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Eataly Toronto opens

Galen Weston cuts ribbon at launch of Eataly's…

Upscale Italian food merchant Eataly opened its massive three-floor ‘grocerant’ in downtown Toronto…
An Amazon Hub Locker in a 7-Eleven in Dallas, Texas. Photo: Field Agent

Amazon expands store footprint with lockers,…

Amazon continues to transform the look and operation of its stores with features like Hub Lockers…
Premium Brands acquisitions

Premium Brands makes three seafood acquisitions

Canadian food conglomerate Premium Brands has made three seafood-related deals totalling $67.2…
Walgreens

WATCH: Walgreens may get scooped up in largest…

In what would be the largest-ever private takeover, U.S. pharmacy giant Walgreens could be set to…
AiFi is testing its autonomous system in eight nanostores in Europe and Shanghai.

Tech startups join race against Amazon Go for…

AiFi is also testing its autonomous system in eight nanostores in Europe and Shanghai. While Amazon…
FreshCo

Saskatchewan Safeway workers ratify collective…

Workers at four Safeway stores in Saskatoon and Regina have reached a new collective agreement with…
Loblaw Companies Ltd.

Loblaw third quarter profit, revenue up

Slowing traffic in its stores over the last few months didn’t keep Loblaw Companies Ltd. from…
Maple Leaf Foods goes carbon neutral

Maple Leaf converts to carbon-neutral operation

Maple Leaf Foods says it is converting its operations to carbon-neutral, effective immediately. The…
Costco

Costco October sales up 6.8%

Costco Wholesale Corp. has reported net sales of $11.92 billion for the retail month of October.…
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People

Robert Paul Singer

In Memoriam: Robert Paul Singer, 1926-2019

Robert Paul Singer has passed away at the age of 93. A chemical engineer by training,…
Tim Moore retires

Tim Moore retires

CPG industry veteran Tim Moore has retired after working close to 37 years in the…
Geert Verellen

Maple Leaf Foods names Geert Verellen CFO

Maple Leaf Foods Inc. has named finance leader Geert Verellen its new Chief Financial…
Chris Kempczinski

Former Kraft Canada president to lead McDonald’s Corp.

Chris Kempczinski, the former president of Kraft Canada Inc., has been named president…
Davide Viola

Health First Network names Davide Viola as new CEO

Viola has two decades of industry experience across CPG and retail; his career includes…
Robichaud

JD Robichaud sales director at Nestlé Purina

JD Robichaud has joined Nestlé Purina Petcare Canada as director of sales, responsible…
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Launch It / List It

Pepe's oven-backed salami chips

Pepe’s oven-baked salami chips

A new type of meat snack: tender, thin-sliced salami rounds. Made only with Ontario salami, high in protein, gluten-free, no added fillers, MSG or flavours. Available in 40g (1.41 oz.) bags in case packs of 12, skid packs of 96 cases. Shelf stable for 6…
Local Alberta Potatoes

Locally grown Alberta potatoes

With its eye on the growing demand for locally grown produce, Thomas Fresh has launched a line of Alberta-grown potatoes. Packaged in recyclable five and 10 lb. bags, “Local Alberta Potatoes” are also available in a selection of varietals. Thomas Fresh
Huggies Special Delivery

Huggies Special Delivery

Huggies Special Delivery diaper is 23 per cent plant based by weight. Huggies' softest diaper ever, Special Delivery has up to 12 hours of leakage protection which helps keep a baby's skin dry and comfortable. Huggies
Ritter

Sustainable single-origin chocolates

Ritter Sport’s new chocolates are produced from sustainably grown beans sourced from Africa and South America. Made with single origin, these new SKUs have the right ingredients for every consumer’s taste. Husky Foods
Goodums

Baked in Goodness

Designed to grow the bake mix category with a premium product and meet consumer demand…
Mann's new Caulilini baby cauliflower

Mann Packing’s new Caulilini

Mann Packing’s new Caulilini baby cauliflower is an innovation that’s in demand with…
Group Single Serve

naturSource flavours now in recyclable grab & go packaging

naturSource’s nationally sold flavours feature a new recyclable grab & go format with…
Halo Top bars

Halo Top Creamery launches Halo Top bars in Canada

Halo Top bars are the latest addition to the Halo Top family, offering fans a portable…
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