Groceries

Ultra-fast grocery delivery company Ninja’s head of product Gonzalo Graham checks a shelf at the company’s ghost store operation in Toronto on Tuesday, March 29, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

New apps offering grocery delivery in under 10 min pin their hopes on power of habit

New apps offering grocery delivery in under 10 min pin their hopes on power of habit

 

Various cuts of beef are seen in the meat section at an Atlantic Superstore grocery in Halifax, Friday, Jan. 28, 2022. Food prices are continuing to climb in Canada, pushing up grocery bills and forcing some households to change shopping habits.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Kelly Clark

How to save on your grocery bill as inflation sends food prices higher

Food prices rose 7.4 per cent in February from a year earlier, biggest jump in more than a decade

 

‘Price sensitive’ shoppers turn to discount grocery stores as food costs rise: Loblaw

‘Price sensitive’ shoppers turn to discount grocery stores as food costs rise: Loblaw

 

One of Canada's biggest food manufacturers has halted shipments to one of the country's largest grocers in a extreme example of how inflation is impacting the food industry. Bags chips from PepsiCo's Frito-Lay division are shown in New York in this June 15, 2007, file photo.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Mark Lennihan

Frito-Lay, Loblaw dispute over price increases alters some grocery store chip aisles

Frito-Lay, Loblaw dispute over price increases alters some grocery store chip aisles

One of Canada's biggest food manufacturers has halted shipments to one of the country's largest grocers in a extreme example of how inflation is impacting the food industry. Bags chips from PepsiCo's Frito-Lay division are shown in New York in this June 15, 2007, file photo.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Mark Lennihan
Fresh produce and groceries are shown at Summerhill Market in Toronto on Wednesday February 2, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

‘Layer upon layer of issues’: Grocery bills climb as food inflation rate hits 6.5%

‘Layer upon layer of issues’: Grocery bills climb as food inflation rate hits 6.5%

Fresh produce and groceries are shown at Summerhill Market in Toronto on Wednesday February 2, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
Red Deer Superstore workers voted in the UFCW strike vote on Sept. 23, 2021. (Photo from Google Maps)
Red Deer Superstore workers voted in the UFCW strike vote on Sept. 23, 2021. (Photo from Google Maps)

‘Pay-what-you-feel’ grocery store opens in Vancouver, aims to combat food insecurity

‘Pay-what-you-feel’ grocery store opens in Vancouver, aims to combat food insecurity

The Food Stash Foundation is opening the doors to the Rescued Food Market. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

‘Pay-what-you-feel’ grocery store opens in Vancouver, aims to combat food insecurity

People can choose whether to donate money to help keep the market running

The Food Stash Foundation is opening the doors to the Rescued Food Market. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Flyers, coupons and discounts: ‘Sticker shock’ changing how Canadians buy groceries

Flyers, coupons and discounts: ‘Sticker shock’ changing how Canadians buy groceries

Red Deer Superstore workers voted in the UFCW Local 401 strike vote on Sept. 23, 2021. (Photo from Google Maps)
Red Deer Superstore workers voted in the UFCW Local 401 strike vote on Sept. 23, 2021. (Photo from Google Maps)
Meat is shown in a grocery store in Toronto on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. Canadians will pay more for groceries this fall as severe drought drives up prices for agricultural commodities. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Grocery store sticker shock hitting consumers as drought takes toll on crops

Grocery store sticker shock hitting consumers as drought takes toll on crops

Meat is shown in a grocery store in Toronto on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. Canadians will pay more for groceries this fall as severe drought drives up prices for agricultural commodities. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
People enter a FreshCo store in Mission, B.C. on Thursday, April 25, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Empire, industry group propose grocery code to address ‘unfair practices’ in market

proposed code of conduct comes after Loblaw Companies Ltd. and Walmart Canada imposed higher fees on suppliers

People enter a FreshCo store in Mission, B.C. on Thursday, April 25, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Some workers at Sobeys in Rocky Mountain House have recently tested positive for COVID-19. (File photo)
Some workers at Sobeys in Rocky Mountain House have recently tested positive for COVID-19. (File photo)
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Food for thought: Blackfalds grocer supports local youth

Blackfalds IGA doing their part to help brighten 2020

  • Nov 9, 2020
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Rich and Anya Knebel, of the Penhold IGA

Penhold grocer shares sweet start to family-focused career

From filling candy bags at his father’s knee, Rich Knebel creates career putting customers first

  • Oct 26, 2020
Rich and Anya Knebel, of the Penhold IGA
George Weston Ltd. says it incurred about $312-million in COVID-19 related costs, in a July 28, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

George Weston loses $255 million in second quarter on COVID-related costs

TORONTO — George Weston Ltd. is reporting a $255-million loss in its…

George Weston Ltd. says it incurred about $312-million in COVID-19 related costs, in a July 28, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Sobeys Inc. grocery stores will phase out plastic bags in February. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Central Alberta Sobeys stores will be plastic-bag-free starting on Saturday

The chain will no longer provide single-use plastic bags at 255 Canadian stores

Sobeys Inc. grocery stores will phase out plastic bags in February. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)