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How the value-added food sector can be more competitive in global markets

Remarks by Dr. Simon Somogyi to Canada’s Senate Standing Committee on Agriculture and Forestry on the potential of Canadian value-added products.

Wheels of cheese on shelves

FeedBack: Can Canadians “meat” the challenge? Eating better for the environment

Can we bug Canadians into eating better for the environment? Three University of Guelph Food from Thought Graduate Research Assistants are strategizing a method to inform healthier, greener dietary choices.

Three students pose with industry representative inside

New food guide will save Canadians money but few are following it, study finds

The good news is the new Canada’s Food Guide will save a family of four $475 annually on grocery bills, according to a new University of Guelph study.

fruit in cardboard boxes

Farming on First Nations: Reconciling business with social enterprise to achieve food security

Join the Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics on Wednesday, March 13th, 2019 for a panel discussion on the topic of “Farming on First Nations: Reconciling Business with Social Enterprise to Achieve Food Security”.

A field of red-leaf blueberries in fall

Providing Canadian context to global diet recommendations

With the recent release of the EAT-Lancet Commission and Canada Food Guide, Arrell Food Institute is bringing together national agriculture and food experts on March 7 to discuss what these recent dietary recommendations mean for Canadians.

Peace Tower in front of blue sky

FeedBack: Growing Together

The food waste and behavioural change team reflects on the cohort program and the opportunities they’ve taken with their community partner, Provision Coalition.

Sugandha Raj, Praveena Thirunathan, Simone Weinstein (Provision Coalition Project Coordinator), Jared Stoochnoff, and Seyed Ahmadi pose with a Provision Coalition sign.

Weed or Feed? A Canadian food security issue

The impact that the legalization of cannabis is having on our food system should be troubling to us all.

A greenhouse under a blue sky

FeedBack: Creativity wins in Guelph’s food waste reduction

A graduate team examine the paradox of food waste and food security locally.

Fliers for the Seed and some vegetables sit on a table

Trusted, safe and sustainable

Remarks made by Dr. Evan Fraser to the Senate Standing Committee on Agriculture and Forestry regarding the potential for value added in the food sector.

A cart with produce from Canada in boxes sits in front of produce shelves

It’s Time to Celebrate Canadian Cuisine

Try these recipes shared by University of Guelph’s chefs to celebrate Food Day Canada on August 4, 2018.

Apple Stuffed Pork Loin Roast on a cutting board with knives