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Current Industry Profiles
In recent years, increasing awareness of healthy eating has changed the way Canadians see food. From snacking, to dining out, to the consumption of fast food, the way people eat is shifting. In this month’s Famous Canadian Brands series, CIO looks at Topper’s Pizza, a family business that has tapped into Canadians’ cravings for a better pizza experience.
In the past couple of years, natural resources sectors have come under the spotlight in media—as Canada’s energy industry is in distress and global mining jurisdictions face hard times. However, one company is progressing in leaps and bounds: Brazilian mining giant Vale has reason to celebrate this year, as 2016 marks 100 years of operations in Canada for the mineral producer.
With testimonials like “you have gone above and beyond and it is so appreciated” gracing the company’s website, it’s no wonder that Alpha Poly has lasted more than 25 years. Starting with two employees in a 3,000 square foot facility, the company has grown into an industry leader in Canada, providing customers with a large array of custom poly-packaging solutions. - view here
In 2016, Canada’s economic landscape has been challenging for many businesses. However, on the cusp of a 40th anniversary, one manufacturer is continuing to set the bar for customer service, and proving that ambition and creativity can weather any economic storm.
A decade ago, Jennifer Carlson discovered that she had a passion for making her own baby food, balking at the jars of strained vegetable puree she picked up for her then 6-month old daughter. Knowing she could do better for her kids, she came up with a business idea: to make the highest quality organic baby food possible and bring it to the Canadian market.
Fifty years ago, Riverside Brass came up in the Canadian marketplace to serve customers needing a quality-driven foundry with competitive pricing. The company is conveniently located in New Hamburg, Ontario, with the ability to serve markets all over the continent.