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July, 2019

June, 2019

  • 26 June

    Canada’s Food, Beverage, and Consumer Goods Manufacturers Endorse Vision of Zero Plastic Waste

    MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 25, 2019 /CNW/ – Food & Consumer Products of Canada (FCPC) today (Tuesday) became the first national trade association to endorse the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s vision for a New Plastics Economy,1 moving Canada toward a future of zero plastic waste. The New Plastics Economy is led by the MacArthur …

  • 25 June

    SOBEYS BANNERS RETURN TO TOONIES FOR TUMMIES IN ONTARIO, JOIN WESTERN CAMPAIGN ANNOUNCEMENT FOLLOWS RECORD-BREAKING 2019 CAMPAIGN

    June 24, 2019― Today, The Grocery Foundation announced that a number of Empire Company Limited (“Empire”) banners will be taking part in its #Toonies4Tummies campaign when it returns to Ontario and Western Canada in the first quarter of calendar 2020. The number of stores participating in the upcoming campaign is …

  • 24 June

    ARDENT MILLS ANNOUNCES SALE OF CANADIAN PLANT TO DAWN FOODS

    June 24, 2019 – Denver, CO – Ardent Mills, the premier flour-milling and ingredient company, today announced a completed deal with Dawn Food Products Inc., a global bakery ingredient manufacturer and distributor. In the agreement, Dawn Foods has acquired an Ardent Mills ingredient mix facility in Burlington, Ontario to take over …

  • 21 June

    Taste the difference FRESHNESS makes with FRESH IS BEST’s NEW NON-GMO Corn Products!

    Our company is celebrating its 20th year bringing Western Canadian shoppers fabulous and FRESH Tortilla Chips, Salsa’s & Dips.  We have an exciting new line up of Non-GMO Certified Stoneground Yellow Corn Products for 2019– Tortilla Chips available in 155g & 325g sizes and Taco Shells in a 144g size.  …

  • 21 June

    Taste the difference FRESHNESS makes with FRESH IS BEST’s NEW Tortilla Chips line up!

    Our company is celebrating its 20th year bringing Western Canadian shoppers FRESH Tortilla Chips, Salsa’s & Dips.  We have exciting NEW Tortilla Chip Products for 2019 our FAB 4 – JALAPENO, CHILI, TRI Flavoured and NON-GMO STONEGROUND YELLOW CORN Chips.  No preservatives – Low Sodium – Kosher Certified –Gluten Free …

  • 17 June

    Rising Food Prices Worry 90% of Canadians as Federal Election Nears

    TORONTO, June 17, 2019 /CNW/ – Rising food prices worry nearly 9 in 10 Canadians ahead of the upcoming federal election, according to a major new opinion poll released today (Tuesday).  Fear of rising food prices is consistent across all regions, demographic groups, and political parties. Rising Food Prices Worry 90% …

  • 14 June

    Produce Marketing Association’s Dr. Bob Whitaker to Retire in 2020

    Newark, Del. — At the most recent Produce Marketing Association (PMA) Board of Directors meeting in San Francisco, California, Dr. Bob Whitaker, PMA Chief Science & Technology Officer, announced his retirement from the organization in January 2020. When Whitaker joined the organization in 2008, he was PMA’s first chief science and …

  • 13 June

    Mondelēz International has published its 2018 Impact Progress Report

    Mondelēz International Delivers Strong Progress Against Its Sustainable and Mindful Snacking Goals Achieves goal of 15 percent net revenue from portion control snacks ahead of target Strong progress against 2020 sustainable agriculture and environmental impact Outlines 2025 sustainable and mindful snacking goals Toronto, ON, Canada. – May 22, 2019 – Mondelēz …

  • 13 June

    TransCold Appoints Marco Felicella as Director of Sales

    June 10, 2018 – Delta, BC – Marco Felicella, formerly Unilever Customer Team Leader, has been appointed as Director of Sales in Canada for TransCold Distribution Ltd. As Director, Marco is responsible for providing strategic sales leadership and direction to grow revenue and market share in Canada. He will drive …