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October, 2018

  • 25 October

    Monday, October 22th, 2018 Dear Retailer, It is our pleasure to inform you that we have chosen Aurora Importing Ltd., as our National Canadian distributor for the Riso Bello brand. Aurora will begin representation as of Monday, December 3rd 2018. Riso Gallo, established over 150 years ago has been the …

  • 24 October

    Chicken Farmers Celebrate Lower Carbon Footprint and Commit to Ongoing Excellence

    Farmers Complete Life Cycle Assessment – and the News is Good August 14, 2018 (OTTAWA)— Considering the average carbon footprint of chicken around the world, Canadian chicken has one of the lowest carbon footprint of all. This is a key result coming from a recent Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) conducted …

  • 19 October

    Don Pedro Valencia rice

    Don Pedro Valencia rice is a short-grain variety of rice, primarily cultivated in the eastern parts of Spain.  It is commonly used to make paella and other dishes in Valencian cuisine.  Valencia rice is a pearly white colour and a uniform consistency.  One important property is its ability to absorb …

  • 17 October

    New Kinder Chocolate mini

    New 55-count Kinder Chocolate mini for Halloween  This is Ferrero Canada’s first entry into the minis category at Halloween; Ferrero Canada recognized the importance of the season and, with Kinder chocolate, had an opportunity to enter the category with a brand people trust and recognize It’s a 330g box with …

  • 16 October

    New Plant-Based Products! … Improved Packaging! … New Machinery! … National Distribution in Canada!

    QUESAVA is expanding to national distribution in Canada on the strength of New Plant-Based, Gluten-Free Pockets – Samosas, Perogies and Ravioli and the already popular Mostly-Plants Cheese Poppers all in New Packaging designed for 6 SKU Block Merchandising! • Six Hero SKU’s the focus of expansion … Plant-Based Pockets and Mostly-Plants Cheese Poppers …

  • 16 October

    RED BULL® WINTER EDITION PLUM TWIST RETURNS

    PRESS RELEASE Under Embargo until November 1, 2018    RED BULL® WINTER EDITION PLUM TWIST RETURNS JUST IN TIME FOR ALL OF YOUR SEASONAL ADVENTURES – The Limited Edition Can Hits Shelves Starting November 5th 2018 –  TORONTO, ON (November 1, 2018) – Canadians have spoken and after a successful launch in …

  • 12 October

    Ocean Brands announces acquisition of leading premium sardines brand, Club Des Millionaires®

    RICHMOND, BC, Sept. 18, 2018 /CNW/ – Ocean Brands, a leading supplier of canned seafood products, including Gold Seal® Salmon and Ocean’s® Tuna, has announced the acquisition of the brand Club Des Millionnaires® from Harold T. Griffin Inc. BDO Transaction Advisory Services was the exclusive financial advisor to Harold T. Griffin for …

  • 12 October

    Going Bananas: Canada hosts the World Banana Forum as True Price Report reveals social & environmental costs of bananas

    Ottawa, ON – Bananas are the world’s most exported fresh fruit. In Canada, bananas comprised a whopping 9.0% of the $6.58 billion in imported fresh fruit in 2017, with 15.70 kg available for consumption per Canadian, making it by far one of the most consumed fruits across the country. Bananas may be the …

  • 11 October

    Over 12K Call on CFIA to Crack Down on Fraudulently Mislabeled Seafood in Grocery Stores After New Study Reveals Nearly half of Canadian Seafood Improperly Labelled 

    SumOfUs Says Grocery Stores and Suppliers Put Consumer Health At Risk When Mislabeling Seafood for Profits  Over 12,000 Canadian-based members of the global consumer group SumOfUs have signed onto a new petition calling on the CFIA to curb fraudulently mislabeled seafood in Canadian grocery stories. The petition comes on the …