News Releases

News Releases

December, 2022

  • 1 December

    Peace River Honey Wins Awards

    Peace River Honey was awarded Best in Show at the Alberta Honey Show during Farm Fair International earlier this month for their Peace River Creamed, Liquid, Hot Honey, and Lip Balm. The awards were presented by the Alberta Beekeepers Commission at the Alberta Honey Show sponsored by Bee Clean. Creamed …

  • 1 December

    Uncle Lee’s Tea Partners with iLevel Management, Inc.

    Canada, December 2022 – Uncle Lee’s Tea is pleased to announce the appointment of iLevel Management, Inc. as the Canadian sales broker to Natural Health Food, Grocery, Mass Merchandise and Drug stores. The team at Uncle Lee’s is excited to be working with iLevel’s sales team to market, distribute and …

November, 2022

  • 29 November

    Frank Lovsin Passes

    Frank was born January 28, 1934 in the small town of Mountain Park, Alberta and his affection for this community and the entire Coal Branch was very clear to all who knew him. Mountain Park and Cadomin, where his beloved wife Agnes was from, were the places he loved all …

  • 28 November

    Canadian partners developing new line of plant-based seafood alternatives

    Products will be sustainable and nutritious, while matching the taste and texture of their seafood counterparts Vancouver, BC, Nov. 16, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Delicious taste, a nutritious profile, sustainably sourced and a wide variety of choices—Canadians can expect to find all of these characteristics in a new line of …

  • 28 November

    Rabba Fine Foods continues to expand with newest Tim Hortons at 5025 Heatherleigh Ave.

    Mississauga, Ont., November 23, 2022 – Rabba Fine Foods, the GTA’s neighbourhood marketplace, has opened a new Tim Hortons counter inside of its 5025 Heatherleigh Ave. store in Mississauga. “We are delighted to offer our customers access to more great offerings and greater convenience” says Rick Rabba, president of Rabba …

  • 28 November

    How CPG Companies Can Grow in a Recession

    By Maile Buker & Simon Waters With US GDP growth slowing from 2-6% per quarter in 2021 to -0.6% for Q2 2022 and another big interest rate hike on the horizon, the tail end of this year is providing mixed economic news. Job openings continue to rise despite improved employment …

  • 28 November

    New reports reveal best ways to label plant-based products

    Consumers surveyed on terms like “100% plant-based”, “meatless” and “vegan” Two new reports published today by global food awareness organisation, ProVeg International, provide insights into the most effective ways to label plant-based products. The two reports are called “Plant-based labelling: How common labelling language impacts consumer perception of plant-based products” …

  • 28 November


    The Nourish Network releases Annual Trend Report for Food, Beverage, and Agriculture for 2023 TORONTO, Nov. 23, 2022 /CNW/ – Nourish Food Marketing, Canada’s only full-service marketing agency working exclusively with food, beverage, and agricultural clients, in partnership with Kahntact, leading marketers in the agriculture, food, and life science sectors, have released their 7th annual …

  • 28 November

    Irving Consumer Products Announces Public Sustainability Goals for its Tissue Manufacturing Operations

    DIEPPE, New Brunswick, Nov. 28, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Irving Consumer Products, a member of the J. D. Irving Group of Companies, is continuing its commitment to the environment by introducing sustainability goals for its tissue manufacturing operations. While the environment has long been a core value of the company, …

  • 24 November


    NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2022 • VOLUME 108, NO.6 In this Issue 29 HEALTH & WELLNESS UPDATEBrisk BusinessFair Trade boomed in 2022.An Inside Look at CHFA with President & CEO, Aaron Skelton 37 Meet Your MakerThe desire to buy local comes from consumers’ connection to producers stories. 49 Diversity Driving Asian SalesAsian foods …