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October, 2018

  • 7 October

    September / October 2018

    SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2018 • VOLUME 104, NO.5 In this Issue 25 Sensory Strategy A good bakery department will lure customers regardless of their purchasing habits. 27 Make it Tasty, but Make it Quick Delis continue to evolve to include new tastes and quick meal options with a healthy cut of knowledge. …

  • 5 October

    Food Industry Veteran Dave Hansen Joins Silver Hills as Vice-President of Sales

    ABBOTSFORD, British Columbia, October 3, 2018 – Silver Hills, the parent company behind better-for-you-brands Silver Hills Bakery, One Degree Organic Foods and Little Northern Bakehouse, today announces Dave Hansen to the new role of Vice-President, Sales, effective October 8, 2018. Dave began his career nearly 30 years ago with Frito-Lay/Pepsico Foodservice …

  • 4 October

    Announcing NAW 2019 Executive Summit: “DISRUPT YOURSELF!” January 29-31, 2019

    THE NAW 2019 EXECUTIVE SUMMIT: “DISRUPT YOURSELF!” WASHINGTON, DC (October 4, 2018) — With a reception and dinner on Tuesday, January 29, 2019, the National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW) convenes its highly anticipated Executive Summit in Washington, DC, to help best-in-class wholesaler-distributors from diverse wholesale distribution lines of trade exchange …

  • 4 October

    Canadian Federation of Independent Grocers Leadership Changes

    Toronto, ON., October, 3, 2018 — Jim Bexis, chair of the Board of Directors for the Canadian Federation of Independent Grocers (CFIG) announced today the following senior leadership changes. Thomas Allen Barlow Retires Tom has announced to the board of directors his intention to step down as President and Chief …

  • 4 October

    Canadians ‘Think Pink’ when purchasing onions this fall

    Canadians ‘Think Pink’ when purchasing onions this fall With breast cancer accounting for 25 percent of all new cancer diagnoses in Canadian females and 1 in 8 women predicted to develop the disease in their lifetime, this fall, a Western Canadian produce grower, shipper, packer Thomas Fresh, will be highlighting …

  • 3 October

    Canadians to Spend More This Holiday Season

    Canadians will spend an average of CA$1,563 (3.7% increase over previous year) during the 2018 holiday season TORONTO, Oct. 3, 2018 /CNW/ – Eight out of ten Canadians plan to spend the same or more this holiday season according to PwC Canada’s 2018 Holiday Outlook report. Consumers will spend an average of CA$1,563, …

  • 1 October

    Jet Label & Packaging Purchases Canada’s First HP Indigo 8000 Digital Press

    Milestone doubles digital capacity at Western Canada’s largest label manufacturer Edmonton, AB, Canada – Jet Label & Packaging, Western Canada’s largest producer of labels and printed tape for a broad range of industries, will become the first label manufacturer in Canada to install an HP Indigo 8000 Digital Press. Scheduled …

  • 1 October

    Three Farmers Foods Continues to Grow

    SASKATOON, Oct. 1, 2018 /CNW/ – It’s a small Canadian success story that continually adds new chapters. Born on the Prairies, Three Farmers Foods has experienced sustained, rapid growth since its introduction on CBC’s Dragon’s Den several years ago. Introducing a line of wholesome, plant-based protein snacks, in addition to …

September, 2018

  • 30 September

    Clorox Canada president departs for Jamieson

    Mike Pilato, GM/President Clorox Canada since 2014, has decided to leave the company to become President, Health Food, Jamieson Wellness Inc., effective October 15th. Mike joined Clorox in 2008 and has held various leadership roles with the organization.   Dave Iacobelli, currently VP, Canada & International Sales for Clorox has …

  • 28 September

    Tic Tac® GUM hits Canada just in time for National Gum Chewing Day!

    Tic Tac® and Canadian designer, Tiffany Pratt, create an interactive art installation using new Tic Tac® Gum pieces TORONTO, Sept. 28, 2018 /CNW/ – Tic Tac® has launched a new line of gum just in time for National Gum Chewing Day on Sunday, September 30th! Tic Tac® GUM – available …