MAY/JUNE 2018 • VOLUME 104, NO.3
Serving Western Canadians for 100 Years
9 Portugal & Back
Olive oils in the Alentejo region
10 Grocery Industry Gathers at Western Canada’s Premier Conference & Trade Show
13 Beyond Fresh
A Saleable Selection Strategy
17 Healthy, but still snacking
Cookies and crackers continue to be a staple demanded by consumers even if their demands fluctuate.
21 The 2018 Edition of SIAL Canada and SET Canada in Montreal
25 Finalists for 25th Anniversary Canadian Grand Prix New Products
31 The Kosher Connection
Strict guidelines provide reassurance to ingredient sensitive consumers.
33 Good from the Start
Organic baby food leads the category in innovation and growth.
37 Feeling Secure
Grocery stores and security.
39 Keeping Up with Spice Trends
43 Making Gains, Regardless
Despite many challenges, B.C.’s food industry continues to prosper.
6 Market Update
8 Calendar of Events
45 In the Bag
46 Taking Stock