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Supplier of the Year: Flanagan Foodservice

Ask CEO Dan Flanagan how his company reached the status of Canada’s largest independent foodservice distributor, he would say it’s rooted in...

Roundtable: Challenges and Opportunities Facing Foodservice-Distribution Companies

F&H: What are the two biggest challenges facing your company? Jennifer Trafford: There are a lot of challenges in the market these days, but the...

Premium Brands Holdings to Acquire U.S. Lobster Processor

LONDON, Ont. — Canadian food group Premium Brands Holdings Corporation — the parent company of Piller’s and McSweeney’s — is set to acquire Maine-based...

The Age of Digital Disruption has Arrived

The NPD Group’s latest research shows digital orders now drive 15 per cent of all foodservice growth in Canada, despite accounting for only two...

Tim Hortons Experiencing Distribution Delays in Ontario

TORONTO — Tim Hortons has suspended shipment of a range of items to franchisees from one of its Ontario-based warehouses, reports the Calgary Herald....

Sysco Acquires US Foods for $3.5 Billion

HOUSTON — A new foodservice behemoth has formed now that Sysco Corporation and US Foods signed a deal to merge entities, with a combined...

Hudak Pledges To End LCBO Monopoly In Ontario

TORONTO — Tim Hudak, leader of Ontario’s Progressive Conservative party, has re-opened the debate on privatizing liquor sales, arguing that it’s time to “end...

Gallo Raises Canadian Profile

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Gallo Canada has reached an agreement to represent six Phillips Distilling Company brands — UV Vodka, Prairie Organic Vodka, Feckin’ Irish...