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April, 2019

  • 15 April

    Great Little Box Company Named One of Canada’s Top Small and Medium Employers of 2019

    B.C.-based company recognized once again for its outstanding workplace and forward thinking HR policies VANCOUVER, B.C., April 12, 2019 — Great Little Box Company Ltd. (GLBC) announced today that it has again been recognized as one of Canada’s Top Small and Medium Employers of 2019. This annual competition organized by the …

  • 12 April

    Cecelia Packing’s Year off to a Fruitful Start

    Orange Cove, CA (April 11, 2019): As temperatures begin to climb in the Central Valley, Cecelia Packing Corp. is steadily packing and shipping a number of its many citrus varieties. Available now are Dimples™ Gold Nugget Mandarins, Navel Oranges, Cara Caras, Sky Valley Heirloom Navels, Minneola Tangelos, and Sanguinelli Blood …

  • 12 April

    Finalists for 26th Anniversary Canadian Grand Prix New Products Announced

    TORONTO, April 11, 2019: Retail Council of Canada (RCC) is excited to reveal the finalists for the 26th Anniversary Canadian Grand Prix New Product Awards.    The 26th Anniversary Canadian Grand Prix finalists represent the 114 most impressive new food and consumer packaged goods products launched into the Canadian market in 2018.  Submissions …

  • 11 April

    Event Summary for 2019 CPMA Convention and Trade Show

    April 9, 2019 (Montreal, QC) – The 2019 Canadian Produce Marketing Association Convention and Trade Show was a resounding success, exceeding the size of all past shows in Montreal. Exhibitors representing over 300 companies accounted for 53,500 square feet of booth space on the Trade Show floor. Among those were 143 …

  • 9 April

    Baby Gourmet Introduces Organic Lentil and Chickpea Finger Foods for Canada’s Self-feeders

    Plant-based Carrot Sticks and Tomato Basil Slices Available Today! Calgary, AB – 4/8/2019 – Baby Gourmet, Canada’s leading organic baby food, snack, and beverage brand announced its new Finger Food innovations are now available in baby food aisles across the country and online.  Baby Gourmet’s 100% Organic Carrot Sticks and Tomato Basil Slices are locally produced and packed with …

  • 5 April

    Mondelēz International Welcomes Martin Parent as President of Canada Business Unit

    TORONTO, Canada – APRIL 4, 2018 – Mondelēz International has named Martin Parent, as the President of Mondelez Canada, responsible for the oversight of the company’s new Canada Business Unit (BU) effective March 26, 2019.  In his new position, he will lead one of Mondelēz International’s biggest markets and the …

  • 3 April

    The plant-based movement is hitting the mainstream, with Earth’s Own leading the push

    Plant-based beverage company, Earth’s Own, unveils new branding as it aims to be a “catalyst for change” and inspire the nation to adopt a plant-based lifestyle April 2, 2019 (Burnaby, BC) – Pioneering plant-based beverage company, Earth’s Own, re-emerged today onto the market with a new design, simplified product line and a rallying …

March, 2019

  • 31 March

    New public opinion research on hot button issues around food

    Artificial intelligence tool maps Canadians’ conversations about food online GUELPH, ON, March 28, 2019 /CNW/ – A new study provides further understanding into the tides of public opinion around Canadian food, how it’s grown, and the relationship consumers want with farmers and those that process their food.  Public Opinion: a …

  • 31 March

    MorningStar Farms Veggie Burgers, the #1 Veggie Burger in the USA[1], are Coming to Canada

    MISSISSAUGA, ON (March 27, 2019) – Get ready to veg out Canada! A new food star is officially launching across the country and giving plant-based protein enthusiasts a reason to celebrate. MorningStar Farms Veggie Burgers, the #1 Veggie Burger in the USA1, will be available in Canada this April – just in …

  • 31 March

    District Ventures Capital Takes a Bite Out of New Refrigerated Healthy Snack Bar Category

      Toronto, ON (March 26, 2019) – District Ventures Capital is pleased to announce it has closed an equity investment with OHi Food Co., producers of the popular refrigerated OHi Superfood Bar.  Created after founder Dawn Anderson realized the snack bars that she had been living on were filled with additives …