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September, 2020

  • 10 September

    Copper Ally™ Antimicrobial Door Handle

    North Prairie, WI—September 9, 2020—Zero Zone, a leading manufacturer of refrigerated display cases and refrigeration systems, announces the introduction of the Zero Zone Copper Ally™ Antimicrobial Door Handle, a solid copper handle that literally cleans itself due to its permanent bactericidal properties. Door handles are high-contact surfaces, especially in supermarket, …

  • 9 September

    Love Crunch Salted Caramel Pretzel Granola: A Match Made in Heaven

    Love Crunch introduces its latest mouth-watering flavor Richmond, B.C. (September 9th, 2020) – We at Love Crunch love a good love story. And this story is one for the ages! Fearing he would never find ‘the one’, Pretzel turned to a dating app. At first, the algorithms failed him. He scrolled and …

  • 9 September

    Lassonde: First in Canada to launch paper straws and recyclable packaging for its Kiju and Simple Drop beverage products

    Rougemont, Québec, September 9 2020 – Lassonde is pleased to announce that bendable paper straws will replace plastic straws in all 200-ml single-serve boxes of Kiju and Simple Drop Natural Spring Water products. This initiative marks a first-to-market in Canada and provides consumers with 100% recyclable packaging. Kiju and Simple Drop …

  • 9 September

    Nature’s Path Packs a Nutritious Punch With New Superfood Line

    New Nature’s Path products marry functional ingredients and flavor-forward blends Richmond, B.C. (September 8, 2020) – Nature’s Path – the first-ever certified organic cereal manufacturer in North America and leading breakfast and snack food company – launched a line of delicious Superfood Granolas and Oatmeal cups, chock full of functional ingredients designed to contribute to …

  • 8 September

    Canada’s doors have opened to Europe’s standout food products. How can retailers make the most of the opportunity?

    It’s been three years since CETA, Canada’s landmark trade agreement with the European Union (EU), began taking force in September 2017. Progressively, over the span of its seven-year implementation, the agreement is expected to eliminate 94 per cent of existing tariffs and increase two-way trade by 23 per cent, according …

  • 4 September

    Save-On-Foods announces organizational structure changes to support future growth

    (September 3, 2020 – Langley, B.C.) Western Canadian grocery retailer Save-On-Foods is making changes to its organizational structure at the executive and vice president level to support the next phase of the company’s growth strategy and to drive long-term success. All changes below take effect October 1, 2020. With the recent …

  • 1 September

    The New Normal How COVID-19 impacted Western Canadian grocers and what the future might look like now

    By Carly Peters There’s no playbook when it comes to a pandemic and when COVID-19 hit, grocers had to pivot in every direction. From finding solutions to supply chain disruption, setting up e-commerce solutions, to protecting employees and customers, this essential service had to rise to the occasion to ensure …

  • 1 September

    Walmart Canada and DLT Labs Recognized for Supply Chain Innovation

    The Council for Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) has selected Walmart Canada and DLT Labs as one of the six finalists for its prestigious Supply Chain Innovation Award being presented at its annual EDGE conference in September. Walmart Canada’s implementation of DL Freight™ is the world’s largest full production blockchain …

  • 1 September


    Famiglia breads are a tribute to the late Luigi Bontorin and his passion for simple, local ingredients that create a nutritious bread to be shared with family and friends. Calgary Italian Bakery was formed by Luigi and Myrl Bontorin in 1962 when much of downtown was less than six stories …

August, 2020

  • 31 August

    Save-On-Foods celebrates grand opening of new University District store in Calgary

    (August 28, 2020 – Calgary, AB.) Western Canadian grocery retailer, Save-On-Foods, officially opens the doors at its University District location today at 4163 University Avenue NW. Continuing to expand their brand across Western Canada, Save-On-Foods University District is the newest addition to this vibrant urban neighbourhood. The opening of this store marks …