Vegaste Technologies launches PlantX.ca to better serve Canadian market

Press release Vegaste Technologies has launched its new domain www.PlantX.ca to better serve the Canadian market. The new .ca domain will allow PlantX, the one-stop-shop for everything plant-based and the digital face of the plant-based community, to strengthen its Canadian presence and ability to offer its growing plant-based product line to Canadian consumers using its […]

Trend watch: Restaurant menu items to look out for in September 2020

By Sophie Mir As ever, Canadian restaurants continue to strive to keep up with customer demands and seasonal trends. With summer slowly but surely turning into fall, we’ve broken down three developing menu trends you’ll see across the country this autumn. Oat Mylk Soy, almond and coconut mylks have been on menus for a while, […]

With Planted, Chef Liana Robberecht turns her long-time love affair with vegetables into spectacular experience

By Sara Burnside Menuck Chef Liana Robberecht is firmly planted in Canada’s food scene. Trained in both culinary and visual arts, she led Calgary’s Petroleum Club for over 18 years before joining WinSport as executive chef in 2015. She’s won numerous industry awards, including being named 2011’s Chef of the Year by the Alberta Foodservice […]

Puratos Canada proactively meeting increasing consumer demand for health & well-being solutions

Press Release Puratos Canada, the Canadian arm of global Belgium-based ingredient supplier Puratos, has committed to becoming the market leader for health and well-being solutions. As a leader in innovation, Puratos is meeting consumer demands through a variety of strategies, offering the best nutritional value possible, without compromising on taste, quality, or safety. In 2019, […]

Trend watch: marine eats, wellness, and all things plant-based

By Sophie Mir Here are some of the leading menu trends to watch on Canadian menus. Marine Eats Offering savoury umami flavour complexity and a wide array of vitamins, minerals and trace elements, aquatic-based ingredients are emerging on menus in two ways. First, operators are shining a light on new seaweeds and other marine-based ingredients, […]

Introducing Pacific Barista Series plant-based beverages

Press Release Our Pacific Barista Series™ plant-based beverages are created specifically for Professional Baristas. Each variety withstands the high heat of steaming and their subtle flavour profiles are crafted to keep the focus on coffee. Our NEW UNSWEETNED ALMOND, maintains harmony with coffee, without the sugar. No, dairy, soy or gluten, Kosher, carrageenan free and […]

by CHLOE. Canada announces partnership with Uber Eats

Press Release by CHLOE., one of the most popular vegan restaurants in the world, announced an exciting new partnership with Uber Eats to deliver its unique offering to the North York region having opened its first Canadian location in Toronto’s Yorkdale Shopping Centre earlier this fall. The fast-casual brand, an established fan-favourite in New York, […]

American plant-based fast casual chain by CHLOE. expands to Toronto

Press Release by CHLOE., the American plant-based, fast casual restaurant, debuts in Canada with its first location now open at the Yorkdale Shopping Centre. After successful restaurant openings in New York, Boston, Los Angeles, Providence and London, by CHLOE. introduces its popular eatery to Canadians as the demand for nutritious and sustainable options made from […]

President’s Choice releases plant-based Thanksgiving dishes developed by Toronto chef Craig Harding

Press Release The team at President’s Choice is helping overwhelmed hosts tackle Thanksgiving menu planning with recipe ideas and new plant-based products that will suit any palate, revealing that plant-based meal options may be easier than you think. A recent PC survey found that 38 per cent of Canadians are looking to integrate more plant-based […]

McDonald’s to test plant-based burger in Southern Ontario

Press Release McDonald’s will be conducting a 12-week test of a new plant-based burger called the P.L.T., which stands for Plant. Lettuce. Tomato., in 28 restaurants in Southwestern Ontario, starting September 30. The P.L.T. is made with a Beyond Meat plant-based patty that has been crafted exclusively by McDonald’s, for McDonald’s, to deliver the iconic […]