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Lassonde: First in Canada to launch paper straws and recyclable packaging for its Kiju and Simple Drop beverage products

Rougemont, Québec, September 9 2020 – Lassonde is pleased to announce that bendable paper straws will replace plastic straws in all 200-ml single-serve boxes of Kiju and Simple Drop Natural Spring Water products. This initiative marks a first-to-market in Canada and provides consumers with 100% recyclable packaging. Kiju and Simple Drop …

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Canada’s doors have opened to Europe’s standout food products. How can retailers make the most of the opportunity?

It’s been three years since CETA, Canada’s landmark trade agreement with the European Union (EU), began taking force in September 2017. Progressively, over the span of its seven-year implementation, the agreement is expected to eliminate 94 per cent of existing tariffs and increase two-way trade by 23 per cent, according …

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Save-On-Foods raises $1.9 million for BC Children’s Hospital Foundation in one year

Western Canadian grocery company announces year-long fundraising total  (Langley, B.C. – July 17, 2020) Save-On-Foods raised a total of $1.9 million for BC Children’s Hospital Foundation since June of 2019. Save-On-Foods store teams and their generous customers and supplier partners and are passionate about giving back to their communities and hold …

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Finalists for 27th Canadian Grand Prix New Product Awards Announced

2019 new product trends reflect Canadians’ increased interest in plant-based food products and food innovations that bring restaurant quality home. TORONTO, June 2, 2020 /CNW/ – Retail Council of Canada (RCC) is excited to reveal the finalists for the 27th Annual Canadian Grand Prix New Product Awards.    The 27th Annual Canadian Grand Prix finalists represent the 112 …

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GLBC designs innovative corrugated emergency bedding

Innovative corrugated bed designed to supplement hospital bedding in public health emergencies GLBC and Engineering professor Dr. Sean Maw create sturdy, inexpensive emergency bed The Great Little Box Company/Ideon Packaging (GLBC) of Richmond, BC, working with Engineering Professor Dr. Sean Maw of the University of Saskatchewan, have developed a corrugated …

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