“Good Morning, Breakfast is Ready” was a common phrase my Mom would say when I was growing up. In fact, “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day” is a well-known phrase around the world. Though many may agree with this sentiment, Canadian’s are a long way from heeding this advice, with only 50% […]

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Grocery Talks: Interviewing Ian Graham of Global Food Alliances

Richard Baker, Founder of Food Distribution Guy, interviews Ian Graham this week of Global Food Alliances. Global Food Alliances provides all your domestic and international food and beverage business needs under one umbrella, getting you onto the shelves and into the heart and minds of the consumers with minimum effort or expense on your part. GFA […]

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GROCERY WARS: Just Say No To Plastics

Plastic is material consisting of a wide range of synthetic or semi-synthetic organic compounds that are malleable and so can be molded into solid objects. The world’s first fully synthetic plastic was bakelite, invented in New York in 1907 by Leo Baekeland who coined the term plastics. Plastic today is enemy # 1. The United Nations’ environmental agency says every year 8 million metric tons of plastic […]

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Kraft Dinner is a brand icon in the Canadian grocery sector. Referred by Canadians as KD, it was launched in Canada in 1937. Canadians love this brand so much, they consume a whopping 55% more of it a year than Americans do. In fact, former Prime Minister Paul Martin listed KD as his favourite food and former […]

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Today, the focus of most food and beverage marketers is how to engage in conversation with the millennial consumer. Understandable given their purchasing power and most are just in the midst of commencing their business careers. Yet, executives are already being warned not to forget about Gen Z. Read on as why dwell on who […]

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