Don’t blame the food industry labour shortage on COVID-19 alone

Don’t blame the food industry labour shortage on COVID-19 alone
We need more economic participation and educators need to value the food industry as a viable career path “We’re hiring” signs are everywhere, particularly in the food industry. Some people blame overly-generous employment insurance programs that keep many highly capable individuals in their homes. Others point to a younger generation not willing to work, or they blame a fear of... Read More

Affinor Growers receives patent for vertical farming towers

Affinor Growers receives patent for vertical farming towers
  VANCOUVER – Affinor Growers Inc. , a vertical farming technology company and commercial production facility licensor and operator, today announced that it has been issued Patent No. 38806 by the Superintendencia de Industria y Comercio, Republica de Colombia for “vertical growing towers for automated horticulture and agriculture”. Affinor’s vertical farming towers can be used to sustainably... Read More

Plant Veda products listed in Nesters Markets and Buy-Low Foods

Plant Veda products listed in Nesters Markets and Buy-Low Foods
  VANCOUVER – Plant Veda Foods Ltd. (CSE:MILK) (XFRA:A3CS6B), an award-winning dairy-alternative company, reported that its lassi and creamer product lines are now available in both Nesters Market and Buy-Low Foods grocery chains. Nesters Market is a 12-store supermarket chain based out of British Columbia whose mission is to provide a clean, modern, and full-service food store that provides high... Read More

Green Shield Canada launches new member website and app

Green Shield Canada launches new member website and app
  TORONTO – Green Shield Canada (GSC) reported today’s release of GSC everywhere, its new plan member web platform and companion mobile app. Eighteen months in the making, GSC everywhere is not just the brainchild of GSC’s Digital Strategy and IT teams, it is a true collaboration with GSC’s group and individual plan members who played a key role in advising the... Read More