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News Releases

September, 2016

  • 14 September


    Salinas, Calif. – September 13, 2016 – Mann Packing celebrates the 25th anniversary of Mann’s Broccoli Cole Slaw®. In 1991, recent college graduate Joe Nucci was tasked with creating a healthy and unique value-added product using broccoli stalks. At the time, Mann’s was one of the world’s largest shippers of …

  • 13 September

    Michael Graydon joins Food & Consumer Products of Canada as CEO

    Michael Graydon joins Food & Consumer Products of Canada (FCPC) as Chief Executive Officer, effective Sept. 12, 2016. He brings a depth and breadth of experience and skills that will provide strong leadership to FCPC.  He will work closely with the Board of Directors, Board of Governors, FCPC staff and …

  • 9 September


    THE GROCERY FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES PILOT WITH SAVE-ON FOODS FOR UPCOMING CAMPAIGN Toronto, September 9, 2016 – The Grocery Foundation and Save-On Foods today announced that the western-based retailer will participate in the upcoming 2017 campaign benefiting student nutrition. The pilot, which will take place at over 150 Save-On Foods stores in …

  • 9 September

    Sobeys Opens New IGA Outside of Regina

    Sobeys Inc. has opened a new IGA store at 20E Great Plains Road, just east of Regina -the first in Western Canada for the last 15 years. The company currently operates 32 locations in Western Canada, mostly in small towns. This opening near a large city re-establishes the iconic IGA …

  • 9 September

    Grocery Innovations Canada to Take Centre Stage This Fall

    Grocers across the country are eagerly anticipating Canada’s premier grocery conference and trade show this October 16th and 17th at the Toronto Congress Centre. The conference kicks off with a keynote from Ken Wong, distinguished professor of marketing at Smith School of Business at Queen’s University on the subject of …

  • 9 September

    Kruger Products Wins 2016 Walmart Vendor Sustainability Award

    Kruger Products Wins 2016 Walmart Vendor Sustainability Award Submitted by:Kruger Products L.P. Categories:Sustainability, Environment Posted:Jul 12, 2016 – 09:00 AM EST TORONTO, Jul. 12 /CSRwire/ – Kruger Products has received Walmart Canada’s sixth-annual Vendor Sustainability Award. The award recognizes a company’s sustainability efforts and achievements and applauds its assistance in …

  • 9 September


    Laval, Québec, Canada – August 29, 2016 – Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. (“Couche-Tard”) (TSX: ATD.A/ATD.B) announces today that it has signed, through its wholly-owned indirect subsidiary Circle K Stores Inc., an agreement to purchase 53 sites held by American General Investments, LLC and North American Financial Group, LLC (together, “Cracker Barrel”). …

  • 9 September

    Couche-Tard Announces Definitive Merger Agreement with CST Brands, Inc.

    Laval, Québec, Canada, August 22, 2016 – Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. (TSX: ATD.A ATD.B), (“Couche-Tard”), today announces a definitive merger agreement with CST Brands, Inc. (NYSE: CST) (“CST”) under which Couche-Tard would acquire CST in an all-cash transaction for US $48.53 per share, with a total enterprise value of approximately US …

  • 6 September


    September 1, 2016 – Just in time for the back-to-school rush, Mann Packing released its latest video in the Inside the Valley series as an ode to the company’s millennial interns. “The Veggie-Go concept was the brainchild of our millennial interns who were tasked with creating social media content this …

  • 6 September

    Van Houtte brand gets a makeover

    Van Houtte brand gets a makeover The entire line of Van Houtte® products now sports a new look while maintaining the trademark quality and variety its customers expect. Montreal, QC (August 26, 2016) – Van Houtte®, the premium Canadian coffee brand founded by Albert-Louis Van Houtte in 1919, has revamped …