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September, 2019

  • 14 September

    Gold Seal® Celebrates 100 Years of Excellence in Sustainable Seafood

    Historic Canadian brand looks back at milestone moments in honour of centennial Richmond, BC (September 12, 2019) – This fall, Gold Seal®, a leading supplier of canned seafood under the leadership of Ocean Brands, will mark a milestone achievement as it celebrates its 100th anniversary. In the century since the Gold Seal brand …

  • 14 September

    Online Grocery Ordering Increases Revenue by 15.8%, According to New Research Report from Incisiv

    Digital grocery sales will reach $150B by 2025, accounting for 14% of overall sales; however, online grocery ordering today is largely unprofitable  New York, NY – Sept. 13, 2019 — Digital grocery sales will double over the next two years, and the number of grocers offering click & collect and third-party …

  • 13 September

    Representative Jim McGovern to Keynote Washington Conference

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 12, 2019) – Representative Jim McGovern (D-MA) will keynote Tuesday morning’s Opening General Session Breakfast, September 17, during this year’s annual United Fresh Washington Conference. First elected to Congress in 1996, Rep. McGovern now serves as Chairman of the powerful House Rules Committee. A steadfast leader in …

  • 13 September

    GreenSpace Brands Announces 1058 New Facings in Major US Grocery chain for Go Veggie brand and is named to the Growth 500 list as the 17th Fastest Growing Company in Canada

    TSXV: JTR www.greenspacebrands.ca (all amounts in Cdn$ unless otherwise noted) TORONTO, Sept. 12, 2019 /CNW/ – GreenSpace Brands Inc. (“the Company”) (TSXV: JTR) today announced that it has won significant new distribution for up to 6 SKU’s in nearly 2000 stores in one of the largest US retail chains, and placed …

  • 10 September


    TORONTO, (September 9, 2019) – Gillette, in partnership with international recycling leader TerraCycle, announce for the first-time in Canada, that all brands of disposable razors, replaceable-blade cartridge units and razor plastic packaging are recyclable on a national scale. Through the innovative partnership consumers are invited to recycle their razors in two …

  • 6 September

    California Food Expo – September 9 – 10, 2019

    Expanded Educational Sessions & Featured Speaker Line-Up Sponsors, exhibitors and pre-qualified buyer attendees can expect to hear from the food industry’s most trusted research firms and top executives from California’s leading food companies. Join sessions including Retailer and Foodservice Future Trends; Transparency & Sustainability; Food Brand Pioneers; and more… Learn …

  • 6 September

    Fresh Is Best Salsa & Co rolls out NEW BAG SIZE

    700g Tri flavour Tortilla Chips Fresh Is Best Tri Flavoured Tortilla Chips have been a staple in grocery stores in Western Canada for the past 20 years.  “Localicious” these chips are locally delicious made in the BC interior @ Kamloops B.C.  Chili, jalapeno and stoneground yellow corn provide something for …

  • 4 September

    New Flavour from Saltspring Harvest végé-pâté

    New Flavour from Saltspring Harvest végé-pâté Sweet Curry is a mild, slightly sweet addition to the Saltspring Harvest product line. Unique in the dips and spreads category, Saltspring Harvest végé-pâté is a vegan spread high in plant-based protein and unique to the market.  Created using sunflower seeds and vegetables, Saltspring …

August, 2019

  • 31 August

    Puratos expands its Cacao-Trace program to build a sustainable future in cocoa-producing regions 

    Puratos traceability program is the only sustainable cocoa sourcing program that redefines the standard for chocolate, providing exceptional-tasting, quality Cacao-Trace chocolate products. The Cacao-Trace program focuses on quality and through improved taste creates added value for everyone involved with chocolate, from farmer to consumer. A long-term partnership is formed with select farming …

  • 29 August

    Horacio Barbeito Appointed President and CEO of Walmart Canada

    MISSISSAUGA, ON, Aug. 26, 2019 /CNW/ – Walmart Canada today announced the appointment of Horacio (Haio) Barbeito to the position of President and CEO, effective in October, pending work authorization. Barbeito joined Walmart nearly 25 years ago and developed his career through leadership roles in Argentina, the United States, Puerto Rico and Chile. “We’re pleased that Haio’s next role will be leading Walmart Canada, where the team will benefit from his engaging …