News Releases

News Releases

June, 2022

  • 6 June

    Low-Sugar Candy Brand, Healthy Hippo, Announces Non-GMO Project Verification

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Healthy Hippo has become the first and only low-sugar candy brand to be Non-GMO Project Verified after a 9-month process.   June 1, 2022 – Vancouver, BC – Plant-based, low-sugar candy brand, Healthy Hippo, has announced that all products have been Non-GMO Project Verified. The brand underwent …

  • 6 June

    NOURISH NURTURE IS NOW AUDACIOUS FOOD MARKETING

    Independent Toronto marketing firm to help food & bev startups launch, scale and thrive June 1, TORONTO, ON – Nourish Nurture today announced it is now Audacious Food Marketing, an independent full-service marketing agency specializing in helping food and beverage startups to launch, scale and thrive   The firm is led …

  • 6 June

    Slice of Life partners with iLevel Management

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 1, 2022 Caledon, Ont. — Slice of Life is pleased to announce their partnership with iLevel Management Inc. iLevel Management will be acting as Slice of Life’s sales broker to Natural Health Food stores, Major Grocery Chains and Food Service throughout Canada. The team at Slice …

  • 6 June

    Innovation Thrives in the Western-Most Province

    Sustainability, plant-based foods, and places for more processors to grow their businesses are key themes in BC’s food processing sector. by Ronda Payne The fourth annual, From the Ground Up trade show delivered something for everyone with its increased number of exhibitors at the Vancouver PNE forum on May 26. …

  • 2 June

    29th Canadian Grand Prix New Product Awards: WINNERS ANNOUNCED

    2021 new product trends reflect Canadians’ growing interest in plant-based foods and desire to add more restaurant-level finesse to their home cooking. For immediate release TORONTO, June 1, 2022: Retail Council of Canada (RCC) is excited to announce the winners for the 29th Annual Canadian Grand Prix New Product Awards.  Reebee was …

  • 2 June

    a2 Milk™ launches category disrupting ad campaign promoting its easier to digest milk

    Burnaby, BC – June 2, 2022 – a2 Milk™, a licensed brand under Burnaby, BC-based Agrifoods Cooperative, introduces a first of its kind milk campaign to show Canadians that not all milks are equal. The objective is to disrupt purchasing habits and get people to consider a new brand of …

  • 2 June

    Pattison Food Group Moves to Digital Flyers

    (May 31, 2022 – Langley, B.C.) The Pattison Food Group announced today that Save-On-Foods, Nesters Market, and Buy-Low Foods stores will no longer print and distribute a weekly flyer, effective July 14th, 2022. “More and more our customers tell us they prefer to receive their deals and discounts in a …

May, 2022

  • 31 May

    $3M IN NEW FUNDING FOR PROJECTS THAT WILL TRANSFORM CANADA’S FOOD SECTOR

    CANADIAN FOOD INNOVATION NETWORK INVESTS IN FIVE PROJECTS THAT ARE DEVELOPING ROBOTICS, CLEAN LABEL, AND SUSTAINABILITY SOLUTIONS Toronto, May 31, 2022—The Canadian Food Innovation Network (CFIN) today announced an investment of more than $3M into five projects valued at nearly $7.3M through the organization’s Food Innovation Challenge and Innovation Booster programs. The Food Innovation Challenge funding recipients are: ●      SMART KITCHENS: Gastronomous Technologies Inc. …

  • 28 May

    Blender Bites expands distribution into largest Canada’s grocery retailer

    Blender Bites, the Canadian company that develops organic, plant-based, pre-portioned frozen superfood smoothie pucks, is pleased to announce the expansion of its distribution at COSTCO, Canada’s largest grocery retailer. Starting August of 2022, all locations of the grocery retailer’s additional banner stores, will carry Blender Bites’ products. This banner store …

  • 28 May

    Lactalis Canada Releases 2021 ESG Report

    2021 ESG Report highlights company progress on goals and commitments in driving meaningful change May 25, 2022 – Toronto, ON – Lactalis Canada, the Canadian dairy leader behind iconic brands like Cracker Barrel, Black Diamond, Balderson, Astro and Lactantia and a subsidiary of France-based Lactalis Group, today released Lactalis Canada’s …