The Premium Ingredient Trend in Pet Food

The Premium Ingredient Trend in Pet Food

Consumers are treating pets as members of their families, and this pet humanization has evolved to the point where pet owners are demanding natural, high-quality ingredients and products to ensure their pets stay healthy. Pet owners want pet foods that will add excitement to the pets’ diets via look-alike human...Read more …

Prebioitics and Produce

First of all, let’s get one thing straight, prebiotics and probiotics are not the same. Often my clients mix up the two terms or think they are equal. Prebiotics are non-digestible, soluble dietary fibre found in certain foods and when consumed, provide a beneficial environment in the gut for good...Read more …

Wonderful Winter Squash

Is squash a fruit or a vegetable? The interesting fact is there are at least a dozen common varieties of winter squash, and technically, they all belong to the fruit family. However, they are usually used as vegetables on the menu! Winter squash are characterized by protective skins or shells...Read more …

Innovating and Igniting with Vegetables

Trends Are vegetables the new “it” ingredient? You bet! Not only that, they are the lead character on the culinary stage. According to John Placko, the Culinary Director of Modern Culinary Academy, and Culinary Consultant to Canadian Prairie Garden (CPG), “Vegetables are not restricted to only one part of the...Read more …

The Next Must-Have: Veggie and Fruit Blends

You’ve heard it before: Canadians and Americans aren’t getting enough vegetables in their diet. Vegetables are rich in smart carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, fibre, and water. Eating more vegetables, has been linked to better health, including lowering the risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, and certain cancers, as well...Read more …