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Pizza Pizza expands to Mexico

Pizza Pizza Ltd. announced it will establish a Master Franchise Agreement with Key Spot Group/GrünCorp, based in Guadalajara, Mexico.

Technomic forecasts Canadian restaurant trends in 2022

Technomic is forecasting some of the trends shaping Canada’s restaurant industry for 2022, including “leaning into leanness” and butter as a comfort food.

Carry-out, drive-thru and delivery growth areas for Canadian restaurants: NPD Group

Online and physical visits to Canadian restaurants and food-service outlets were flat in the year ending September 2021 compared to a year ago when traffic was down double-digits.

RC Show registration opens

Registration for the 2022 Restaurants Canada Show is officially open. The show takes place Feb. 27-March 1, 2022, in person at the Enercare Centre in Toronto.

Grants and training available to Alberta pizzerias and restaurants using REP

Online training is now being made available to participating Alberta businesses and organizations though the province’s Restrictions Exemption Program.

‘Porta’ Italian meal delivery service launches in Ontario

Cosimo Mammoliti and family, best known for their restaurant Terroni, have launched an Italian meal delivery service called Porta that brings ready-to-cook traditional Italian food directly to customers’ homes.

Canada’s ban on single-use plastic items delayed until 2022

Despite previously announcing that a ban on certain single-use plastic items would take effect by the end of this year, the federal government now says Canadians can expect to see the final regulations sometime in 2022. CTV News reports.
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Skyrocketing food costs: The Pizza Chef

Mot everyone understands the math on how Canada’s high inflation rate is calculated, most Canadians recognize that food prices have gone up, so it’s understandable that your menu prices must be adjusted as well, writes Diana Cline as she offers advice in dealing with uncommonly high food prices. » Read more...

Paytronix hosts webinar on ‘bankable points’ loyalty programs

Bankable points programs are growing in popularity and account for one-third of loyalty programs and that number is growing, according to research from Paytronix. With this in mind, Paytronix recently hosted a webinar describing “Why Brands like McDonalds and Starbucks Choose Bankable Points Programs.” » Read more...

Restaurants Canada Show 2022

Feb. 27-March 1, 2022
Location: Toronto
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International Pizza Expo

March 22-24, 2022
Location: Las Vegas, Nev.
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Bakery Showcase 2022

April 10-11, 2022
Location: Toronto
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