Anheuser-Busch InBev is a publicly traded company (Euronext: ABI) based in Leuven, Belgium, with American Depositary Receipts on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: BUD). It is the leading global brewer and one of the world’s top five consumer products companies. Beer, the original social network, has been bringing people together for thousands of years and our portfolio of well over 200 beer brands continues to forge strong connections with consumers.
This includes global brands Budweiser®, Corona® and Stella Artois®; international brands Beck’s®, Leffe®, and Hoegaarden®; and local champions Bud Light®, Skol®, Brahma®, Antarctica®, Quilmes®, Victoria®, Modelo Especial®, Michelob Ultra®, Harbin®, Sedrin®, Klinskoye®, Sibirskaya Korona®, Chernigivske®, Cass®, and Jupiler®.
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Aryzta is one of the largest frozen bakery companies in the world. The group has a leadership position in the specialty frozen bakery sector and is a global supplier of baked goods to the foodservice, retail and QSR sectors.
Aryzta's wide range of products and capabilities included artisan breads, sweet baked goods as well as an array of other savoury items such as pizza, tarts and pies.
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Headquartered in Toronto Ontario, Canadian Linen and Uniform Service is recognized as one of the largest uniform rental and linen supply companies in North America. We operate more than 115 production facilities and service centers throughout the United States and Canada - providing linen, uniforms, floor mats, restroom and cleaning products to nearly 150,000 customers every week.
Canadian Linen and Uniform Service is preparing for future emerging growth, by significantly enhancing operational efficiency, quality and customer service. The company continues to find new efficiencies and improvements in operations in order to be a stable, competitive force in the industry and serve our customers better.
source : http://www.canadianlinen.com/en/about-us
Officially FCA US LLC, is an American automobile manufacturer headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan and owned by holding company Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, headquartered in London, U.K. Chrysler is one of the "Big Three" American automobile manufacturers. It sells vehicles worldwide under its flagship Chrysler brand, as well as the Dodge, Jeep and Ram. Other major divisions include Mopar, its automotive parts and accessories division, and SRT, its performance automobile division. In 2014, FCA US LLC is the seventh biggest automaker in the world by production. The Chrysler Corporation was founded by Walter Chrysler in 1925, out of what remained of the Maxwell Motor Company. Chrysler greatly expanded in 1928, when it acquired the Fargo truck company and the Dodge Brothers Company and began selling vehicles under those brands; that same year it also established the Plymouth and DeSoto automobile brands.
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Cintas operates more than 430 facilities in North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia, including six manufacturing plants and nine distribution centers. The company employs approximately 30,000 people.
Company revenues were $4.32 billion in fiscal year 2013. Net income for the year was $315.4 million, and earnings per diluted share were $2.52.
Cintas was founded by Richard T. Farmer, Chairman Emeritus. Scott Farmer was appointed Chief Executive Officer in 2003 and J. Phillip Holloman was appointed President and Chief Operating Officer in 2008. Robert J. Kohlhepp is Chairman of the Board.
source : http://www.cintas.ca/company/
Coca-Cola® was invented by Atlanta pharmacist, John Smith Pemberton in 1886. Since that time, The Coca-Cola Company has grown to represent over 400 different brands in 200 countries. Coca-Cola® beverages have been sold and distributed in Canada for more than one hundred years. In 1906, the first Canadian-made Coca-Cola® bottles came off the production line at 65 Bellwoods Avenue in Toronto. Coca-Cola in Canada is represented by Coca-Cola Refreshments Canada and Coca-Cola Ltd.
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Dean Foods is a leading food and beverage company in the United States.
The Company is one of the nation's largest processors and direct-to-store distributors of fluid milk marketed under more than 50 local and regional dairy brands and private labels. We distribute ice cream, cultured products, juices, teas, bottled water and other products.
Our products are processed with the help of approximately 17,000 dedicated employees working in approximately 70 plants across the U.S.
Pure and simple, we ensure Mother Nature's most perfect food finds a place in every home.
source : http://www.deanfoods.com/our-company/about-us.aspx
Dr Pepper Snapple Group
From the invention of the first soft drink more than 200 years ago to some of the industry's most beloved beverage brands, Dr. Pepper Snapple Group (DPS) has a proud legacy of innovation, bold and distinct flavors, and entrepreneurial spirit.
On May 7, 2008, DPS became a stand-alone, publicly-traded company on the New York Stock Exchange as the result of a spin-off by Cadbury, plc which held the Cadbury Schweppes Americas Beverages business group of entities.
One of North America's leading refreshment beverage companies, DPS markets more than 50 brands of carbonated soft drinks, juices, teas, mixers, waters and other premium beverages. The company's strategy, brands and people have made it a strong, sustainable and profitable business.
The company's integrated business model enables the company to manage the entire value chain from innovation to the store shelf.
One winter’s evening in 1878 a young farmer earnestly scratched his plans and dreams into his diary. The place? 120 acres tucked under the protective shadow of the Escarpment in Ontario’s Niagara Peninsula. The dream? To establish a prosperous farm for future generations. Trying to make a living, he had experimented with grapes, onions, hens, cows, sheep, grain — and that year, a little patch of strawberries.
Sure enough by 1882, his hard work began to pay off. But little did E.D.SMITH know that the juicy strawberries that grew so well in this rich soil, would be the beginning of a food empire.
Over the years, we’ve never forgotten who we cook for. Generations of families have relied on E.D.SMITH® jams, spreads, pie fillings and syrup for great taste, tradition and quality—you can even still find us in our original location in Niagara Escarpment. We work hard each day to ensure that you’ll continue to welcome us into your kitchens for another 133 years.
source : http://www.edsmith.com/en/our-story/
GE (NYSE: GE) imagines things others don’t, builds things others can’t and delivers outcomes that make the world work better. GE brings together the physical and digital worlds in ways no other company can. In its labs and factories and on the ground with customers, GE is inventing the next industrial era to move, power, build and cure the world.
source : http://www.ge.com/ca/about-us/GE-in-Canada
G & K Services
A leader in uniform rental and facility products for more than 100 years, G&K Services is committed to enhancing your business image and ensuring your employees' safety. Companies like yours throughout North America put their trust in G&K Services for their uniform rental, apparel purchases, and facility services.
source : http://www.gkservices.ca/en-ca
In 1969, when Honda came to Canada, we came as a small company with a dream. We began with motorcycles and power equipment and it took a lot of work to gain the confidence and trust of Canadians. But we worked hard and over time our products earned the respect of the marketplace. And so we grew. In 1986, we built a manufacturing facility in Alliston, Ontario. In 1998, we built a second plant at that same site, and in 2008, we completed the construction of a third facility, a $154-million engine plant. In May of 2010, Honda Canada moved into our new Gold Certified LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Head Office in Markham, Ontario and is now home to approximately 600 associates.
Today, Honda employs more than 19,000 Canadians, buys $1.1 billion of goods from Canadian-based suppliers and produces products for the U.S., Mexican, Chinese and South American markets. Simply put, Honda is an amazing Canadian success story that celebrated its 42nd anniversary in April 2011.
Thank you Canada.
source : http://www.honda.ca/honda-in-canada
From our state-of-the art facility located in Edmonton, Alberta, we serve a wide range of customers in the retail, club store and food service industry in Canada and the United States.
Through partnerships with our customers –in addition to constant innovation, consumer insight and investment –we are able to respond to trends, trial new concepts, source the best ingredients and bring products to market in the shortest time and for the lowest cost possible.
Inovata Foods Corp. was established by Steve and Lisa Parsons in 1989, operating as The Pasta Mill Ltd. It started as a small company producing fresh pasta for the company-owned fresh pasta retail outlet and the local food service market.
In 1992, we operated two fresh pasta retail outlets in Edmonton and continued to expand our fresh pasta food service market. In 1994, we expanded to a 5,000 sq. ft. Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) inspected facility and operated retail pasta outlets in Edmonton and Calgary. In 1997, Inovata Foods expanded its manufacturing operations to a new 20,000 sq. ft. CFIA-inspected facility in Edmonton. In 2001, we increased our operations facility to 45,000 sq ft. In 2011 Inovata Foods Corp purchased an additional 90,000 square foot production facility in Tillsonburg, Ontario.
Our corporate philosophy has been to continually reinvest in our facility and equipment, increase automation, and improve consistency and quality of the food products we produce.
Inovata Foods continues to operate as a privately-held company owned by the Parsons family.
source : http://www.inovatafoods.com/about-us/
With solid roots in Canada, Kraft Canada’s heritage can be traced back to J.L. Kraft. Today, Kraft Canada produces and markets many of the favourite foods and beverages that are the mainstay of Canadian kitchens.
J.L. Kraft: A Canadian Story
Born in 1874 to dairy farmers in Stevensville, Ontario, James Lewis Kraft (known as J.L.) began his working life as a sales clerk in a country general store. He didn’t like the poor economics he saw at the general store so with a vision of modern food merchandising, he set out to do something about it.
Mr. Kraft Moves to Chicago
In 1903, J.L. Kraft moved to Chicago and with $65 in capital, he entered the wholesale cheese business. Using a rented wagon and horse named Paddy, he bought cheeses daily from Chicago’s warehouse district and delivered them to local merchants. When his business prospered, he expanded it to include manufacturing. Kraft was on the brink of revolutionizing cheese manufacturing, not only in Chicago, but around the world.
Processed Cheese – A Revolution in Food Production
In his early wholesale cheese days, Kraft was troubled by the amount of waste involved in selling cheese. He was determined to make cheese a more dependable and marketable commodity that would keep better, cook better and could be packaged in convenient sizes without waste. Working with a double boiler and an old copper kettle in his kitchen, Kraft experimented with different formulas of blending and heating cheese. His determination paid off. In 1916, J.L. Kraft was granted a patent for what became known as processed cheese.
Read more at : http://www.kraftfoodsgroup.com/about/KraftCanada.aspx
HOW A BRAND CAME TO BE
Men's Wearhouse has been offering quality and personalized service for more than 35 years. George Zimmer first appeared in Men's Wearhouse commercials in 1985, demonstrating the authenticity of the brand. Everyone knows his famous line: "You're going to like the way you look. I guarantee it."
Read more at : http://www.menswearhouse.com
WE ARE PASSIONATE ABOUT BEER AND THE BEER BUSINESS.
We have a strong team of great people dedicated to our heritage of brewing the highest quality beer. We’re committed to building our great beer brands the right way and have a deep sense of responsibility to the environment, our communities and our beer drinkers. We’re focused on creating big ideas and innovations that create a new era in the American beer industry. Add it all up and you’ll see we’re dedicated to creating America’s best beer company.
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The Miller Group
The history of the Miller Group dates back to 1917, when it was founded as A.E. Jupp Construction. When its ownership changed in 1940, the name changed to Miller Paving Limited. Since its formation, Miller's reputation has been based on road building and it participated in many of the major projects during the great road building boom of the mid-20th century, including the Alaska Highway.
Read more at : http://www.millergroup.ca
Mondelēz Canada Inc., a part of Mondelēz International, has universally recognized brands and is a Top 10 Canadian Food CPG company. Our portfolio includes global power brands and local gems across six great categories (Cookies, Crackers, Gum, Chocolate, Cough and Candy), with three at the number one share spot and three at the number two share spot. Anywhere, any time, every day. We make the products that make people smile. Find out more about Mondelēz International.
Mondelēz Canada Inc. was established in 2012 after Kraft Foods Company spun off their grocery portfolio. This new global snacks company includes:
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Strong Commitment to Customer Satisfaction
In less than 30 years, Moores the Suit People Inc., operating as Moores Clothing for Men, has grown to become Canada’s leading national retailer of men’s business attire. Moores launched in 1980 as a single, family-owned store in Mississauga, Ontario, with 12 employees. Today Moores employs more than 1200 people in over 100 stores across Canada, including in virtually every major city.
The story of Moores’ successful rise began with a commitment. From the outset, the founders made a commitment to offer Canada’s largest selection of quality menswear at the lowest possible everyday prices. Over the years, Moores has remained true to that promise. In 1999, Moores became part of The Men’s Wearhouse, Inc., family of companies. The partnership with Men’s Wearhouse, the leading menswear retailer in the United States, has allowed us to strengthen our commitment to offer high quality clothing at everyday low prices.
Another reason for Moores’ success has been our consistent "commitment to customer satisfaction." Indeed, we like to believe that we’re actually in the "people business;" we only happen to sell tailored clothing. Our devotion to customer service is evident in the guarantee we’ve made to our customers since our inception: "If for any reason you are not satisfied with any Moores purchase, simply bring it back for a full refund or exchange." Our commitment to customer satisfaction is also the reason Moores staffs all stores with tailors and offers "while-you-wait hemming."
Moores also owes success to the fact that it has always been an employee-centered company. From the beginning, Moores has made it a priority to create a culture in which employees have a genuine pride in their careers and sense of belonging in the company. An integral component of the Moores corporate culture is "servant leadership." At Moores, we believe that management and senior executives serve the people who work for them, not the other way around. Servant leaders model the behaviors and qualities that they want to encourage in the employees they mentor. We strongly believe that satisfied employees translate into satisfied customers and therefore constitute the foundation of a successful company.
Of course Moores never forgets to credit the importance of the relationships we create with our customers. We always strive to provide our customers with everything they want: high quality, outstanding selection, superior customer service and everyday low prices. These are the reasons we have been successful for over 25 years, and our commitment to maintaining these values will help us continue to grow and prosper for years to come.
source : https://www.mooresclothing.com/mor/company/index.jsp
New Life Mills
New-Life Mills is a proud Canadian-owned manufacturer of livestock feed and a producer of eggs, chicken, turkey and pork.
The Feed Division is committed to providing the best possible inputs and services to the producers of chicken, eggs, turkey, beef, dairy, lamb and swine. New-Life continues to be a leader in introducing new technology and products in nutrition, animal health and management.
Three feed mills in Ontario, one in Saskatchewan and one in Alberta, work to ensure food and animal safety by incorporating audited Feed Assure™ (HACCP) programs throughout the manufacturing process.
New-Life's nutritionists and marketing representatives provide insights and solutions for many of the challenges of today's modern poultry and livestock farms.
Company owned farms allow New-Life to commercially test new and innovative feeds and ingredients while providing high quality outputs.
The feed division seeks to be recognized as a supplier of choice by building on long-term relationships through consistent quality of products and outstanding customer service.
At New-Life Mills we are 'Feeding Your Future'.
source : http://www.newlifemills.com/
The Pepsi Brand's first expansion outside the USA occurred on June 12, 1934, with the opening of a bottling plant in Montreal (Quebec). We were able to expand into Canada after franchise territory rights were granted to Franchise-Owned Bottling Operations (FOBOs). More than 80 FOBOs were approved, with each being responsible for the bottling, distribution and selling of Pepsi products in their defined territory under a contract called the Exclusive Bottling Appointment (EBA).
Many of these FOBOs embraced our Pepsi brand as their own and it quickly became an integral part of their communities - creating a solid foundation for our future success as a market leader in Canada.
In the 1980s a consolidation of FOBOs occurred, culminating in 1990 when PepsiCo Canada acquired a number of them. From there the bottling business was spun off into The Pepsi Bottling Group in 1999. This continued for a full decade until 2009 when PepsiCo, Inc., announced its plan to acquire back all of the outstanding shares of The Pepsi Bottling Group in Canada.
In 1986, PepsiCo, Inc., acquired the 7UP brand from Phillip Morris worldwide (excluding the USA), thereby gaining the popular lemon-lime carbonated soft drink position in Canada and boosting our company to its market leader position in retail stores.
Currently 88% of Canadian sales of Pepsi beverages flow through The Pepsi Bottling Group and 12% via 13 remaining FOBOs.
Aggressive Marketing Campaigns Over the Decades Were Hallmark of Pepsi Brand
Over the years, the Pepsi brand has always been motivated to push the envelope for more aggressive marketing and merchandising campaigns. This started with the "Twice as much, for a nickel too" campaign in the 1930s, followed by the first-ever radio jingle with "Pepsi Pete" singing "Pepsi Cola hits the spot" in 1939.
Other noteworthy campaign highlights included:
As consumers began to look for more variety in their beverage choices, we responded by adding Tropicana in 1998 and Quaker and Gatorade in 2001 to our offering through strategic acquisitions. Following these additions, the Pepsi-Cola Canada beverage division was merged with the new businesses and re-named Pepsi-QTG Canada. In 2008, PepsiCo Canada's businesses were again reorganized and the business unit PepsiCo Beverages Canada was formed. In 2010, PepsiCo Canada merged its beverage bottling and brand business operations, forming one unified Canadian beverage organization – PepsiCo Beverages Canada.
As a family-owned business for over a quarter century, we are guided by our values of Transparency, Responsibility and Integrity.. Our pledge is to live these values every day, in all that we do.
To enrich people's lives through great tasting, convenient and healthy foods everyday.
Our mission is to enhance the value of our customer partners by creating and manufacturing innovative products of the highest quality in a safe responsible manner.
To be recognized as an innovative leader in the development and manufacturing of high quality food products.
HOW WE BEHAVE
We believe that actions speak louder than words, so at Skjodt-Barrett we:
OUR REACHWe constantly seek innovative ways to improve our workplace, our partnerships, and our communities.
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At Smithfield Foods, we’re guided every day by three simple principles: Responsible Operations, Transparency, and Innovation. In order to accomplish our goal of being both the biggest and best in our industry, we need to excel in each of these three areas. We’ve come a long way and are only getting better.
Take a moment to learn how these principles inform everything we do. In the process, get to know our company and people better.
source : http://www.smithfieldfoods.com/smithfield-up-close