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March, 2021

  • 15 March


    Summerland, BRITISH COLUMBIA (March 8, 2021) – Okanagan Specialty Fruits® (OSF), developer and grower behind the innovative Arctic® apple, is pleased to announce a line of staff changes and promotions in 2021 at the VP and manager level. Jenn Armen – VP of Marketing & Sales is now VP of …

  • 15 March

    Lassonde Industries announces that Jean Gattuso, President and Chief Operating Officer, will be stepping down in September 2021

    Rougemont, Québec, March 15, 2021 – Lassonde Industries Inc. (TSX: LAS.A) (“Lassonde”) announced today that Jean Gattuso has decided to step down on September 30, 2021 as part of the succession process that was planned in collaboration with the Company. Until that date, Mr. Gattuso will continue acting as President and Chief Operating …

  • 11 March

    Peak of the Market’s Larry McIntosh Retiring After 27 Years

    WINNIPEG, MB, March 11, 2021 /CNW/ – It is with mixed emotion that we announce the retirement of Larry McIntosh after 27 years as Peak of the Market’s President and CEO.  “Larry’s commitment, dedication and extreme passion to the produce industry and to Peak of the Market will not be …

  • 9 March

    Nature’s Path Empowers 21 Community Gardens for 2021 Through Gardens For Good Program

    Organic Breakfast Brand Grows Giveback Initiative to Support Non-Profit Garden Projects   Richmond, B.C. (February 9, 2021) – Nature’s Path – North America’s largest certified organic breakfast and snack food company – is significantly expanding their annual Gardens for Good Program to help recognize the wonderful work community gardens are …

  • 8 March

    Nabati Announces Management and Advisory Team

    EDMONTON, Alberta, March 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Nabati Foods Inc. (“Nabati” or the “Company”), a plant-based food tech company offering whole, natural, plant-based foods for health-conscious consumers, is announcing its management and advisory team, which boasts strong experience throughout all aspects of the food and consumer goods industries, as …

  • 8 March

    Canada’s favourite oat yogurt Yoats wins Best New Product Awards 2021 

    YOATS™ harnesses nutritional superpower of Canadian-grown oats, rich in protein, probiotics and heart-healthy beta glucan March 1, 2021 – Cambridge, ON Yoats, Canada’s first and and now favourite oat yogurt, has won an award in the category of best oat yogurt for the 2021 Best New Product awards.  Innovation and …

  • 8 March

    As the 9-to-5 workday fades, the food industry prepares to benefit

    The 9-to-5 workday was already in a fragile state but the pandemic has likely finished it. This could create a variety of opportunities for the food industry By Sylvain Charlebois Professor Dalhousie University Humans are creatures of habit. Most of us are hardwired to leave our homes to go to …

  • 8 March

    MadeGood Enters Savoury Market with Debut of Star Puffed Crackers

    New line-up of delectable crackers expands company’s stronghold in natural foods snack category TORONTO, March 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MadeGood Foods,® the leading allergy-friendly and nutrient-rich snack creators, is expanding into the savoury snack category with the introduction of a new product line – Star Puffed Crackers. Gluten-free, dairy-free, …

  • 8 March


    Claude Dulude announces he is leaving as CEO of Nutri Group with the satisfaction of a job well done and many accomplishments to his credit. Sébastien Léveillé will become Nutri Group’s CEO on March 29, 2021. _______________________________________   Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, March 4, 2021 – Nutri Group is announcing the appointment of …

  • 8 March

    Mother-daughter’s Big Mountain Foods expands into 70,000 sq. ft. facility with aim to make plant-based food more accessible

    Vancouver, BC – Just in time for Women’s History Month, mother-daughter owned-and-operated Big Mountain Foods has announced its expansion into a 70,000 square foot facility. Led by Kimberly and Jasmine Chamberland, the natural vegan food manufacturer has made exciting distribution partnerships with retail chains such as Kroger and Loblaws which, paired with …