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  • Canadian Food Shopping Trends

    November 18, 2014 by Birgit Blain

    At the Food Trends Forecast 2014 conference hosted by NSF GFTC, Carman Allison, VP Consumer Insights at Nielsen, shared the factors that are influencing CPG growth. Canada’s economy continues to be fragile and consumers have remained cautious since the recession

  • All-natural mixer

    November 13, 2014 by Carolyn Cooper

    Walter All-Natural Craft Caesar Mix makes a perfect Caesar Cocktail every time. The new premium mix is made with real whole ingredients like vine-ripened tomatoes, Worcestershire sauce, hot sauce, grated horseradish, spices and real clam juice, and is produced in

  • Artisan meats

    November 13, 2014 by Carolyn Cooper

    A charcuterie tray is always a popular item when friends and family gather during the holidays. Now, making the perfect platter is easier with meat from Piller’s Fine Foods. As well as combining flavourful cheese, bread or savoury crisps, fruit

  • Heritage beverage

    November 13, 2014 by Carolyn Cooper

    Montreal entrepreneur Bastien Poulain has launched 1642 Cola, a soft drink that he says captures the spirit and flavour of Montreal in a bottle. The locally produced new drink is made with 95 per cent Quebec ingredients, including a hint

  • Warm and crunchy

    November 13, 2014 by Carolyn Cooper

    Warm Your Corn – Original Movie Theatre Popcorn from is the latest offering from Popcorn, Indiana. The ready-popped gourmet popcorn comes in a microwave-safe bag, allowing consumers to simply tear and heat for fresh and hot theatre-style popcorn. Like all

  • Ontario’s 2014 agri-food innovators win awards

    November 12, 2014 by Deanna Rosolen

    Using solar power, diverting waste, creating healthy products are just a few of the innovations recognized by the Premier’s Award for Agri-Food Innovation Excellence, which were announced this week

  • Real coconut whipped cream

    October 28, 2014 by Deanna Rosolen

    Toronto – Gay Lea Foods is giving consumers another way to enjoy coconut. The company has launched Real Coconut Whipped Cream that can add a tropical flavour to any treat, dessert or beverage. Real Coconut Whipped Cream is non-dairy and

  • Take the grassfed challenge

    October 28, 2014 by Deanna Rosolen

    Toronto – GreenSpace Brands Ltd. (formerly Life Choices Natural Food Corp.) is rolling out dairy products under its new brand Rolling Meadow Dairy , and is asking consumers to take the grassfed challenge. The products include milk, yogurt and butter

  • All-natural comfort soups

    October 28, 2014 by Deanna Rosolen

    Vancouver, B.C. – Just in time for crisp fall days (and cooler weather that’s sure to follow), Happy Planet has launched two new 100 per cent organic chicken soups. Thai Chicken Soup is part of an Asian-inspired trend. This one

  • Half-popped popcorn?!

    October 28, 2014 by Deanna Rosolen

    Bellevue, Wash. – A curious new snack is coming to Canada called Halfpops. What are Halfpops? They’re exactly what they sound like: half-popped popcorn. The company says they’re a snack for those consumers who are tired of greasy chips, boring