Social Licence Provides Foundation for Agriculture Growth

In Canada, food and agriculture maintains a unique social license that plays a tremendous role in how we farm and produce food. Social license can be simply defined as a level of public trust that allows farmers and food producers to operate. We’re expected to do…READ MORE

How Can Agribusiness Tell The Farming Story?

For many years agriculture and food communicators have been trumpeting the fact that “we’re feeding the world” as a lead message to consumers in efforts to build support for modern agricultural production methods and technologies. But new research from the US-based Center for Food Integrity (CFI)…READ MORE

CAPI Case Studies: Island Abbey Foods – Success Traits

“Agriculture requires constant innovation,” says John Rowe, CEO of Island Abbey Foods (IAF), “especially if you want to have success over a long period of time.” He should know; it took Rowe’s company 15 years to develop the world’s first and only method to dehydrate honey…READ MORE

CAPI Case Studies: A look at mid-sized to large firms

In two previous posts, we reviewed the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute’s recent report on food processing in Canada, sharing and evaluating some of their findings in terms of competitiveness in the sector. In our last post we looked at start-ups and small firms. Now we look…READ MORE

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