July / August 2022

JULY/AUGUST 2022 • VOLUME 108, NO.4

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In this Issue

15 Learning Curve
Affordability and healthy snacks rank high this back-to-school season.

21 29th Annual Grand Prix New Product Awards – Winners Announced!

27 HEALTH & WELLNESS UPDATE
Inside Out
Bringing the concept of culinary medicine to the grocery market.

31 Shelf Shockers
Grocers deal with logistical logjam.

35 Alberta Food Industry

39 Blimey Good
British foods are big business for importers and grocers alike.

41 Home Baking Makes Rise in the Oven of Lockdowns
Sales of baking ingredients have spiked since COVID related lockdowns.

45 Growth Spurt
Baby product sales are increasing, new product lines that meet parents’ changing expectations.

Departments
6 MARKET UPDATE
10 CALENDAR OF EVENTS
48 IN THE BAG

On Our Cover
19 The Cheese Stands Alone
For some retailers, cheese is just one item in the scheme of things, but at Benton Brothers Fine Cheese, it’s the pièce de resistance.

Photo courtesy of Benton Brothers Fine Cheese.

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