CFIA’s Forward Regulatory Plan timelines delayed

Posted by on May 21, 2020 in Uncategorized | No Comments

CFIA recently announced that regulatory initiatives included in their 2019-2021 Forward Regulatory Plan are being delayed as a result of COVID-19. CFIA will review the timelines and communicate changes to stakeholders in the next few months. If members have any specific questions on the regulatory initiatives, they can be directed to CFIA by contacting cfia.legislation-legislation.acia@canada.ca. […]

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC)

Posted by on May 12, 2020 in Uncategorized | No Comments

In April, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) launched an online survey to better understand employee absenteeism in the food processing sector due to COVID-19.The survey is a critical tool to help the government understand the scope of employee absenteeism issues affecting food companies in Canada. Results from Wave 1 confirmed that about half of the […]

COVID-19: Manufacturers survey details record high demand and production

Posted by on Apr 6, 2020 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Leading food and consumer goods manufacturers experienced up to 500 per cent increased demand in the last two weeks of March, an all-time high according to a new survey released today. 80 per cent of surveyed manufacturers increased production, particularly for their most in-demand food, cleaning, household, and health products. Food & Consumer Products of […]

Taking Care During Difficult Times

Posted by on Apr 1, 2020 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Managing Stress During the Pandemic It’s normal to have feelings of uncertainty and anxiety full article – http://www.canadianspiceassociation.com/wp-content/uploads/Taking-Care-During-Difficult-Times.pdf

COVID-19 will Change the Food Industry forever

Posted by on Mar 31, 2020 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Why COVID-19 will Change the Food Industry, forever https://www.foodincanada.com/opinions/why-covid-19-will-change-the-food-industry-forever/   Survey Suggests COVID-19 has Canadians worried about shopping at Grocery Stores https://www.foodincanada.com/food-in-canada/survey-suggests-covid-19-has-canadians-worried-about-shopping-at-grocery-stores-144093/   IFT20 Annual Event and Food Expo transitioning to a Virtual Experience https://www.foodincanada.com/food-in-canada/ift20-annual-event-and-food-expo-transitions-to-virtual-experience-144378/   Canadians Respond to Covid-19 (Mintel Report) https://www.mintel.com/press-centre/a-third-of-canadians-are-worried-about-the-effects-covid-19-will-have-on-their-lifestyle   Deloitte – Collection of articles related to COVID-19 https://www2.deloitte.com/ca/en/pages/about-deloitte/topics/combating-covid-19-with-resilience.html

ASTA Coronavirus Information & Resources

Posted by on Mar 24, 2020 in Uncategorized | No Comments

ASTA formed a coronavirus task force of our members to consolidate and share information about the Coronavirus (COVID-19), including updates from government agencies, research, company statements, employee training resources, supply chain issues, etc. The situation continues to change rapidly and ASTA’s Coronavirus task force will continue to discuss the situation and make any new information […]

Join the CSA

Posted by on Nov 15, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

The CSA prides itself in being proactive and member-driven. Our Board of Directors and the various committees of our members drive policy and provide direction for the Association. We make use of the skills and knowledge of our membership to solve the challenges of our business. Join us today – for questions, please contact Beverley […]

Board of Directors Meeting

Posted by on Nov 15, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Board of Directors Meeting 10:00 am – noon on February 22, 2018 Location: McCormick Canada office 2155 Drew Road Mississauga, Ontario, L5S 1S7 All members are welcome!! For more information, please contact: canadian.spice.association@rogers.com

CSA Annual Meeting and Convention

Posted by on Nov 15, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Annual Convention Save the date May 11, 2018 Location: Kingbridge Conference Centre & Institute, 12750 Jane Street, King City, Toronto, ON More details to follow shortly For additional info, please contact: Beverley Tschirhart, Executive Director canadian.spice.association@rogers.com

Canadian Spice Association

Posted by on Nov 15, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

The CSA is a very different organization than in the earlier years. It will continue to be an essential force in the areas of governmental affairs and scientific issues… MORE >