News Releases

News Releases

June, 2022

  • 22 June

    BeeMaid Announcement

    Kevin Kapitoler joins Bee Maid Honey as Vice President Finance and Administration Kevin Kapitoler Kevin Kapitoler is joining Bee Maid Honey in the role of VP Finance and Administration. Kevin brings experience in the financial services, manufacturing, and agriculture industries. Kevin moves from Federated Co-operatives Limited where he was the …

  • 22 June

    Defiantly Polite, Meet Defiantly Plant-Based

    Get ready Canada, as Alpha® Foods finally heads north! (Vancouver, BC. June 28, 2022) Alpha® Foods is thrilled to announce its craveworthy, plant-based products are now available in Canada. And given Canadians are notorious for being defiantly polite, Alpha® believes its defiantly inviting plant-based eats are the perfect fit. Founded …

  • 20 June

    Government of Canada delivers on commitment to ban harmful single-use plastics

    QUÉBEC CITY, June 20, 2022 /CNW/ – No one wants to see plastic litter in their local park or hiking trail, or on the shoreline where their kids play. That’s why the Government of Canada has moved forward a comprehensive plan to ban harmful single-use plastics and keep them out of the environment. Today, …

  • 20 June

    Beef Demand Historically High Despite Lower Availability in Canada

    Statistics Canada’s 2021 food availability showed lower per capita retail protein (total beef, pork, poultry) in Canada for the second consecutive year. Food availability reflects long term preferences but is not a short-term measure for consumer demand. Demand measures price changes and consumer sensitivities to price changes. For beef, demand …

  • 20 June

    Why Sobeys had to dump Air Miles

    The food we buy is always changing, so keeping customers engaged with brands is challenging By Sylvain Charlebois Sobeys recently decided to dump Air Miles and start its own loyalty program. Empire Co. Ltd., Sobeys’ parent company, is joining the Bank of Nova Scotia and Cineplex as co-owners of the …

  • 20 June

    Cascades launches an innovative isothermal packaging technology and inaugurates a new production site

    KINGSEY FALLS, QC, June 15, 2022 /CNW/ – Cascades continues to roll out its expansion plan in the isothermal packaging market by enhancing its line of meal boxes with technology that’s 20% more efficient than its current home delivery solution, and by commissioning a new production facility in York, Pennsylvania. Cascades is improving its line of …

  • 20 June

    Fresh Del Monte Launches Mini Honeyglow® Pineapple

    Consumers Can Now Experience the Honeyglow® Pineapple in a Smaller, More Convenient Size Coral Gables, FL (June 14, 2022) – Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc., one the world’s largest distributors of high-quality fresh and fresh-cut fruit and vegetables, has officially launched its Mini Honeyglow® pineapple in North America. The newest …

  • 20 June

    Plant Veda’s PlantGurt Awarded Best in Show at Planted Expo

    The spoonable yogurt will be soon available in certain locations in Whole Foods. VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Plant Veda Foods Ltd. (CSE:MILK) (OTC:PLVFF) (XFRA:A3CS6B) (the “Company” or “Plant Veda”), an award-winning dairy-alternative food manufacturer, announces its newest product addition, PlantGurt was awarded the Best in …

  • 17 June

    Bamboo fibre products that are 100% compostable and contain zero plastics

    100% Natural Bamboo Fibre100% Compostable100% Plastic-Free At BUBUWARES, our mission is to help reduce the amount of single-use plastic straws and cutlery that end up in our landfills and oceans by replacing them with our bamboo fibre products that are 100% compostable. Our products begin to break down in approximately …

  • 15 June

    Brad Hunt now VP Sales, Retail & Partnerships at NUVO RETAIL GROUP

    Brad Hunt NUVO RETAIL GROUP, a leading retail coverage company in Western Canada has promoted Brad Hunt to Vice President – Sales, Retail and Partnerships. With a strong history in retail execution Brad has helped drive growth and solidified Nuvo as a best in class retail sales and merchandising company. Dave …