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December 13, 2017, Saskatoon, Sask. - The Saskatoon Food Bank and Learning Centre received a donation of poultry from the Chicken Farmers of Saskatchewan this holiday season.A delivery of 2,000 frozen chickens was made on Wednesday.Sofina Foods, through a partnership with the Saskatchewan producers, processed the chickens.For the full story,…
Canadian Poultry will be ringing in the New Year with a makeover. Starting in 2018, you will notice some serious cosmetic changes in our pages, including our cover. But, it’s not all cosmetic, the January issue of Canadian Poultry will also see the addition of some great new content, such…
December 6, 2017, Toronto, Ont. - The holidays are a time when the issue of hunger seems to hit home a little harder, and when an army of Food Bank volunteers continue to work, helping their neighbours. This season, Egg Farmers of Canada (EFC) has decided to celebrate those generous…
December 7, 2017, Levis, Que. - Exceldor, a poultry production cooperative, unveiled plans today to build a new distribution centre that will become the hub of a logistical chain.The new 135,000 sq. ft. facility will require a $35 million investment and employ about 60 workers. It will be strategically located…
December 4, 2017, Saint-Hyacinthe, Que. – ADM Animal Nutrition, a division of Archer Daniels Midland Company, announced today that it will be introducing a new specialty feed additive for Canadian swine, poultry and dairy producers called Anco AC.Developed in partnership with Austria-based Anco Animal Nutrition Competence GmbH, it is an…
December 4, 2017, Toronto, Ont. – Maple Leaf Foods Inc. says it's acquiring Seattle-based Field Roast Grain Meat Co. for US$120 million in a bid to further strengthen its position in the alternative proteins market.CEO Michael McCain says the deal aligns with the Toronto-based packaged meats company's vision to be a…
November 24, 2017, Mississauga, Ont. – World Vision Canada and Burnbrae Farms are once again giving Canadians the opportunity to provide families with hens, roosters and eggs this holiday season.For the sixth year, Burnbrae will match every Hens and Roosters gift purchased from World Vision's Gift Catalogue (up to $10,000).…
November 23, 2017, Ottawa, Ont. – Egg Farmers of Canada (EFC) has been named by executive search firm Waterstone Human Capital as one of Canada's Most Admired Corporate Cultures for the second year in a row. Based in Ottawa, the organization has a growing team of 58 employees."At the core of…
Zurich, Switzerland, November 17, 2017 – Nestle, the world’s largest packaged foods company, has committed to sourcing only eggs from cage-free hens for all its food products globally by 2025.This includes all shell eggs and egg products directly sourced as ingredients by the company.In Europe and the U.S., Nestle will…
November 8, 2017 – Hendrix Genetics announced a number of changes in its top management today.Effective January 1, 2018, Ronald de Haan and Dave Libertini will join the company's newly expanded executive committee, which will better represent Hendrix Genetics’ worldwide profile and ambitions.De Haan will join the company as chief operating officer, reporting…
Huntsville, Ala. – Aviagen, the global poultry genetics company, has become the first poultry breeder in the U.S. to be certified as an Avian Influenza Clean Compartment.The USDA Animal Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) National Poultry Improvement Plan (NPIP) established the program to set standards for protection against avian influenza…
September 28, 2017, Ottawa, Ont. - Chicken Farmers of Canada (CFC) has announced that Michael Laliberté has been selected as the incoming executive director, replacing Mike Dungate, who has held the role for over 20 years.Laliberté will assume the position on October 2nd with Dungate remaining in an advisory capacity…
It’s no secret egg producers face big changes on the horizon. Chief among those is transitioning away from conventional housing over the next 15 years, as outlined in the recently updated code of practice.
As poultry sectors continue substantial transformation to align with new reduced antibiotics demands and other key trends shaping the future of food, bio-based feed additives company Canadian Bio-Systems (CBS Inc.) is expanding its North America based poultry team to help infuse advanced new science-based solutions across the supply chain.Paul Garvey,…
July 19, 2017, Swaziland - The Project Canaan egg farm in Swaziland has been up and running for more than a year and a half, providing a high-quality protein to children and supplying eggs to the local community, but that does not mean its supporters’ work is done.The initiative continues…

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