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September, 2016

  • 29 September

    Windset Farms to Ship FIRST Canadian Peppers to Japan

    DELTA, B.C., September 29, 2016 – Windset Farms® will be the first company to ship bell peppers to Japan following recently approved market access. Many bodies were involved in the process including the BC Ministry of Agriculture, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and other government …

  • 29 September

    Nature’s Path Aquires 51% Stake in Gorilly Goods

    Nature’s Path acquires 51% stake in organic and raw snack food company Gorilly Goods Richmond, BC Canada (September 27, 2016) – Today, Nature’s Path announced it has acquired a 51% stake in Gorilly Goods – a raw, on-the-go snack which offers a range of savory to sweet organic and non-GMO …

  • 29 September

    Resetting the Table: Food Secure Canada’s 9th Assembly

    #resettingthetable TORONTO 28 September 2016: Food Secure Canada and its partners Ryerson University, New College, the Toronto Food Policy Council, FoodShare Toronto, and Sustain Ontario are hostingResetting the Table, Canada’s largest and most vibrant food gathering that will rethink the way we produce and consume our food from October 13th-16th. …

  • 26 September

    Canada’s Chefs Plate Announces $6 Million in New Funding Led by Acton Capital Partners

    Chefs Plate, Canada’s market leader in the fresh ingredient and recipe delivery space, today announced $6 million in new funding, led by Acton Capital Partners  – a global investment firm associated with a long track record of investing in successful e-commerce brands. Existing investors, Emil Capital and BrandProject, also participated in …

  • 26 September

    Frosted Flakes Takes Aim at Canadian Sports Bros with New Digital Campaign

    Kellogg’s Frosted Flakes Declares “Game On” with New Digital Advertising Campaign Taking Aim at Sports Bros from Coast-to-Coast   MISSISSAUGA, ON (September 22, 2016) – For decades, Kellogg’s Frosted Flakes has fueled childhood fun in Canada with the iconic, beloved Tony the Tiger and developed a deep connection with sport …

  • 26 September

    Ken Boychuk joins Concord National Prairie Division

    September 29, 2016 It is our sincere pleasure to announce that ​Mr. ​Ken Boychuk has accepted the position of ​Food Service Territory​ Manager and will start with us October 3, 2016. ​Ken will be based in our Winnipeg office and will handle the Manitoba and Saskatchewan Food Service trade. His industry experience includes: ​1995-2001    …

  • 26 September

    Why Canada should avoid free trade with the great dragon

    Expanding our trade relationship with China is unlikely to give us any significant economic, environmental or human rights leverage By Gwyn Morgan Columnist, Troy Media VICTORIA, B.C. / Troy Media/ – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s trip to China prompted speculation that it was the first step towards a free-trade agreement. The …

  • 15 September

    IDDBA Releases Latest Original Research Report: Digital Intermediaries

    International Dairy·Deli·Bakery Association™ 636 Science Drive, Madison WI 53711-1073 608-310-5000  |  iddba.org     NEWS FROM IDDBA FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, contact Eric Richard (erichard@iddba.org or 608-310-5000) September 14, 2016  IDDBA Releases Latest Original Research Report: Digital Intermediaries  Madison, WI — The International Dairy-Deli-Bakery Association (IDDBA)™ and RetailNet …

  • 15 September

    TIME TO LISTEN TO MAIN STREET, NOT BAY STREET

    TORONTO, ON, September 14, 2016 – The release today by both Visa and MasterCard of the long awaited ‘independent third party audits’, of their promised credit card merchant fee reductions- under a voluntary agreement struck in April, 2014 with the previous Government of Canada- confirms what the Small Business Matters Coalition …

  • 14 September

    Star Marketing appointed Exclusive Distributor of “Better Than Bouillon”

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