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September, 2017

  • 30 September

    GORP’s New Product – Already Award Winning! – 2017 NEXTY Award Winner

    The Great GORP Project Wins a 2017 NEXTY Award 21 winners of the coveted NEXTY Awards announced at Natural Products Expo East Niverville, MB, Canada (September 26, 2017) – The Great GORP Project is one of only 21 winners of the New Hope Network 2017 Expo East NEXTY Awards for …

  • 30 September

    Sept / Oct 2017 Issue

    SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2017 • VOLUME 103, NO.4 In this Issue 11 Where Grocery Gathers A one-stop grocery show for all your needs in Grocery & Speciality Food West taking place April 23 & 24, 2018. 12 Holiday Relief Grocers can make holiday shopping a breeze with innovative merchandising and product selection. …

  • 30 September


    Abbotsford, B.C. (September 25, 2017) – Consumers can now taste a little freedom with the launch of Free Bird Eggs ™, a new line of vitamin D fortified, free range eggs. Produced by Vitala Foods in Abbotsford, Free Bird Eggs are the only free-range eggs on the market to contain 100% of the …

  • 28 September

    Chickapea Pasta is Accelerating, Quickly Accepted into Arlene Dickinson’s District Ventures Program

    COLLINGWOOD, ON–(Marketwired – December 19, 2016) – Chickapea Pasta, created by Shelby Taylor, Founder & CEO, joins the ranks of entrepreneurs in the District Ventures Accelerator, a 6-month program just for consumer packaged goods companies based in Canada. Taylor was accepted into the recently launched Cohort III, and will benefit from the …

  • 20 September

    Raincoast Trading again ranked #1 by Greenpeace Canada as the most sustainable canned tuna in the country

    Delta, B.C. Canada — Sept. 19, 2017 — Raincoast Trading, a First Nations-owned sustainable seafood company with 100 years of history in B.C., recently received top honors from Greenpeace Canada for adhering to the highest environmental standards of sustainable tuna fishing, beating out more than a dozen other brands in …

  • 20 September

    Create high quality choux pastry with Tegral Clara Ultra

      Canada, September 2017 – Puratos Canada proudly presents the Tegral Clara Ultra. This is the newest addition to our pâtisserie mixes that creates choux pastry such as éclairs, profiteroles and Paris Brest. Tegral Clara Ultra is a clean(er) label base which lets you create high quality choux pastry resulting …

  • 13 September

    Acosta Canada names Vice President of Client Development

    Acosta Canada is pleased to announce that Warren Paisley has been named Vice President of Client Development. Warren brings over 20 years of innovative CPG brand-building agency experience to this key leadership role. He will lead the company’s national and regional client team and report to Brent Scowen, President, Acosta …

  • 13 September

    Acosta Canada names Senior Vice President of Customer Development

    Acosta Canada is pleased to announce that Joanne Hillion has been named Senior Vice President of Customer Development. Joanne brings 20 years of Tier 1 CPG industry sales leadership and customer development experience to her new role. She will lead the company’s grocery customer development team reporting to Brent Scowen, …

August, 2017

  • 31 August

    Coalition Calls for Better Food in Canadian Schools

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Toronto, August 31, 2017 – As Canadian children head back to school next week, the Coalition for Healthy School Food is sounding the alarm that Canada ranks 37th out of 41 countries in providing access to nutritious food for children. “Many kids returning to school this year will not learn optimally …

  • 23 August

    Media invited to sneak preview of brand new Save-On-Foods Whitehorse

    Media Advisory   A division of the Overwaitea Food Group LP (August 23, 2017 – Whitehorse, Yukon) Members of the Whitehorse media are invited to a special sneak preview of Save-On-Foods Whitehorse to celebrate the B.C.-based company’s first store in Canada’s north and sample its fresh-made food offering. The store …