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March, 2017

  • 30 March

    10 Most Innovative Grocery Products Announced

    10 Most Innovative Grocery Products Announced The present and future of Canadian grocery industry [Vancouver, BC]  Western Canada’s largest grocery exhibition and conference, the Grocery & Specialty Food West (GSFW),  returned for the 28th year to the Vancouver Convention Centre (East) on March 20 for day one of its two-day conference …

  • 29 March

    Califia Farms Brings Top-Selling Almond Beverages and Cold Brew Coffees to Canadian Market

    Consumer demand for Califia’s innovative plant-powered beverages prompts international expansion of one of the fastest growing natural beverage companies in the US  Los Angeles, CA – March 29, 2017– Califia Farms, the leading nutmilk brand in the natural channel in the US, today announced that its popular almond beverages and cold brew …

  • 25 March

    Manischewitz Donates $50,000 to Anti-Defamation League in Fight Against Bigotry

    Pledges Additional Support to Jewish Community Centers NEWARK, N.J., March 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The Manischewitz Company, the largest producer of kosher food in North America, has pledged $50,000 to the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) to support efforts to combat recent anti-Semitic and anti-minority acts across the country. Since the beginning …

  • 16 March

    BDO Examines Future of Canada’s Food & Beverage and Transportation Industries

    Technology remains critical as 60% of food manufacturers report investing in innovation and 58% of transportation, warehousing and distribution decision-makers cite technology as a positive driver for change in the industry TORONTO, March 16, 2017 /CNW/ – Canada’s food & beverage (F&B) and transportation, warehousing and distribution (TWD) industries continue to …

  • 16 March

    Sweets & Snacks Expo Announces Category Specific Educational Tracks

    For immediate release Contact: Jenn Ellek, 202-534-1440, jenn.ellek@CandyUSA.com Sweets & Snacks Expo Announces Category Specific Educational Tracks Washington, D.C. (March 15, 2017) – The 2017 Sweets & Snacks Expo is pleased to offer customized tracks for the confectionery, snack and specialty categories. Hosted by the National Confectioners Association, the 2017 Expo will house …

  • 13 March


    Brand ramps up campaign with dramatic experiential pop-up activation TORONTO, March 9, 2017 – Building on the tremendous success of the inaugural Bring Back The Bees campaign, Honey Nut Cheerios is calling on Canadians to help plant another 100 million wildflowers across the country this year to help restore natural …

  • 13 March


    The show, which will take place from May 2 to 4, 2017 at Toronto’s Enercare Centre, has already grown by 33% as compared to 2015! Toronto, March 9, 2017 – SIAL Canada and SET Canada are already sold out, with 11 weeks still left before the show! These results have …

  • 13 March

    Cavendish Farms Announces Expansion and Construction of New Potato Processing Plant in Lethbridge, Alberta

      Lethbridge, Alberta – Cavendish Farms is pleased to announce the expansion of its business in Lethbridge, Alberta, with the construction of a new frozen potato processing plant. Today’s approval by Lethbridge City Council for the purchase of land in the Sherring Industrial Park is the first step towards the …

  • 13 March

    Mars Canada Celebrates Official Opening of MALTESERS® Chocolate Manufacturing Facility in Newmarket, Ontario

    Mars Canada has invested $70 million in 60,000 square foot expansion of its Chocolate manufacturing facility in Newmarket, Ontario to accommodate the production of MALTESERS® The Newmarket facility, which will produce MALTESERS® for the first time in North America, brings together the best manufacturing, packaging practices and new technology from …

  • 13 March

    March / April 2017 Issue

    MARCH/APRIL ISSUE • VOLUME 102, NO.7 In this Issue 21 Natural Living Talking business with three retailers. 25 Meeting the Ice Cream Challenge Manufacturers and retailers working together. 29 Stellar Brand Power Star Marketing takes a hands-on approach to grow brands across Canada. 41 SIAL Focuses on Innovation A Q&A …