Canadian Federation for Independent Grocers

Canadian Federation for Independent Grocers

October 22, 2010 17:01 ET

Media Invitation: Canadian Grocers Coming to Toronto to Showcase New Products and What's Hot for 2011

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 22, 2010) - On Monday, October 25 and Tuesday, October 26, Canadian grocers from across the country will gather at the Toronto Congress Centre to attend Grocery Innovations Canada 2010, the industry's largest annual gathering in Canada.

Media are invited to attend this event to get a "first look" into what products and trends will be making their way to grocery shelves in 2011. At the event, media will have the opportunity to check out new innovations, speak with representatives from the industry, take in special guest speakers and witness the unique Canadian Best Bagger Competition.

Conference hours: Monday, October 25 – 7:15 am to 12:00 pm
  Tuesday, October 26 – 7:15 am to 12:00 pm
Trade show hours: Monday, October 25 – 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
  Tuesday, October 26 – 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Canadian Best Bagger Competition:
  Semi Finals Monday, October 25 - 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
  Finals Tuesday, October 26 – 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

PLUS: Grocers take on the government!

Don't miss the Canadian Best Bagger Competition as John F.T. Scott, President and CEO of CFIG, will face off against Hon. Carol Mitchell, Ontario Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. The showdown takes place on Monday, October 25 at 1:30 pm.

PLACE: Toronto Congress Centre
  650 Dixon Road
  Toronto, ON
  M9W 1J1
  **media centre is located in the Pachter Room

Additional information, including partial list of exhibitors and complete program is available at: or upon request.

Contact Information

  • To RSVP your presence at this event or to schedule an
    interview, contact:
    Canadian Federation for Independent Grocers
    Meg Chari
    (416) 492-2311 ext. 232 or (647)828-4967
    Torchia Communications
    Kathleen Stelmach
    (416) 341-9929 ext. 227