foodora commits to sustainable food delivery with three-tier environmental plan

The on-demand service gives food delivery a greener outcome this Earth Day Press release This Earth Day, foodora is protecting the pale blue dot by connecting consumers with sustainable options. Beginning April 22, foodora will begin rolling out a national sustainability program focusing on three core issues, complementing the company’s commitment to zero emission delivery via […]

Loyalty programs: A different recipe for success

By Patrick Watson Loyalty programs have existed for decades. Initially created within the airline industry to encourage brand loyalty, they typically provide benefits for money spent and value through progressive elite status. Research shows that we all belong to between four and eight. Unfortunately, research also shows that their ubiquity has created challenges leading to […]

New federal research investment to make beef sector more sustainable

Press release Canada’s beef sector is an important driver of economic growth, contributing $2.69 billion annually to the Ontario economy and supporting 61,000 jobs in the province. The Government of Canada continues to invest in innovation and the overall productivity and competitiveness of the livestock industry. Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister, Lawrence MacAulay, today announced a $2 million investment with the Beef Farmers of Ontario to enhance […]

Ocean Wise seafood is on the menu at White Spot

Press release White Spot, Canada’s longest running restaurant chain, has officially joined the ranks of the national sustainable seafood program Ocean Wise. White Spot, along with their premium QSA brand Triple O’s began the journey of joining the Ocean Wise program earlier this year, and on June 19th, the legendary restaurant chain will roll out their inaugural Ocean Wise […]

Canadian food trend report shows sustained love for craft brews

By Jeni Marinucci Each New Year brings changes and trends, in everything from the slang we use in everyday conversation, to our social media platforms of choice, to movements in food and drink. While some trends cannot be understood (Crocs, anyone?), what we do know is that when it comes to the food and beverage […]

Analyzing the versatility of tuna

By Warren Cameron From mainstream to upscale, tuna is one of the most popular and fastest growing sales items with consumers at both retail and foodservice restaurants. It’s hard to believe that at the start of the 20th century, tuna was a relatively unheard of source of protein in North America. But with the introduction […]

University of Ottawa achieves certified sustainable, traceable seafood standards

Press release The University of Ottawa is celebrating World Fisheries Day with the achievement of Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification, solidifying the University’s commitment to sourcing and serving wild seafood that meets the world’s most rigorous standards for sustainable fishing and traceability. “Aquatic ecosystems around the world are under tremendous pressure from a combination of […]

First-ever pilot to verify sustainable beef in Canada concludes

Press release McDonald’s pilot establishes path for Canadian beef industry on journey to a verified sustainable beef supply McDonald’s Canada announced the successful conclusion of its Verified Sustainable Beef Pilot today, an industry-first.  This marks a major milestone of its collaborative partnership with the Canadian beef industry over the past 30 months to advance more […]

Aramark expands MSC Certification to 16 Canadian universities and colleges

Press release Aramark, a global leader in food, facilities management and uniforms, has achieved MSC Chain of Custody certification allowing it to source and serve wild-caught seafood that is sustainable and traceable to a certified fishery. The company is rolling out the MSC program in 16 of its largest university and college accounts across the […]