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December, 2019

November, 2019

  • 29 November

    Nov / Dec 2019

    NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2019 • VOLUME 105, NO.6 In this Issue 11 A World of Opportunity at Grocery Innovations Canada 23 More than Meatballs Premiumization and plant-based protein products invigorate the pasta and sauce category. 29 Dipping In The dips category shows no signs of slowing down. 31 Doing Dairy Creating a …

  • 28 November

    6.3 Million Euros to bake bread on Mars

    Brussels, Belgium, 27 November 2019 — Will the first people to bake and eat bread on Mars do it thanks to new research starting in January? This is the challenge facing the SpaceBakery project, a unique consortium composed of seven Belgian organisations and led by the global bakery,pastry and chocolate …

  • 25 November

    Dole and Plant-Based Protein

    The Growth of Plant-Based Meal Kits is a Win for Us All By Bil Goldfield Director of Communications Dole Food Company We are all familiar with the boom in meal kits – whether direct-to-consumer subscriptions or retail in-store. Well, the meal kit trend is quickly becoming the plant-based meal kit …

  • 22 November

    Federated Co-operatives Announces Calgary Job Layoffs

    Reduction in staff follows a restructuring after Calgary Co-op moves suppliers  CALGARY (Nov. 21, 2019) — As a result of Calgary Co-op’s decision to source its groceries from Save-on-Foods, Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL) will need to close its Calgary Food Distribution Centre, effective April 2020. This will result in the …

  • 20 November

    Montana’s Smokin’ Hot Ribs Now Available at Your Local Grocery Store

    VAUGHAN, Ontario  – Montana’s BBQ & Bar restaurant chain is firing up the retail scene across Canada with the launch of its first-ever retail offering – fully-cooked and ready-to-eat succulent smoked ribs. Available this fall in the refrigerator section of supermarkets from coast to coast, the mouthwatering Texas-style, fall-off–the-bone BBQ pork …

  • 20 November


    WINNIPEG. NOVEMBER 12, 2019 – Twenty years ago Danny Kleinsasser started Danny’s Whole Hog BBQ & Smokehouse from scratch, with a dream and a passion for food. Nearing the end of 2019, his business has had his most successful year to date, with his sauce and meats product lines in …

  • 18 November

    Loblaw to enhance PC Express service with automated picking facility in Toronto store

    Loblaw announced plans to invest in its PC Express service by building an automated picking facility inside one of the company’s GTA locations. Through a partnership with Takeoff Technologies, Loblaw’s PC Express service will be able to provide online grocery orders to customers faster and with more accuracy. When launched in 2020, the technology …