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March, 2020

  • 31 March

    International Dairy Deli Bakery Association Cancels Annual Trade Show due to COVID-19 Pandemic

    Madison, WI — The International Dairy Deli Bakery Association, (IDDBA), announced today that IDDBA 2020 scheduled for May 31-June 2 in Indianapolis, IN is cancelled due to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. Earlier in the month, Association leadership remained optimistic the industry’s leading show for over 50 years would still go …

  • 31 March

    PRETTY LADY VINEYARDS HIRES INDUSTRY EXPERT; EMPHASIZES FOOD SAFETY

    Pretty Lady Vineyards Welcomes 30+ Year Industry Veteran Vince Gambero and Highlights Their Unique Top Seal Packaging MCFARLAND, CALIFORNIA, March 31st, 2020 — Pretty Lady Vineyards is pleased to welcome industry veteran Vince Gambero to their team. Gambero will be serving as sales manager and will be responsible for building …

  • 31 March

    VERSACOLD SUPPORTS FRONT-LINE EMPLOYEES DURING THE COVID-19 CRISIS

    March 30, 2020 VersaCold provides an essential service, ensuring the safety, quality and freshness of the food families eat. As the world faces the challenges presented by COVID-19, that purpose has more relevancy than ever before. VersaCold has sought to help limit the potential spread of COVID-19 by ensuring that, …

  • 30 March

    Fresh Direct Produce Announces Passing of Co-founder, Kam Chiu Lee

    In loving memory of our Co-founder, Kam Chiu Lee We are disheartened to share with you the news that Kam Chiu Lee (Kam, Chiu gor), our dear friend, spirit leader, and a Co-founder of Fresh Direct Produce, passed away peacefully on March 24th at VGH after his short battle with cancer.  …

  • 27 March

    Essential Services Declaration for food industry will maintain BC’s food supply chain.

    March 27, 2020                                                                  NEWS RELEASE Vancouver – B.C. Food & Beverage (BCFB) applauds the announcement by the BC government designating the food and beverage manufacturing sector as an essential service, which will offer more protection to secure the food supply in BC.  The announcement by the province comes after advocacy efforts …

  • 27 March

    Save-On-Foods partners with Girl Guides of Canada to sell cookies at stores across Western Canada

    March 27, 2020 – Langley, B.C.) Save-On-Foods is sending boxes of Girl Guides of Canada’s famous chocolate and vanilla sandwich cookies to all 175 of its Save-On-Foods and Urban Fare locations to sell the cookies on behalf of Girl Guides amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Girl Guides sell cookies as a major …

  • 27 March

    2020 NEXTY Consumer Choice award winner: PATCH

    Finally! A Good news story. We are so thrilled to have won the 2020 NEXTY Consumer Choice award in Natural Living / Personal Care category! A sincere thank you to everyone who voted, it really means the world to us. Have you seen our latest campaign?  

  • 26 March

    Level Ground Trading – COVID-19 Response: Dear Friends

    Modified Tuesday, March 24th at 9:15 am to reflect producer partner updates. Dear friends, We want to let you know of some of the measures we’re taking to keep our staff and customers safe and supported. As an audited food manufacturer, we are fortunate to have established food safety practices …

  • 25 March

    March / April 2020

    MARCH/APRIL 2020 • VOLUME 106, NO.2 In this Issue 26 Rise & Shine Rebranded OK Frozen Dough celebrates 25 years of serving in-store bakeries. 33 Birds of a Feather Chicken Farmers of Canada has been reducing their environmental footprint for decades. 35 Big Data Is Making a Big Difference Leading …