In Their Own Words

Grocery Business speaks
with Industry Leaders

Grocery Business speaks
with Industry Leaders

Darrell Jones,
Anthony Longo,
Longo Brothers Fruit Markets
Clint Mahlman,
London Drugs
Angela Santiago,
The Little Potato Company
Margaret Hudson,
Burnbrae Farms
Mary Dalimonte,
grocery industry veteran
Nicholas Reichenbach, Flow Alkaline Spring Water
Jeff Hamilton,
Nestlé Canada
Michael Medline, Empire Company Limited
Dino Bianco, Kruger Products L.P.
Peter Neal,
Dan Magliocco,
Danone Canada
Pat Pelliccione,
Jan K. Overweel
Bill Ivany,
Tree of Life
Cara Keating & Richard Glover,
PepsiCo Canada
Jeff Doucette,
Field Agent Canada
Eric Breissinger, P&G Canada
Cheryl Smith, Dairy Farmers of Ontario
Dave Iacobelli,
The Clorox Company of Canada
Peter Hall,
Kraft Heinz
Tony Chow,
Kellogg Canada
Martin Parent,
Mondelēz Canada
Sarah Davis,
Loblaw Companies Limited
Mike Pilato,
Jamieson Wellness Canada
Paul Wood,
Giant Tiger
Carmen Fortino,
Metro Inc.
Stacey Kravitz,
UNFI Canada
Dan Bregg,
Buy-Low Foods
Jerry Mancini,
Dole Foods of Canada
Gary Wade,
Unilever Canada
Michael Graydon,
Food & Consumer Products of Canada
Ron Lemaire,
Canadian Produce Marketing Association
Émile Cordeau,
Jeff Leger,
Shoppers Drug Mart
George Soleas,
Andy O'Brien,
M&M Food Market
Danielle Barran,
McCain Foods Canada
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