The Food Chain
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ANALYSIS: Cannabis-infused foods are expected to become legal in 2019. But financial barriers to entering the edibles market will be high — and the regulatory unknowns could make any investment risky, writes Corey Mintz.
Ontario is the world’s largest exporter of American ginseng to China — but disease and trade disputes are putting the lucrative industry at risk.
ANALYSIS: Supermarkets throw out perfectly good produce by the tonne — just because it’s unattractive. Through Flashfoodbox, consumers can rescue it, writes Corey Mintz.
OPINION: At a Stratford restaurant, the hours are shorter and cooks serve the meals. If we want to eliminate abuse in the food industry, writes Corey Mintz, Ontarians are going to have to embrace this kind of model.
ANALYSIS: Menus are packed with hidden information — but these tips and theories can help you decode it, writes Corey Mintz.
In her memoir, 'Apron Strings,' Jan Wong reflects on time spent travelling and cooking with her youngest son.
OPINION: Food culture may be shallow in many ways, writes Corey Mintz — but it’s also opened up new worlds to countless diners.
OPINION: Workers are exploited from farm to table, writes Corey Mintz. So why aren’t we doing anything about it?
Webers has been serving hungry Highway 11 travellers for 55 years — and has managed to survive its own success.
OPINION: When we glorify chefs, writes Corey Mintz, we set up young cooks for exploitation.
In the age of Instagram, writes Corey Mintz, appearance often trumps flavour — and taste has become almost irrelevant.
OPINION: What constitutes a glimmer of hope for the dining lobby? Young people who can’t cook or afford to buy a house.
OPINION: If everyone you know is talking about a hot new spot, chances are that someone on Instagram got a free meal, writes Corey Mintz.
OPINION: Diners often believe they know what’s made them sick. But they’re often wrong — and their accusations can hurt small businesses, writes Corey Mintz.
For 133 years — and despite two fires — Pine River Cheese has been delighting fromage fanciers by the shores of Lake Huron.
OPINION: Small-business owners love to complain about red tape — but some rules are in place for a reason, writes Corey Mintz.