Twenty-five of the entries in the competition were nominated as finalists in this new program jointly sponsored by the Canadian Council of Grocery Distributors (CCGD) and the International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA).
"It is a pleasure to announce the finalist companies in this prestigious award program for the foodservice industry," said Nick Jennery, president of CCGD. "Our mission, with our partners in the U.S., is to identify and highlight the most innovative products entering the foodservice channel."
They like competitive chaos in the marketplace, and one way they try to ensure competition is to make sure there is chaotic pricing out there," says Nick Jennery, president and CEO, Canadian Council of Grocery Distributors (CCGD), Montreal.
market size (39,100 square feet), according to CCGD.
So it will be a difficult deal to bring about, if it does get to that," says CCGD's Jennery.
"When they move in, you're going to get casualties," says CCGD's Jennery.