News Releases

News Releases

March, 2016

  • 17 March

    A Peanut Butter Worth Waiting For

    Planters Peanut Butter offers Canadians a better, tastier alternative TORONTO, Ont. — For more than a century, Canadian households have welcomed Planters Mr. Peanut into their homes, his distinctive cane, top hat and monocle gracing the packages of their favourite peanuts and assorted nuts. It only makes sense that one …

  • 15 March

    Could a Pure Maple Syrup Extract Be Tapped for Better Brain Health?

    Pure Maple Syrup Research Shows Promise in the Fight Against Alzheimer’s Disease   SAN DIEGO, CA, March 15, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ – As part of a two-day symposium at the annual meeting of the American Chemical Society, a group of international scientists shared promising results of 24 studies exploring the beneficial …

  • 15 March

    $288 million in the regions – Quebec maple syrup producers actively contributing to regional vitality

    LONGUEUIL, QC, March 15, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ – Quebec maple syrup producers received $288 million in payments for the 2015-2016 marketing year—an all-time high. This feat was made possible by the sale of an unprecedented 104.3 million pounds of maple syrup over the period, which ended February 27, 2016. That’s an …

  • 14 March

    VersaCold Logistics Services Announces Acquisition of CPX

    TORONTO, March 14, 2016 /CNW/ – VersaCold Logistics Services, Canada’s largest supply chain solutions company focused exclusively on the handling of temperature sensitive products, announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Coastal Pacific Xpress (CPX), BC’s largest refrigerated carrier specializing in the shipping of perishable and ambient …

  • 11 March

    Nature’s Path Shakes up the Flake Aisle

    Introduces the First Organic Superfood and Sprouted Grain Flake Cereal Richmond, CANADA. (March 10, 2016) Nature’s Path, the largest organic cereal brand in North America, is once again revolutionizing the cereal category with the introduction of Qi’a Superflakes™, the industry’s first organic superfood and sprouted grain flake cereal. High in …

  • 11 March

    How Canada Eats – The Great Ricardo/Léger Marketing 2016 Survey on Canadian eating habits

    MONTREAL, March 11, 2016 /CNW/ – Did you know that Canadians eat together as a family, on average, 5 days out of 7? That they love breakfast? That they bring their lunch to work almost every day? And that the vast majority have dinner…while watching television? These are just a few …

  • 11 March

    Fresh Direct Produce Ltd. (“Fresh Direct”) is honoured to be one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for five consecutive years

    Vancouver, BC – March 9, 2016 – Fresh Direct Produce Ltd. (“Fresh Direct”) is honoured to be one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for five consecutive years. This prestigious national award is sponsored by CIBC, Deloitte, National Post, Queen’s School of Business, and MacKay CEO Forums. “Our Team is honoured …

  • 11 March

    The MOMent has arrived! Manitoban Colleen Dyck, Founder of GORP Clean Energy Bars, wins the 2016 Mompreneur Award of Excellence

    The Mompreneur® Showcase group and Parents Canada are proud to present this year’s Mompreneur Award of Excellence winner. For Immediate Release: Wednesday, March 9th, 2016 – Niverville, MB – The Moment has arrived and the winner of the 2016 Mompreneur Award of Excellence has been selected. Niverville’s Colleen Dyck of …

  • 11 March

    Your business can’t afford to miss these key conference topics at SIAL 2016!

    Conferences are now open! Book your seat to get the chance to attend! Places are limited. A variety of experts from different backgrounds will be at the show in order to share the most pertinent food information: issues in the industry, innovation, trends and market opportunities, as well as changes …

  • 9 March

    Johnsonville Sausage teams up with Food Network Canada on Chopped Canada partnership featuring Chef Mark McEwan

    Tuesday March 1, Toronto ON — Johnsonville Sausage is pleased to announce a partnership with Food Network Canada and its hit series Chopped Canada. The partnership, which will help deepen Johnsonville Sausage’s relationship with culinary enthusiasts across Canada, features an exclusive, one-year agreement with Chopped Canada Judge and Food Network Canada Celebrity Chef, Mark McEwan. …