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FISHERFOLK “We are committed to providing you with the freshest, highest quality, natural Canadian fish and seafood while respecting the oceans, lakes, fishermen and you, who deserves the best at all times. We support fisherfolk directly at the source to ensure the use of fishing practices that maintain the balance of healthy oceans, lakes and…

Sustainable Fishing: Investing in the Future

It is recommended that both adults and children eat fish for at least 2 meals a week. Adults should be eating ~8 to 12 ounces of fish a week, while kids under the age of 6 should be eating ~3 to 5 ounces per week. Fish is an excellent source of protein, vitamins & minerals,…

Canned Foods: Convenience vs. Health

Canned foods can be a convenient and nutritious option if access to fresh food or produce is limited. However, the commercial canning process does have some adverse effects that can reduce the nutritional value of the food and potentially cause health concerns. Nutrition The concept of preserving food in a can is simple – keep…

Added Sugar and It’s Effects on Children

We’ve all heard it a hundred ways in a hundred places…sugar is bad for you! But is it all sugar? Or just added sugar? How much sugar is okay and how will it affect your child’s behavior and learning? Typically, when talking about the negatives of sugar we’re referring specifically to “added sugar”. Sugar is…

Plant-Based Diets and Kids

Most of the research that has been done on the potential benefits of a vegetarian or other plant-based diet focuses on adults. However, it is well known that growing children have different needs than a full grown adult. Without the correct intake of a variety of vitamins and minerals, a child’s growth development could be…

The Food Appeal Cutting Guide

You should always try to ensure your cuts result in a product of uniform shape and size. This can affect not only the presentation of the dish but also the cooking time, texture, and flavour. Also, always remember to wash, trim, and peel your vegetables as needed. *** It may seem counterintuitive, but the key…

How To Buy Olive Oil

               A lot goes into selecting the perfect bottle of wine…the grape, the season, the region….The art of buying a great olive oil, on the other hand, is often overlooked and a mistakenly much simpler process. But just like wine, there are hundreds of varieties of olives, and crops…