Kraft Heinz creates new North America strategy role, other CPGs make key hires

Kraft Heinz has created a new role, chief strategy and transformation officer, and has hired Dafne Hefner in the position. Hefner will lead strategic planning, processes, and digital capabilities for Kraft Heinz in Canada and the U.S., reporting directly to Carlos Abrams-Rivera, EVP and president, North America. Hefner’s appointment follows the company’s recent decision to combine […]

Food retailers & restaurants launch recycling organization

A group of Canada’s leading consumer brands, retailers and restaurants have launched a new organization that will help companies comply with new blue box recycling rules in Ontario. Circular Materials, a not-for-profit producer responsibility organization, was created by 15 companies in response to Ontario’s decision to shift 100 per cent of recycling costs to product and […]

Kraft Heinz launches digital home cooking platform

Kraft Heinz has launched a new digital platform, What’s Cooking, aimed at helping to inspire and educate home cooks. The company says its former print publication is retooling as an online space for current and would-be chefs and food creators to create content, engage and grow their audiences, and collaborate with other creatives. The ultimate aim? To […]

Win $10,000 for your restaurant with Kraft Heinz Foodservice

Kraft Heinz Foodservice is giving independent restaurants across Canada a chance to win $10,000 ahead of the summer season. With the state of COVID-19 restrictions still in flux across the country, Canadian restaurants are gearing up to make the most of the warmer months. The reopening process isn’t without its financial, physical, and emotional challenges, […]

Kraft Heinz Canada quick to adjust during COVID

By Paulina Sawarna It’s now been almost six months since most of Canada was shut down in response to the coronavirus pandemic. With it came uncertainty, fear, and a major shift in social interactions, and in how business is conducted, particularly for the foodservice industry. Fortunately, Kraft Heinz Canada was able to leverage its experience […]

Kraft Heinz pledges $40,000 in support of Humber’s Culinary and Baking Programs

Press Release A recent $40,000 donation by Kraft Heinz Canada in support for Humber College’s Culinary and Baking programs in the Faculty of Business will help students gain real-world expertise by bringing education and industry together and accelerating their unlimited potential. This contribution demonstrates Kraft Heinz’s commitment to the growth and learning of students via […]