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U of G Celebrating Food Day Canada

As Canada’s food university, the University of Guelph is shining a light on all the ways we are supporting and improving Canada’s food systems in celebration of Food Day Canada on July 31st, 2021.

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U of G Asparagus Research Yielding Strong, Successful Varieties

Two new asparagus varieties developed at the University of Guelph and now available to growers are expected to further improve the asparagus industry in Ontario, building on a transformational variety introduced by U of G two decades ago.

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Three-Way Collaboration Yields Unique U of G-Made Beer

A second run of a beer made with wild yeast collected during a “yeast safari” on the University of Guelph campus proved just as popular as the first, selling out quickly after going on sale this past spring.

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Food Science Students Creating Two New U of G Hot Sauces

A spicy hot sauce grown, brewed and bottled by University of Guelph food science students will be back again this year.

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Corncob Silks Could Have Crop Protection Powers, U of G Researchers Discover

That silky, gold-coloured tuft you normally discard along with your corncob husks is worth more than you think.

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U of G Researcher Developing Earlier, Tastier Ontario Peaches

Ontario peaches with better colour, taste and texture, and that are available in stores two weeks earlier than other local peaches, is the goal of University of Guelph research.

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Class Assignment Turns into Waffle Delivery Business for U of G Student

A lifelong love for healthy foods, some helpful support from professors and plenty of entrepreneurial spirit has led a University of Guelph student to launch a growing waffle delivery business amid the pandemic.

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U of G Experts Discuss Pandemic Eating Habits Worth Keeping

After more than a year of quarantines, most Canadians are enjoying the return of “normal life,” but two University of Guelph researchers say there are some habits from our stay-at-home lives worth maintaining.

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Feral Apples Have Heritage DNA at Their Core, U of G Researchers Find

The DNA of century-old apples once grown in Ontario lives on in feral apples now found throughout the province, University of Guelph researchers have discovered.

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Tribute: Anita Stewart, Visionary Leader on Canadian Cuisine

A passionate advocate for Canadian cuisine, Anita always sought to ensure Canadians had access to the terroir that surrounded them.

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U of G Plays Key Role in Canadian Food Policy Advisory Council

Dr. Evan Fraser, director of U of G’s Arrell Food Institute (AFI), will co-chair the Canadian Food Policy Advisory Council (CFPAC).

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U of G Food Scientists Find Palm Oil Alternative That’s Good for Human, Planet Health

This study is the first to demonstrate the use of enzymatic glycerolysis (EG) for turning liquid vegetable oils into solid fats.

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Local Seafood Suppliers Net Sales During COVID-19: U of G Study

When it comes to selling seafood during the pandemic, “boat to fork” has proved a winning recipe, says a new study co-led by University of Guelph researchers.

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Dairy Facility 360º Tour

Take a virtual tour of the Ontario Dairy Research Centre at the Elora Research Station.

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Pesticide Threatens Future for Key Pollinator: U of G Study

An insecticide used to control pest infestations on squash and pumpkins significantly hinders the reproduction of ground-nesting bees — valuable pollinators for many food crops, a new University of Guelph study has revealed.

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Studying at Canada’s Food University

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