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December, 2017

  • 14 December

    Torrone cutting turned into a smashing success.

    A Panettone cutting demo took place December 9th at noon coast to coast across 100 Loblaw banners including Fortinos, Provigo, Zehrs, YIG, CityMarket, Atlantic Superstores and select Loblaw stores . The 5kg Panettone, supplied by Aurora Importing, was huge and the cutting turned into a smashing which was even more dramatic.  You could say “it …

  • 14 December

    United Fresh Announces New Revolutionary Leadership Conference

    NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release, December 14, 2017 Contact: Mary Coppola mcoppola@unitedfresh.org 202-303-3425 United Fresh Announces New Revolutionary Leadership Conference A partnership of United Fresh Produce Association and the George Washington Leadership Institute WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 14, 2017) – United Fresh has partnered with the George Washington Leadership Institute to …

  • 14 December

    In-Store Experience Ratings Show Supermarkets Face Key Challenges, According to New Retail Feedback Group Study

    Millennials rate core experience factors lowest; Aldi outperforms grocers in planned spending LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Dec. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The Retail Feedback Group (RFG), a leader in providing actionable stakeholder feedback, today released the 2017 U.S. Supermarket Experience Study. The research, now in its tenth year, found that while supermarkets receive the strongest …

  • 6 December

    The “Great Eight” Hottest Healthy Food and Beverage Trends for 2018

    ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Dec. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — For the sixth consecutive year, food expertMareya Ibrahim serves up the top eight healthy food and beverage trends to try in 2018. 1) ROOT TO TABLE By the time fresh produce arrives on your plate, it has lost a ton of nutrients – …

  • 6 December

    Canadians are consuming fewer calories from beverages, on track to meet 20 per cent reduction target by 2025

    Ottawa, December 5, 2017—Canadians continue to reduce the number of calories they are consuming from liquid refreshment beverages. In 2014, Canadians consumed an average 142.5 Calories – calories from sugar – a day from beverages such as bottled water, soft drink, juice and energy drinks. That number dropped to 133.9 …

  • 5 December

    Puratos Canada launches new website with customers in mind

    December 2017 – This month, Puratos Canada rolled out their new website. The enhanced website further strengthens Puratos’ strategy to act as a partner to its customers. Developed in response to feedback that customers were seeking inspiration for their end products that can be created using the ingredients Puratos supplies, …

  • 4 December

    New limited-edition Red Bull Winter Edition now available

    This year, meteorologists are predicting a wild Canadian winter. Recent forecasts call for months of blizzards, blasting Arctic wind and freezing rain. Those kinds of conditions might scare some people (like maybe our friends south of the border), but adventurous Canadians will correctly interpret the coming weather as an opportunity …

November, 2017

  • 30 November

    Nov / Dec 2017

    NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2017 • VOLUME 103, NO.5 In this Issue 11 Use Your Noodle Pasta, in many forms, is still a staple, while sauces are a simple way to spruce up any quick meal. 21 Leveling the Playing Field Fair trade is becoming an unstoppable force in the retail sector. 24 …

  • 30 November

    Happy Planet Creamery launches a grass fed eggnog festive like no other

    November 30 2017 A classic, creamy eggnog with a kiss of nutmeg to spice up your Holidays Happy Planet Creamery, the organic, grass-fed, farm to table dairy brand, is launching a grass fed eggnog that is guaranteed to make celebrating holiday traditions with friends and family even more enjoyable thanks …

  • 28 November

    “Great Foods Have No Borders” – first ever West Coast Torrone Cutting Event

    Christmas Italian Style was the theme on BT Calgary with Aurora Importing Chefs Christian Pritchard from Toronto & Andy Mollica from Vancouver. They are touring Western Canada promoting authentic Italian traditions for festive entertaining ideas that will WOW all consumers proving that “Great Foods Have No Borders”. Another first for …