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  • Lost in the trees

    CEO commentary by Mike McMorris, October 2021: Precision seems to be the way to go - precision agriculture, precision genetics, precision medicine - or is it? 

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  • Growth in the fringe

    Ontario Hog Farmer, October/November 2021: For a long time, alternative protein options have been fringe players in the food world. That’s no longer the case as their popularity has started to grow rapidly, particularly with younger consumers. That’s partially due to market positioning as being “cleaner and healthier” than conventional animal-based products, but they’re also increasingly being promoted as a way to fight climate change.

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  • New alternative protein innovations capturing investor attention

    LRIC summary of panel discussion at Future Food-Tech Alternative Protein Summit: what is the state of the protein market, where are things headed and what is capturing the interest of innovation investors

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  • Increasing adoption of alternative protein through storytelling and unified communication

    LRIC summary of panel discussion at Future Food-Tech Alternative Protein Summit: better communications is needed to help alternative proteins reach wider, mass market appeal

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  • Making plant-based foods mainstream and accessible

    LRIC summary of panel discussion at Future Food-Tech Alternative Protein Summit: Plant-based food products need to become mainstream in order for real change to happen in the food system, says founder of Impossible Meats.

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  • Are alternative proteins the silver bullet solution for the food system?

    LRIC summary of panel discussion at Future Food-Tech Alternative Protein Summit: Food innovation experts weigh in on alternative protein's potential and whether there is a role for traditional animal agriculture in the future.

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  • What will the protein aisle of 2030 look like?

    LRIC summary of panel discussion at Future Food-Tech Alternative Protein Summit: how do plant-based, cellular and precision fermentation products fit into the consumer protein mix?

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  • Dairy Farmers of Ontario contribute nearly $540,000 to antimicrobial stewardship research

    University of Guelph researchers, who are leaders in the field of antimicrobial stewardship, are receiving more than $3 million from Ontario Research Fund for their projects. Dairy Farmers of Ontario is proud to support Dr. David Kelton in his research into antimicrobial stewardship solutions in the Ontario dairy sector. 

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  • Alternative meat products in the meat case at the grocery store

    Keeping an eye on what's happening in the alternative protein space

    Ontario Beef, October 2021: There has always been a segment of consumers drawn to meat-free diets. Historically, though, that’s been a small part of the total market, with the attraction of meat holding steady. That’s no longer the case.

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