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April, 2019

  • 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 …

  • 5 April

    Mondelēz International Welcomes Martin Parent as President of Canada Business Unit

    TORONTO, Canada – APRIL 4, 2018 – Mondelēz International has named Martin Parent, as the President of Mondelez Canada, responsible for the oversight of the company’s new Canada Business Unit (BU) effective March 26, 2019.  In his new position, he will lead one of Mondelēz International’s biggest markets and the …

  • 3 April

    The plant-based movement is hitting the mainstream, with Earth’s Own leading the push

    Plant-based beverage company, Earth’s Own, unveils new branding as it aims to be a “catalyst for change” and inspire the nation to adopt a plant-based lifestyle April 2, 2019 (Burnaby, BC) – Pioneering plant-based beverage company, Earth’s Own, re-emerged today onto the market with a new design, simplified product line and a rallying …

March, 2019

  • 31 March

    New public opinion research on hot button issues around food

    Artificial intelligence tool maps Canadians’ conversations about food online GUELPH, ON, March 28, 2019 /CNW/ – A new study provides further understanding into the tides of public opinion around Canadian food, how it’s grown, and the relationship consumers want with farmers and those that process their food.  Public Opinion: a …

  • 31 March

    MorningStar Farms Veggie Burgers, the #1 Veggie Burger in the USA[1], are Coming to Canada

    MISSISSAUGA, ON (March 27, 2019) – Get ready to veg out Canada! A new food star is officially launching across the country and giving plant-based protein enthusiasts a reason to celebrate. MorningStar Farms Veggie Burgers, the #1 Veggie Burger in the USA1, will be available in Canada this April – just in …

  • 31 March

    District Ventures Capital Takes a Bite Out of New Refrigerated Healthy Snack Bar Category

      Toronto, ON (March 26, 2019) – District Ventures Capital is pleased to announce it has closed an equity investment with OHi Food Co., producers of the popular refrigerated OHi Superfood Bar.  Created after founder Dawn Anderson realized the snack bars that she had been living on were filled with additives …

  • 25 March

    March / April 2019

    MARCH/APRIL 2019 • VOLUME 105, NO.2 In this Issue 14 Gather Together at Industry’s Key Western Conference & Exhibition Marquee event celebrates 30th anniversary with new opportunities and more local companies. 23 Beyond the Barbecue Culinary creativity and inspiring cross-merchandising are the keys to selling to today’s outdoor cooking enthusiasts. …

  • 24 March


    This incredible fan favourite flavour makes its debut in Canada this March TORONTO, ON (March 18, 2019) – Halo Top Creamery announces a new seasonal flavour, Blueberry Crumble, available nationwide beginning in March. Loaded with pieces of flaky pie crust and mouth-watering blueberry swirls, this limited-edition flavour brings a new level of …

  • 22 March

    FSC Welcomes Food Policy in Federal Budget

    OTTAWA – March 20, 2019 – Food Secure Canada is pleased to see $134.4 million over 5 years in the federal budget released today for the Food Policy for Canada. “Our members have fought for this policy for over 10 years and we are pleased to see a commitment in the …