Canadian Grocer

Sobeys Extra arrives in Brandon
Sobeys has opened a Sobeys Extra store in Brandon, Man. The 62,500-sq.-ft. supermarket opened July 14 and is located in a former Target store at Shoppers Mall. Sobeys operated a… Lire la suite >>
Metro moves in to West Queen West
The location was chosen because “we believed that this growing and vibrant urban market was void of a high-quality, fresh-focused food store,” said Joe Fusco, senior vice-president of Metro, in… Lire la suite >>
The Beer Store pilots home delivery in east-end Toronto, Ottawa
A year after launching its click-and-collect service, The Beer Store is testing a store-to-door delivery service in Toronto’s east end and Ottawa. Lire la suite >>
Iögo takes aim at the afternoon munchies with protein-packed yogurt
Ultima Foods has introduced a line of protein-packed Greek yogurt its positioning as a way to satisfy those mid-day hunger pangs. Promoted as a “guilt-free, healthy afternoon snack option,” Iögo Proteine… Lire la suite >>
Costco opens first Canadian Business Centre store
Costco Wholesale is returning to its roots. The membership-only warehouse club has opened its first Costco Business Centre in Canada to reconnect with business owners —  the segment its business was… Lire la suite >>
Kraft Heinz cuts 200 staff in Canada, U.S.
Kraft Heinz has laid off 200 white-collar workers in Canada and the United States. Michael Mullen, the company’s senior vice-president of corporate and government affairs, says the company is realigning… Lire la suite >>
Five things we learned at Grocery and Specialty Food West
Grocers and manufacturers gathered in Vancouver this week for Grocery and Specialty Food West (GSFW). Hosted by Canadian Federation of Independent Grocers, this year’s show drew some 2,200 attendees who… Lire la suite >>
Quebec supermarkets to donate unsold surplus to food banks
Major supermarket chains in Quebec are teaming up with food banks in the province to help feed the needy and keep edible food from local landfills. The Programme de récupération en supermarchés (Supermarket… Lire la suite >>
Empire Q3 shows lower revenue from Sobeys
The parent of Sobeys is reporting lower adjusted earnings and revenue for its third quarter, but managed to recover from a huge loss reported a year earlier as it wrote… Lire la suite >>
A bank called Costco
Unless you’re there on a Saturday trying to avoid collisions with oversized shopping carts, you probably like Costco. The bad news is that it will cost you more to shop… Lire la suite >>
SeaChoice calls for better labelling:
Compared to other countries, Canadian consumers are in the dark when it comes to the packaged seafood they’re buying at the supermarket. It all comes down to labelling, says SeaChoice.… Lire la suite >>
What health foods will your customers be fawning over?
Holiday splurges on cocktails and cookies may lead to thoughts of trying a dietary cleanse in the new year, but there’s no need for a full-scale detoxification, say experts. “People… Lire la suite >>