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March, 2018

  • 22 March

    Caffeine Awareness Month & Nutrition Month Blog & Infographic

    “March is Caffeine Awareness Month” Becki Holmes, MS, RDN, LDN Founding Principal, Foodwit   As a working mom with two kids, caffeine (in pretty much any form) helps me achieve my daily goals.  On the flip side, prioritizing sleep is a year-round combat especially with kids in the equation.  It’s …

  • 22 March

    Artificial Intelligence To Help Food Companies Reduce Waste And Improve Margins

    Farmstead Launches New ‘Fresh AI’ Platform That Applies Artificial Intelligence To Help Food Companies Reduce Waste And Improve Margins New AI platform that predicts consumer behavior, cuts food waste in half, and boosts overall profitability, now available to all food businesses SAN FRANCISCO, March 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Farmstead, the nation’s …

  • 22 March

    Northern and NorthMart support Drop the Pop Campaign

    Over 10,000 milk cartons donated to students in Nunavut Winnipeg, MB, March 19, 2018 – Northern and NorthMart stores across Nunavut are once again teaming up with community schools and Nunavut’s Department of Health to encourage youth to “Drop the Pop” throughout the month of March. A school-based initiative, led …

  • 16 March

    Tony Jacobs recognized with NCA’s Advocate of the Year Award

      WASHINGTON (March 15, 2018) – Tony Jacobs, president and general manager of global confections for Bazooka Candy Brands, a division of The Topps Co., was honored with the National Confectioners Association’s Advocate of the Year Award last week in Miami, Fla. The award celebrates a member of the chocolate and …

  • 16 March

    Barry Callebaut’s Jerry Hagedorn Honored with Industry Award

    WASHINGTON (March 15, 2018) – Jerry Hagedorn, executive vice president of business development for Barry Callebaut USA LLC, has been recognized with the National Confectioners Association’s 2018 Distinguished Service Award. Last given in 2014, the award honors individuals who have worked tirelessly throughout their careers to benefit the chocolate and candy …

  • 16 March

    SRW Agency shares brand-building insights and opportunities from the show floor

    Expo West 2018: Top Trends Beyond the Products SRW Agency shares brand-building insights and opportunities from the show floor CHICAGO, March 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — SRW.agency, an independent, full-service marketing agency with a penchant for growing natural health and wellness brands, today released its top brand trends from Natural Products Expo West …

  • 16 March

    World Championship Cheese Contest – Agropur fine cheeses win in five categories

        ST-HUBERT, QC, March 15, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ – Agropur is pleased that five of its cheeses were picked as the champions in their category at the World Championship Cheese Contest. In all, 3,400 cheeses from 26 countries were entered. Made in Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec, Agropur’s Camembert l’Extra, was chosen over 17 …

  • 16 March

    Getting the facts straight when it comes to Canada’s favourite meat protein

    Leger survey shows Canadians underestimate industry sustainability and standards Chicken is Canada’s favorite protein, according to a recent survey conducted by Leger for Chicken Farmers of Canada. 84% of Canadians purchase fresh chicken on a regular basis, and 90% place chicken among the top three meats they eat most often …

  • 16 March

    The chocolate industry is rapidly moving towards greater sustainability

    For immediate release: 15 March 2018 The chocolate industry is rapidly moving towards greater sustainability, says GlobalData The chocolate industry has realised that sustainability makes both ethical and business sense, and is investing heavily in new approaches to improve in this area, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. …

  • 14 March

    Jim Donald, Speaker at IDDBA 18, Named President and COO of Albertsons Companies

    NEWS FROM IDDBA FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 3/14/18 Jim Donald, Speaker at IDDBA 18, Named President and COO of Albertsons Companies Madison, WI — Albertsons Companies announced that Jim Donald, former President and Chief Executive Officer of Starbucks, has been appointed President and Chief Operating Officer of Albertsons Companies. Donald will …