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IKEA Canada to Eliminate Single-Use Plastics

BURLINGTON, Ont. — IKEA Canada has announced the successful phase-out of all single-use plastic straws in its Canadian operations — nine months ahead of...

Recipe Unlimited to Eliminate Plastic Bags

VAUGHAN, Ont. — Recipe Unlimited has announced it will remove delivery and take-home plastic bags across its entire network of restaurants — including brands...

Team Green: Operators are Being Driven to Improve Their Environmental Policies

In the ride out from yesterday to tomorrow on the road of foodservice environmental responsibility, the message to the back seat is...

Tackling Canada’s Food-Waste Dilemma

CHALLENGE The role of a great chef,” says Kristian Eligh, executive chef for Vancouver-based Toptable Restaurant Group, “is to...

From the Editor: Changing the Conversation

When does a challenge become an opportunity? When you’re able to look past the limitations of an issue and believe there’s a...

Food Waste & Recovery Initiatives Highlighted at RC Show 2019

TORONTO — Ideas surrounding food waste and recovery were discussed during the RC Show 2019, held earlier this week. During...

RC Show 2019 Sessions Address Sustainability Discussions in Foodservice Industry

TORONTO — Foodservice industry leaders discussed matters of sustainability at the 2019 Restaurants Canada Show on Feb 25. Held at the Enercare Centre in Toronto,...

Restaurants Canada Releases 2019 Chef Survey

TORONTO — Plant-based alternatives and paper straws are now some of Canada’s hottest dining trends, while cannabis-infused products are leading the charge for what’s next, according...

Starbucks Canada Launches Program to Feed Homeless, Combat Food Waste

TORONTO — Starbucks Canada has launched a national program in an effort to provide meals to people in need, while also tackling the issue...

The Business Case for Reducing Food Waste in the Supply Chain

Food waste is an after-thought for most, but for businesses in the food industry it can seriously affect their bottom-lines. According to a 2014...