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Better get used to higher food prices

By Sylvain Charlebois on May 27, 2020 The food sector has never been recession-proof. But COVID-19 may show us that it’s immune to deflationary pressures Despite a negative inflation rate overall, recent Statistics Canada numbers tell us we’re in for a wild ride at the grocery store. While the general inflation rate sits …

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Thank capitalism for your basic supplies in time of crisis

By Matthew Lau on April 21, 2020 COVID-19 has meant some shortages at grocery stores. But overall, the supply chains developed over decades fill our needs Even as COVID-19 has put much of the economy into shutdown and caused a run at grocery stores on some staples, most of us remain generally well-supplied …

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Star Marketing Rolls Up its Sleeves

As anyone in this industry knows, the grocery supply chain has been stretched to its maximum. Retailers are scrambling to keep shelves full amidst unprecedented demand that has pushed average industry sales up by 60%. Meanwhile, the threat of Covid 19 is everywhere and all it takes is one infected …

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Food Industry Responds to Covid 19

Food processors and retailers are all taking action to help combat the spread of Covid 19 and support those on the frontlines like healthcare workers. Here are just a few examples: Flow Alkaline Spring Water, for example, is responding to the recent increase in demand for water, due to COVID, by donating …

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Dutch Meat Industry Association looks to enter the Canadian market

By Nicole Sherwood The Dutch Meat Industry Association’s Trusted Veal Campaign promotes the European Veal Sector and raises awareness about the region’s safe, high-quality veal products. As the Dutch Meat Industry Association looks to enter the Canadian market they have launched the Trusted Veal campaign directed towards Canada to will …

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Health and Wellness a Key Focus of SIAL

An interview with Jane Dummer, president and founder of Jane Dummer RD Food Consulting By Frank Yeo How are health concerns transforming food manufacturing today? Aging vibrantly and healthily is important to both Generation Xers and Baby Boomers. They are pioneering how aging looks as we move into a new …

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Dole and Plant-Based Protein

The Growth of Plant-Based Meal Kits is a Win for Us All By Bil Goldfield Director of Communications Dole Food Company We are all familiar with the boom in meal kits – whether direct-to-consumer subscriptions or retail in-store. Well, the meal kit trend is quickly becoming the plant-based meal kit …

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Health & Well-being in Sweet Baked Goods

Eating a healthy diet is not about strict limitations or depriving yourself of the foods you love. Rather, it’s about feeling great and improving your health and yes, that means even indulging in patisserie items! Today, consumers want to live a healthy life more than ever before. Consumers’ expectations with …

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