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July, 2019

  • 31 July

    Sobeys First National Grocer to Eliminate Plastic Bags

      Grocer eliminates plastic bags as first step in removing unnecessary plastic from retail and focuses on promoting reusable, sustainable alternatives that drive long-term behavioural change STELLARTON, NS, July 31, 2019  – Sobeys Inc. announced today that it will remove plastic grocery bags from all Sobeys grocery stores by the end of January 2020. …

  • 24 July

    Mother Raw roots for plant-based eating momentum across North America with expanded line of innovative refrigerated dressings and marinades, dips, condiments and quesos

    TORONTO, July 23, 2019 /CNW/ – With plant-based eating gaining a greater share of North American hearts, minds and mouths, Mother Raw, makers of delicious dressings, dips, condiments and quesos, is set for full bloom at retail and online across North America. Mother Raw is gaining strong market presence at an ideal …

  • 24 July

    Halo Top Creamery Celebrates National Ice Cream Day With The Debut Of Seasonal Flavour – Peaches & Cream

    Halo Top’s signature summertime pint is set to launch in Canadian retailers this July for a limited time TORONTO, July 18, 2019 /CNW/ – Halo Top Creamery introduces its newest seasonal flavour, Peaches & Cream, available in Canada for a limited time beginning in July. The latest pint delivers the …

  • 19 July

    July / Aug 2019

    JULY / AUG 2019 • VOLUME 105, NO.4 In this Issue 21 New Beginnings Back to school lets customers reset their food choices and gives grocers the opportunity to play a part in their fresh start. 27 A New World of Cheese Cheese offerings will soon be expanding, but many …

  • 15 July

    Nestlé Canada Launches ‘Nestlé for Healthier Kids’ Initiative with Food Banks Canada

    TORONTO, July 15, 2019 /CNW/ – Nestlé Canada is pleased to announce the launch of the Nestlé for Healthier Kids initiative, which includes a two-year partnership with Food Banks Canada that will financially support the After the Bell Program and the expansion of the Food Explorers Cooking Club. “At Nestlé Canada, we …

  • 12 July

    Leslie Mackay is the new Head of Sales at Conagra Brands Canada

    Leslie Mackay is the new Head of Sales at Conagra Brands Canada. Most recently, Leslie was the Director Market Development having responsibility for Sales Strategy, Pricing, and Insights and Analytics. Leslie is a results driven leader and has over 20 years’ experience in Customer Sales, Strategy and Brand Management within …

  • 12 July

    Savory Smoothie Apple Cider Vinegar Veggie Wellness Shots

    Savory Smoothie is a line of smoothie shots made from Whole Fresh Vegetables, Organic Apple Cider Vinegar and Powerful Super Food spices like Turmeric, Cumin, Cinnamon, Cocoa, and Black Pepper and nothing else. With names like Tomato & Friends, Corn & Co., The Greens Party, Carroty Kid and Turnip the Beet, these wellness shots are a fun, delicious  …

  • 12 July

    Sol Cuisine: The Original Canadian Plant-Based Protein Brand Introduces Summer 2019 Lineup

    Canada’s Original Plant-Based Burger Brand Showcases Summer 2019 Lineup Fresh new look and flavours for those seeking to nourish mind, body and “sol”  TORONTO, ON, June 24, 2019 – Sol Cuisine Inc., the number one frozen veggie burger brand in Canada*, has refreshed its look and added to its portfolio of artisanal …

  • 5 July

    New from H.B. Kaysons Ltd.

    Toob  Snacks made from wheat available in a 70 g bag. Choose from three delicious flavors: Hot & Spicy , Turmeric & Lemon , and Plain Salted. Available for distribution across Canada. Contact Jeetu Patel 778-855-1905 www.gurulucky.com

  • 4 July

    Parmalat Canada Announces Closing of its Acquisition of Kraft Heinz’s “Natural Cheese” Division

    TORONTO, July 2, 2019 /CNW/ – Parmalat Canada Inc. (“Parmalat Canada“), a subsidiary of the Lactalis Group, is pleased to announce the closing of the previously announced transaction involving Parmalat’s acquisition of Kraft Heinz’s Canadian natural cheese business for a purchase price of $1.62 billion CAD (approximately $1.24 billion USD …