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Rally support for your pizzeria through Canada United Weekend

The Canada United movement is rallying Canadians to buy, dine and shop at local small businesses on Canada United Weekend from Aug. 28-30.

Pepperoni prices skyrocket in U.S. as meat packing plants struggle to keep up with demand

Pepperoni prices in the United States are up by as much as 50 per cent due to pork processors making less pepperoni and people eating much more of it. Business Insider reports.

Pizza Pizza delivery and pickup offsetting walk-in sales losses

The loss of walk-in sales and non-traditional sales have cut into system sales for Pizza Pizza and Pizza 73, but the increase in delivery and pickup sales are expected to help make up for losses.

Working from home may mean 30% in lost sales for hospitality over next year: report

As more people stay home to work, there will be shift in work locations that may be responsible for at least 30 per cent of lost sales in food service for this coming year, suggests a survey by the Agri-Food Analytics Lab at Dalhousie University and Caddle.

VIDEO: How to deal with customers who refuse to wear masks

Are you stressing about how to handle customers who refuse to wear a mask at your restaurant? In this short video, customer service expert Marc Gordon shows you ways to manage these situations.

Digital development grants for Ontario small businesses

If your pizzeria in the process of redesigning your website or starting a digital marketing strategy, Digital Main Street, part of the Digital Transformation Grant Funding program, is set up to assist you with these costs by providing funding for training, advisory support and grants of up to $2,500.

Restaurants Canada urges government to support foodservice amid pandemic recovery

Restaurants Canada is taking its concerns about the food industry’s survival to the federal government. The industry association has made its pre-budget submission to the federal finance committee, advocating for continued support to help the foodservice industry through the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.
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Ghost Kitchen

Exploring ghost kitchens

In our latest edition, Michelle Brisebois explores the concept of ghost kitchens and how the disconnection between front and back of house can boost profits and give restaurants an afterlife. » Read more
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Unusual ice cream flavours

Chefs in Lithuania are creating ice cream flavours with a local touch. The Lithuania Tourism Development Agency has provided a list of some of the weirdest ice cream flavours created in that country. » Read more

Terroir Virtual Symposium

Sept. 13-15, 2020
Location: Online
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Pizza & Pasta Northeast

Oct. 7-8, 2020
Location: Atlantic City, N.J.
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Bakery Showcase

Nov. 8-9, 2020
Location: Toronto, Ont.
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