MEDIA ADVISORY – LCBO workers in Stratford to picket for ‘A Better LCBO’

MEDIA ADVISORY – LCBO workers in Stratford to picket for ‘A Better LCBO’

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TORONTO, May 26, 2017 /CNW/ – The Liberal government and the LCBO are pushing a privatization agenda that is threatening to replace LCBO jobs with Walmart jobs. In response, Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) members who work at the LCBO will be holding a picket to ask the public to support their plan for “A Better LCBO.”


Monday, May 29, 2017


3 to 5 p.m.


LCBO Store # 60, 91 Wellington Street, Stratford


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Back by Popular Demand: Maui Wowi Offers Seasonal Smoothie and Dark Roast Coffee


Back by Popular Demand: Maui Wowi Offers Seasonal Smoothie and Dark Roast Coffee

Coffee and Smoothie Franchise Serves up Orchard Peach Smoothie and Midnight Kona Coffee for a Limited Time

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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Maui Wowi ( is celebrating the return of summer by bringing back two seasonal favorites. The refreshing Orchard Peach Smoothie will hit blenders on May 27 and the dark roast Midnight Kona Coffee will begin brewing on June 13, both at participating locations, for a limited time only.

Maui Wowi's Orchard Peach Smoothie is back for a limited time only at participating locations.

Maui Wowi, an international franchise specializing in Hawaiian coffees and fruit smoothies, first introduced the Orchard Peach Smoothie in 2012 receiving rave reviews from customers, who requested the item’s return. “Our Orchard Peach Smoothie’s light and refreshing flavor is a big hit with our customers,” said Jenni Pollack, national marketing manager for Maui Wowi. “Featuring peach fruit puree, a whole banana, and live active yogurt, the Orchard Peach Smoothie is the perfect way to cool down on those sweltering hot summer days.”

Midnight Kona Coffee boasts a perfect blend of Costa Rican and Kona beans, sure to warm the hearts of coffee lovers everywhere. “We like to put our own spin on our summer offerings,” said Pollack. “This is a time of year where most coffee houses go blonde, but Maui Wowi likes to turn heads with a delicious, rich, decadent roast instead.”

The limited time brew presents a balanced flavor with a rich, heavy body, countered by subtle hints of coriander and cinnamon. The unique, peppery aroma of this summer flavor, followed by its warm and buttery aftertaste, sets it apart from Maui Wowi’s year-round selection of gourmet brews. Bags of the coffee will also be available online at

Maui Wowi can be found at many outdoor events such as festivals, farmer’s markets, swim and soccer meets, and event and entertainment venues nationwide. For more information or to locate a Maui Wowi near you, please visit

About Maui Wowi
Since 1982, Maui Wowi® has embraced the Hawaiian culture and has been serving paradise in a cup since the day it began, over 30 years ago. From event carts, mall kiosks and stand-alone retail locations, Maui Wowi offers premium smoothies, as well as gourmet Hawaiian coffees and espresso beverages. The company maintains strong community involvement through fundraising efforts by its franchisees, in addition to Team Karma; an initiative that promotes corporate responsibility and giving back to the community. The brand has more than 450 operating units and an online store, In November 2015, Maui Wowi was acquired by Kahala Brands™, one of the fastest growing franchising companies in the world with a portfolio of 22 quick-service restaurant brands and approximately 2900 locations in 28 countries.

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Europe Meat Snacks Market to Reach $4.59 Billion by 2025: Analysis By Product, Distribution Channel & Segment – Research and Markets


Europe Meat Snacks Market to Reach $4.59 Billion by 2025: Analysis By Product, Distribution Channel & Segment – Research and Markets

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DUBLIN, May 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ —

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Europe Meat Snacks Market, 2014-2025” report to their offering.

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The Europe meat snacks market is expected to reach USD 4.59 billion by 2025. The rising demand for healthier protein snacks coupled with growing awareness regarding healthy lifestyles is expected to drive market growth.

The demand for meat snacks in Europe is expected to increase rapidly as the market is still in its nascent stage. The introduction of Jack Link’s jerky product has transformed the market landscape in this region. The growing demand for jerky has garnered the attention of major snack manufacturers in this region. The launch of different product forms, such as handmade sausage crisps, is expected to have a positive impact on market demand.

Supermarkets and hypermarkets are the preferred method of distribution for manufacturers. on account of bulk buying advantage. Rapid growth of e-commerce portals with home delivery services is expected to overshadow the current distribution dynamics, thus restricting growth of supermarkets and hypermarkets.

Germany accounted for 15.5% of the European meat snacks market in 2016 owing to the presence of major manufacturers and new product introductions.

The UK and Belgium & Luxembourg are projected to be the fastest growing countries, registering a CAGR of 10.6% and 10.8% respectively from 2017 to 2025. Rising consumer preference towards healthier snacking options over traditional food, such as sausages and poultry meat is expected to drive meat snacks market in the region.

Companies Mentioned

  • MeatSnacks Group
  • Cremonini Group
  • Jack Link’s Europe GmbH
  • King Elite Snacks
  • Winterbotham Darby
  • Danish Crown
  • Nutreco N.V.
  • Windau
  • Kerry Group
  • Bell Group
  • CampoFrio Foods Group
  • Espuna
  • Citterio
  • Kepak Group

Key Topics Covered:

1. Methodology and Scope

2. Executive Summary

3. Europe Meat Snacks Industry Outlook

4. Europe Meat Snacks: Product Outlook

5. Europe Meat Snacks Market: Distribution Channel Outlook

6. Europe Meat Snacks Market: Country Outlook

7. Competitive Landscape

8. Company Profiles

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