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Welcome Shelly Hutcheson to the NBF Team!

  Neal Brothers Foods is happy to announce that Shelly Hutcheson has joined our team in the newly-created role of Key Account Manager. Shelly brings 19 years of experience in the natural health products industry with experiences in retail, account management, category management, and marketing. She has held positions with; …

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Country Grocer Announces Partnership with Localize

Local, regional, and hyper-local food suppliers and farmers are about to get a lot more attention at Country Grocer stores on Vancouver Island. Customers in six Country Grocer stores will now be able to identify 4,266 products from 111 producers that are made, grown, or raised closer to home with …

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Chapman’s Ice Cream Receives Award

Chapman’s Ice Cream has been awarded the 2015 Most Innovative Ice Cream award for their Premium Canadian Collection Oatmeal Stickwich Cookie. The award was presented by Alex Balaguer, pictured above (centre), president of the International Ice Cream Consortium (IICC). The IICC is an international association of independent Ice Cream Manufacturers, …

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Wild West Seasonings Announces New Location

Wild West Seasonings has opened a new facility in the Headingley Business Park, according to Rod Schwartz, president of Wild West Seasonings. After 20 years in business, the family owned business made the decision to expand, gaining greater capacity for their packaging capabilities. This has also allowed them to increase …

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Neal Brothers Hires Brandseed Marketing

Neal Brothers is excited to announce they have hired the services of BrandSeed Marketing to help grow and improve their sales and marketing divisions. Jim Kavanagh, principal of BrandSeed, will be working with the Neal Brothers team to help grow the Neal Brothers brand nationally in Canada and improve their …

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B.C. Food Processors Cautiously Optimistic About TPP Deal

The BC Food Processors Association (BCFPA) has stated that while pleased the 12 members of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) have successfully concluded negotiations on a historic free trade agreement, they remain cautiously optimistic until more details of the Agreement and its implications for food and beverage manufacturers are understood. Full …

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