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March, 2018

  • 12 March

    Prebiotic innovation made from prairie-grown potatoes earns FODMAP Friendly Certification as more clinical findings confirm that MSPrebiotic helps promote a healthier gut

    Carberry, Manitoba, Canada (March 1, 2018) – Prairie-grown potatoes have been enjoyed across Canada for years, and now through a patented technology a Manitoba company is transforming the popular tubers into an all-natural, single ingredient prebiotic fibre supplement that leads to improved gut health. Today MSPrebiotics Inc., announced its innovation, MSPrebiotic has earned FODMAP …

  • 9 March

    New Products Available in 2018

    Breyers delights now available in Canada After launching in the US in July of 2017, Breyers® delights are now coming to Canada in 3 flavours. Indulge without all the guilt. Made with Canadian milk and cream and 16g of protein per pack! These delicious desserts will leave your taste buds …

  • 9 March

    TransCold Appoints Melissa Leung as President of TransCold Canada & USA

    December 5, 2017- Vancouver, BC – On the occasion of TransCold Distribution’s 15th anniversary, John Coughlan, CEO & Founder, announced the appointment of Melissa Leung to the role of President of TransCold Distribution effective December 1, 2017. Mrs. Leung will provide strategic leadership and guidance to the entire operations–TransCold Distribution …

  • 9 March

    PPEC Presents “The Future of Retail” Breakfast Event on April 11

    (March 07, 2018): The Canadian retail industry is undergoing massive change, shedding bricks and mortar for the new exciting world of e-commerce. In the driver’s seat are consumers. Click and point with the mouse. It’s so easy. In today’s world, convenience is king. But what’s the impact on the retail …

  • 8 March

    Fresh Direct Produce earns Canada’s Best Managed Companies Platinum Status

    Press Release Vancouver, BC – March 8, 2018 – Fresh Direct Produce Ltd. (“Fresh Direct”) is honoured to be one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for seven consecutive years and becomes a Platinum winner.   This prestigious national award is sponsored by CIBC, Deloitte, National Post, Queen’s School of Business, and …

  • 6 March

    FCL sees record ag sales as 90th anniversary approaches

    SASKATOON (March 5, 2018) – Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL) is preparing for the future by investing and diversifying in Western Canada, CEO Scott Banda told delegates at the organization’s Annual Meeting in Saskatoon. In 2017, FCL recorded combined revenue of $9.8 billion. Notably, sales of crop supplies, which include revenue …

  • 2 March

    What’s For Dinner: Can Grocers Survive the Amazon and Wal-Mart Vise?

    With Alexa now serving grocers as breakfast for Bezos, have we forgotten that Wal-Mart has had their lunch as the #1 grocer since the turn of the century?  What will it take for today’s grocers to keep a seat at the adult dinner table?  Written by EnterWorks Chief Executive Officer Rick Chavie   Battle of the Titans The …

  • 2 March

    Food Institute tracks record M&A growth in Exclusive Annual Report

    The Food Institute releases M&A report for 2017 UPPER SADDLE RIVER, New Jersey—Food industry M&A (mergers and acquisitions) hit a record total in 2017, reaching its highest point in over 15 years, according to The Food Institute’s recently released Food Business Mergers & Acquisitions 2017 report. Total deals for the year climbed to …

February, 2018

  • 28 February

    Walmart Online Grocery Prices Edge Closer to Amazon, Intensifying the Grocery Wars

    Profitero study finds less than a 2% gap between Walmart and Amazon’s pricing on grocery products; Target and Jet.com come close, but continue to trail  BOSTON, 27 February 2018.  Walmart online grocery prices are edging closer to Amazon, with only a slim gap separating prices between the two retailers, according to …

  • 25 February


    Black Panther, Captain America, Iron Man, Hulk, Black Widow and Thor power-up original character recipes and specially branded DOLE® produce March 1 WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif.  (Feb. 22, 2018) — Powerful news for families fighting the good fight of nutrition in the home: Super Hero help is on the way.             Starting March 1, Black …