The Canadian government will ban a range of single-use plastics as early as 2021, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced. Read more
Burcon NutraScience has entered into a joint venture partnership with an investor group to build a new pea protein and canola protein facility in Canada. Read more
Toronto-based beverage system developer Bonne O Holdings has announced it has closed on the final tranche of its $7.5m in Series B financing. Read more
Canadian food manufacturer GreenSpace Brands has sold its Kiju organic juice and iced tea brand to Zurban Beverages for $8m. Read more
Dairy Crest CEO Mark Allen has stepped down from his position weeks after Saputo completed its £975m acquisition of the UK company. Read more
Canadian dairy company Saputo will acquire the speciality cheese business of Australia's Lion Dairy & Drinks – its second acquisition in the country in 18 months. Read more
Charoen Pokphand Foods (CP Foods) is to acquire Canadian pork producer HyLife Investments for $370m, expanding its presence in North America. Read more
Premium spirits company Quintessential Brands will split its North America operations into a separate business, as it targets growth in the US and Canada. Read more
Coca-Cola Canada will offer four of its best-known brands in a compact and resealable 'mini bottle', investing $14.9m to upgrade a production line. Read more
Growpacker, a contract manufacturer of THC- and CBD-infused edibles and beverages, has launched a new brand incubator programme. Read more
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