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August, 2020

  • 18 August

    Grocery Innovations Canada 2020 is going virtual! Your Virtual Gateway onto Canada’s Grocery Shelves!

    AUGUST 17, 2020 Toronto, ON–The grocery industry’s annual trade show and conference is going virtual with Grocery Innovations Canada LIVE @ HOME October 27, 28, 29, 2020! In an industry known for its innovation, there has been no other time when we’ve seen this innovation at its best than during these extraordinary times. …

  • 18 August

    Maxwell House Launches New Zero Waste Single-Serve Coffee Pods

    “Good to the last drop. And long after” reflects a commitment to a more sustainable future and to the next generation of coffee drinkers. TORONTO, Aug. 17, 2020 /CNW/ – Canadian icon Maxwell House has always been, “Good to the last drop.” Now, thanks to a bold new 100% compostable pod innovation launch, …

  • 14 August

    First virtual annual Coffee Association of Canada Conference being held on October 6 & 7 (1-4pm EST)

    TORONTO, ON – August 14, 2020 – The Coffee Association of Canada (CAC) has opened registration for the first virtual Conference in its 29-year history with the theme of “Silver Linings”. The agenda on October 6 & 7th (1-4pm EST) will focus on finding the positive, as leaders in the coffee industry share data and insights. Keynote speaker, …

  • 14 August

    SNAC International testifies on role of snacking as part of healthy diet

    Benefits of snacking must be considered in formulating Dietary Guidelines for Americans   (Arlington, VA) – This week, SNAC International, the leading international trade association for the snack industry, testified on the positive role snacking can play as part of a healthy dietary pattern at the final public meeting of …

  • 13 August

    Canadian food banks to receive more than 1 million dozen eggs

    Nutri Group contribute to the Government of Canada’s Surplus Food Rescue Program Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, August 13, 2020 – Nutri Group and its producing partners are proud to participate in the Government of Canada’s Surplus Food Rescue Program, which will allow the distribution of more than one million dozen eggs to vulnerable …

  • 11 August

    Happy 3rd birthday Emkao Foods

    August update — Happy 3rd anniversary Greetings to our business community ! We hope that you are staying safe, healthy and happy as we forge ahead towards the Autumn season. This email is to bring you a few updates related to our Grand opening and, some more exciting news. ANNOUNCEMENTS …

  • 10 August


    BROOKLYN, NY (JULY 22, 2020) – Pipcorn, the minority-owned, better-for-you heirloom snacking brand, expands its North American presence by entering retailer locations in Canada. Pipcorn’s beloved snacking staples, Heirloom Popcorn and Heirloom Cheese Balls will be available at Loblaws Natural Value stores this month and continue to roll out to additional retailers throughout …

  • 10 August

    Organika launches on-the-go collagen water, Effervess

    Organika, known as the producers of Canada’s #1 selling collagen powder, has now made taking collagen even easier offering an easy to use, on-the-go tablet to add to your water. Introducing the newly launched, Effervess, these tablets help to make the most out of your water by boosting it with premium …

  • 6 August


    Quesava will be exclusive to UNFI in Ontario, Quebec and Atlantic Canada. In the West we will continue to distribute directly to our loyal, long standing customers, as well as through both Horizon and now UNFI. We thank Jon Luca in Ontario and Summit in B.C. for their great support …

  • 6 August

    New IDDBA COVID-19 Impact Report Available

    Madison, WI — The International Dairy Deli Bakery Association (IDDBA) has published their weekly industry COVID-19 Impact report. This week’s report found that more than four months after the big spikes in grocery sales at the start of the pandemic, CPG sales continue to track well ahead of the 2019 …