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Saputo Inc. has completed the transaction for the acquisition of the activities of Land O’Lakes West Coast industrial cheese business.
When asked what is the best way for companies to express appreciation for their business, three out of four (74 per cent) Canadian consumers say, “Just show me good service.” This preference far outranks any other form of thanks, including a gift (13 per cent) or a donation on their behalf to a charity (seven per cent).
Toronto-based C.K. Foods Inc. and Minnesota-based Poly-Cell Technologies recently announced the formation of a strategic alliance in Canada.
Vita Food Products Inc. and Cadbury Schweppes Americas Beverages announced a new line of savoury soda-flavoured sauces and marinades available for this year’s summer grilling season.
Canadian Restaurant and Foodservices Association president Douglas Need-ham announced the following staff appointments
B.C.’s Liberal MLAs and the civil servants who work for them have a penchant for pizza that’s at big fat odds with Premier Gordon Campbell’s call for healthy eating, says one NDP MLA.
Saputo Inc. announced that it has acquired the activities of Dansco Dairy Products Limited, a United Kingdom manufacturer producing mainly mozzarella for the food service market segment. The purchase price of $12 million was paid in cash, on a debt-free basis.
MONTREAL (CP) – The RCMP say police have dismantled a clandestine printing shop that made phoney $20 bills south of Montreal.
For the first time since its debut in the 1940s, Canada’s Food Guide includes a paragraph on avoiding “junk food” – though not under that name.
Redberry Resto Brands Inc. announced it has bought 16 Pizza Hut restaurants in Ontario, its second major acquisition in less than 18 months.  Of the 16 restaurants, eight are in the Ottawa area and eight are in the Kingston area.
A decision to allow government-run casinos to build smoking shelters should be extended to Ontario’s bars, pubs and lounges, which have also seen a dramatic drop in business as result of smoking bans, says the Canadian Restaurant and Foodservices Association (CRFA).  
Priszm Income Fund topped half a billion dollars in sales last year at its Pizza Hut, KFC and Taco Bell restaurants but is worried about lean results in Ontario and labour shortages in the West, where it aims to import foreign workers.
Last month, Ontario drinkers starting paying up to 20 cents more per bottle of their favourite wine or spirits – a deposit they can get back if they return the empty bottle to the Beer Store.
One of Halifax’s most storied bars has fired the first shot in a liquor levy war against Nova Scotia.
Kevin Federline has something to say to those who were offended by the Super Bowl ad featuring him as a fast-food worker: He’s “really sorry.”

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