Refreshing News from the Canadian Produce Industry

Produce Industry Update, by F. Charles Waud… “The Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) recently released their Canadian Market Report for 2020. It’s loaded with information on the economics of the produce sector in Canada and also includes a section dedicated to consumer sentiment related to COVID-19. Be informed! Log in to your CPMA member account…Read More

Fabulously Refreshing News This Month!

PMA Traceability Webinar The Produce Marketing Association (PMA) hosted a webinar on June 25 on the far-reaching topic of Traceability Solutions. Are you compliant? New traceability regulations were recently released in Canada and are planned for release in the U.S. in September 2020. Once this happens, there will be a legal requirement for all companies…Read More

Improve Your Business this December!

Is Your Operation SFCR Ready?… Read the November 2019 CFIA Chronicle 360 article, “New Requirements for Businesses in the Fresh Fruits or Vegetables Sector“. It’s a short read, extremely well-written, and very informative. Watch the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) video, “Safe Food for Canadians Regulations for the Fresh Fruits or Vegetables (FFV) Sector” published…Read More

PICS Software is on Top of CFIA Changes

At WaudWare, we’re very aware of governmental changes that have the potential to affect our software and your business. Off the shelf software manufacturers can’t respond to every change or nuance. Software built especially for the fresh produce industry can. Canada’s best selling software is Produce Inventory Control System – PICS for short. Why gamble…Read More

Hockey Game at CPMA 2017

Ice Time at CPMA Convention! At the recent CPMA Convention in Toronto, the Waud women (Charles’ wife Brenda and their daughter Jennifer) were invited to play a friendly game of hockey in the CPMA Hockey Tournament – on opposing sides. Pictured here are (left to right) Jennifer (Waud) Orlando representing the CPMA Team, Steve Moffat…Read More

Waud Represents WaudWare at the Agriculture Summit in Brazil

Brazil’s Push for Sustainable Intensification October was a busy month at WaudWare. President, Charles Waud travelled to Brazil to attend the Challenge Advisory’s, “Sustainable Intensification: Brazil” 2-day summit. The Brazilian agricultural sector’s current challenges and opportunities were addressed through thought leadership, case studies highlighting innovation, interactive panel discussions and workshops, which allowed stakeholders to debate…Read More

Brampton Board of Trade Business Excellence Award Nomination

Spirit of Innovation Award Nomination. Charles Waud, WaudWare Incorporated was recently nominated for a Spirit of Innovation Award through the Brampton Board of Trade for the creation of Produce Inventory Control System (PICS) software. Poised to be the business event of the year, the red carpet for the Business Excellence Awards will be rolled out…Read More

Celebrating 25 Years in Business!

What were you doing in July of 1989? That’s when WaudWare began its 25 year commitment to excellence in software and service. Recently, Charles Waud, Ian Lloyd and the entire team celebrated WaudWare’s silver anniversary in style with an Open House at Jake’s Boathouse in Brampton. Invited guests included clients, colleagues, community partners, friends and…Read More

Charles Who?

Someone cracked the code on the WaudWare vault and uncovered this professionally produced, Academy Award worthy, cinematic epic, celebrating Charles Waud’s year as President of the Brampton Board of Trade. Get ready to smile! Watch Charles Who.

The Spirit of the Season all Year Long!

The WaudWare team has been involved in the Brampton Board of Trade Santa Claus Parade for the past 10 years. This year, Charles and Reg worked on participant dispersal (floats, band, etc..) while Jennifer and Brenda worked on performing bands. [From the Brampton Guardian]… Grab your jingle bells, a non-perishable food donation and your letters…Read More