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Produce industry donates to frontline workers

Food image by ja-ma by unsplash The produce industry in B.C. donated fresh fruits and vegetables to frontline workers in Vancouver to say "thanks" for their efforts during the pandemic. The British Columbia Produce Marketing Association (BCPMA) and its volunteers, including 25 Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) and BCPMA members, donated more than 500 Half Your Plate shopping bags filled with fresh fruits and vegetables. Fresh Direct Produce contributed its time to assemble and… Read More
Anthony Longo, Longo Brothers Fruit Markets

CRISIS LEADERSHIP: In Their Own Words - Anthony Longo, Longo Brothers Fruit Markets

Extraordinary times call for extraordinary measures; grocery retailers and food manufacturers have implemented such measures to ensure that Canadians continue to have access to safe food. Grocers have modified their in-store practices and suppliers have changed manufacturing processes and their supply chains to address unprecedented demand. “In Their Own Words” brings the behind-the-scenes stories to Grocery Business' readers. Anthony Longo, president & CEO, Longo Brothers Fruit Markets Crisis… Read More
Mark Taylor, president and CEO of Lactalis (Parmalat) Canada

CRISIS LEADERSHIP: In Their Own Words: Mark Taylor, Lactalis (Parmalat) Canada

Extraordinary times call for extraordinary measures; grocery retailers and food manufacturers have implemented such measures to ensure that Canadians continue to have access to safe food. Grocers have modified their in-store practices and suppliers have changed manufacturing processes and their supply chains to address unprecedented demand. “In Their Own Words” brings the behind-the-scenes stories to Grocery Business' readers. Mark Taylor, president & CEO, Lactalis (Parmalat) Canada Crisis… Read More
Chicken Farmers of Ontario

Ontario chicken farmers: Delivering 'chicken as usual' for consumers and food banks

The Chicken Farmers of Ontario want Canadians to know that it's focused on "chicken as usual" and is committed to producing safe, healthy, high quality Ontario-grown chicken. "We understand that many comforting behaviours and routines, particularly surrounding food, have changed for Ontarians in recent weeks. One thing that has not changed is the commitment of Ontario's chicken farmers, who remain hard at work to ensure chicken production continues across the province," says Ed Benjamins, a… Read More
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