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May, 2019

  • 28 May

    Announcing the 13th Annual #BCSeafoodFest from June 7-16, 2019 in the Beautiful Comox Valley, Vancouver Island

    Commencing April 12th, the Limited Release Day-Pass or Weekend Pass for the Signature Weekend (June 15 and 16) will be available for purchase with automatic entry into a draw for free weekend accommodation!  Comox Valley, B.C., April 15, 2019 – If you are a lover of all things seafood it’s time …

  • 27 May

    OCEAN BRANDS SECURES RIGOROUS B CORP CERTIFICATION

      B–Corp status displays highest standards of verified social and environmental performance Richmond, BC (May 13, 2019) – Ocean Brands, a leading supplier of canned seafood, under the Gold Seal® and Ocean’s® brands, today announced that it has officially become a Certified B Corporation. Certified B Corporations are businesses that meet the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, public transparency, and …

  • 27 May

    HAPPY PLANET AND FARAFENA ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP BY GIVING AWAY A TRIP TO AFRICA

    VANCOUVER, BC – May 22, 2019 – Vancouver-based companies, Happy Planet and Farafena have joined forces to bring ethically-sourced superfoods to consumers across Canada. In a new initiative led by Happy Planet aimed at supporting communities around the planet through ethical sourcing, Farafena’s sustainably-farmed Baobab and Moringa powder harvested by …

  • 25 May

    Confusion at the counter: New survey reveals Canadian consumers confused by how food products are marketed at retail

    More than a third of Canadians consider themselves a foodie A new survey commissioned by the Consorzio del Prosciutto di Parma reveals that Canadian consumers are finding it challenging to identify authentic products at the grocer. Of the more than 1,500 Canadian consumers polled, more than half (51%) reported feeling …

  • 24 May

    You’re Invited! Get Your Tickets to FoodProWest – June 3rd, 2019 at JW Marriott Parq Hotel

    MAKE CONNECTIONS AT FOODPROWEST 2019 JUNE 3, 2019 AT THE PARQ HOTEL, VANCOUVER Buyers Day Trade Show  |  Industry Expo  |  Product of the Year Tour De Chefs  |  Investors Mission TICKETS TO FOODPROWEST: $100   (coffee, lunch, cocktail reception drinks and appies included)  FoodProWest is the key industry buyers tradeshow and industry exhibition for all BC food, beverage, …

  • 23 May

    SIAL AND SET CANADA’S 16th EDITION IN TORONTO CONCLUDES WITH GREAT SUCCESS

    Toronto, May 9, 2019 – The 16th edition of the International Food Show (SIAL Canada) and the Equipment and Technology Sector (SET Canada), which took place from April 30 to May 2 at the Enercare Center in Toronto, has just closed its doors on a real success! During the three days of …

  • 1 May

    SIAL Canada unveils its 2019 SIAL Innovation winners – Canada wins all categories!

    SIAL Canada is proud to unveil the SIAL Innovation contest winners which were presented yesterday morning, April 30, at Toronto’s Enercare Centre. The three Gold, Silver, and Bronze 2019 grand-prizes winners will equally divide $20,000 from NIELSEN. While the Hopeful prize will receive a discover booth at SIAL Canada in …

  • 1 May

    Red Bull Summer Edition Beach Blend Launches on May 6th

    RED BULL® CANADA REVEALS ‘BEACH BLEND’ AS THE LASTEST SUMMER EDITION FLAVOUR Red Bull Summer Edition Beach Blend Launches on May 6th as a National Limited-Time Offer Toronto, Canada (May 1, 2019) – Today, Red Bull® Canada unveils the latest in their editions series with the launch of its 2019 Red Bull® …

April, 2019

  • 26 April

    Bee Maid Honey Limited Welcomes New Employees To Their Sales Team

    Winnipeg, MB, 04-23-2019 – Bee Maid Honey Limited is pleased to announce that Jeri Hudson and Sharon Jones have joined their Sales and Marketing team.  Jeri Hudson assumes the position of Senior Business Development Manager responsible for Costco West business, national UGI management, western regional accounts and Vancouver Island broker …

  • 26 April

    FreshCo celebrates opening of first Western Canadian location in Mission, British Columbia

    Thursday, April 25, 2019 – Today, the first FreshCo location in Western Canada opened its doors in Mission, British Columbia. Please see Dropbox link here for the official press release and images from the ribbon cutting ceremony.  FreshCo is a discount grocery store that focuses on lowering food prices to help Canadians make every …