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January, 2019

  • 24 January

    All-New California Food Expo Presents Exclusive Opportunity to Connect With Golden State’s Innovative Food and Beverage Companies

    Fresno, California – January 22, 2019…The all-new California Food Expo is proud to announce buyer and exhibitor registration is now open. The Expo will be hosted at the Fresno Convention & Entertainment Center on September 9 -10, 2019, a shift from the Expo’s traditional summer dates. Special exhibitor pricing is available now. The …

  • 24 January

    Here are the most trusted consumer brands according to 17,000 Canadians

    The 6th annual BrandSpark Most Trusted Awards winners deliver a superior experience to consumers in an age of endless options TORONTO, Jan. 23, 2019 / – Leading market research firm BrandSpark International announced the winners of its annual BrandSpark Most Trusted Awards program today. The consumer-voted survey identified what brands Canadians trust the …

  • 23 January

    Introducing Escape the Nonsense: A One-of-a-Kind Pop-Up Experience Challenging Canadians to #OWNIT*

    MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 22, 2019 /CNW/ – Kellogg’s* Special K* is taking a stand on women’s health and introducing Escape the Nonsense, Canada’s first interactive pop-up of its kind that invites Canadian women to ditch the nonsense on their health journey and own every bite of life. Developed in Canada for Canadians, Escape the Nonsense is …

  • 23 January

    Plant-Based Foods of Canada Welcomes Canada Food Guide Focus on Plant-based Proteins

    MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 22, 2019 /CNW/ – Plant-Based Foods of Canada welcomed today’s Health Canada release of an updated Canada Food Guide, with emphasis on consuming plant-based proteins more often. “The changes we’re seeing in the updated Canada Food Guide reflect a broader societal trend towards greater consumption of plant-based foods …

  • 23 January

    BREAKING NEWS – The new Canada’s Food Guide is here!

    January 22, 2019 Breaking news! See our post about the NEW Canada’s Food Guide! Save the date for our upcoming webinar  The New Canada’s Food Guide Tuesday, April 16th, 1-2 pm ET. We’ll share: • The science and rationale behind Canada’s Food Guide • A closer look at the recommendations and …

  • 23 January

    “Spotlight” with many more world premieres – FRUIT LOGISTICA underscores its status as an innovation platform

    Berlin, 22 January 2019 – Trade visitors can now use “Spotlight – Premieres and Innovations at FRUIT LOGISTICA 2019” to prepare for the leading fair for the global fresh produce trade. FRUIT LOGISTICA takes place from 6 to 8 February 2019 in Berlin. More than half of the 83 reports published …

  • 23 January

    CANADA’S NEW FOOD GUIDE IS A BIG STEP IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION

    MONTREAL – January 22, 2019 – Food Secure Canada applauds today’s release of the new Canada’s Food Guide, going beyond simply what to eat and getting to how we eat: encouraging more plant-based foods and less highly processed foods, and eating more mindfully and together. The new dietary guidelines open …

  • 18 January

    Press Release – Todd Newstead Joins CFIG

    Staff Announcement at CFIG Tom Shurrie, President & CEO of the Canadian Federation of Independent Grocers (CFIG) has announced that Todd Newstead will be joining the organization as Acting Senior Vice President of Commercial and Industry Relations, effective February 4, 2019. Prior to joining CFIG Todd led Distribution Canada Inc. …

  • 17 January

    NEWS FROM IDDBA – What’s in Store 2019: Flavor

    What’s in Store 2019: Flavor Flavors inspire, stimulate, and drive a desire to optimize the human experience. We know trends in flavors show us consumers’ taste interests, but flavors also capture the moods of the US consumer. The International Dairy Deli Bakery Association (IDDBA) has found this customer is searching for: …

  • 17 January

    Second Harvest and Value Chain Management International release The Avoidable Crisis of Food Waste Report

    New research shows 58% of food produced in Canada is wasted (Toronto – January 17, 2019) – Nearly 60 percent of food produced in Canada – amounting to 35.5 million metric tonnes – is lost and wasted annually. Of that, 32 percent – equaling 11.2 million metric tonnes of lost …