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The BC Seafood Festival Signature Weekend Arrives!

Serving up a Bounty of Fresh Seafood, Tours Events and Cooking Classes during the Signature Weekend from June 14- 16th in the Comox Valley.

Farm Boy Set To Expand Urban Fresh Concept in Downtown Ottawa

The fresh food market announces its third fresh urban location in downtown Ottawa on Metcalfe Street.

Sleuths to share salmon secrets at B.C. Seafood Expo

Gulf of Alaska salmon expedition results to be discussed at this year’s B.C Seafood Expo.

Kelp is coming for the BC Seafood Expo 2019

Seaweed business leaders from Maine, New Brunswick and British Columbia to share their success stories at the B.C. Seafood Expo.


Sherwood Park will be home to the 3rd King of Donair outside of Atlantic Canada.

Announcing the 13th Annual #BCSeafoodFest from June 7-16, 2019 in the Beautiful Comox Valley, Vancouver Island

The Limited Release Day-Pass or Weekend Pass for the Signature Weekend (June 15 and 16) are available for purchase with automatic entry into a draw for free weekend accommodation!

Asian buyers flock to B.C. Seafood Expo 2019

Largest international buyer’s delegation in the history of the BC Seafood Expo will be heading to the Comox Valley.

B.C. Seafood Expo 2019 to showcase bounty of our oceans

The B.C. Seafood Expo 2019 event in Comox Valley, on Vancouver Island on June 12 and 13 is one of the largest seafood industry trade events in the Pacific Northwest.

‘Our salmon farmers do not grow GM salmon’

“Salmon farmer members of the Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance (CAIA), representing virtually all farmed salmon in Canada, do not grow or sell GM salmon”.

Grilled Cheese Festival Celebrates Year 4 with Furlani

The Lakeshore Village BIA welcomes back their annual grilled cheese event for it's 4th consecutive year proudly sponsored by Furlani.

Prepping for Paczki

With Fat Tuesday just around the corner, the team at Healthy Creations will start earlier this year in preparation for the influx of paczki patrons.

Aquaculture makes salmon a “winning protein”

"There is no seafood that can match farmed salmon's fresh year-round availability, health benefits and value," - RaboResearch Food and Agribusiness analysis.

PEI Wild Blueberry Growers Releases Top Ten Recipes Wild Blueberry Recipes

The PEI Wild Blueberry Growers Association (PEIWBGA) is pleased to release their ten most popular wild blueberry recipes from 2018 based on the amount of views from their website. Holding down the top spot for the year was the “To Die for Wild Blueberry Muffin” recipe.

Twisted Indian Wraps Launch Franchise Program

Twisted Indian Wraps, an Ontario-based fast-casual, build-your-own meal restaurant concept, launches franchise program across Canada.

LARGEST Eating Contest In Atlantic Canada

LARGEST Eating Contest In Atlantic Canada will be held on National Donair Day - December 8, 2018

This annual event marks the 4th Anniversary of Halifax's Official Food status and will raise money for The Heart and Stroke Foundation.

Infinit Nutrition Canada Launches A New Protein Infused Tea

Infinit Nutrition Canada is a leader in ultra-premium custom-blended sports drinks and is announcing their newest blend - Matcha Pro-Tea.

Aquaculture’s net gains unite rivals in US

New joint Democrat-Republican bill to support American coastal communities reflects calls for a Federal Aquaculture Act in Canada.

King of Donair to Host Halifax's First Pizza Eating Contest

King of Donair is excited to announce the restaurant chain's first ever Pizza Eating Contest.

ASC-certified salmon farmers get U.N. nod for responsible aquaculture

Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certification gets UN backing for clarity, credibility and choice in seafood.

Top chefs gather to discuss the F word in seafood

“It’s not about wild or farmed…it’s about wild and farmed…I am proud to champion aquaculture because it is the future,” – Ned Bell executive chef with Ocean Wise and founder of Chefs for Oceans

MadeGood Unveils Two New Products in Time for Back to School Season: Soft Baked Mini Cookies and Crispy Light Granola

MadeGood®, the leading allergy-friendly and nutrient-rich granola snack creators, has launched not one but two NEW! product lines, Soft Baked Mini Cookies and Crispy Light Granola, just in time for Back to School.

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Credible science vs incredible claims about aquaculture

Expert panel studying appropriate use of scientific evidence in decisions concerning aquaculture expected to deliver report in October.

Greco Pizza & Fish & Chips Now Open in Albro Lake, Dartmouth, NS

Greco adds second Dartmouth location and brings Fish & Chips to the menu.

The 1st ever Arepa Eating Competition in Canada

The sixth annual Pan American Food and Music Festival – the only festival in the world that celebrates the best food and culture of the Western Hemisphere – returns to Toronto, August 25th and 26th, 2018 at Yonge-Dundas Square, in the heart of downtown Toronto.

Greco Pizza donates over 3700 pizzas to the Atlantic Provincial Food Banks

Thanks to the overwhelming support and generosity from Greco Pizza customers and Greco franchise locations, over 3700 pizzas ($50,000 value) have been donated to the Provincial Food Banks in Atlantic Canada!

Pollution, overfishing and trust key concerns of seafood consumers

B.C. salmon farmers lead the way in third party certifications as a new survey shows seafood consumers globally want sustainability claims independently verified.

Farmed seafood to grow by 40 percent worldwide: UN

A look at some of what is happening in the world of aquaculture.

Aquaculture provides oceans of opportunity for Canada

"Canada has provided leadership in the development of sustainable fisheries and aquaculture and can do so in the future" - Dr. Donald Noakes, Dean of Science & Technology at Vancouver Island University

Earth to Table Vegan Market’s Summer Market To Take Place This Sunday

Earth to Table Vegan Market is excited to announce that they are back this weekend at The Laurel Packinghouse.

More countries around the world turning to fish farms: UN

As Canadian salmon farmers push Ottawa for a Federal Aquaculture Act, the UN is also urging countries to implement proper legislation for their fish farming industry.

2019 London Spirits Competition Winners to Compete on Global Stage

Innovative spirits brands from around the world to showcase products in London.

The Spotlight Falls on the International Bulk Wine and Spirits Show in San Francisco

The International Bulk Wine & Spirits Show (IBWSS) July 25-26 at the South San Francisco Conference Center.

London Wine Competition Announces Flat Rate Shipping Program For USA, Australia and South Africa

We are excited to announce that, partnering with Hellmann Worldwide, we will be now offering fixed-rate shipping program for USA, Australia and South Africa.

Greco Pizza Now Open in Cavendish, PEI

Mariner's Cove Boardwalk in Cavendish now offers Greco Pizza!

Greco Pizza Opens their 102th Location in Cole Harbour, NS

Greco Pizza, who celebrated their 40th Anniversary last year and is Atlantic Canada's 1st choice for Donairs, is proud to announce they have opened a new location in Cole Harbour, NS with established Franchisee Ali Nateghi.

Sustainable seafood, the solution for a healthier you

Farmed fish can help with the recovery of natural fish populations and provide a healthier alternative to land-based animal protein – Seafood Nutrition Partnership

Temple Lifestyle Inc. expands Coconut Product Lines and Announces Strategic Leadership Additions

Temple Lifestyle Inc announces new additions to their Buddha Brands coconut product portfolio as they ramp up sustainability efforts through 1% for the Planet. New Coconut Jerky, Coconut Vinegar and Coconut Nectar are available across Canada and the US. The company also announces the addition of four new additions to their Leadership Team.

15 Confirmed Competitors at the 2018 Grilled Cheese Challenge

From 11am to 6pm on June 9th, 15 competitors will battle it out on the streets of Lakeshore Blvd West to be recognized as the best Grilled Cheese sandwich in the province. The Grilled Cheese Challenge is a one day festival with great food, live entertainment, and children's activities located on Lakeshore Blvd West between Islington (7th Street) to 3rd Street.

Aquaculture operations growing around the world

While the world moves towards aquaculture as a sustainable source of protein, eco-militants are trying to influence Canadian politicians to shut them down. As we celebrate World Oceans Day here is a look at what some countries are doing with sustainable aquaculture programs to combat overfishing.

St. John’s, Newfoundland to Host Largest Aquaculture Focused Conference in Canadian History

On May 30, 2018, in Quebec City, World Aquaculture Society (WAS) signed a historical agreement to host WAS NORTH AMERICA 2020 in partnership with the Aquaculture Association of Canada (AAC) and Newfoundland & Labrador Aquaculture Industry Association (NAIA) on August 30 – September 2, 2020 at the St. John’s Convention Centre, St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada.

Conservation groups support sustainable aquaculture

Farming the sea sustainably increases the security of our food supply, the supply of healthy protein while reducing the ecological footprint, say conservation groups.


Edmonton will be home to the first King of Donair outside of Atlantic Canada.

Spectacular BC Seafood Festival 2018 Competition Line-up Announced

New and enhanced competitions will light up the #BCSeafoodFest stages during the 12th annual BC Seafood Festival Signature Weekend, June 15-17, 2018.

Canada’s First Artisan Cheese Night Market is Taking Place on June 7th,2018 in Toronto

Canada's first Artisan Cheese Night Market is taking place on June 7th at St. Lawrence Market in Toronto. This is a sampling show for cheese lovers and food enthusiasts to come, try and buy different kinds of artisan cheese.

Fair Finance Transforms Local Food in Ontario

Food co-ops, new farmers, and community-scale processors all consistently identify lack of access to capital as a key barrier to their development.

The new Bounty Grill Menu is leaving customers satisfied with this sweet homely restaurant!

Bounty Grill, the decades owned family restaurant has gone through new changes that have left customers leaving fulfilled with their service. Bounty Grill makes you feel like you're right at home with the kindest staff and generous food.

Rooks to Cooks Pasta Workshops offer a taste of what’s cooking at Summer Camp

Rooks to Cooks is an innovative culinary school for children. During the month of May, they will be running Free Children’s Pasta Workshops at various GTA camp locations. This is a great opportunity for children and parents to meet the camp instructors and see what’s on the menu for summer camp.

Fish Farmers Respond to Canada’s Commissioner of the Environment Report on Salmon Farming

Salmon farming is a growing industry in Canada that provides an important source of healthy sustainable seafood. Globally, aquaculture now provides more than half of all seafood for human consumption.

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