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Tilray buys Manitoba Harvest

Tilray to buy Manitoba Harvest

Tilray Inc., a leading cannabis research, cultivation, production and distribution company, is…
Loblaw

Loblaw retail profits $3.25B for Q4 2018

Loblaw Companies has released its financial results for the fourth quarter of 2018. Retail segment…
John Louis, Louis and Francesca Coppa

Coppa’s expands fresh market concept into…

John Louis, Louis and Francesca Coppa Independent grocer Louie Coppa and his family have opened…
Olymel

Olymel closes Québec City plant

The management of Olymel L.P. has decided to cease operations at its Vanier plant in Québec City.…
Walmart

Walmart’s Q4 2019 earnings call: transcript and…

Read the transcript of Walmart’s Q4 2019 earnings call and hear the audio – here.
Walmart's stellar quarter

WATCH: Walmart wins the quarter

Walmart had a stellar Q4 2019, boosted by holiday sales that “blew past expectations,” reports CNN…
Deloitte on loyalty programs

Deloitte: Rethinking Loyalty Programs

In the Deloitte column from our Jan/Feb 2019 issue, three retail and customer strategy experts…
Jan K. Overweel

Driving Demand

On the chilly Family Day long weekend, Jan K. Overweel drove its Food Truck into Yonge Dundas…
Tree of Life Canada and Numage Trading Inc. announce merger

Tree of Life Canada and Numage Trading announce…

Tree of Life Canada and Numage Trading Inc. have announced the merger of their two companies.…
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Cheryl Ong Seng and Dave Mann

IRI appoints Ong Seng managing director of Canada

IRI has announced the appointment of Cheryl Ong Seng as managing director of IRI Canada…
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Oppy names Canadian sales managers for East Coast expansion

To build its Canadian sales, Oppy has promoted David Wazny to sales manager of the team…
Dan Lafrance

Dan Lafrance joins Flanagan Foodservice

Effective February 19, 2019 veteran CPG executive Dan Lafrance will join Flanagan…
Perry Caicco

Perry Caicco joins investment bank, Origin Merchant Partners

Perry Caicco has joined Origin Merchant Partners as a senior advisor. Caicco has more…
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Loblaw COO Michael Motz resigns

Michael Motz, chief operating officer (COO) at Loblaw Companies Ltd., has resigned from…
Todd Newstead

Todd Newstead joins CFIG as acting senior VP

The Canadian Federation of Independent Grocers (CFIG) has announced that Todd Newstead…
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Lightlife plant-based burgers

Plant-based burgers

Lightlife Foods introduces a new plant-based burger as part of a new pea protein-based product line. Consisting of the Lightlife Burger, Lightlife Ground, Lightlife Bratwurst Sausage and Lightlife Italian Sausage, the new line offers the taste, texture, aroma…
Nabob Ready-Brew Sticks

Ready-Brew Sticks

Nabob’s new Ready-Brew Sticks are made with 100 per cent Colombian Arabica beans. Consumers can brew a cup at home or on the go; just add water. Nabob
Duke's Shorty Sausages

Duke’s Shorty Sausages

Duke’s Shorty Sausages are made in small batches using fresh, never-frozen pork. They contain no MSG, liquid smoke or added nitrites. Only real whole ingredients and unique smoke pairings. Duke's Shorty Sausages
Aurora Caffe Trucillo

Blending flavour and selection

Caffé Trucillo offers a wide range of espresso blends that, since 1950, have been skillfully created to appeal to every consumer’s taste. Trucillo Aurora Importing.
Tommee Tippee Advanced Anti-Colic Feeding Bottle

Advanced anti-colic baby bottle

Introducing Advanced Anti-Colic, the only Baby Bottle with a heat-sensing stem, letting…
Fiasconaro Colomba Pandorata

Traditional Italian Easter cake

Fiasconaro Colomba Pandorata is a traditional Italian Easter cake made with natural…
Orville Redenbacher Simply Salted

Certified vegan microwavable popcorn

Orville Redenbacher’s new Simply Salted flavour enables consumers who are following a…
Mann's Veggie Noddles & Rice

Fresh veggie noodles and rice

Mann’s has introduced Fresh Veggie Noodles & Rice in six chef-inspired varieties of…
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