Category: Foodie News

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Corn on the Cob – “Packed Fresh”

I was in a dollar-type store yesterday looking for playing cards when I stumbled across corn on the cob. Corn on the cob – vacuum packed. Ready to eat, corn on the cob. Corn on the cob vacuum packed. Corn on the cob in a plastic wrapper, sitting out on a shelf in a dollar […]

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Peanut Allergies; Big Changes

Did you know that there have been serious changes to the recommendations from the medical community about how parents should treat their very young kids around peanuts and products with peanuts in them? The guidelines from the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) are now recommending that children between the ages of 4-6 MONTHS be […]

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Blugenics Karen Phytoplankton

Canada’s newest superfood is microscopic, but its health benefits are huge. Phytoplankton – found in the ocean and considered the world’s original vegetable – is also known as microalgae, packed with omega fatty acids, vitamins A, C, D and K, beta carotene, dietary fibre, antioxidants, calcium, magnesium, selenium, iron and protein. The Karen brand of […]

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BC’s Agrifood Products Offered to the World

A new international market development strategy is the latest item on the menu offering BC’s agrifood and seafood products to the world. The strategy aims to build on the record $3.5 billion worth of B.C. products exported in 2015. B.C.’s top five 2015 agrifood and seafood export markets were U.S. ($2.5 billion), China ($343 million), […]

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BC Farmers Appreciation Week

Just in case you didn’t know, the week of September 12th – 18th is BC Farmers Appreciation Week. In acknowledgement of B.C. Farmers Appreciation Week, Agriculture Minister Norm Letnick said, “British Columbia farmers are hard working people supporting their families and our communities by growing the foods that we enjoy every day. I ask all British […]

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BC Hop Company Opening in Abbotsford

The BC Hop Company is hoping to quench the thirst for a key ingredient in B.C.’s growing craft beer sector. In an effort to provide the B.C. industry with a consistent supply of high-quality and local dry hops, the BC Hop Company is building a processing facility in Abbotsford that will include new technologies currently […]

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Cheese St Grill Food Truck Post

My favourite food truck, the Cheese Street Grill is back at their regular location just outside of the Poirier Recreation Centre in Coquitlam. Now, after I exit the gym after an intense work I can once again stop and grab a grilled cheese sandwich! While I did not go for an intense workout in the […]

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BC Certified Organic

BC’s Agriculture Minister Norm Letnick has introduced Bill 11, the Food and Agricultural Products Classification Act in the House so British Columbians can shop with confidence. The regulatory changes would allow the BC government to build on a commitment that requires all food and beverage products marketed as “organic” in BC to be certified under […]

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A Couple Restaurant Updates

There have been a couple of changes in local restaurants recently and an exciting new opening you may be interested in hearing about. First, a place I tried over the Christmas break, the Onyx Steakhouse located in Port Moody’s Suterbrook neighborhood has suddenly closed. In its place will be another place I recently tried, Romer’s, […]