September / October 2020



In this Issue

19 Moving Forward in a New World
Deli and bakery departments continue to adapt to changes and draw customers with innovative products and reassuring safety protocols.

28 Keeping It Hot
Trends and shifting consumer habits in hot beverages.

35 Culinary Creativity
Flavour infusions and product innovation invite Canadians to experiment with spreads.

39 Winners for the 27th Annual Canadian Grand Prix New Product Awards Announced

45 Home Team Support
The pandemic has boosted Made in Canada food interest to new levels.

49 Mexican Fiesta
Mexican foods enjoying steady growth in Canadian market.

51 Fundamental Fixtures
Displays, shelving are changing to meet new shopping needs.

53 Pizza Paradise
Frozen pizzas remain a popular household favourite.

57 A New Technological Frontier
Today’s technology is changing customer experience for the better.

On Our Cover
14 Fighting the COVID Battler
A Q&A with Ron Welke

Cover Photography: courtesy of Federated Co-operatives Limited

8 Market Update
13 Calendar of Events
59 Retail Collaboration
61 In the Bag

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