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U.S. President Donald Trump signs an executive order April 29 in Pennsylvania on the establishment of the Office of Trade and Manufacturing Policy. (Screengrab from video at

U.S. farm groups pile on Canada as Trump eyes trade fairness

Winnipeg | Reuters — U.S. President Donald Trump’s criticism of the protected Canadian dairy system has emboldened U.S. farm groups to tackle other longstanding agriculture irritants, as the countries move toward rewriting trade rules. U.S. poultry exporters, who include Tyson Foods and Pilgrims Pride Corp., as well as egg sellers, are expected to seek greater […] Read more

Saputo’s Canadian dairy division includes brands such as Dairyland, Neilson, Nutrilait, Baxter and Armstrong. (Dave Bedard photo)

Saputo names new Canadian dairy head

Canada’s biggest dairy processor has a new chief heading up its Canadian dairy division. Montreal-based Saputo Inc. announced Friday it named Carl Colizza, today the Canadian dairy division’s senior vice-president for strategic business development, as the division’s president and chief operating officer. Colizza, who’s worked for Saputo since 1998 and held several senior management posts […] Read more