BRANTFORD – Dure Foods is very pleased to announce Mark Chambers has been appointed Dure Foods’ National Sales Manager. He will be responsible for the overall direction and growth of sales across Canada. Mark has been working with Dure Foods within Ontario since 1997, through BJ Golding and Associates brokerage firm.
KITCHENER – Humpty Dumpty Snack Foods Inc. is closing a plant in Brampton, Ont., and consolidating production in its operations in Quebec and Atlantic Canada.
CHICAGO (AP) – When W. Wrigley Jr. Co. bought the popular Life Savers and Altoids candy brands earlier this year, many analysts said the top chewing gum maker was going on a buying spree to take a bigger bite out of the candy market.
Twizzlers, Reese’s and York Peppermint Patty – meet your sugar-free counterparts.
Consumers, in today’s ever-changing cultural climate, have come to expect choices. It’s the foundation of North American economics – from the practical to the inanimate. Without these changing tastes, every coffee would taste like Tim Hortons and every potato chip would be regular.
Everyone hates pollution, yet few of us are aware of our role in its creation. Believe it or not, everything we buy or sell has two costs: the first when we make a purchase and the second when we discard the waste packaging. The more waste there is to process, the higher the cost. Many would like to just shrug this off as the usual doom-and-gloom of environmentalists, but as space for landfills and waste disposal becomes more expensive and harder to find, the issue of waste from over-packaging becomes a much more costly and immediate problem for us as business-people as well as citizens.