News - Cascades and Exceldor are pleased to announce that most of Exceldor's line of fresh products is now available in EVOK packaging from Cascades. Made from 25% recycled material, EVOK is the first polystyrene foam food tray (XPS) in North America to contain recycled material and to be found on grocery shelves. Exceldor has been using EVOK products since February 2014.
News - Leclerc Foods USA, a North American leader in the cookie, snack bar and cracker industry, is pleased to announce the acquisition of a 166,500-square-foot building in the Freeport Business Center for expansion of its food manufacturing operations inPhoenix, Arizona.
News - Things are steaming up in the Québec City Convention Centre’s kitchens. Tonight’s the night when the chefs of five heads of state will whip up a gourmet fundraising dinner for 200 of the city’s most generous foodies. Chefs from the presidential kitchens of the countries of Monaco, Italy, South Africa, Germany, and France will prepare the banquet alongside the Convention Centre’s Executive Chef Gérard Michel.
News - Phoenix – Leclerc Group in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada is expanding its foods manufacturing operations into the Valley with plans to employ 100 workers in a facility the company has acquired within the Freeport Center business park in Phoenix.
News - The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, announces that the firm Qualtech Inc. has been granted financial assistance for the development and commercialization of innovative cheese processing equipment.
News - Québec City restaurateurs will welcome 1,500 delegates from Loblaw's 2014 NKO event tonight. This dine around is organized for delegates by the Québec City Convention Centre, host of Loblaw’s convention, and Québec Tourism not to mention 22 restaurants in the city.
News - The President of Loblaw Companies Ltd., Vicente Trius, speaking today before members of the Chambre de commerce et d'industrie de Québec at the Déjeuner des chefs d'entreprise du Carnaval de Québec, announced an investment of more than $110 million dollars in the province in 2014. Trius made this announcement on the eve of the Company's National Kick-off, which will bring together for the very first time more than 3,000 Loblaw executives and partners to Québec City this year. In addition to creating hundreds of new jobs in many regions across the province, this investment will make possible the opening of new stores and the renovation of existing stores under the Provigo, Maxi, and Maxi & Cie banners. Part of a long-term commitment made by Loblaw to its nearly 4 million customers in Québec, this investment is in addition to the $100 million already invested in 2013.
News - Certain probiotics could help women lose weight and keep it off, according to a recent study published in the British Journal of Nutrition by a team of researchers headed by Université Laval Professor Angelo Tremblay.
News - In an effort to promote the destination and the high quality of its gastronomy, Québec City will welcome February 9 to 15, 2014, 5 members of the prestigious and select Club des Chefs des Chefs. A partnership between the Québec City Convention Centre, Québec City Tourism, Le Groupe le Massif de Charlevoix, and CBC will bring 5 chefs of heads of state to town to prepare a fundraising luncheon for Le Pignon Bleu at the Québec City Convention Centre next February 11.
News - Acting on behalf of the Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, the Honourable Steven Blaney, Member of Parliament for Lévis-Bellechasse Les Etcheminsand Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, today announced that the Ag-Bio Centre business incubator has been granted funding to continue supporting innovative startups in the biotechnology, agricultural biotechnology and environmental sciences sectors.