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SimplyThick® unveils new packaging for Canada.

I’m proud to introduce our new product packaging designed to cater to the SimplyThick Canadian market! This updated packaging brings several notable changes and features, all aimed at better serving Canadian consumers. Below are the key details of this new packaging.

SimplyThick Canadian Packaging


Dedicated IDDSI Labeling

SimplyThick is committed to providing clear and precise labeling that aligns with the International Dysphagia Diet Standardization Initiative (IDDSI). This ensures that consumers can easily identify and choose the appropriate products based on their dietary needs.

Addition of French Translation

The new packaging includes French translations on both individual and bulk packets. This bilingual approach makes product information more accessible to French-speaking consumers in Canada.

Dedicated French/English Nutrition Facts Panel

To accommodate the bilingual nature of Canada, the packaging features nutrition facts in both French and English. This makes it easier for consumers to understand the nutritional content of SimplyThick products.

Usage of Metric Measurements

The new packaging adopts the metric system for measurements, which is consistent with Canada's standard of measurement. This ensures that consumers can easily understand the quantities and serving sizes of the products.

Unique Canada UPC Numbers

Each product now comes with a unique Universal Product Code (UPC) number specific to Canada. This helps in inventory management and makes it simpler for retailers and consumers to identify and purchase the right products.

New Country of Origin Declaration

The packaging includes the statement "Manufactured in the USA exclusively for SimplyThick LLC" to provide transparency regarding the origin of the products.


This packaging redesign reflects our ongoing commitment to improving the customer experience. It is the result of feedback from both industry professionals and consumers. Notably, SimplyThick has ceased the practice of using dual-thickness terminology, opting to exclusively adhere to IDDSI terminology, ensuring clarity and consistency in product labeling.

The new packaging is now available in Canada starting from October 1, 2023.


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