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June, 2019

  • 21 June

    Taste the difference FRESHNESS makes with FRESH IS BEST’s NEW Tortilla Chips line up!

    Our company is celebrating its 20th year bringing Western Canadian shoppers FRESH Tortilla Chips, Salsa’s & Dips.  We have exciting NEW Tortilla Chip Products for 2019 our FAB 4 – JALAPENO, CHILI, TRI Flavoured and NON-GMO STONEGROUND YELLOW CORN Chips.  No preservatives – Low Sodium – Kosher Certified –Gluten Free …

  • 14 June

    Produce Marketing Association’s Dr. Bob Whitaker to Retire in 2020

    Newark, Del. — At the most recent Produce Marketing Association (PMA) Board of Directors meeting in San Francisco, California, Dr. Bob Whitaker, PMA Chief Science & Technology Officer, announced his retirement from the organization in January 2020. When Whitaker joined the organization in 2008, he was PMA’s first chief science and …

  • 13 June

    Mondelēz International has published its 2018 Impact Progress Report

    Mondelēz International Delivers Strong Progress Against Its Sustainable and Mindful Snacking Goals Achieves goal of 15 percent net revenue from portion control snacks ahead of target Strong progress against 2020 sustainable agriculture and environmental impact Outlines 2025 sustainable and mindful snacking goals Toronto, ON, Canada. – May 22, 2019 – Mondelēz …

  • 13 June

    TransCold Appoints Marco Felicella as Director of Sales

    June 10, 2018 – Delta, BC – Marco Felicella, formerly Unilever Customer Team Leader, has been appointed as Director of Sales in Canada for TransCold Distribution Ltd. As Director, Marco is responsible for providing strategic sales leadership and direction to grow revenue and market share in Canada. He will drive …

  • 12 June

    2nd Annual Share It Forward event benefits Western Canadian food banks

    Save-On-Foods invites Western Canadians to Share It Forward (Langley, B.C. – Tuesday, June 11, 2019) After the success of the inaugural Share It Forward event last summer, Save-On-Foods is gearing up for an even stronger turnout this week. The seven day event will see 50 per cent of the net proceeds …

  • 11 June

    Introducing the new Natera Sport Bite!

    “Naturally Splendid is pleased to announce the launch of the new Natera Sport Bite. Specially formulated by Dr Stuart Love who shares his time between his private practice and touring with the PGA tour as a health care practitioner. With 4 flavors to choose from and paleo friendly, vegan, 100% natural and 100% …

  • 11 June

    May / June 2019

    MAY/JUNE 2019 • VOLUME 105, NO.3 In this Issue 9 SIAL and SET Canada’s conclude with great success! 17 Aiming High B.C’s food sector preps for continued growth and innovation. 20 GSF 2019 Gather Together 23 Everyone is Nuts Coconut product innovation is keeping customers interested in this established category. …

  • 7 June


    B.C. organizations collaborate on industry leading food waste reduction process (June 7, 2019 – Vancouver, B.C.) Western Canada’s largest home-grown grocery chain, Save-On-Foods, has surpassed its company-wide goal of cutting its food waste in half by the year 2025 – a goal it announced only six months ago. In collaboration with …

  • 6 June


    Loop Pilot to Launch in Toronto in Early 2020 TORONTO, June 6, 2019 – Today Loop™, a state-of-the-art circular shopping system designed to reduce waste, and Loblaw Companies Limited (Loblaw), Canada’s food and pharmacy leader, announced Loblaw as the founding retailer to bring Loop’s innovative packaging solution to Canada. Beginning in …

  • 5 June

    Greenleaf Foods announces widescale distribution of its plant-based protein brands across Canada

    Greenleaf Foods, Maple Leaf Foods’ plant-based foods subsidiary, has just announced the widescale distribution of its plant-based protein brands Lightlife® Foods and Field Roast Grain Meat Co™ to 330 Walmart stores across Canada.   Recent Nielsen data shows the meat and dairy alternatives category was one of the fastest growing FMCG categories …