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Snacks: A Canadian Food History

Prof Janis Thiessen has written a book that examines the history of Canada's snacks. Pics: ©istock/delmonte1977/hysayno

BakeryandSnacks interviews Prof Janis Thiessen about her book that delves into Canada’s food history by profiling several snack producers, including Old Dutch Potato Chips, Hawkins Cheezies, and chocolatier Ganong.The chapters reveal a history at odds with popular notions of so-called “junk foods”.

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Pladis vows to change mental health perception in the workplace

Pladis vows to change mental health perception in the workplace

Several Cantonese mooncake manufacturers believe the Western market is ready for the introduction of mooncakes.

China to familiarize Western market with ‘pinyin’ baked treats

More than a third of the food produced around the world globally goes to waste. Pic: ©iStock/22kay22

Too good to throw away

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