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November, 2018

  • 2 November

    Top 10 in Grocery; Best Booth; Master Merchandiser Winners 2018

      Top 10 in Grocery Winners Please find this year’s winners below in no particular order: Best Convenience: Jack Daniels’ Meats [Jack Daniels (Acosta)] – Booth 1424 Best Packaging: Speyside Smokehouse Salmon Jerky [Meat Snacks Group (TFB & Associates)] – Booth 1308 Best Confectionery: Jacek Artisan Chocolate Bars (JACEK Chocolate Couture) – Booth …

  • 2 November

    2018 Master Merchandiser Awards WINNERS

    Out of over 5,000 entries, the 15 winners of the Master Merchandiser Awards were announced on Tuesday, October 23 at the Merchandising Excellence Awards event following the closure of the Grocery Innovations Canada trade show. The Master Merchandiser Awards program recognizes creative merchandising in the grocery industry. MULTI-STORE INTERNAL CONTEST …

  • 2 November

    Best Booth Awards – GIC 2018

    At Grocery Innovations Canada 2018, these are the winning booths. The conference and trade show is the premier industry event that took place October 23 & 23 at the Toronto Congress Centre. Best Booth Winners – Best Single: Station Cold Brew Coffee Co. (Booth #1639) – Best Double: Arterra Wines …

October, 2018

  • 31 October


    Longueuil, October 30 – Agropur, Canada’s most important dairy cooperative, is proud to launch Inno Accel, North America’s first accelerator for dairy businesses. The first cohort of five young entrepreneurs from Canada and the US promises to help reinvigorate and reinvent dairy with the support of Entrepreneur-in-Residence Patrick Gagné (CEO of …

  • 25 October

    Monday, October 22th, 2018 Dear Retailer, It is our pleasure to inform you that we have chosen Aurora Importing Ltd., as our National Canadian distributor for the Riso Bello brand. Aurora will begin representation as of Monday, December 3rd 2018. Riso Gallo, established over 150 years ago has been the …

  • 24 October

    Chicken Farmers Celebrate Lower Carbon Footprint and Commit to Ongoing Excellence

    Farmers Complete Life Cycle Assessment – and the News is Good August 14, 2018 (OTTAWA)— Considering the average carbon footprint of chicken around the world, Canadian chicken has one of the lowest carbon footprint of all. This is a key result coming from a recent Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) conducted …

  • 19 October

    Don Pedro Valencia rice

    Don Pedro Valencia rice is a short-grain variety of rice, primarily cultivated in the eastern parts of Spain.  It is commonly used to make paella and other dishes in Valencian cuisine.  Valencia rice is a pearly white colour and a uniform consistency.  One important property is its ability to absorb …

  • 17 October

    New Kinder Chocolate mini

    New 55-count Kinder Chocolate mini for Halloween  This is Ferrero Canada’s first entry into the minis category at Halloween; Ferrero Canada recognized the importance of the season and, with Kinder chocolate, had an opportunity to enter the category with a brand people trust and recognize It’s a 330g box with …

  • 16 October

    New Plant-Based Products! … Improved Packaging! … New Machinery! … National Distribution in Canada!

    QUESAVA is expanding to national distribution in Canada on the strength of New Plant-Based, Gluten-Free Pockets – Samosas, Perogies and Ravioli and the already popular Mostly-Plants Cheese Poppers all in New Packaging designed for 6 SKU Block Merchandising! • Six Hero SKU’s the focus of expansion … Plant-Based Pockets and Mostly-Plants Cheese Poppers …