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Wendy's Canadian eateries to use only Whole Leaf greenhouse lettuce

Whole Leaf — the Coaldale, Alberta-based grower of the Inspired Leaves brand — will provide greenhouse-grown lettuce to all 384 Wendy’s locations in Canada. 

Are consumers ready to splurge a little?

The Packer’s Tom Karst visited June 8 with Mike Mauti, managing partner of the consulting firm Execulytics on the Canadian retail perspective during the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 outbreak affects Ontario asparagus harvest

After 164 migrant workers at an Ontario asparagus farm tested positive for COVID-19 about halfway through harvest season, farm leaders worked with the local health department to contain the spread.

How will retailers manage reduced consumer shopping trips?

The Packer’s Tom Karst visited April 8 with Mike Mauti, managing partner of the consulting firm Execulytics on the Canadian retail perspective during the COVID-19 pandemic.

CPMA supports COVID-19 travel exemption for farm workers

Canada’s government is exempting foreign nationals who have committed to working in agriculture from COVID-19 travel bans.

Canada’s approval sets USMCA closer to implementation

Canada’s House of Commons and Senate voted in favor of implementing the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, one of the final hurdles before it becomes law.

Sunkist’s Montreal pop-up features herbs, citrus

Sunkist Growers treated Montreal residents to a bright, garden-themed pop-up to escape the winter blues.

Mastronardi Produce expands network

Mastronardi Produce Ltd., Kingsville, Ontario, continues to expand its network of greenhouses in the U.S. and Canada, said Julia Shreve, director of marketing for brand and innovation.

Fresh Sprouts brand Fresh Bean Sprouts recalled due to salmonella

Fresh Sprout International is recalling Fresh Sprouts brand Fresh Bean Sprouts from the marketplace due to possible salmonella contamination.

CPMA teams with National Sanitation Foundation for food safety events

Canadian Produce Marketing Association has partnered with National Sanitation Foundation Canada to offer food safety, regulatory and quality assurance workshops to association members and nonmembers starting in March.