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Take your food and nutrition learning to new heights in 2020!

Are you noticing the rising level of misinformation about food and nutrition as we head into the new decade?   Invest in getting the facts straight for your business and yourself! Join leading Dietitian experts Sue Mah and Lucia Weiler at the 13th annual Nutrition for NON-Nutritionists course at the University of Toronto on April 28, 2020. We’ll unlock the science behind the power of food to help your business meet the growing consumer demand for healthy foods, and help you eat better for optimal health and wellness.

Credible nutrition information is based on scientific evidence and the practice of nutrition communication is complex. Since 2007, the Nutrition for NON-Nutritionists course has supported hundreds of food and beverage professionals across North America.

Make investing in your food and nutrition learning a priority for 2020. We challenge misleading “quick fix” promises and promote credible nutrition science and food education strategies that empower true, long-term health and business benefits. You and your business teams will benefit from the hands-on learning, case studies and innovative sparks.

The 2020 Nutrition for NON-Nutritionists course is ideal if you want to:

  • Recognize nutrition fundamentals
  • Discover current nutrition / health trends relevant to your business
  • Maximize the success of your product innovations and nutrition communications

Join us for a day of hands-on learning, networking and knowledge building!

Date:               April 28, 2020
Time:              8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Location:       University of Toronto, 81 St. Mary Street, Toronto ON M5S 1J4

Thinking about your budget?

Register by Jan 31 to can catch the Early Bird discount and enter the draw for a chance to win a cookbook!

Take advantage of the Past Course Graduate rate or Group rate too.

For more course information, visit our website or contact us.

 

And the Grocery Innovation Winners are…

At this year’s Grocery Innovations Canada show, judges selected the top new and innovative grocery products. Here’s a rundown of some of the foodie winners.

Best Snack:  Sea Stick Dried Seaweed – crispy and crunchy, rolled and baked seaweed snack.

Seaweed snacks

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Best Packaging:  Bad Dad Tea – each sachet of tea sports a witty and original cartoon. The tea is organic and sourced from free trade plantations.

 

Best Health and Wellness Product:  Humble Seedz Vegan Cream Cheeze – made from 100% Canadian grown sunflower seeds and buckwheat seeds. The products are also dairy-free, gluten-free and soy free. A 2-tablespoon serving contains 80 calories, 7 grams fat and 85-95 mg sodium.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Best Beverage:  SeedLip Distilled Non-Alcholic Spirits – the name was inspired by the seed baskets carried the Founder’s family plus a process of Seed to Lip – thus SeedLip.

non alcoholic drinks

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Best Frozen Product:  Happy Pops – all-natural ice pops made with real fruit and sweetened with organic cane sugar. Each pop contains 35-75 calories.

frozen fruit popsicles

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Best Ethnic:  Ready to Heat Thai Premium Curry Sauces – chef-created curry sauces in yellow (mild), red (medium) and green (spicy).

curry sauces

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Best Home Meal Replacement:  Rana Meal Solutions – pre-cooked filled pasta, ready in less than 5 minutes.

pasta

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All images courtesy of The Justin Poy Agency