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September, 2020

  • 21 September

    Trust the food industry to keep delivering

    Looks like we may be heading for a second COVID-19 wave. If that’s the case, we should keep calm and grocery shop in this new normal By Sylvain Charlebois Professor Dalhousie University Many months into the COVID-19 pandemic, we know more about this relentless virus and how it behaves and …

  • 17 September

    FOOD, HEALTH & CONSUMER PRODUCTS OF CANADA: LEADING ASSOCIATIONS JOIN FORCES TO STRENGTHEN VOICE

    Mississauga, Ontario (Thursday, September 17) – Food and Consumer Products of Canada (FCPC) and Consumer Health Products Canada (CHPC) have joined forces to create Food, Health & Consumer Products of Canada (FHCP). The new association brings together 119 manufacturing members, making FHCP the sector’s largest national association. Michael Graydon, Chief Executive Officer …

  • 17 September

    HOW BUSINESSES CAN ADAPT THEIR MARKETING TO THE COVID PANDEMIC

    Okanagan Falls, BC, September 14, 2020, The global COVID 19 crisis has left retail and restaurant businesses reeling as shoppers stay home, but savvy entrepreneurs are adapting their message for a world gripped by the global pandemic. Unfortunately, the COVID virus is not going away anytime soon and cleanliness in …

  • 17 September

    Tree of Life Canada hires Lisa MacNeil as President

    Earlier this week, Tree of Life announced that it has hired Lisa MacNeil as their incoming President. Following the recent retirement of Bill Ivany, Jamie Moody had stepped back into the business, assuming day to day responsibility and to lead the search for Bill’s replacement. We are very pleased to …

  • 16 September

    IDDBA’s Latest COVID-19 Impact Report

    Madison, WI — This report is the last in the weekly series IRI, 210 Analytics and the International Dairy Deli Bakery Association (IDDBA) have produced since the week of March 15, after which the report series will continue on a monthly basis. Excluding weeks that were affected by the 2019 …

  • 16 September

    Funding Opportunities for the Agriculture and Agri-Food Sector in BC

    Hello all, I just wanted to take a moment to connect with you about some funding opportunities that IAF is offering this fall. 2020 has been an unprecedented year so far, and the new season will likely yield additional challenges for BC farmers and food processors but IAF continues to …

  • 16 September

    RECYCLING OF PACKAGING: BEL GROUP LAUNCHES A NEW PROGRAM FOR RECYCLING BABYBEL® PACKAGING

    A partnership with TerraCycle® will help avoid waste. Montreal, September 16, 2020 – Bel Group is proud to partner with TerraCycle® to guarantee the recyclability of the packaging of the tens of thousands of Babybel® products sold annually in Canada. As of this summer, Babybel products, in addition to being produced in …

  • 15 September

    COVID-19 Driving Canadians to Waste Less Food: Survey

    94% of Canadians are Motivated to Reduce Avoidable Food Waste VANCOUVER, BC, Sept. 15, 2020 /CNW/ – A new nation-wide survey shows that Canadians are wasting less food while COVID-19 public health measures have been in place. Love Food Hate Waste Canada, delivered by the National Zero Waste Council in conjunction with its campaign partners, …

  • 10 September

    New Ipsos Nationwide Study Reveals Top Performing Brands on COVID-19 Safety

    New Nationwide Study Reveals Top Performing Brands on COVID-19 Safety: Wells Fargo, Panda Express & Whole Foods Lead Industry Verticals   Grocery, Food and Beverage, and Financial Services Top List as Best Industry Adopters of Recommended COVID-19 Precautions New York, NY, September 10, 2020 — Today, Ipsos, the global research firm, …

  • 10 September

    Save The Date for the 20th Annual CFDE Santa Cause!

    SAVE THE DATE! 2020 has forced us to think out of the box and look at unique ways to connect. This year is the 20th anniversary of Santa Cause, and if ever there was a year to celebrate leaders in the Food and CPG industry it is 2020. From supply …