TORONTO, Feb. 3, 2012 /CNW/ - Few issues matter more to people than the quality and availability of food. Driven by increasing population and growing wealth in emerging economies, food demand and prices are rising both in Canada and around the world.
The Canadian Food Summit 2012 will bring together national and international experts, along with private and public sector leaders to discuss food safety, sustainability and security. The summit is hosted by The Conference Board of Canada's Centre for Food in Canada (CFIC). Launched in 2010, CFIC is a multi-year program of research and dialogue.
|When:||February 7 - 8, 2012|
|Where:||Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building, 225 Front St W, Toronto|
For more information: http://www.conferenceboard.ca/conf/12-0018/default.aspx
The conference is sponsored by Loblaw Companies Limited, Saputo Dairy Products Canada G.P., IBM Canada Ltd., Maple Leaf Foods, Weston Foods, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Aon Reed Stenhouse Inc., Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, MNP LLP, Canadian Food Inspection Agency, , Dairy Farmers of Canada, Canadian Egg Marketing Agency c.o.b. Egg Farmers of Canada, George Brown College of Applied Arts and Technology, The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, Canadian Food Exporters Association, City of Toronto, Food Processing HR Council, George Morris Centre, Foodtech Canada, and Toronto Food Policy Council.
For further information:
Media must register in advance.
For more information or media accreditation, contact:
Yvonne Squires, Media Relations
Tel.: (613) 526-3090, ext. 221. E-mail: [email protected].