News Releases

News Releases

November, 2022

  • 1 November

    SIAL PARIS REASSERTS ITS STANDING AS THE WORLD’S FOREMOST FOOD INDUSTRY EVENT

    Download Press Release The latest edition of SIAL Paris has just come to a close. The results are extremely positive, showing it to be the world’s first large-scale event to succeed in reaching its pre-pandemic level, both in terms of exhibitors and visitors. Indeed, the trade fair assembled more than …

  • 1 November

    Heinz by Nature and TerraCycle Partner to Make Recycling Baby Food Pouches As Easy As Child’s Play

    Parents and Caregivers Can Recycle Baby Food Packaging Through TerraCycle while Earning Donations for Schools & Non-Profits TORONTO, ON, (October 25, 2022) – In honor of Waste Reduction Week, the Heinz By Nature™ brand and TerraCycle® are working together to not only offer parents the opportunity to provide their babies …

  • 1 November

    Automation Shouldn’t Spook Companies and Employees Amidst Ongoing Labour Shortages

    But Most Canadian Companies Do Not Plan to Increase Automation in Response to Labour Shortages TORONTO, Oct. 26, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Despite facing ongoing labour shortages heading into the busy holiday shopping season with 40% of companies with open positions that cannot fill, most Canadian companies do not plan …

  • 1 November

    ALUS and the Weston Family Foundation present the 2022 Weston Family Ecosystem Research Award

    Congratulations to Dr. John Fryxell, Professor, Department of Integrative Biology at the University of Guelph, for receiving the 2022 Weston Family Ecosystem Research Award TORONTO, Oct. 26, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The 2022 Weston Family Ecosystem Research Award has been presented to Dr. John Fryxell, Professor, and former chair of the Integrative …

  • 1 November

    Nestlé Canada Partners with the Ocean Wise Shoreline Clean-up

    Nestlé Canada employees stepped away from their day-to-day work to come together to participate in a two week-long volunteer effort to clean-up their communities This month, Nestlé Canada teamed up with Ocean Wise, a non-profit organization inspiring action to conserve oceans, to host an employee clean-up in local neighbourhoods and …

October, 2022

  • 28 October

    BONDUELLE AMERICAS LONG LIFE BECOMES NORTERA: A NEW ERA AND A NEW BRAND IMAGE FOR THE COMPANY

    Brossard, Québec, October 27, 2022— North American leader in canned and frozen vegetable processing NORTERA launches its new brand image after 65% of Bonduelle Americas Long Life’s shares were acquired by Fonds de solidarité FTQ (32.5%) and Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (32.5%) on June 30. The Bonduelle …

  • 28 October

    2022 CANADIAN INDEPENDENT GROCERS OF THE YEAR ANNOUNCED

    TORONTO – On Wednesday, October 26 at the Independent Grocer of the Year awards, industry gathered to celebrate outstanding Canadian grocers. Established in 1962, the Canadian Federation of Independent Grocers (CFIG) awards program recognizes the success of outstanding independent retailers. Independent grocers from across Canada compete for the title awarded …

  • 26 October

    Happy Planet Shakes Up Product Line-Up

    BC-based brand unveils new strategic direction and refreshed product offerings, with a focus on healthier and more sustainable drinkable snacks. BURNABY, BC, Oct. 6, 2022 /CNW/ – Happy Planet has announced a reimagined brand direction to better suit Canadians’ changing tastes and preferences. The brand, which first introduced its classic smoothies in Vancouver in …

  • 26 October

    GIC 2022 — DAY ONE WRAP UP + TOP TEN IN GROCERY AWARDS AND MERCHANDISING EXCELLENCE AWARDS!

    Day One at GIC 2022 was a resounding success!  Please see attached, 2  press releases — one for the Day One Wrap up and the Top Ten in Grocery Awards results in addition to a separate release containing the winners of the coveted Merchandising Excellence Awards.  Please note that the …

  • 25 October

    2022 MASTER MERCHANDISER AWARDS WINNERS ANNOUNCED

    TORONTO – Tuesday, October 25, 2022… Awards for the best merchandising displays in Canadian grocery were presented at The Merchandising Excellence Awards on Tuesday, Oct. 25. Winners from the Canadian Federation of Independent Grocers’ (CFIG) Master Merchandiser Awards Program honours and recognizes best point-of-sale merchandising in the grocery industry. It …