• Second Cup CFO resigns
    MISSISSAUGA, ON—Second Cup’s chief financial officer Steven Boyack announced his resignation from the company, effective Jan. 2.

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  • Dairy Farmers of Canada names new executive director
    OTTAWA—Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) announced the appointment of Caroline Emond as executive director on Nov. 24. She will assume her role as of Jan. 19.

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  • High Liner Canadian president and COO to retire
    LUNENBURG, NS—Mario Marino, president and chief operating officer of High Liner Foods’ Canadian operations, will retire from his position in April 2015, remaining with the company as an advisor until the end of the year.

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  • New head of Centerplate
    STAMFORD, CT—Chris Verros is the new president and chief executive officer of hospitality company Centerplate, announced Nov. 4.

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  • A portrait of Polish cuisine
    From pride in ingredients to a newfound and complex idea of national identity, the cuisine of Poland is evolving both within its borders and on the international stage.

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  • Renovating your brand
    In the hospitality industry, it's important to keep things fresh without losing focus of what makes your brand unique. RN talked to operators and industry experts to get their take on putting your best foot forward and how to avoid costly missteps.

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  • Beyond the grain
    Exploring the U.S. rice industry through a trip to Arkansas.

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  • Shipping the world
    A look at the some of Ontario’s distribution systems, what pressures are being placed on them, and how they are evolving to manage customers’ needs and expectations.

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  • Gordon Food Service refreshes brand

  • WYOMING, MI—Gordon Food Service deliveries will be rolling in a newly designed fleet after the company announced a new logo and tagline on Nov. 10.
  • MTY buys Keurig’s Van Houtte chain

  • MONTREAL—MTY Food Group and Keurig Canada, a subsidiary of Keurig Green Mountain announced in early November that the companies have reached an agreement regarding the Van Houtte café-bistros franchise network.
  • Kelowna gets Krafty

  • KELOWNA, BC—Chef Chris Shaften and sommelier and bartender Philippe Grandbois have expanded on their private dining business with the opening of a Krafty kitchen + bar in downtown Kelowna, BC, in late August.
  • Icon buys Free House

  • VANCOUVER—Icon Fine Wine & Spirits acquired Free House Wine + Spirits Ltd. in October, combining the two boutique wine and spirits import companies and increasing Icon’s portfolio to over 100 brands.
  • New head for Imvescor

  • MONCTON, NB—Foodservice veteran Frank Hennessey is Imvescor Restaurant Group’s new president and chief executive officer, in a move announced Sept. 8.