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Association picks top 10 grocery products for 2013 WITH PHOTO GALLERY

By Food in Canada magazine staff   

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At Grocery Innovations Canada, the Canadian Federation of Independent Grocers unveils the most innovative new products

Toronto – The Canadian Federation of Independent Grocers (CFIG) announced the Top 10 Most Innovative Products for 2013 at Grocery Innovations Canada.

Grocery Innovations took place Oct. 1-2, 2012 in Toronto. For the CFIG, the 2012 edition of Grocery Innovations marked the 50th anniversary of the show.

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The annual trade show and conference attracts hundreds of industry delegates and independent, franchised and specialty grocers from across Canada, who vote on the innovative products after having the opportunity to test and review hundreds of them for the upcoming year.


“Many people see this event as the grocery store for the grocery industry,” says John F.T. Scott, president and CEO of the CFIG.

“This year’s event was filled with new and unique products that consumers will see more of in the coming year. Our voting members and delegates had a tough decision to make, but they have chosen some truly outstanding products.”

Top 10

Here are the Top 10 Innovative Products (in no particular order):

MiO Liquid Water Enhancer (Kraft Foods Inc.)

Duncan Hines Red Velvet Cake Mix (Acosta Canada)

Stock First (Campbell’s)

Balsamic Cream (La Carrera)

Coconut Vinegar (Organika)

E6 Energy Strips (Simcoe Asia Group)

Take Home, Bake Fresh Products (Koko Patisserie)

TO Tablex (Tablex )

Buitoni Pizza (Nestlé)

Belvita Breakfast Biscuits (Kraft Foods Inc.)

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