Canada’s most notable new food and consumer goods products were recognized during a virtual gala hosted by Retail Council of Canada.
Canadian Grocer staff
The Retail Council of Canada announced the winners of its annual Canadian Grand Prix New Product Awards during a virtual gala held Thursday afternoon.
Now in its 28th year, the Grand Prix Awards aim is to celebrate innovation and creativity in the food industry. The award recognizes the most notable new food and consumer goods products–both national brands and private label–launched in the Canadian market in 2020.
“We are seeing Canadians spend more time at home in 2020 than ever before. They are craving products to prepare at home to satisfy their need for variety. They are looking for new taste experience from dishes made with high quality ingredients that appeal to various taste preferences,” said Diane J. Brisebois, president and CEO of Retail Council of Canada, in a press release. “We are always impressed with how the winning products reflect the changing interests of Canadians.”
The winning products were evaluated by a jury comprised of food and grocery experts who judged the entries based on innovation, taste, experience and packaging.