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November, 2019

  • 22 November

    Federated Co-operatives Announces Calgary Job Layoffs

    Reduction in staff follows a restructuring after Calgary Co-op moves suppliers  CALGARY (Nov. 21, 2019) — As a result of Calgary Co-op’s decision to source its groceries from Save-on-Foods, Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL) will need to close its Calgary Food Distribution Centre, effective April 2020. This will result in the …

  • 20 November

    Montana’s Smokin’ Hot Ribs Now Available at Your Local Grocery Store

    VAUGHAN, Ontario  – Montana’s BBQ & Bar restaurant chain is firing up the retail scene across Canada with the launch of its first-ever retail offering – fully-cooked and ready-to-eat succulent smoked ribs. Available this fall in the refrigerator section of supermarkets from coast to coast, the mouthwatering Texas-style, fall-off–the-bone BBQ pork …

  • 20 November


    WINNIPEG. NOVEMBER 12, 2019 – Twenty years ago Danny Kleinsasser started Danny’s Whole Hog BBQ & Smokehouse from scratch, with a dream and a passion for food. Nearing the end of 2019, his business has had his most successful year to date, with his sauce and meats product lines in …

  • 18 November

    Loblaw to enhance PC Express service with automated picking facility in Toronto store

    Loblaw announced plans to invest in its PC Express service by building an automated picking facility inside one of the company’s GTA locations. Through a partnership with Takeoff Technologies, Loblaw’s PC Express service will be able to provide online grocery orders to customers faster and with more accuracy. When launched in 2020, the technology …

  • 16 November

    FCPC Welcomes Frank Scali as new Director, Industry Affairs

    Food & Consumer Products of Canada (FCPC) is pleased to announce the hiring of Frank Scali to the role of Director, Industry Affairs, effective November 25th.  In this new role, Frank will lead FCPC’s Supply Chain Council – driving industry insights and providing members with opportunities for cost savings/efficiencies and …

  • 7 November

    Maple Leaf Foods becomes First Major Food Company in the World to be Carbon Neutral

    Company also announces it has adopted Science Based Targets to achieve aggressive emissions reductions For more media materials, please visit: https://www.multivu.com/players/English/8642451-maple-leaf-foods-carbon-neutral/ MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 7, 2019 /CNW/ – (TSX:  MFI) – Maple Leaf Foods Inc. (“Maple Leaf” or “the Company”) today announced a massive step forward on its sustainability journey, as it …

October, 2019

  • 31 October

    Federated Co-operatives Limited adopts new Egg Quality Assurance™ certification mark

    OTTAWA, October 29, 2019 – Egg Farmers of Canada is partnering with Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL) to launch the Egg Quality Assurance™ (EQA™) certification mark on select egg cartons in CO-OP® Food Stores in Western Canada this month. The EQA™ certification mark quickly showcases to customers that their eggs are produced …

  • 30 October

    SunButter LLC. Partners with iLevel Management Inc.

    Canada, October 2019 – SunButter LLC. is pleased to announce their partnership with iLevel Management, Inc. iLevel Management will be acting as SunButter’s sales broker to Natural Health Food stores, Mass Retail, Food Service and Drug Stores in Canada. The team at SunButter is excited to be working with iLevel’s …

  • 28 October

    RCC Retail Cannabis Forum November 19, 2019

    Retail Cannabis Forum is back by popular demand with cannabis retailers and industry experts who will share their experiences, lessons learned, and the outlook on the expansion of the cannabis sector that will include edibles, extracts and topicals. Register Today TOPICS INCLUDE: Creating a Powerful Brand Narrative Hilary Smee, VP …

  • 21 October


    Award Winning Fig Spread Debuts on Instacart Amidst Award Certification Process   LOS ANGELES (October 16, 2019) – Dalmatia® – the sweet and savory fruit spreads from Croatia – earned the Superior Taste Award, a rigorous certification by the International Taste Institute, for outstanding product quality. Taste experts and top chefs judged the …