GFM Network News


J.M. Smucker to sell U.S. baking brands

Reuters — J.M. Smucker Co. said on Monday it would sell its U.S. baking business, which includes brands such as Pillsbury, Martha White and Hungry Jack, to private equity firm Brynwood Partners for US$375 million. The deal includes a manufacturing facility in Toledo, Ohio, but excludes the baking business in Canada, the company said. “The […] Read more



Alberta pulse representatives pose with winners of this year’s Mission Impulseible student food development competition. From left, competition co-ordinator Debra McLennan, Minghua Yu, Andrea Roman, Kaixing Tang, and pulse growers’ chair Allison Ammeter.

Lemon tart takes the cake at Mission Impulseible student competition

Pulse-based ‘Peamon’ tart takes the cake at Mission Impulseible

Calling something a “lemon” suggests it’s not up to par, but a lemon-based tart was the winner in this year’s Mission Impulseible. The “Peamon” tart was created by a trio of University of Alberta food science students who used canned red kidney beans, chickpeas, romano beans and great northern white beans as well as other […] Read more