The Muntains, recipients of the 2013 Pizza With Purpose award, are a fine example of a pizzeria that gives back. Let's revisit their story.
The pizza industry is no slouch when it comes to promoting and supporting good causes. Judging by the number of charity efforts linked to independents and chains, community giving is in its DNA.
Barrie, Ont. – On Nov.9, the Downtown Barrie Business Association presented Seasons Centre for Grieving Children with $1250.00 raised through customer donations from the October Tasting Trail.
Windsor, Ont. – Blaze Fast Fire’d Pizza has opened its first Windsor, Ont., location at 650 Division Rd. 
Toronto – Italian restaurant Don Alfonso 1890 Toronto has received acclaim as "Opening of the Year" and Tre Forchette (3 Forks) the highest rating available in Gambero Rosso's Top Italian Restaurants 2019 guide.
Toronto – A majority of Canadian restaurants and foodservice businesses say environmental sustainability is important to their success, according to a survey from Restaurants Canada.
Toronto – Parmalat Group has reached an agreement to acquire the natural cheese division of Kraft Heinz Canada in a transaction valued at $1.62 billion Cdn.
Washington, DC – Scientists have developed a natural way to prevent discoloration of pastry dough during storage using a combination of white wine and lemon juice.
Massachusetts-based company ImmusanT has produced a vaccine that treats celiacs – people who are allergic to the protein called gluten, which is often found in bread or other flour-based foods.
Toronto – The Italian Chamber of Commerce of Ontario's annual Week of Italian Food and Cuisine will highlight coffee and feature a lecture from Oscar Farinetti, founder of Eataly.
Toronto – Canada’s 97,000 restaurants are slow to adapt to new technology that could help them streamline operations, says Robert Carter, an industry advisor at the NPD Group Inc. The Globe and Mail reports. | READ MORE
Toronto – Ontario-based chain 241 Pizza has been given a consumer choice award for good value as one of six top operators in food service recently named by The NPD Group.
British Columbia – A refugee-turned-B.C. pizza mogul is taking a vocal stance against Canada's $15-billion deal to sell military equipment to Saudi Arabia. CBC News reports. | READ MORE
Toronto – Halifax, Hamilton and Ottawa are the top cities in Canada for pizza orders through the Just Eat delivery service, the company said in a news release.
Montreal – Two restaurants that feature pizza prominently on their menus have made the top 10 list of Canada's Best New Restaurants.

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