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April, 2019

  • 26 April

    Sobeys Inc. first to bring Beyond Meat® to grocery shelves across Canada

    The Beyond Burger™ is available to Canadian shoppers for the first time at Sobeys stores STELLARTON, NS – Sobeys Inc. is setting the pace among Canadian grocery retail, officially introducing The Beyond Burger™ to its shelves across Canada starting today with the national roll-out reaching all stores by Friday, April 26th. …

  • 25 April

    Ola Vida Naturals- Decidedly Different Whole Fruit Smoothies

    Experience the Whole Fruit difference with our BC made smoothies; naturally bursting with everything but the peel. Ola Vida is the only smoothie in North America that provides all the nutrition and fiber of whole fruit. Smoothies sold in the market today are filled with juice or water and packed full of …

  • 25 April

    Cooperation Among Cooperatives – Farmer Co-ops in India, Sri Lanka, South Africa and Latin America partner with Equal Exchange and Canadian co-op La Siembra to provide alternative to corporate takeover of fair trade

    Ottawa, January 13, 2019 – Ottawa-based La Siembra Cooperative, renowned for its market-leading Camino certified fair trade and organic chocolates, has partnered with Equal Exchange to bring small-farmer grown fair trade organic tea and coffee to the Canadian market. “Canadian consumers helped redefine what is fair for farmers of cocoa …

  • 24 April

    Beef Exports – Demand surges, uncertainty and volatility

    Beef exports started 2019 with a bang! International demand is hot with beef exports up 22% from last year in January and up 25% in February. Big drivers have been Japan and mainland China. Larger volumes going to Japan in the first half of the year were expected as reduced …

  • 19 April

    IDDBA REVEALS CONCEPTS FOR WHAT’S IN STORE LIVE AT IDDBA 19

    Madison, WI — The International Dairy Deli Bakery Association announces the lineup of retail concepts slated for What’s in Store Live. Our interactive marketplace will showcase innovative and aspirational merchandising located on the show floor of IDDBA 19. This year’s concepts (by department) are: Cake New traditions/ holiday creation, which …

  • 18 April

    The ten finalists for the SIAL Innovation 2019 awards have been announced. Three will be selected as the Gold, Silver and Bronze winners at this year’s event – they will also share three different prizes from Nielsen (value of $20,000). This year, all ten finalists are from Canada. The jury …

  • 17 April

    Aurora Importing Team has been Voted Best Importer for the 4th consecutive year

    For the fourth consecutive year, Aurora Importing & Distributing Limited has been voted Top Choice Importing Company in the Greater Toronto Area. The award recognizes “consistent excellence in the pursuit of total customer satisfaction.” The results were collected during the proprietary 2019 Top Choice Awards Survey, which asked respondents to …

  • 17 April

    URBAN FARE TO OPEN FIRST LOCATION IN CALGARY ADDING TO THE CITY’S GROWING FOODIE SCENE

    Premium food store blends exceptional shopping experience with innovative gourmet concepts CALGARY (April 3, 2019) – Urban Fare, Western Canada’s premier food destination, is set to open its only location outside of B.C. adjacent to the Calgary community of Mount Royal on April 26. Built on a passion for food, Urban Fare …

  • 17 April

    SAVE-ON FOODS INVESTS IN THREE CALGARY LOCATIONS IN SINGLE QUARTER

    Western Canada’s largest grocery retailer supplies more than 1000 jobs to the local market CALGARY (April 3, 2019) – Western Canada’s largest grocery retailer celebrated the grand opening of its seventh location in Calgary on Friday, March 29th in the Hunterhorn neighbourhood. This marks the second of three openings under the company …

  • 16 April

    Dole Launches BOUNTIFUL Line of Plant-Based-Protein Salad Kits that Eat Like a Meal

    DOLE DEBUTS ALL-FRESH SALAD KIT LINE WITH PLANT-BASED PROTEIN FOR FLEXITARIAN AND PALEO CONSUMERS New DOLE® Bountiful Kits combine chopped lettuces and vegetables with Fresh Pouch of on-trend seeds, nuts, grains and kale to create a more satisfying restaurant salad experience   WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif.  (April 1, 2019) — Dole …