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June, 2020

  • 22 June

    Amazon Canada donates $1,250,000 to Canadian food banks and hunger relief organizations

    SEATTLE—June 22, 2020—(NASDAQ: AMZN)— As Canadians continue to face urgent needs resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, Amazon Canada announces that it has donated $1,250,000 to food banks and hunger relief charities across the country. Amazon has a longstanding commitment to finding innovative, impactful solutions to fight hunger, and the charities …

  • 22 June

    Voilà by Sobeys launches in the GTA – The future of online grocery shopping is here

    Voilà by Sobeys offers cutting-edge online grocery home delivery that is now available in Vaughan and coming soon to the rest of the GTA Voilà delivers from an automated warehouse where robots assemble orders and Voilà teammates safely deliver them direct to the customer’s home with minimal handling Voilà offers grocery essentials from Sobeys alongside customer favourites …

  • 19 June

    New Emergency Processing Fund allows Canadian Food Processors up to $5 Million in Funding

    Maintaining & strengthening Canada’s food production & processing sector What the program offers The Emergency Processing Fund (EPF) is a one-time, federal investment of up to $77.5 million to help companies implement changes to safeguard the health and safety of workers and their families due to the impacts of the COVID-19 …

  • 18 June

    NEW! Dark Chocolate Covered Medjool Dates with Sea Salt!

    BARD VALLEY NATURAL DELIGHTS LAUNCHES NEW PREMIUM PRODUCT: DARK CHOCOLATE COVERED MEDJOOL DATES WITH SEA SALT Limited Edition Product Launch Coincides with Season Start YUMA, AZ (June 17, 2020)—Bard Valley Natural Delights is kicking off its date season with the launch of Dark Chocolate Covered Medjool Dates with Sea Salt …

  • 17 June

    Parmalat Canada Inc. is now Lactalis Canada Inc.

    Effective Monday July 6, 2020 Parmalat Canada Inc. will be changing its name to Lactalis Canada Inc. For more information please download: Lactalis-Canada-Name-Change-Announcement-English Lactalis-Canada-Name-Change-Announcement-French

  • 17 June

    New COVID-19 Impact Report Released

    Madison, WI — The International Dairy Deli Bakery Association (IDDBA) has released their weekly COVID-19 Impact report. The weekly reports bring updates to the COVID-19 situation with interest in Bakery, Dairy, Deli Meat, Deli Cheese, and Deli Prepared. In this week’s report the first week of June marks three months of …

  • 16 June

    Don’t be fooled by the COVID-19 cons

    Food-related businesses must adjust to COVID-19 but some may cut corners. Consumers need to be more vigilant than ever By Sylvain Charlebois Professor Dalhousie University When costs rise, most food companies adjust. Safe, fair and sustainable business practices are always a priority in this sector – almost. Several food science …

  • 16 June

    Grill With Goodness: Maple Leaf Foods Launches Maple Leaf 50/50™, a Range of Products Made With Half Premium Meat, Half Plant-Based Protein and Natural Ingredients

    These innovative fusion protein offerings answer consumer interest in plant-protein without compromising taste. Canadians can learn more and join in grilling conversations with the experts from Maple Leaf this summer on Facebook and Instagram.   TORONTO, June 16, 2020 /CNW/ – Just in time for at-home grilling this summer, Canadians curious …

  • 15 June

    29-year old visionary, Aaron Chin, leads Canadian health and wellness brand, Organika

    Organika CEO, Aaron Chin, a young innovator and visionary who is putting a twist on what it means to be a leader for the next generation, has recently been named BCBusiness’ Top 30 Under 30 . At the age of 29, Chin leads a team of 140 employees, distributing an always-evolving …

  • 15 June

    The Food Manufacturing Industry Has an Image Problem Now is a great time for a makeover

    The food manufacturing industry has an image problem.  COVID-19 presents an opportunity to reframe the food sector as worthy of investment and career aspirations. Now is a great time for a makeover. A mere generation ago working in a food plant was something to be proud of. In the image …