Brazil Sugar

Brazil’s Sweet Move

https://secureservercdn.net/104.238.68.130/215.0eb.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Brazil-Sugar.mp4 Brazil has been the world’s largest producer of sugarcane since 1980 when production and area harvest surpassed India’s (Figure 1). By 2030, sugarcane production in Brazil could expand by more than 5 million hectares (12,355,200 acres) to meet the growing demand for ethanol.  This increase in demand is due Read more…

Set Cattle Aside, Not the Meat

By Oliver Xuan, University of Saskatchewan Student 2020 has been a relatively more challenging year for every individual around the world. However, especially for Canada’s meat industry, maybe it is already winter in early May. Cargill plant and the JBS Canada plant in Alberta, which together normally process approximately 70% Read more…

Meatless meats: the name game

Meatless Meats: The Name Game

By Rikki-Jean Wilson, University of Saskatchewan Move over cow-less milk and sugarless sugar; a new trend is taking the modern world by storm, “meatless meats” (Fernstrom, 2019). With alternative protein markets on the rise, ranchers are worried about the potential impact simulated meats could have on their bottom-line. From taking Read more…

Burned or Benefited Beef:

Why branding is important to the Canadian beef industry By Emily Pearson, University of Saskatchewan When we hear the word branding a lot of different opinions thoughts and questions come to mind. Animal welfare activists say it is wrong and painful. Producers say it is harmless and necessary. Some consumers Read more…