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MIKE LOVSIN of Freson Bros. to Receive Life Member Designation from CFIG

Joe Longo, chair of the Canadian Federation of Independent Grocers (CFIG), Thomas A. Barlow, president and CEO, and the CFIG Board of Directors have announced Mike Lovsin of Freson Bros. in Stony Plain, Alta., as the 2015 recipient of CFIG’s prestigious Life Member Award in the Independent Grocer category. Thomas A . Barlow, president and CEO of CFIG said, “Mike has worked tirelessly on …

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Joe Weber to Receive Life Member Designation from CFIG

Joey Longo, chair of Canadian Federation of Independent Grocers (CFIG), Thomas A. Barlow, president and CEO, and the CFIG Board of Directors have announced Joe Weber, senior vice-president, retail sales at Saputo Canada, as a 2015 recipient of CFIG’s prestigious Life Member Award in the Industry Builder category. Thomas A. Barlow, president and CEO …

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Taste of Edmonton First – Festival Features Local Grocer, Freson Bros. Fresh Market

For the first time ever, Taste of Edmonton will have a local grocer as one of its vendors. Freson Bros. Fresh Market, located in Stony Plain, will be showing off their unique food experience with food from their ‘Kitchens’ — an instore restaurant concept known for serving Alberta beef and pork carefully prepared in their ‘Hardworking, Home Cooking’ tradition. On its first year out, Freson Bros. Kitchens …

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GORP Clean Energy Bar Receives Awards

GORP has been chosen as “Company of the Year” by the Manitoba Food Processors Association. The honour was recently bestowed upon the company at a recent MFPA event and it came as a shock to the company that has only been in the market for a few years. “I’ve been at this a long …

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Eden Foods Attains Highest Ranking

Eden Foods has once again achieved the highest possible company rating in the 2015 edition of The Better World Shopping Guide. Eden earned “Green Hero” status six times, merited an A+ rating in an astonishing twelve different categories, and was selected as one of the “20 Best Companies On the Planet.” The Guide …

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