How the food industry is using Canadians' changing eating habits to market to different generations

Inside Kathy Perrotta’s office in the heart of Toronto’s tony Yorkville neighbourhood is a computer that can tell her what a teenager in Cape Breton, N.S., ate the day before for his midmorning snack. It can also tell her what a farmer in his mid-50s in rural Alberta had for supper, or what a 30-year-old tech worker in Vancouver ate at her desk for lunch.
For the past three years, thousands of Canadians have sat in front of their computers each day – 20,000 a year – to log their diets for Ms. Perrotta, a vice-president at the research …
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