MAY/JUNE 2016 ISSUE • VOLUME 102, NO.2
In this Issue
11 The 2016 SIAL Canada and SET Canada in Montreal
Back in Montreal for its 13th edition, the SIAL International Food Show reached record attendance!
21 Only Getting Better
Western Canadians still love their favourite snack options – cookies and crackers.
26 Grocery & Specialty Food West Takes a Bite Out of Vancouver
A record number of the grocery industry gathered at the annual exhibition out west in April.
29 Cultured Cash Cow Sales
Despite changing tastes, yogurt remains a powerhouse category.
31 Finalists Revealed for Canada’s Top Prize for Grocery Newcomers
Revamped Canadian Grand Prix Awards honours best new brands on the shelves.
39 Putting the Chill on Energy Costs
With energy prices on the rise and greenhouse gas levels a clear concern, improving your store’s energy efficiency isn’t really an option anymore.
43 Top Picks
Knowledgeable produce managers and staff are the key to a successful produce department in times of high prices.
47 Making A Niche a Powerhouse
From retail operations to food processing and exporting, B.C’s food industry is on fire.
51 Beyond Dietary Law – Kosher Foods
55 Responsive Security
Technology that keeps customer service top of mind.