Nov / Dec 2021

NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2021 • VOLUME 107, NO.6

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In this Issue

20 Buying Local
Here’s a look at what’s happening with some of our Canadian producers.

35 Fairtrade for All!
Consumer demand is key for fair trade industry.

37 NutriStart Celebrates 25 Years

39 Mainly Because of the Meat
Meat departments are changing with new merchandising challenges.

41 The Meatman
Meatman’s Products continues to impress.

43 Food for Thought
Pasta reigns supreme.

46 How Grocery Stores Can Benefit from a Social Media Strategy

49 Ripe for Growth
Discovery Organics’ new ownership heralds more business opportunities for regional farmers.

51 The Quest for Authenticity
Grocers extend beyond the international aisle to respond to mainstream adoption of Asian Foods.

59 Essential Service
At Freson Bros., implementing and maintaining COVID-19 protocols was about more than keeping things clean.

65 Sustainable Packaging Coming to a Grocery Store Near You

Departments
6 Market Update
57 Category Management
67 In the Bag
70 Retail Collaboration

On Our Cover
16 Growing in New Directions on Strong Roots
Community Natural Foods Moves Forward

Cover Photography: Allan Hussey

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