation Winners 2018 !

2018 was a banner year!  Once again the bar has been raised by the chefs of Canada in the annual University of Guelph Good Food Innovation Awards. The calibre of this year’s menus was absolutely outstanding!  The depth and breath of our chefs’ commitment to the producers of Canada was the finest ever.  (We DID trend at #1 on Twitter across the nation as we lit the CN Tower!)  What pleases us so much is how many new Gold...

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