Lavazza launches cold brew coffee made with sustainably sourced coffee beans

Press Release Lavazza launches new cold brew offering in the U.S., made from ¡TIERRA! Colombia, a unique blend characterized by a sweet and smooth taste and a rich body. The new venture combines Lavazza’s commitment to curating an elevated coffee drinking experience beyond the morning cup, by utilizing a new and sustainable blend. The blending of in-cup […]

49th Parallel Coffee Roasters and Claridge announce strategic partnership

Press Release 49th Parallel Roasters Inc., a leading specialty grade coffee company, announces its strategic partnership with Claridge Inc., the family office of Stephen Bronfman. Thanks to the Claridge investment, 49th will be broadening its product portfolio, expanding its footprint, and extending its reach to new distribution channels and markets. Founded in 2004 in Vancouver, 49th engages in direct trade sourcing, […]

Nespresso Canada announces sponsorship of Toronto International Film Festival

Press Release Nespresso Canada is proud to announce it is now the official coffee sponsor of the Toronto International Film Festival. This partnership builds on the brand’s long-standing support of cinematography and adds to the prestigious list of film festivals Nespresso partners with around the world, including Cannes, BAFTA, TriBeCa, Rencontres du 7ème Art Lausanne, […]

Caffeinated Kindness: Toronto cafés encourage customers to pay it forward

Press Release Happening August 7th at 11 independent cafés across the city, #BuyTOaCoffeeDay has been kick-started by an anonymous benefactor to encourage Torontonians to appreciate small acts of kindness and pay them forward to others in their community. What’s Happening Eleven coffee shops will be giving away a total of 1,100 coffees (or teas) to the first patrons through the […]

Keurig Green Mountain releases its 2017 Sustainability Report

Press Release Keurig Green Mountain, Inc., a leader in specialty coffee and innovative single serve brewing, today announced meaningful progress against its priority 2020 sustainability commitments. In the company’s newly released 2017 Sustainability Report, Keurig details the continued evolution of its sustainability programs to reduce its environmental footprint, improve the lives of coffee farmers, and […]

Menu trends to watch for March 2018

By Aaron Jourden Below we will highlight some of the leading menu trends to watch on Canadian menus this month. Sweet heat About the trend: Operators are catering to demand for bold and exciting flavour experiences by developing complex sauces and toppings that combine spicy and sweet components. These condiments can be found on new […]

The future of food – Restaurant trends in 2018 and beyond

Giving diners some food for thought, RC Show 2018 – Canada’s largest foodservice and hospitality event – presents the top trends you can expect to see on restaurant tables this year. From Neuro-nutrition to floral flavours and even medicinal mushrooms, here’s what will be blooming all over menus: Coffee with a kick – Turmeric syrup […]