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Monday Deal Review: June 8, 2009

B&W_BigNickelWell, it’s a day late, but no dollars short.  Here is an action-packed Deal Review.  Read on for some debt settlement, some creditor un-settlment (a BIA filing), and all kinds of M&A related rejigging…

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University of Guelph and Vineland Launch New Ontario Partnership for Applied Genomics, Consumer and Horticulture Research

niagara_grape_vinesThe University of Guelph and the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre signed a “research partnership agreement” that will develop new products and ideas “ranging from new fruit cultivars with health-boosting antioxidants to wider food choices at the supermarket.”

The collaboration will focus on three main areas:

  • Applied genomics to help increase yield and resist disease;
  • Horticultural productions systems including cultivation techniques, greenhouse technologies and pest management; and
  • Consumer insights and product innovation driven by a “new sensory analysis laboratory”

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