NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2018 • VOLUME 104, NO.6
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
41 Category Management
76 In the Bag
78 Retail Collaboration