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November, 2018

  • 27 November

    New from Bosa Foods! “LaFamiglia Cannoli Chips”

    Cannoli Chips are a modern twist on an Italian Tradition. The Cannoli is a dessert that has been enjoyed by Italians for generations. Cannoli Chips bring together the decadence of a Cannoli with the convenience of a chip. Available in in Powdered Sugar and Cinnamon & Sugar flavours. Try either …

  • 15 November

    C.B. Powell Limited announces “Canadian Brands for Canadian Independents” Program

    In an effort to make Canadian products more available to a wider consumer base C.B. Powell has launched a program of promoting and distributing premium Canadian made food products through the country’s Independent Grocery Retailers. Many great products are made by Canadian manufacturers but they have a difficult time getting …

  • 9 November

    JOYYA – 100% Canadian Ultrafiltered Milk Launches in Canada Offering 75% More Protein and 25% Less Lactose Than Regular Milk

    Canadians demand Canadian – survey reveals 91% prefer milk from Canadian farms –  new JOYYA ultrafiltered milk answers the call! MONTREAL, Nov. 9, 2018 /CNW/ – Canada’s dairy leading fluid milk and cream processor, Saputo launches JOYYA ultrafiltered milk, a proudly all-Canadian dairy product and next step in the superfood movement. JOYYA ultrafiltered milk challenges the long-standing status …

  • 8 November

    Mr. Claude Lafleur joins Nutri Group’s Board of Directors

     Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, November 8, 2018 – Mr. Serge Lefebvre, President of Nutri Group, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Claude Lafleur, Agr. MBA, to Nutri Group’s Board of Directors. Mr. Lafleur has served as a member of Nutri Group’s Audit Committee since January 2017. Having trained as an agro-economist at Université …

  • 7 November

    Aurora celebrates founder Nunzio Tumino’s 90th birthday

    Nunzio Tumino, the founder of Aurora Importing and Distributing, turned 90 on November 4. He founded Aurora in 1955 as a pioneer importing “ethnic foods,” primarily from Italy to serve new immigrants to Canada. Over the years the company has expanded to carry more than 4000 products, including its own …

  • 6 November

    Fanaost from Norway crowned World Champion Cheese 2018 in Bergen

    Fanaost, an aged gouda made by Norwegian cheesemaker, Ostegården, has been named World Champion Cheese at the 31st edition of the World Cheese Awards in Bergen, Norway. Produced from a herd of just 12 cows on a farm less than 20km from Bergen, Fanaost rose to the top among a record …

  • 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

    AGROPUR LAUNCHES FIRST DAIRY ACCELERATOR IN NORTH AMERICA

    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 …