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Raw pet food producer moves to new facility in Canada

An article posted by Petfoodindustry.com on May 23 highlights pet food company Iron Will Raw Inc. which will move from it’s Welland facility to a food production facility in St. Catharines on June 1.The new facility was constructed to meet federal food safety guidelines set out by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) for human […]

Chef couple hosting live baking demonstration

The Welland Tribune highlights how, In advance of the weekend’s royal wedding, Food Network Canada’s Anna Olson and her husband Michael Olson, chef professor at Niagara College, have teamed up with Seasons Retirement Communities to host a live baking demonstration from one of its locations. On May 17, Anna will share her expertise decorating cupcakes […]

Student brews nab two awards at international beer competition

Two Niagara College brews were recognized last week at the US Open College Beer Championship. The event recognizes student-made beer produced at colleges and universities across North America that have brewing programs. Niagara College won a silver medal in the Belgian beer category for ‘Praise the Sun’ – a Belgian Witbier created by final semester […]

VQA award for Sarah Scott, Manager of Benchmark Restaurant

NC Benchmark restaurant manager Sarah Scott was recognized with a Promoter Award from the Vintners’ Quality Alliance (VQA) at their annual Expert Tastings event May 2. The awards recognize individuals who have consistently and enthusiastically raised the profile of VQA wines through education and promotion. Scott won the award in the Hospitality category, which highlights sommeliers, restaurateurs, […]

Minister of Small Business and Tourism Bardish Chagger visits NC

On Friday, March 16, Niagara College hosted a special visit by federal Minister of Small Business and Tourism Bardish Chagger. Minister Chagger, along with MPs Vance Badawey and Chris Bittle, held a round table discussion surrounding Canada’s tourism industry as well as a focused discussion around Niagara’s wine tourism sector. Carolyn Hurst, president of Wescott Vineyards […]