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February, 2018

  • 28 February

    Walmart Online Grocery Prices Edge Closer to Amazon, Intensifying the Grocery Wars

    Profitero study finds less than a 2% gap between Walmart and Amazon’s pricing on grocery products; Target and Jet.com come close, but continue to trail  BOSTON, 27 February 2018.  Walmart online grocery prices are edging closer to Amazon, with only a slim gap separating prices between the two retailers, according to …

  • 25 February

    DOLE AND MARVEL EQUIP PARENTS IN THEIR HEROIC BATTLE FOR HEALTHIER FAMILIES

    Black Panther, Captain America, Iron Man, Hulk, Black Widow and Thor power-up original character recipes and specially branded DOLE® produce March 1 WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif.  (Feb. 22, 2018) — Powerful news for families fighting the good fight of nutrition in the home: Super Hero help is on the way.             Starting March 1, Black …

  • 25 February

    Study reveals Canadian parents would give up social media, chocolate or wine for their kids to eat healthier

    Catelli® unveils campaign which explores and celebrates real parenting truths Feb 20, 2018 (Toronto, ON) – Catelli recently commissioned a survey to delve further into real parenting moments, uncovering revealing truths about today’s modern family, and the daily challenges Canadian parents face, many of which involve mealtime. According to the survey, due to …

  • 22 February

    New MSC certified products from Ocean Brands

    Gold Seal Mackerel and Ocean’s Clam Juice: Sustainable, Traceable and Wild: Ocean Brands sources its Gold Seal Wild Mackerel and Ocean’s Clam Juice from fisheries that are independently certified to the globally recognized Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) standard for sustainable, well-managed fisheries. The MSC ecolabel provides consumers with assurance that …

  • 10 February

    UDELV AND DELIVERY GUYS JOIN FRESHOP AT NATIONAL GROCERS ASSOCIATION MEETING FEB. 11-14 IN LAS VEGAS

    Sunday panel kicks off busy week for Booth #301 LAS VEGAS.  February 9, 2018 — Last week, udelv, a Burlingame, Calif. company, successfully launched its autonomous, last-mile delivery vehicle and made the world’s first public road test deliveries from Draeger’s Market in San Mateo, Calif. to two nearby customers.  Udelv CEO Daniel Laury …

  • 8 February

    The SIAL Canada International Food Show Will Be Back for its 15th edition at Montreal’s Palais des Congrès !

     Press release For immediate release Montreal, February 7th, 2018 – SIAL Canada (the SIAL international food show in North America) is back for its 15th edition in Montreal from May 2nd to 4th, 2018 and will showcase many new components. Held at Toronto’s Enercare Centre in April 2017, the last …

  • 5 February

    Price fixing scandal breaking bad for grocers

    February 4, 2018 – By Sylvain Charlebois, Senior Fellow Atlantic Institute for Market Studies The growing bakery goods price fixing investigation puts the onus on manufacturers and retailers to reach out to consumers in meaningful ways  Canada’s Competition Bureau is alleging that almost every major food player was in on the bread …

  • 2 February

    Grocery Foodservice Retailers Ahold Delhaize and Kroger Fry’s Food Stores Commit to Safer, Smarter Deli Operations

    Leader in automated oil management enables grocery delis to meet increased demand for high-quality prepared foods MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Restaurant Technologies is pleased to announce its most recent partnerships with two large retailers: Ahold Delhaize and Kroger Fry’s Food Stores. Responding to the increased consumer demand for high-quality …

  • 2 February

    Go with your Gut: Probiotic Health with Welo

    Go with Your Gut: Welo Puts Probiotics at the Top of Your Shopping List Toronto-based millennial start-up takes its probiotic-rich, plant-based, gluten-free, vegan and low-sugar Cold Presses, Drinking Vinegars, Ferments, and Bars to store shelves across Canada Toronto, ON – January 30 – Good bacteria may sound like an oxymoron, …

  • 1 February

    2018 Sweets & Snacks Expo Grows Global Footprint

    For immediate release Contact: Jenn Ellek, 202-534-1440, jenn.ellek@CandyUSA.com  2018 Sweets & Snacks Expo Grows Global Footprint Washington, D.C. (January 31, 2018) – Confectionery and snacks from more than 25 different countries will be on display at the 2018 Sweets & Snacks Expo – the largest number of countries ever to …