Food+Beverage

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Hershey makes socially distant Easter egg hunts

The company maintains support for Ronald McDonald House and families who want a special holiday without social gatherings.

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Expected increase in delivery is coming to pass

Vividata finds Canadians are more interested in UberEats and Instacart, while spending on Amazon is nearing holiday levels.

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Survival Strategies: How Earls is pivoting during the pandemic

The restaurant chain has found a new revenue source: grocery.

Lactalis puts marketing for new drinkable yogurt on hold

The format was on an upswing, but will it sustain given the way consumer demand and habits have shifted?

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Walmart adds to private labels with Italy’s Coop

The retailer is looking to expand its premium food selection by bringing the Fior Fiore brand to shelves at an “everyday low price.”

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GoJava pivots to grocery home delivery

The coffee and snack start-up used its resources to keep the lights on and help deal with steadily increasing demand.

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Village Brewery stays social with delivery and shopper marketing

The Alberta brewery gets creative and shifts to in-store as community events are cancelled and bars are closed.

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View from the C-Suite: Maple Leaf’s $3 billion opportunity

Last year, the meat company saw 30% growth in plant proteins. Greenleaf president Dan Curtin explains what’s next.

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Grocers raise pay and boost safeguards for frontline employees

How the changes fit with priorities currently important to public perception.

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The impact of COVID-19 on our relationship with food

From Shopper Marketing Report: The long-term changes that could grow from short-term shifts in consumer behaviour.

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View from the C-Suite: Goodfood’s play for online grocery

How the company plans to bite into Canada’s $124 billion grocery market.

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PepsiCo to acquire energy drink maker Rockstar

The deal further diversifies the CPG’s beverage portfolio and pushes more into a growing category.

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Silk aims to sweeten the unsweetened segment

The Danone brand looks to pounce on more growth opportunities in oat beverages and plant-based yogurt.

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Sungiven Foods rises in the west

How will the Chinese grocery banner fit into the ethnic grocery segment following its launch in Vancouver?

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Mind your peas, dairy

From Shopper Marketing Report: Sproud is hoping to establish itself in a crowded non-dairy market, utilizing attributes of its main ingredient.