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Editor's Note 
Happy New Year to all of our hardworking, community-loving pizzerias! Be sure to take the first of our five-minute monthly Pizzeria Polls to let us know what's on your mind in 2024!
- Colleen Cross, Editor

CDC postpones raising farmgate milk price to May 1, 2024

The Canadian Diary Commission has postponed its farm gate milk price adjustment – an increase of 1.77 per cent – to May 1, 2024, instead of Feb. 1.

Restaurants Canada outlines CEBA loan repayment process

In response to the federal government's decision not to grant an extension on Canada Emergency Business Account loan repayments due Jan. 18, Restaurants Canada recommends businesses contact their financial institution immediately to discuss repayment and/or refinancing options, and outlines three options to restaurant owners.

Video: Canadian Pizza Summit East highlights 2023

Canadian Pizza Summit East in Toronto uncovered delicious pizza trends. Enjoy video highlights!

Pizza up 15% on Canadian menus, pizza prices up 2% over last year

Pizza was seen 15 per cent more often on Canadian menus in the last year and pizza prices rose more than two per cent, according to new data by research firm Technomic.

John Arena to deliver keynote talk at Vegas Pizza Expo

The "Prince of Pizza" John Arena will be giving the keynote address at the International Pizza Expo and Conference on Tuesday, March 19, 2024!


Pizza Czar: Recipes and Know-How from a World-Traveling Pizza Chef

In his comprehensive first book, legendary pizza czar Anthony Falco teaches you everything you need to know to make pizza wherever you are, drawing from his singular experience opening pizzerias around the globe.

Filled with hacks, tips, and secret techniques never before shared, International Pizza Consultant Anthony Falco brings the world of pizza to your kitchen, wherever you are.
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Pizzeria poll #1: What's your New Year's resolution for 2024?

Canadian Pizza is ushering in the new year by learning more about the amazing pizzerias we serve. In our first of 12 short five-minute monthly polls, we ask you to share your thoughts on topics and issues relevant to your business. Take the poll now and find out results Canada wide in the next enewsletter! » Read More...

Four ways to increase sales by improving your pizzeria displays

Looking for ways to increase sales at your pizzeria? Veteran restaurant consultant and our Making Dough columnist Diane Chiasson shares factors to consider and how improving your pizzeria displays can boost your bottom line. » Read More...

Healthy growth: Meet B.C.'s Emilio Finatti Pizzeria

B.C.'s Emilio Finatti Pizzeria is growing on a foundation of community, quality and fun! We talk with owner, award-winning pizza chef and master of cheese puns Aaron Gehrman about the business's path to success and future plans. » Read More...

Pairing beer with pizza: The Pizza Chef

What factors should you consider when selecting the perfect beer to complement your pizza? Pizza Chef columnist Diana Cline provides an in-depth guide to beer and pizza pairings. Cheers to 2024! » Read More...

Sneak peek: What you’ll find at Bakery Showcase 2024

Artisan baking, competitions, education and cutting-edge ingredients, technology, ingredients and services will come together at Bakery Showcase May 5-6 in Toronto » Read More...

Health self-awareness dominates New Year’s Food Resolution Survey

Canadians plan to change their eating and food shopping habits by making healthier food decisions, reducing food waste and eating out less, according to a survey by the Agri-Food Analytics Lab at Dalhousie University. For a fresh outlook on 2024, dig into these interesting results. » Read More...

Tipping fatigue: Expert says industry should proceed carefully

As tipping prompts continue to rise, one marketing expert is warning the restaurant and service industry may "need to be a bit careful" about how high it sets its default tipping prompts, or risk alienating customers. CTV News reports. » Read More...

Fredericton pizza restaurant mourns kind-hearted, determined worker killed in crash

A Papa John's independently owned franchise in Fredericton is running a fundraiser to help the family of popular employee Harwinder Singh, who died in a car crash on Boxing Day.  CBC News reports. » Read more

Naples pizzaiolo Gino Sorbillo pushes boundaries with pineapple, ketchup pizzas

2024 might just be the year that pineapple pizza cracks Italy, thanks to Gino Sorbillo, the renowned Naples pizzaiolo who has added the fruit topping to his menu at Pizzeria Presepe Napoletano Ostaria. CNN Travel reports. » Read More...

99 and still making pizza: Winnipeg woman sets sights on a century

Antoinetta Lomonaco retired from her full-time job and then started the next chapter of her life working at her family's restaurant. Now about to turn 100 years old, she's still reporting for her shift at Sorrento's Restaurant making pizza. CTV News reports. » Read More...


Las Vegas Pizza Expo  

March 19-21, 2024 | 3150 Paradise Rd Las Vegas, NV 89109 » Read More...

Restaurants Canada Show    

April 8-10, 2024 | 100 Princes' Blvd #1, Toronto, ON M6K 3C3 » Read More...

Toronto Bakery Showcase 2024

May 5-6, 2024 | 650 Dixon Rd, Etobicoke, ON M9W 1J1 » Read More...