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April, 2019

  • 18 April

    The ten finalists for the SIAL Innovation 2019 awards have been announced. Three will be selected as the Gold, Silver and Bronze winners at this year’s event – they will also share three different prizes from Nielsen (value of $20,000). This year, all ten finalists are from Canada. The jury …

  • 17 April

    Aurora Importing Team has been Voted Best Importer for the 4th consecutive year

    For the fourth consecutive year, Aurora Importing & Distributing Limited has been voted Top Choice Importing Company in the Greater Toronto Area. The award recognizes “consistent excellence in the pursuit of total customer satisfaction.” The results were collected during the proprietary 2019 Top Choice Awards Survey, which asked respondents to …

  • 17 April

    URBAN FARE TO OPEN FIRST LOCATION IN CALGARY ADDING TO THE CITY’S GROWING FOODIE SCENE

    Premium food store blends exceptional shopping experience with innovative gourmet concepts CALGARY (April 3, 2019) – Urban Fare, Western Canada’s premier food destination, is set to open its only location outside of B.C. adjacent to the Calgary community of Mount Royal on April 26. Built on a passion for food, Urban Fare …

  • 17 April

    SAVE-ON FOODS INVESTS IN THREE CALGARY LOCATIONS IN SINGLE QUARTER

    Western Canada’s largest grocery retailer supplies more than 1000 jobs to the local market CALGARY (April 3, 2019) – Western Canada’s largest grocery retailer celebrated the grand opening of its seventh location in Calgary on Friday, March 29th in the Hunterhorn neighbourhood. This marks the second of three openings under the company …

  • 16 April

    Dole Launches BOUNTIFUL Line of Plant-Based-Protein Salad Kits that Eat Like a Meal

    DOLE DEBUTS ALL-FRESH SALAD KIT LINE WITH PLANT-BASED PROTEIN FOR FLEXITARIAN AND PALEO CONSUMERS New DOLE® Bountiful Kits combine chopped lettuces and vegetables with Fresh Pouch of on-trend seeds, nuts, grains and kale to create a more satisfying restaurant salad experience   WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif.  (April 1, 2019) — Dole …

  • 15 April

    Great Little Box Company Named One of Canada’s Top Small and Medium Employers of 2019

    B.C.-based company recognized once again for its outstanding workplace and forward thinking HR policies VANCOUVER, B.C., April 12, 2019 — Great Little Box Company Ltd. (GLBC) announced today that it has again been recognized as one of Canada’s Top Small and Medium Employers of 2019. This annual competition organized by the …

  • 12 April

    Cecelia Packing’s Year off to a Fruitful Start

    Orange Cove, CA (April 11, 2019): As temperatures begin to climb in the Central Valley, Cecelia Packing Corp. is steadily packing and shipping a number of its many citrus varieties. Available now are Dimples™ Gold Nugget Mandarins, Navel Oranges, Cara Caras, Sky Valley Heirloom Navels, Minneola Tangelos, and Sanguinelli Blood …

  • 12 April

    Finalists for 26th Anniversary Canadian Grand Prix New Products Announced

    TORONTO, April 11, 2019: Retail Council of Canada (RCC) is excited to reveal the finalists for the 26th Anniversary Canadian Grand Prix New Product Awards.    The 26th Anniversary Canadian Grand Prix finalists represent the 114 most impressive new food and consumer packaged goods products launched into the Canadian market in 2018.  Submissions …

  • 11 April

    Event Summary for 2019 CPMA Convention and Trade Show

    April 9, 2019 (Montreal, QC) – The 2019 Canadian Produce Marketing Association Convention and Trade Show was a resounding success, exceeding the size of all past shows in Montreal. Exhibitors representing over 300 companies accounted for 53,500 square feet of booth space on the Trade Show floor. Among those were 143 …

  • 9 April

    Baby Gourmet Introduces Organic Lentil and Chickpea Finger Foods for Canada’s Self-feeders

    Plant-based Carrot Sticks and Tomato Basil Slices Available Today! Calgary, AB – 4/8/2019 – Baby Gourmet, Canada’s leading organic baby food, snack, and beverage brand announced its new Finger Food innovations are now available in baby food aisles across the country and online.  Baby Gourmet’s 100% Organic Carrot Sticks and Tomato Basil Slices are locally produced and packed with …