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August, 2020

  • 4 August

    Save-On-Foods raises $1.9 million for BC Children’s Hospital Foundation in one year

    Western Canadian grocery company announces year-long fundraising total  (Langley, B.C. – July 17, 2020) Save-On-Foods raised a total of $1.9 million for BC Children’s Hospital Foundation since June of 2019. Save-On-Foods store teams and their generous customers and supplier partners and are passionate about giving back to their communities and hold …

July, 2020

  • 31 July


    Dear partners, Following the latest development in the global pandemic, especially in North America, and the uncertainties about the evolution of regulations regarding the organisation of events, SIAL Canada has decided to organise a 100% virtual trade show in 2020. Having already begun the shift towards a virtual exhibition to …

  • 31 July

    Winners for 27th Annual Canadian Grand Prix New Product Awards Announced

    2019 new product trends reflect Canadians’ increased interest in plant-based food products and food innovations that bring restaurant quality home. TORONTO, July 30, 2020:  Retail Council of Canada (RCC) is excited to reveal the winners of the 27th Annual Canadian Grand Prix New Product Awards. Twenty-seven companies took home the …

  • 29 July

    ArmAssist™: The Hands-Free Door Opener

    NORTH PRAIRIE, WI—July 29, 2020—Zero Zone, a leading manufacturer of refrigerated display cases and refrigeration systems, announces the introduction of the Zero Zone ArmAssist™ Hands-Free Door Opener, a device that enables grocery shoppers to open refrigerated and frozen food display case doors using their arm instead of their hand. Door handles …

  • 29 July

    Sproud the go-to vegan milk alternative with consumers and baristas across Europe launches in Canada

    Developed in Sweden, Sproud is already the go-to vegan milk alternative with consumers and baristas across Europe. Sproud is on a mission to bring together consumers who are looking for a healthy dairy alternative and care about the planet, by creating a product that focuses on both taste and sustainability. The pea-protein milk …

  • 28 July

    July / August 2020

    JULY/AUGUST 2020 • VOLUME 106, NO.3 In this Issue 19 Back to the Routine This back to school season will look a little different. 21 The Great Canadian Baking Boom Kept home by the pandemic, Canadians discover the joy of baking. 25 Coming Together to Nourish the Province Relationships, direct …

  • 20 July

    POSTPONEMENT of SIAL Paris 2020

    Dear Visitors, Everyone in the SIAL Paris team has remained fully mobilised to support businesses and provide them with this export springboard which is so keenly awaited to get the economy back on track. To enable such an international event to take place during this pandemic-hit period, we put together …

  • 20 July

    Walmart Canada Announces Major $3.5 Billion Investment For Growth And Customer Experience Transformation

      Significantly expanding “omni” capacity Creating “smarter stores” with new technology Two new state-of-the art distribution centres Hundreds of construction and supply chain jobs to be created across the country 150 stores to be renovated over the next three years New partnerships with Canadian technology companies announced MISSISSAUGA, ON, July …

  • 16 July

    HumanCo Acquires Majority Interest in Coconut Bliss

    Organic, Plant-Based Ice Cream Producer Joins Portfolio of Health-Focused Holding Company AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–HumanCo, a mission-driven holding company focused on healthier living and sustainability, announced today the acquisition of a majority stake in organic, plant-based ice cream company Coconut Bliss. The companies will work together with the goal of growing the …

  • 16 July

    Introducing Light & Free: A New Unconventional Yogurt

    Danone Canada introduces a new range of compromise-free, delicious yogurts that pack a bold flavour punch while including 8 g of protein and 4 g of sugar per 95 g serving Boucherville, Quebec – July 15, 2020: Danone Canada is proudly launching Light & Free, a new yogurt range that …