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April, 2020

  • 9 April

    Western Grocer Magazine statement on COVID-19

    The Covid 19 Crisis We at Western Grocer magazine know the hard times everyone in the food distribution business is going through right now. Grocers are just having a hard time keeping shelves full as consumers fearful of what might happen next rush to stock up on products. New, stricter …

  • 8 April

    Food Safety and Health Professionals Emphasize Importance of Fruit and Vegetable Consumption During COVID-19 Pandemic

    April 8, 2020 (Ottawa, ON) – The Canadian fresh fruit and vegetable supply chain continues to provide millions of Canadians with safe and healthy produce. The Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA), who represents the produce sector in Canada, is working closely with many Government branches to ensure the continuity of …

  • 7 April

    Dietitians’ Tips to Stay Well During COVID-19

    April 2020  We hope that you’re all doing as well as possible during these challenging times. As dietitians and leaders in nutrition communications, we’ve designed a number of infographics to help you stay well during COVID-19. Click on these links or the images below to read the full stories. – COVID-19 …

  • 7 April

    IDDBA Hosts Weekly COVID-19 Impact Webinars

    Madison, WI — In conjunction with the weekly release of its COVID-19 Impact Report, the International Dairy Deli Bakery Association (IDDBA) will host weekly webinars that will review the report and offer insights into its findings. The webinars will be conducted by Anne-Marie Roerink, principal and founder of 210 Analytics, and …

  • 4 April

    April 9 BCFB Webinar – Leading Cultures Through Fear: Skills Needed in Times of Uncertainty

    Leading Cultures Through Fear: Skills Needed in Times of Uncertainty Hosted by BC Food & Beverage 11:00 AM – 12:15 PM on Thursday, April 9th, 2020 Register today: https://my.demio.com/ref/pp8GQ8tJkirQruAy< Cost: FREE Dear BCFB Community, As we continue to navigate through this challenging time, a strong focus on culture, leadership, and honing …

  • 4 April

    Tonica Kombucha supports local Ontario charities during COVID-19 Crisis

    Supporting Canada in a Time of Crisis  Tonica Kombucha supports local Ontario charities during COVID-19 Crisis April 1, 2020 TORONTO – Tonica Kombucha, Canada’s first kombucha company, announced today that it will be donating monthly to Feed Ontario’s Emergency Response for the duration of the COVID-19 crisis. Zoey Shamai, Tonica’s Owner and …

  • 4 April

    Level Ground Online Coffee Customers Can Buy-One-Give-One this April

      Canadian Food Banks will receive a package of coffee for each one sold at levelground.com April 1, 2020, Victoria, BC – This April, Level Ground is donating a 300 gram package of coffee to Canadian food banks for each coffee package purchased on their retail website. The Buy-One-Give-One campaign …

  • 3 April

    BCFB CV19 Forum – Employee Staff Support, Financial Aid, Supply Chain Aid

    Attention BCFB Members, BC Food & Beverage has created a new CV19 Portal where you’ll find relevant CV19 industry news, resources, and an interactive community forum.  In this forum, you can post questions and discussions relating to employee staff support, financial aid, supply chain aid, and more. To access the portal and …

  • 3 April

    Save-On-Foods launches $1 million campaign to feed kids in need across Western Canada

    (April 2, 2020 – Langley, B.C.) Save-On-Foods has committed $500,000 toward their $1 million fundraising goal aimed at giving kids easier access to school meal supports during the COVID-19 pandemic. With an estimated one in five school-aged kids in Canada relying on school-based nutrition programs, school closures mean many Canadian kids …

  • 3 April

    New Dates Announced for Seafood Expo North America

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America New Dates Announced Postponed event rescheduled for the Fall of 2020  Portland, Maine (April 2, 2020) – Today, Diversified Communications, organizer of the annual Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America, announced the new dates for its 2020 event.  The expo will …