Starbucks opens Canada’s second express store in Montreal’s Central Station

Store provides streamlined service designed with the commuter top of mind Press release The second Starbucks express store format in Canada opens October 6 in Montreal’s Central Station. The inter-city rail station is the second-busiest station in Canada and welcomes over 30 million people every year, most of whom are local commuters looking to save time and get to their next destination quickly. Current Montreal stores […]

Second Cup announces roll-out of Pinkberry Frozen Yogurt program

Press release The Second Cup Ltd. is pleased to announce that it has signed a category exclusive licensing agreement with Pinkberry Canada Inc. (PCI) and will begin rolling out the Pinkberry Frozen Yogurt program in Second Cup cafés across the country starting this month.  Pinkberry was launched as a market test in four Second Cup […]

Toronto, welcome to your friendly neighbourhood Good Earth Coffeehouse

Press release Rapidly expanding coffee franchise kicks off 2017 with the opening of its 46th café Good Earth Coffeehouse (Good Earth) has officially expanded into Eastern Canada with the opening of a new location in Toronto. The first Toronto coffeehouse can be found in the Garden District neighbourhood at Jarvis and Dundas Street East. The […]

McCafé takes flight with WestJet

Press release Guests to enjoy McCafé Premium Roast Coffee on board more than 650 daily flights WestJet has announced it has partnered with McDonald’s® Canada in a move that will see the restaurant’s McCafé Premium Roast coffee available on board WestJet aircraft. The first flight, taking place on November 21, 2016, from Toronto to Calgary, represents a global-first for McDonald’s and […]

Natrel Milk Bar by java u opens in Toronto, signals a new café concept for the city

Press release Unique Montreal-based coffee house arrives in trendy West Queen West, placing milk at the forefront of the café experience Montreal-based café chain java u, in partnership with Natrel, today opens the Natrel Milk Bar by java u in Toronto. This brand new type of café concept enhances the consumer experience by shining a spotlight on […]

Today is National Donut Day!

By Shelby Morrison You could call this one of the best holidays, or just call it your favourite. Either way, today is National Donut Day, which is obviously very exciting. Scrolling through social media today is basically a donut frenzy with everyone posting about this fried treat. Whether you prefer donut holes, cake donuts or […]

Consumers adapt snacking occasions to changing lifestyles

Press release Study conducted by Technomic reveals the latest trends and data Though Canadians snack frequently (averaging two snacks a day), consumption has remained relatively stable since 2014 according to Technomic’s recently released 2016 Canadian Snacking Occasion Consumer Trend Report. But how consumers view snacks and the way they snack are evolving to meet the […]