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Ontario invests in cricket protein production

Did you know that crickets are high in protein and contain vitamins A, B, C, D, E and K?

Through the AgriInnovate Program, London, Ontario will be investing up to $8.5 million in alternative protein company, Aspire Food Group, to build a cricket protein commercial production facility in the province.  

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The Claudia Sanders Dinner House: A photo-essay

The 3.01 acre property includes Colonel Sanders memorabilia like a letter from President Richard Nixon

Many are familiar with Kentucky Fried Chicken's founder and face of the company Colonel Sanders, full name Harland Sanders, but fewer know the impact that his wife, Claudia Sanders, had on his success.

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Nasdaq erroneously publishes Sanderson delisting notice

Notification that stated the purchase of Sanderson Farms would close on June 23 was later removed

A Nasdaq stock exchange notice stating that a deal in which Cargill and Continental Grain Company would acquire Sanderson Farms would close on June 23 was published in error and has since been removed.

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Farmers warn of chicken shortage in Spain

Under pressure from continual rises in production costs, Spanish poultry farmers are considering closing their businesses or reducing output.

Despite a sharp rise in retail chicken prices, Spanish poultry farmers are struggling to overcome a large increase in production costs.

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US California’s egg market settles after housing mandate

The state’s egg prices continue to trend like other shell egg markets after implementation of its cage-free law Proposition 12.

The current state and future prospects of the California egg market were discussed by Economists Andrei Rjedkin and Angel Rubio during the Egg Market Forecast webinar organized by Urner Barry.

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