Retail Council of Canada announces 2020 Grand Prix winners

The Retail Council of Canada has announced the winners of its annual Canadian Grand Prix New Product Awards for 2020. The winning products were evaluated by a jury comprised of food and grocery experts who judged the entries based on innovation, taste, experience and packaging. The winners selected from this year’s finalists are as follows: FOOD BIMBO […]

Flanagan Foodservice named one of Canada’s Best-Managed Companies

Flanagan Foodservice has been named one of Canada’s Best-Managed Companies for the eighth year in a row. That gives Flanagan Foodservice Canada’s Best-Managed Companies Platinum Club status, which companies achieve when they have been named one of the Best-Managed Companies for seven consecutive years or more. The 2021 Best-Managed program from Deloitte recognizes the best […]

Chef Stephan Schulz nominated for Taste Award

The Mississauga, Ont. chef is a finalist in the “Best Instructional Web Series” category for his YouTube channel Mississauga resident Chef Stephan Schulz has been nominated for a Taste Award in the “Best Instructional Web Series” category. Chef Schulz is nominated for his YouTube channel, which provides free “How To” recipe guides for visitors to […]

Restobiz story nominated for best industry feature at 2019 COPAs

The Restobiz story “Catfished: Mislabelled seafood is the new normal” was announced as a finalist for best industry feature in the business category at the 2019 Canadian Online Publishing Awards. “Catfished” examines the prevalence of mislabelled and fraudulent seafood at Canadian restaurants and in the seafood supply chain generally, concluding that traceability requirements are vital […]

Bonduelle awarded for its InFlavor process

Press Release This winter, Bonduelle, a leader in canned and frozen vegetables with a presence in more than 100 countries, was awarded the DUX Grand Prix Award in the category Products, Ingredient or Technology – Corporation for its revolutionary InFlavor process. The DUX Grand Prix Awards honour initiatives from agrifood enterprises, NPOs, institutions or non-food […]

Amaro Montenegro wins second consecutive gold medal at International Wine & Spirits Competition

Press Release Amaro Montenegro was once again honoured with a gold medal in the Bitters category at the 2018 International Wine & Spirits Competition (IWSC), which sets worldwide benchmarks for quality and excellence in wines, spirits and liqueurs. The award marks the second year in a row that Amaro Montenegro has secured this prestigious distinction, further cementing […]

Bow Valley Ranche Restaurant’s Jenny Kang wins 2018 Pig & Pinot Competition

Press Release Chef Jenny Kang of the Bow Valley Ranche Restaurant won the 2018 Pig & Pinot competition on June 16, 2018 held at Hotel Arts. Kang collected the prestigious Divine Swine trophy for her Pork Meatball Arancini recipe. The eighth annual Pig & Pinot Festival was presented by City Palate, in support of Calgary Meals on Wheels. 12 award-winning […]

Cultures & Villa Madina restaurants receive Franchisees’ Choice Designation

Press release Cultures and Villa Madina Restaurants, two brands under MTY Group, were honoured as recipients of the Franchisees’ Choice designation on April 3, 2017 during a Gala Awards Presentation at the 26th annual Canadian Franchise Association (CFA) National Convention in Niagara Falls, Ontario. This is the seventh year for the annual Franchisees’ Choice designation program. The Franchisees’ […]

Ray Russell, founder of Freshslice Pizza, finalist in Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year

Press release Ray Russell, Founder and C.E.O. of Freshslice Pizza, has been nominated for EY Entrepreneur of the Year™ Pacific 2016 awards program. Ernst & Young is recognizing an impressive group of Pacific region entrepreneurs for their financial performance, vision, leadership, personal integrity and entrepreneurial spirit. The men and women who make up our finalists represent […]

West Coast Reduction wins B.C. Sustainability Award

Press release West Coast Reduction has won the BC Food Processors Association’s annual Sustainability Award for its leadership role in Western Canada’s agri-food supply chain. The honour was presented at the BCFPA FoodProWest Awards Gala dinner on May 19 at the Westin Bayshore Hotel in Vancouver. The awards celebrate the accomplishments of companies that make […]