How helping your community this season can boost sales

As the holidays draw nearer and gatherings become more popular, a sense of community becomes even more important for your customers and for your business. While December is often a busy month with catering and parties, you can limit any lulls by hosting an event that helps your community. 77 per cent of consumers say […]

Flanagan Foodservice’s annual golf tournament raises $65,000 in support of “We Care”

Photo: Barry Reid, VP of Sales & Marketing at Flanagan Foodservice and Tiana Rodrigue, Executive Director of We Care Flanagan Foodservice’s 34th annual golf tournament was held on September 22 at Granite Ridge Golf & Country Club in Milton. Thanks to the support of many vendors, partners, customers, and employees, the event raised $65,000 for […]

Breakfast Club of Canada fundraiser sets new record

The Breakfast Club of Canada (BCC), in collaboration with Walmart Canada, broke its all-time fundraising record in 2021. This year’s campaign, which ran from September 28 to November 2 in Walmart Canada’s 400-plus stores and on its website, raised $4.1 million for school breakfast programs, including an $820,000 donation from Walmart Canada. The initiative helps […]

Second Harvest shares Canada’s Invisible Food Network report

Canada’s largest food rescue organization, Second Harvest, and Value Chain Management International have released a new report titled “Canada’s Invisible Food Network”. The report found that there are over 61,000 non-profit organizations in Canada providing food at no or low cost to people in need, compared to the 15,344 grocery stores in this country. If you […]

Walter Craft Caesar to raise funds for Second Harvest on National Caesar Day

Press Release On Thursday, May 14 Walter Craft Caesar and Paul Mason, also known as Fashion Santa, are teaming up to celebrate National Caesar Day and raise funds for Canada’s largest food rescue charity, Second Harvest. The organization uses direct delivery and its FoodRescue.ca online donation platform to redistribute nutritious food from donors across Canada to […]

Moisson Montréal named to Charity Intelligence’s Top 10 Canadian Impact Charities List

Press Release Charity Intelligence (CI) has released its 2019 Top 10 Canadian Impact Charities List and Moisson Montréal has been named one of Canada’s High Impact Charities. Charity Intelligence, a must-read for Canadians looking for impact in their giving, provides donors with an annual list of the top 10 highest-impact charities found in Canada, to […]

Concept Watch: Brands are building identities that extend beyond the menu

By Sophie Mir The emphasis on local, seasonal food has become de rigueur industry wide. What started as a trendy, nose-to-tail movement has been co-opted by giants like McDonald’s, which, amongst other things, touts its Canadian beef (from independent farmers, no less). It’s a good thing, but when everyone’s doing it, it ceases to differentiate […]