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Interests, timing, & interaction; these are not only the keys to feeling the love in real life but also feeling the love (and likes!) on Instagram. Lately, “algorithm” has been and become a bad word in the world’s courting with the social site. Just like with...

CONTENT CREATOR Company Overview Branding & Buzzing is a boutique agency in Toronto’s Little Italy, one with a history of telling stories since 2011. As food people with a passion for marketing, we help North America’s most delicious food, beverage and foodservice brands own a moment, spread...

Last month Chef Derek Dammann brought the best of Scottish land & sea to his acclaimed Montreal restaurant, Maison Publique. From Lochlander Scottish Salmon to Scotch Lamb, our guests celebrated with a selection of dishes made from Scottish ingredients now available in Canada. Check out the press...

On a gorgeous night in Downtown Toronto, we invited some local food influencers to explore the delicious tastes of Rufus Teague sauces on some of their favourite summer dishes with Chef Ted Corrado at the Drake Commissary. Our special menu included Commissary Brisket Maple Chipotle Style,...

Cup or Cone? From 24K gold topping to scoop 'n' rolls to Krusty the Cone, we've got the inside -scoop- on Canada's most in-demand ice cream this summer!   A post shared by Sweet Haven Ice Cream (@sweethavenicecream) on May 24, 2018 at 11:17am PDT Sweet Haven Ice...

If you've ever been in an industry where blogging and digital influencing has a strong business or personal presence, you've likely encountered one or more of the types of individuals below. If you happen to be one of these individuals, well...

From behind-the-scenes kitchen coverage with top chefs to mise-en-place inspiration and so much more, we know people eat and enjoy foodservice products and dishes with their eyes before their mouths, making proper food photography an absolute asset in the industry. Here are recent examples from events...

Like clockwork, Instagram is changing - again! This time, they're pulling out all the stops, or all the screws, to rid the network of its over-stepping, over-commenting bot problem.   If you’re a bot lover (we won’t tell), prepare for a social strategy self-destruct starting NOW. Here’s why. No Automatic...

Are you reaching your ideal audience? Why not go back to basics? We can bring your guests to where all good food begins; the farm. Since 2014, interactive culinary workshops and exclusive farm tours by Canola Eat Well have had chefs, foodies and influencers simply buzzing...

From working closely with hundreds of chefs and restaurants across North America over the past 6 years, there’s no doubt that we pick up a thing or two when it comes to trends in the food industry. From Sea algae, sipping broths & plantable packaging,...

2017 was an incredible year of growth for Branding & Buzzing, from expanding our team and client base to launching so many fantastic programs and campaigns. This month, our team members have each named their hero who has inspired them throughout the year and we...

McCormick & Company, Inc., a global leader in flavour, released the official McCormick® Flavour Forecast™ 2018. This annual report is a comprehensive look at the latest ingredients, cooking techniques and culinary ideas driving what’s next in flavour at restaurants, on retail shelves and in home kitchens.    This year’s Flavour Forecast highlights the casual, adventurous and interactive nature of...

Hail to the #Regram! Since the start of #InstaGood, we've highlighted a variety of IG-worthy food types including Top 10 Summer Cocktails, Grilled Cheese, Canadian-Inspired Desserts, CNE-Worthy Frankenfoods and more. This time, we've decided to place a spotlight on the online food communities who are supporting chefs...

The decorations are out of storage and holiday season is in full swing! Time to start party planning.  In need of a space to host your office, friends or family? We know venues can full up quickly, so here's a friendly reminder to book ASAP! ...

TORONTO (October 20, 2017) - Scotland will start exporting haggis to Canada for the first time in almost 50 years after Macsween of Edinburgh has developed a new recipe that meets Canadian regulations. This follows the lifting of the Canadian ban on red meat imports...

TORONTO (October 10, 2017) – Ready to spread some joy throughout the GTA, jam producer Bonne Maman has partnered up with top artisan shops across Toronto for the 1st annual JAM IN THE CITY, starting tomorrow until October 21st. Made from the same time-honoured traditional French...

a Rafflecopter giveaway Enter above for your chance to win a copy of "LURE: Sustainable Seafood Recipes from the West Coast," a debut cookbook by Vancouver Chef and Chefs for Oceans Founder Ned Bell. About LURE: Eating sustainable seafood is about opening your mind (and fridge) to...

It's Pumpkin Season, Charlie Brown! With its seeds first found in Mexico's Oaxaca Highlands, historians approximate the origin of the pumpkin to be 7,500 years ago, beloved for their solid flesh and ability to be stored through the coldest of weather in times of low resources. The...

B.Good’s aim is to provide food with roots with a focus on sourcing local and sustainable ingredients. With the launch of their fifth Canadian location at Yonge-Eglinton, we gathered top influencers and media in the health, wellness, food and lifestyle space to join in on...

Daura Damm is the gluten-removed beer that beer lovers have been yearning for with less than 3 ppm of gluten. Recognized world-wide with prestigious and renowned awards for being best in class, Daura made its debut into the Toronto market with good taste. To exemplify the...

With its natural fruit flavours and mixable versatility, there was no better selection this year than to take Jarritos across the country to explore the creative cocktail diversity of some of Canada's top bars and restaurants. With selected locations across the map from Toronto to Vancouver,...

We're Going to Need More Belt Loops Summer may be halfway over but Toronto's biggest event of the season is yet to begin! Home to some of the craziest foods we've ever attempted to stomach, the Canadian National Exhibition brings a deliciously mutated twist to festival...

Over the past five years, we’ve seen an influx in brands executing campaigns and programs to connect with their target audiences. From large branded skating rinks on the rooftop of skyscrapers to a talking tap-head sitting on a store shelf, or patriotic viral videos and...

Eleven North American pastry chefs were whisked away this summer to one of the most unique and respected cocoa plantations in Dominican Republic; Hacienda La Esmeralda. The goal? To better understand the origin of the cocoa bean, a commonly used ingredient in their respective kitchens. The result? A once...

TORONTO (June 19, 2017) – At last, enthusiasts of authentic Spanish wines will be able to taste from the exclusive collection of Mercat Del Carmen’s co-owner and in-house wine enthusiast, Veronica Laudes. Sister business to Carmen, one of the city’s most popular tapas and paella restaurants,...