Posts tagged "canada"

Molson Coors makes cannabis-infused beverage deal in Canada

[1 August/CNBC] According to Molson Coors, its Canadian unit is entering into a deal that will develop cannabis infused beverages in Canada. The company will team with The Hydropothecary Corporation to create a joint partnership. Marijuana use will become legal in Canada later this year. CEO of Molson Coors Canada, Frederic Landtmeters, said Canada was...

Cibus Raises USD70m Series C for Gene Editing “Indistinguishable” from Traditional Plant Breeding

[26 June/AgFunder News] Gene editing company Cibus raised USD70 million in Series C funding. The round was led by Fidelity Management and Research Company. The company launched its first crop in the U.S. to be tolerant of sulfonylurea herbicides. It has also received regulatory approval in Canada. The company would also use its technology to...

Falling global supply growth sets tone for strong 18/19 dairy season

[22 June/Rabobank] According to Rabobank’s Dairy Quarterly report, supply growth stalled across the major dairy regions in recent months. A New Zealand milk price of $6.80 was now within reach according to the report. The bank said that with milk supply growth out of Europe and the U.S. failing to meet market expectations, global farmgate...

Canada wants clearer warnings on junk food. The US is using NAFTA to stop them

[26 March/CNBC] The obesity crises is now worldwide. In Chile, health officials were trying to revolutionise nutrition labelling. In Canada 26 percent of adults are obese. They were considering becoming the first high-income country to adopt a warning system. However, if American trade representatives prevail they will not be able to implement this as they...

‘Hallelujah’ moment: Revised TPP to be signed in March

[24 January/Radio New Zealand Business] Trade Minister, David Parker, has confirmed that the Trans Pacific Partnership is to be signed in March following talks in Tokyo.  The 11 remaining nations, following the USA withdrawing last year, have revived the agreement that will eliminate more than 98 percent of tariffs in the free-trade zone.  The deal...