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Global Wine in Undersupply While Consumption Rises

There’s just not enough wine in the world, says Morgan Stanley, and the problem is only going to get worse. The industry is experiencing an “undersupply of nearly 300 million cases” a year, according to a report from Morgan Stanley Research. Australia-based analysts Tom Kierath and Crystal Wang say the shortage comes despite the fact […]

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Erik Igel Receives the Import Award from Africa Trade

Erik Igel, President, Peter Igel Food Products Inc., receives the Import Award from Mr. Malam Gerba, President of Africa Trade as a tribute to their imports of food products from Africa, primarily from South Africa. over the last 40 years. The ceremony took place in Montreal on September 27th, 2013, during a Gala dinner celebrating […]

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The most expensive bottle of wine ever produced: Is $168,000 worth it?

It looks like an elongated spinning top made of glass, mounted in a metre-high cabinet made of Australian eucalyptus wood. A strange sight on display at Toronto’s Summerhill liquor store, the Penfolds Ampoule has been drawing quizzical stares for the past two weeks for something other than looks. At $168,000, it is the most expensive […]

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Peter Igel Group Demonstrates Commitment to the Community and Environment

In December, 2012, Peter Igel Group identified an  opportunity to partner with Business Interiors  and Green Standards to redistribute their  corporate assets, and avoid landfill disposal.  In partnership with Green Standards, Peter Igel  Group managed to divert 1,400 lbs of surplus  assets from landfill. These items, valued at $900,  were redistributed and donated to a […]

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The can can: broadening the range

SIAL Paris has been running for several decades, and the Peter Igel group has been to every  one so far. Erik Igel, the Canadian company’s president, explained to FOODNEWS why the  company still swears by it. By Amy Booth ‘We have always seen SIAL as the  ideal place to congregate with  suppliers from around the […]

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Onebar Mango Featured in WholeLiving Magazine

Taste Test Lord knows there are plenty of them to choose from. (We sampled a grand total of 68!) It’s just hard to find one you actually want to eat. Here’s the skinny on six insta-snacks that do the job — all for 200 calories or less — and taste good doing it. Onebar Mango […]

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The Little Grape that Could Acknowledges

The Little Grape That Could is a non-profit wine company founded in Toronto by a wonderfully generous team of skilled volunteers. 100% of profits from the sale of each bottle of wine go to the charity of your choice. Their acknowledgement page follows: When we started The Little Grape That Could, we had no idea […]

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Peter Igel Group Redesigns its Corporate Website

We are very excited to announce the unveiling of Peter Igel Group’s redesigned corporate website. We are looking forward to receiving your feedback, comments, recommendations for further improvements, and general reaction. Our goal with the redesign was to create a website that provided entry points to our companies and their products and services. So here […]

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Local Fruit Bar Maker is Ready for Take Off

Company founded by three local women lands key distribution deal and is participating in the 31st annual Mill Valley Wine and Gourmet Food Tasting on June 24 in the Depot Plaza. By  Jim Welte. Mill Valley resident Anna Hindley is thrilled that her company, Sulo Foods, just landed a distribution deal for its fruit-laden One […]

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Peter Igel Still on Top of His Game

AFTER an incredible 51 years in the food and beverage industry, 40 years at the helm of his own company and set to attend his 25th consecutive ANUGA this October, it is fair to say that Peter Igel, chairman of Peter Igel Food Products, knows a thing or two about surviving and prospering in his […]

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