Aunt Jemima pancakes officially replaced in Canadian grocery stores with new brand

Aunt Jemima pancakes officially replaced in Canadian grocery stores with new brand

Aunt Jemima products have now officially been fully rebranded as promised a couple years back due to concerns over stereotypical imagery, but now it seems not everyone is satisfied with the change. Controversy has swirled around brands such as Aunt Jemima and Uncle Ben’s, with major disagreements over whether the depictions represented in the branding … Read more

MODERN PLANT BASED FOODS MOVES INTO SECOND PHASE OF INCREASED PRODUCTION FOR ITS PLANT BASED MEATS

MODERN PLANT BASED FOODS MOVES INTO SECOND PHASE OF INCREASED PRODUCTION FOR ITS PLANT BASED MEATS

VANCOUVER, B.C., Aug 18, 2022 /CNW/ – Modern Plant Based Foods Inc., (CSE: MEAT) (“Modern Foods“) or (the “Company”), an award-winning plant-based food company is pleased to report its subsidiary Modern Meat Inc., (“Modern Meat”) has made significant progress with their additional Canadian copacker for scaling up production of its plant-based meats. The Modern Meat … Read more

Fairfax proposes taking Swiss Chalet owner Recipe Unlimited private in $1.2-billion deal

Fairfax proposes taking Swiss Chalet owner Recipe Unlimited private in .2-billion deal

Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. FFH-T has proposed taking Recipe Unlimited Corp. RECP-T private in a deal that values ​​the restaurant-chain owner at $1.2-billion. Toronto-based Fairfax is already the controlling shareholder of Recipe, which owns restaurants including the Keg, Harvey’s and Swiss Chalet. The investment group currently holds 45.8 per cent of the company’s shares and … Read more

Popular Alberta deli loses customers after owner’s son writes transphobic e-mail

Popular Alberta deli loses customers after owner’s son writes transphobic e-mail

The mountain town of Canmore, Alta., in Jan. 2016.Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press A popular gourmet food shop with deep roots in the scenic mountain town of Canmore, Alta., is hemorrhaging patrons and distributors after the owner’s son sent a transphobic e-mail to the city’s Pride organization. Jeff von Rotz, whose e-mail signature had identified him … Read more

Very Good Food : Announces Board and Management Team Changes – Form 6-K

Very Good Food : Announces Board and Management Team Changes – Form 6-K

The Very Good Food Company Announces Board and Management Team Changes Interim Co-CEO Matthew Hall Will Transition into an Advisory RoleParimal Rana Appointed as New CEO VANCOUVER, BC, July 4, 2022 /CNW/ – The Very Good Food Company Inc. (NASDAQ: VGFC) (TSXV: VERY.V) (FSE: OSI) (“VERY GOOD“or the”Company“), has announced that as part of its … Read more

Federal NDP’s claim of grocery store price-gouging doesn’t check out

Federal NDP’s claim of grocery store price-gouging doesn’t check out

Groceries are shown at a store in Toronto on Feb. 2.Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press The federal NDP says corporate greed is driving up food prices as Big Grocery gouges consumers to swell its profits. Higher corporate taxes are the solution, Leader Jagmeet Singh says, echoing calls from left-leaning politicians in the United States. “When the … Read more

Ensuring a sustainable future for Canadian agriculture takes root

Ensuring a sustainable future for Canadian agriculture takes root

Industry experts and academics are working together to make the future of Canadian agriculture more productive – and sustainable.Della Rollins What’s the future of our food? Farmers, climate and technology experts came together to answer that question at Sustainable Agriculture: Technology and the Future of Food, a recent Globe and Mail symposium sponsored by McCain … Read more

Montreal-based Power Corp. raises $210-million for agri-food investing amid inflation concerns

Montreal-based Power Corp. raises 0-million for agri-food investing amid inflation concerns

Power Corp. of Canada’s POW-T new private equity fund has raised $210-million for investing in the agriculture and food sector, targeting companies that focus on sustainable production in hopes of reducing costs as consumers face inflation. Investments by Power Sustainable Lios, a subsidiary under the Montreal-based financial conglomerate, will include a category known as controlled-environment … Read more

Odd Burger Signs Agreement for 40 New Fast-Food Locations in Ontario

Odd Burger Signs Agreement for 40 New Fast-Food Locations in Ontario

By Adriano Marchese Vegan fast-food chain Odd Burger Corp. has signed an agreement with a real-estate and franchise-development firm to open 40 new locations in the province of Ontario over the course of this decade. Odd Burger signed an area representative agreement with Starke Investments whereby Starke would oversee franchise sales to individual owners, store … Read more

Restaurant chain using upcycled plastic straws as canvas for Canadian art series | Lifestyles

Restaurant chain using upcycled plastic straws as canvas for Canadian art series | Lifestyles

A certain global fast-food chain — that shall remain unnamed because we are not naïve enough to give it free publicity when it can darn well afford it — recently revealed a series of original works of art commissioned from a cross-country group of Canadian and Indigenous artists who are using trays made with that … Read more