Canadian Retailer - Winter 2016 - 16

CANADIAN GRAND PRIX AWARDS

THE SUBMISSIONS ARE IN
Retail Council of Canada's 2015 Canadian Grand
Prix New Product Awards are just around the
corner, and companies across the country are
entering products for a chance to claim some of
the spotlight at the presentations in June.
BY SEAN C. TARRY
RETAIL Council of Canada's (RCC) Canadian Grand Prix

New Product Awards™ will be presenting its 23rd edition
of the program on June 1, celebrating new products in
food, non-food and private-label categories. The awards

program offers entrants the exciting opportunity to showcase their new products to a jury of industry experts.
Winners will be announced at the Grand Prix Gala as
part of RCC's STORE 2016-Canada's Retail Conference.

Entrants for the 2015 Canadian Grand Prix New Product Awards are:
FOOD

DAIRY (MILK, YOGURT, CHEESE &
SPREADABLES)

BAKERY FRESH

Gay Lea Foods Co-operative Ltd.
Nordica Smooth Cottage Cheese
Laiterie Chalifoux Riveria petit pot
set-style yogurt
Parmalat Canada Astro Athentikos
Greek Yogurt

Canada Bread Company Ltd.
Harvest Grain with Apple
Canada Bread Company Ltd.
Homestyle Louis Francois Marcotte
Weston Bakeries Limited
Country Harvest Apple
BAKING NEEDS & DRIED BAKERY

Smucker Foods of Canada Robin
Hood Quick Bread Gluten Free Banana
BEVERAGES

A. Lassonde Inc. Oasis 70 Calories
A. Lassonde Inc. Oasis NutriSolution
Canada Pure Canada Pure Sparkling
Water Beverage
Coca-Cola Ltd. Dasani Sparkling
Happy Planet Foods Happy Planet
Nut Smoothies
Single Cup Coffee Skinnygirl CocktailInspired Single Serve Tea Cups
Single Cup Coffee Torani Naturally
Flavoured Single Serve Coffee Cups
CONDIMENTS & SAUCES

Innerseasonings International Inc.
Tunnel Bar-B-Q (TBQ) Sauces
Lantic Inc. Lantic Stevia Individual
Sugar Envelopes-Natural &
Zero Calories
CONFECTIONARY & SHELF
STABLE DESSERTS

Mars Canada Inc. Twix Bites
Mars Canada Inc. M&M'S MINIS®
Holiday 4-Pack

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DELI MEATS AND CHEESES

Agropur Dairy Cooperative OKA
L'Artisan Smoke
Emmi Canada Emmi FONDÜ All-InOne/Emmi FONDÜ Tout-en-un
Finica Food Specialties Ltd. Zerto
Smoked Fresh Mozzarella
Gay Lea Foods Co-operative Ltd.
Ivanhoe Nothing But Cheese
L'Ancêtre Cheese Factory
Le Boucané Bio, L'Ancêtre Organic
Double Applewood Smoked Cheddar
Parmalat Canada President Feta 400g
Parmalat Canada Galbani Fresh
Mozzarella Sliced Log 340g
FROZEN OR REFRIGERATED PREPARED
FOODS & ENTREES

Cavendish Farms FlavourCrisp
ConAgra Foods Canada Inc.
Marie Callender's
Hain-Celestial Canada Yves Veggie
Cuisine Kale & Root Vegetable Patties
12x97g (1.16kg)
Hain-Celestial Canada
Europe's Best® Greens and Grains™
Happy Planet Foods Happy Planet
Grab & Go Fresh Soups
Maple Lodge Farms Maple Lodge Farms
Zabiha Halal Homestyle Pepperoni Pizza
Olymel Flamingo-Super Crunchy and
Gluten Free Chicken Nuggets XOXO
St-Hubert Poutine Bites

FRUITS, VEGETABLES & PRODUCE

Gardein Gardein
MEAT, EGG & SEAFOOD FRESH/
REFRIGERATED OR FROZEN

Granny's Poultry Farmers
Cooperative Slow Cooker
Turkey Roast
Industrie Gastronomique Cascajares
Turkey Drumstick Fully Cooked
Maple Lodge Farms Maple Lodge
Farms Zabiha Halal Air Chilled
Fresh Chicken
Maple Lodge Farms Maple Lodge
Farms Naturally From the Farm
Hickory Smoked Chicken Bacon Style
SHELF STABLE PREPARED FOODS
& ENTREES

Clover Leaf Seafoods Toppers
Prairie Harvest Canada Ltd.
Prairie Harvest Organic Coconut
Blend Pasta
SNACK (SAVORY)

ConAgra Foods Canada Inc. Orville
Redenbacher's® Popcorn Chips
Dare Foods Ltd. Breton Artisanal
Direct Plus Food Group
McSweeney's Jerky
Naturally Homegrown Foods Ltd.
Hardbite Chips
Ocean Brands Ocean's Snackit Dips
SNACK (SWEET)

Dare Foods Ltd. Whippet
Dare Foods Ltd. Bear Paws Dipped
Fruit d'Or Inc. Patience Fruit &
Co Organic, Dried Cranberries



Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Canadian Retailer - Winter 2016

PUBLISHER'S DESK
RETAIL CURRENTS
UNDER THE BANNER
EXPANDED OFFERING
RCC APPOINTS NEW BOARD CHAIR AND VICE-CHAIR
AT ISSUE
COFFEE, EGGS AND IKEA
CONTENT-RICH CONFERENCES INSPIRE RETAILERS IN VANCOUVER AND QUEBEC
THE SUBMISSIONS ARE IN
INDUSTRY RESEARCH
FREEDOM OF IDENTITY
TALENT SHOWS
WINNING THE WAR OF FIT
ADVERTISER'S INDEX
CONSULTING ON THE FUTURE OF RETAIL
Canadian Retailer - Winter 2016 - ebelly1
Canadian Retailer - Winter 2016 - ebelly2
Canadian Retailer - Winter 2016 - cover1
Canadian Retailer - Winter 2016 - cover2
Canadian Retailer - Winter 2016 - 3
Canadian Retailer - Winter 2016 - PUBLISHER'S DESK
Canadian Retailer - Winter 2016 - 5
Canadian Retailer - Winter 2016 - RETAIL CURRENTS
Canadian Retailer - Winter 2016 - 7
Canadian Retailer - Winter 2016 - UNDER THE BANNER
Canadian Retailer - Winter 2016 - EXPANDED OFFERING
Canadian Retailer - Winter 2016 - RCC APPOINTS NEW BOARD CHAIR AND VICE-CHAIR
Canadian Retailer - Winter 2016 - 11
Canadian Retailer - Winter 2016 - AT ISSUE
Canadian Retailer - Winter 2016 - COFFEE, EGGS AND IKEA
Canadian Retailer - Winter 2016 - CONTENT-RICH CONFERENCES INSPIRE RETAILERS IN VANCOUVER AND QUEBEC
Canadian Retailer - Winter 2016 - 15
Canadian Retailer - Winter 2016 - THE SUBMISSIONS ARE IN
Canadian Retailer - Winter 2016 - 17
Canadian Retailer - Winter 2016 - INDUSTRY RESEARCH
Canadian Retailer - Winter 2016 - 19
Canadian Retailer - Winter 2016 - FREEDOM OF IDENTITY
Canadian Retailer - Winter 2016 - 21
Canadian Retailer - Winter 2016 - 22
Canadian Retailer - Winter 2016 - 23
Canadian Retailer - Winter 2016 - 24
Canadian Retailer - Winter 2016 - 25
Canadian Retailer - Winter 2016 - TALENT SHOWS
Canadian Retailer - Winter 2016 - 27
Canadian Retailer - Winter 2016 - 28
Canadian Retailer - Winter 2016 - 29
Canadian Retailer - Winter 2016 - WINNING THE WAR OF FIT
Canadian Retailer - Winter 2016 - 31
Canadian Retailer - Winter 2016 - 32
Canadian Retailer - Winter 2016 - 33
Canadian Retailer - Winter 2016 - ADVERTISER'S INDEX
Canadian Retailer - Winter 2016 - 35
Canadian Retailer - Winter 2016 - CONSULTING ON THE FUTURE OF RETAIL
Canadian Retailer - Winter 2016 - 37
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