News Releases

News Releases

May, 2022

  • 28 May

    SECURE, SUSTAINABLE, AFFORDABLE

     New campaign promotes Canadian Seafood as a smart choice for healthy, everyday meals OTTAWA, ON, May 25—The Choose Canadian Seafood Task Force, a program led by the Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance (CAIA) and The Fisheries Council of Canada (FCC) today announced the launch of a new, national awareness campaign aimed at encouraging consumers to choose Canadian …

  • 28 May

    Befriending self-checkouts seems inevitable

    Self-checkouts at grocery stores are now more popular than cashier checkouts. But as grocers embrace technology, are consumers benefiting? By Sylvain Charlebois Self-checkouts have long been an unloved tool in the world of retail. In the beginning, nothing worked as it should, especially at the grocery store where an order …

  • 28 May

    Takeoff Technologies Partners with Tienda Inglesa to Enhance the Future of Grocery E-Commerce

    Tienda Inglesa, the top grocer in Uruguay, will soon be able to fulfill orders in minutes with Takeoff’s micro fulfillment capabilities BOSTON – Takeoff Technologies, an eGrocery solution that empowers retailers to attain profitable online growth by leveraging automation at a hyperlocal scale, today announced the launch of its automated …

  • 28 May

    Fresh St. Market Celebrates Gold Award in Prestigious 2021 Shop! Design Awards

    Vancouver House location wins Gold in Supermarket/Grocery Store category   MAY 27, 2022, Burnaby, B.C. – Fresh St. Market’s Vancouver House location has received the prestigious Gold Award in the Supermarket/Grocery Store category for the 2021 Shop! Design Award. The Shop! Design Award celebrates achievements in areas such as new …

  • 25 May

    International Dairy Deli Bakery Association Releases Trends Outlook

    Madison, WI — The International Dairy Deli Bakery Association (IDDBA) has released the 2022 edition of the What’s In Store trends outlook. The annual analysis features point-of-sale data from Integrated fresh, powered by the association’ s partnership with IRI™ and business predictions from industry experts. The all-digital access allows users …

  • 25 May

    Time for a ZODA!

    ZODA® is a delicious, healthy carbonated functional beverage sweetened with GlyviaTM.  Glyvia is a patented plant-based supplement that manages your blood sugar levels and provides a natural sweetness (like sugar but is not sugar and not an artificial substitute). The “Functional Beverage” segment is one of 2022’s top product categories in …

  • 24 May

    FIRST EVER traditionally made Soy-Free Tofu enters plant-based market, promotes sustainability and economic growth

    Canadian/BC-based vegan food purveyor Big Mountain Foods has just launched the very first traditionally made Soy-Free Tofu on the plant-based market, which also represents huge strides forward in the vegan food manufacturing sector. Made entirely from just one ingredient—Canadian fava beans—Big Mountain Foods Soy-Free Tofu is 100 per cent allergen …

  • 24 May

    HIPPEAS® Partners with iLevel Management, Inc.

    Chickpea Snack Company Expanding Distribution in Canada Canada, June, 2022 – HIPPEAS®, Chickpea Snacks, is spreading The Peas & Love in Canada by partnering with iLevel Management, Inc.. iLevel Management will be acting as HIPPEAS®’ sales broker to Natural Health Food, Grocery, Mass Merchandise and Drug Stores in Canada. The …

  • 23 May

    Famed Canadian Coffee Roasters, 49th Parallel, is Brewing It Different!

    Specialty Coffee Roasted Crafted to Perfection (Montreal, QC) May 18, 2022 – Sip into your new favorite coffee: 49th Parallel Coffee Roasters is coming in hot! The famed Vancouver-born coffee roasters offer perfectly crafted specialty coffee sure to help your daily grind. Born out of a desire to make specialty …

  • 23 May

    3 Food Trends Shaping Canada’s F&B Industry In 2022

    Written by Mohit Agrawal, manager of the Dubai office at Simon-Kucher & Partners, The past few years have been difficult for the F&B industry—and it’s easy to see why. But the road to recovery is looking bright, with the market expected to grow by 24.3% in Canada in 2022.[1] With …