News Releases

News Releases

November, 2022

  • 14 November

    INFARM TARGETS A NET-ZERO FUTURE

    Vertical farming company Infarm has announced its science-based targets as part of its commitment to change food systems for good. Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, November 11, 2022 – Infarm, a leading vertical farming company and co-host of the Food Systems Pavilion at COP27, has submitted its climate targets to the Science …

  • 14 November

    Canadian Gouda Fromagerie Bergeron Receives New Honours in Quebec and Abroad

    Saint-Antoine-de-Tilly, November 10, 2022 — Last week, Fromagerie Bergeron, a family business founded in 1989 by the third generation of master cheesemakers, added three new accolades to its roster, as the results of the Sélection Caseus Contest and the World Cheese Awards were announced. These recent victories bring the number …

  • 14 November

    CONAGRA BRANDS, MAKER OF ANGIE’S BOOMCHICKAPOP®, EXPANDS RECYCLING PROGRAM WITH TERRACYCLE® IN CANADA

    Canadian Consumers Can Now Recycle More Packaging Waste from Conagra’s Popcorn Brands TORONTO, ON, November 14, 2022 – Conagra Brands Inc. (NYSE: CAG), one of North America’s leading branded food companies, and the manufacturer of Angie’s BOOMCHICKAPOP®, is taking action to reduce the amount of waste going into landfills. In …

  • 14 November

    ICE District Welcomes Loblaws City Market to Canada’s Largest Sports and Entertainment District

    The two-floor grocery store will conveniently serve Edmonton’s Downtown core, including ICE District tenants, residents, employees and visitors EDMONTON, Alberta, Nov. 09, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ICE District is thrilled to announce the grand opening of Loblaw’s City Market, a highly anticipated tenant for Canada’s largest mixed-use sports and entertainment …

  • 14 November

    Vumami Foods Secures National Retailer Accounts and Announces Entry into US Market

    Sidney, BC — Umami Bomb Shiitake Chili Oil is celebrating some major business milestones this fall: new relationships with Sobeys and Whole Foods Market mean that Umami Bomb is at Thrifty Foods, Safeway, and Whole Foods locations throughout BC. In addition, Umami Bomb launched direct-to-consumer sales in the US and …

  • 9 November

    Calgary Co-op Announces Rebrand: From Co-op to Calgary Co-op

     The rebrand comes with a new visual identity and positioning, renewing Calgary Co-op’s commitment to its members: ‘Life’s in Store’ November 9, 2022 – CALGARY – Today, Calgary Co-op announced the company is rebranding from Co-op to Calgary Co-op across all of its lines of business. The locally owned co-operative is …

  • 9 November

    Mondelēz International brings the vegan Cadbury Plant Bar to Canada

    Cadbury Plant Bar provides Canadians with a tasty plant-based alternative to much-loved products.Two 90g bars, Chocolatey Smooth and Salted Caramel, are made by substituting almond paste for dairy. TORONTO, Nov. 9, 2022 /CNW/ – Mondelēz International is introducing Canadians to a new chocolatey confection for the those looking for a vegan alternative to …

  • 7 November

    Empire Company Limited impacted by IT systems issue

    STELLARTON, NS, Nov. 7, 2022 /CNW/ – Empire Company Limited (“Empire” or “Company”) (TSX: EMP.A) today announced that it has been impacted by an IT systems issue.  The Company’s grocery stores remain open to serve customers and are not experiencing significant disruptions at this time. However, some in-store services are functioning intermittently or …

  • 7 November

    Food bank use highest on Prairies as grocery prices skyrocket: USask national poll

    SASKATOON – Faced with soaring grocery bills that have grown at their fastest rate since August 1981 to far outpace the overall inflation rate, more Prairie residents are turning to food banks and community fridges to feed themselves than citizens of any other region in Canada.  The finding is among …

  • 7 November

    Move Over Butter Boards, Tre Stelle Just Launched a New Cream Cheese

    Made with only four ingredients, Tre Stelle’s Cream Cheese is a cleaner, better-for-you choice that inspired recipes from Canada’s top foodies – including a viral ‘cream cheese board’ TORONTO, Nov. 1, 2022 /CNW/ – Canada’s most trusted cheese brand, renowned for its quality ingredients has added a cream cheese to …