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YFM, Your Foodservice Manager Magazine

MAGAZINE_THUMBS Solutions, brands and ideas for Canadian foodservice operators to better run their businesses. Read more

What’s next for foodservice sales in 2017?

Warm weather, a leap year, strong consumer spending in British Columbia and Ontario, and an influx of tourists has created a recipe for healthy growth in foodservice sales this year. But what about 2017? Read more


Demand for natural beverages will grow as Canadians become more health-conscious

Non-alcohol beverages are a major part of consumers’ everyday routines. Read more


Canadian diners are sweet on dessert concepts

Dessert-focused concepts are a force to be reckoned with in Canada. Read more


Tea drinkers want more and you can deliver it

In this fast-paced world one of the luxuries many people treat themselves to is a meal out, whether at a beloved family chain restaurant or a new trendy spot. Read more
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The 2016 Canadian Coffee & Tea Show is set to brew success

Interested in brewing up new ways to give a jolt to your coffee, tea and dessert business? There's no better place to find inspiration and innovation than the Canadian Coffee & Tea Show. Read more

Rick Chavie

Are you equipped to succeed in the exploding food on demand movement?

Food on demand is growing rapidly; in fact, the industry saw more than $1 billion dollars in total investment funding in 2015, four times the amount of funding the industry received in 2012. Read more

Restaurant Le Panache in Quebec City, Friday May 22, 2015. Photo Francis Vachon.

5 trends that are changing what we put on our plates

Havas Canada has published an article about the group's latest study: Eaters Digest: The Future of Food, analyzing the food industry as part of its Prosumer series of reports. Read more


SkipTheDishes launches pilot to test Wendy’s delivery

SkipTheDishes food delivery network has launched a pilot program to test delivery for Wendy's. Read more

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Salted caramel has become a thing this summer

According to Technomic MenuMonitor data, mentions of salted caramel are up 25.6% in the latest year-over-year period. Read more

Cafes and coffee shops are stealing coffee customers from restaurants

Competition remains fierce in specialist coffee shops in Canada, with this channel also facing strong competition from fast food, with players such as Tim Hortons having a strong focus on quality. Read more

The Lookout

Making the most of your operator-distributor relationship

By choosing distributors who offer exceptional customer service and then working closely with them, foodservice operators across the country are implementing ways to improve operations and enhance profitability. Read more

Berries & Blue Salad

Tossing salads for guests’ favourite summer fare

When Karen Williams thinks healthy menu choices, her mind naturally turns to salads. Read more


Paul Shufelt’s comfort food with a contemporary twist

French technique, Swiss training, Alberta ingredients and a contemporary sensibility set Chef Paul Shufelt apart from the herd. Read more

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Combi-ovens are king of the kitchen

I started using a combi-oven in 1990 and it changed the way I looked at cooking in a commercial environment. Read more