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July, 2018

  • 29 July

    July / August 2018

    JULY/AUGUST 2018 • VOLUME 104, NO.4 In this Issue 27 Conscientious Snacks & Lunches Back-to-school has grown into one of the most health and allergy focused events on store shelves. 32 Judging the Canadian Grand Prix New Product Awards — Winners Announced 35 Move Over Sweet Tooth Salty snacks continue …

  • 27 July

    Newly Named California Food Expo Connects Food and Beverage Companies with Top Buyers and Public

    Commerce Flourishes on the 2018 Show Floor after Announcement, Setting the Stage for Continued Growth to Expand California’s $71.24 Billion Food Industry Fresno, California – July 26, 2018…The California Food Expo has officially emerged. Formerly known as the Fresno Food Expo, the name change and brand unveil kicked off a …

  • 26 July

    Michèle McMillan Joins Thomas Fresh as Director of National Accounts

    Thomas Fresh is welcoming retail industry veteran, Michèle McMillan, in the newly created role of Director of National Accounts as the company continues to expand and evolve. “I am honoured and excited to be joining the Thomas Fresh Team as we strive to grow the business across Canada. I look …

  • 26 July

    COTECA reflects the growth market for sustainable trade in coffee, cocoa and tea

    Fair trade is trendy – COTECA reflects the growth market for sustainable trade in coffee, cocoa and tea Hamburg, 23 July 2018 – COTECA in Hamburg from 10 to 12 October 2018 features 200 exhibitors from 40 nations presenting everything related to coffee, tea and cocoa. The industry expo is not only an …

  • 20 July

    Beaver Brand™ Extra Hot Horseradish now sold in Canada

    HILLSBORO, OR – (July 19, 2018) – Oregon’s 89-year-old specialty condiment manufacturer in the United States is now selling an award-winner throughout Canada.  The product now being sold throughout North America is the Beaver Brand™ Extra Hot Horseradish.  This long-time product is also the recipient of a ChefsBest® 2018 Award …

  • 20 July


    New Kale Cabbage Blend and Sweet Potato “Fettuccine”  will also be featured at PMA Foodservice in Booth #1004, July 29 in Monterey, CA SALINAS, Calif. – July 19, 2018 – Mann Packing Company (“Mann’s”) today announced the launch of its proprietary Caulilini™ Sweetstem™ Cauliflower along with Kale Cabbage Blend and Sweet Potato “Fettuccine” for foodservice. Caulilini™ is the newest member of the …

  • 19 July


    Delano, CA (July 17, 2018): Pretty Lady Vineyards (formerly Sunlight International) has launched for this year’s retail grape season. Featuring popular varieties like Flame, Supreme Green, Valley Pearl, Summer Royale, and Midnight Beauty®, Pretty Lady’s 2018 harvest is expected to have an outstanding-to-vintage product quality, thanks to a mild spring and other optimal growing …

  • 12 July

    Puratos Canada meets consumer demands with Clean(er) Label.

    Canada, July 2018 – Puratos strives to be allies with their customers in the clean label movement by continuously researching new technologies to make their products cleaner. Check out www.puratos.ca for their full range for Clean(er) Label solutions in bakery and patisserie. Results from the global consumer survey Taste Tomorrow …

  • 12 July

    Hot New Products for Summer! Introducing Thomas Fresh Okanagan Stone Fruits

    New! Thomas Fresh is prepared to ship several stone fruit items under its locally sourced, premium brand. These recently debuted products include: cherries, peaches and nectarines locally grown in the beautiful Okanagan valley of British Columbia. Thomas Fresh is no stranger to locally grown products, with most of its potatoes …

  • 5 July

    Chickapea Recognized for Highest Standards of Social and Environmental Performance With B Corp Certification

    COLLINGWOOD, Ontario, June 25, 2018 (Newswire.com) – Chickapea, a fast-growing brand of high-protein pasta made from organic chickpeas and lentils, is proud to announce its certification as a B Corporation. The prestigious designation solidifies Chickapea’s mission to create good for the world through nutritious, organic meal options and impactful social contributions. Individually, …