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Rachelle Bery comes to Ontaro with first store in a Sobeys

Rachelle Bery launches first Ontario store

Rachelle Bery is opening its natural health products store in Ontario. The opening marks a first…
Aurora Importing wins Top Choice Award

Aurora Importing & Distributing wins Top Choice…

Aurora Importing & Distributing has been named the Top Choice Importing Company of 2020 for the…
Sobeys, five other grocery store chains to remove plastic bags by end of January

Empire Company banners to remove plastic bags by…

Empire Company grocery banners Sobeys, Safeway, FreshCo, IGA and Foodland plan to remove plastic…
Rendering of a Starbucks pickup location

Starbucks opens pickup-only location in Toronto

Starbucks plans to open a pickup-only store in downtown Toronto in February. The store will mark…
Instacart rolls out Instacart Pickup

Instacart rolls out new grocery pickup experience

Instacart has announced a new Instacart Pickup product and the appointment of Instacart veteran…
Nielsen completes Precima acquisition

Nielsen builds on retail, CPG analytics with…

Nielsen Global Connect has acquired merchandising and analytics solutions business Precima for an…
Walmart expands robotic workforce

Walmart expands robotic workforce in the U.S. to…

Walmart plans to add shelf-scanning robots to 650 more stores in the U.S. by the end of the summer,…
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Package-free pop up “bare market” opens permanent…

bare market plans to open its first permanent retail location in Toronto. bare market says the move…
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WORD ON THE STREET: Walmart and other U.S.…

Walmart, Kroger, Albertsons and Ahold-Delhazie have considered acquiring food delivery service…
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Denis Gendron retires as president of United Grocers Inc. (UGI)

Denis Gendron to retire as president of United Grocers Inc.

Denis Gendron, president of United Grocers Inc. (UGI), plans to retire effective June 30,…
Hardeep Kharaud

Hardeep Kharaud named SVP Market Merchandising and Promotions for Loblaw’s Market Division

Hardeep Kharaud has taken on a new role at Loblaw Companies Limited as the senior vice…
Frank Gambioli, Loblaw Companies Limited

Frank Gambioli new SVP of Discount Merchandising at Loblaw

Frank Gambioli has been appointed senior vice president of discount merchandising at…
Graeme Macdonald

Graeme Macdonald joins Ace Bakery

Graeme Macdonald has joined Weston Foods as vice president, Category - ACE, Artisan and…
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Dino Koundoutsikos new EVP of Dr. Oetker

Dino Koundoutsikos has been promoted to executive vice president of Dr. Oetker Canada…
Faroek Hanif

Clorox’s Faroek Hanif appointed to Stewardship Ontario Board

Faroek Hanif, vice president of finance at The Clorox Company of Canada, has been…
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Mema soup

Just Sauce, Just Soup

Mema Foods International has introduced a family of sauces and soups in recyclable glass packaging; Just Sauce/Just Soup is a convenient heat and serve item made with simple ingredients. Memafoodsinternational.ca
bubly sparkling water

bubly sparkling water

bubly sparkling water offers refreshingly great taste and natural fruit flavours perfect for any occasion. Now available in five flavours: strawberry, lime, grapefruit, orange and cherry. No calories, no sweeteners, all smiles! bubly sparkling water
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Authentic Danish Pastries

Frozen baked goods suppler ARYZTA Canada has introduced the Mette Munk line of authentic Danish pastries in Canada. Premium, crispy and flaky pastries made with ingredients sources from around the world. Products include maple pecan braid and apple, raspberry…
National Produce

Mango offers sweet flavour

The Edward Mango, now in season from Peru, is considered to be one of the best tasting mangoes in the world. Individual mangoes have PLU stickers, with organic certification. Available October to January. The abundant flesh is tender, fibreless, juicy and…
Oasis juice carton with paper straw

Portion-size juice cartons with paper straws

The Oasis juice carton comes with a paper straw as a replacement solution to plastic…
Black Diamond

On trend: Healthy, high protein snacking

Black Diamond Combo is a convenient combination of bite-sized natural cheese paired with…
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…
Local Alberta Potatoes

Locally grown Alberta potatoes

With its eye on the growing demand for locally grown produce, Thomas Fresh has launched a…
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