SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2017 • VOLUME 103, NO.4
11 Where Grocery Gathers
A one-stop grocery show for all your needs in Grocery & Speciality Food West taking place April 23 & 24, 2018.
12 Holiday Relief
Grocers can make holiday shopping a breeze with innovative merchandising and product selection.
23 Let’s have a Cuppa
The hot beverages category continues to grow.
27 DCI: New Initiatives, New Management, New Beginnings.
29 Sweet or Savoury
The new expansion of flavour profiles.
33 Natural Born Pioneers
Having fostered the Canadian natural food movement, New Age Marketing eyes further growth.
41 Less Continues to be More
Bakery customers may appear to have conflicting desires, but looked at carefully it’s all about fewer ingredients and more flavour.
55 Whole Foods & Amazon?
Can grocers survive the Amazon and Walmart squeeze play?
57 Putting on a Fresh Face
Whether you are building, renovating, expanding, adding product lines, or replacing refrigerated cases, there is much more to choosing components than just getting what looks nice.