November / December 2018



In this Issue

19 A Win Win for Everyone
As retailers, you can’t go wrong supporting the Buy Local Movement

33 The Meat Department Critical to Differentiation

37 In Love with Local
Health-conscious consumers continue to drive the demand for Canadian Dairy

43 Pantry Staples with Flavourful Flair
Canadians continue their love affair with traditional pastas and sauces while looking for interesting new options.

55 Everyone Likes it Hot
Traditional and ethnic-inspired hot sauces are a growing category.

57 The Transformation of Conagra Brands

59 Bye Bye ‘Pile It High’
A plethora of display strategies can be used to boost sales.

61 All Together Now
Manitoba’s food and beverage industry is building relationships with retailers.

65 White-Hot Opportunities
The specialty category can be a windfall for retailers who understand its trends.

70 The TOP 5 Packaging Trends

73 Sustainability Sells
Fair trade growth means profitability.

On Our Cover

12 The Secret to Success
Cantor’s Grocery Ltd. Celebrates 75 years.

Cover Photography: Steve Salnikowski


  6  Market Update
  8  Calendar of Events
  9  Events
41  Category Management
76  In the Bag
78  Retail Collaboration

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