Do you know where your food comes from? The federal government is getting ready to roll out a five-year, multimillion-dollar ad campaign this summer in the hope that teaching the public how Canadian farms operate and what their standards are will get more people to “buy Canadian.” According to a contract notice posted on Monday morning,
As part of its plan to go zero-waste by 2030, the City of Montreal wants to bar large grocery stores from throwing organic waste into the trash. “We’re producing food. There’s an environmental cost, an economic cost. To waste that is absolute nonsense,” said Laurence Lavigne Lalonde, the city’s executive committee member responsible for the city’s
As Walmart Canada steadily expands its offering of online grocery options, the retailer is hoping its pricing model will provide a competitive edge in what is becoming an increasingly crowded market. Walmart Canada recently launched its online grocery delivery service in Montreal, Que., and the service is now available in every province across the country.
New York (CNN Business) — People are eager to try plant-based meat alternatives. Kroger wants to make sure they’ll know where to find them. The grocery chain is trying out a dedicated plant-based protein section in its meat aisle. Sixty locations in parts of Indiana and Illinois, as well as in Denver, will run the test for 20 weeks
Expansion builds on Walmart Canada’s strategy to help customers shop where, when and how they want at Walmart’s everyday low prices MISSISSAUGA, ON, Aug. 15, 2019 /CNW/ – Walmart Canada and Instacart today announced the national expansion of their relationship, which will bring on-demand grocery delivery services from nearly 200 Walmart stores across Canadain as fast as an hour.
Segregating food by ethnicity has been vilified for years, but it has survived — and lately begun to thrive David Chang, the American chef and restaurateur behind the Momofuku empire, wants the ethnic food aisle to die. It’s out of date and doomed, he explained on a recent episode of his podcast The Dave Chang Show,
What’s a reasonable number of distinct grocery stores to visit each month? (Don’t forget to factor in Costco.) According to an annual report from FMI, a food-retail industry group, the average American shops at 4.4 different grocery stores each month. And that’s higher for millennials and Gen Z shoppers, who visit 5 and 6.2 stores per
Grocery shopping is evolving at a rapid clip. It’s a shopper’s market, and consumers are demanding new, innovative experiences from check-out free shopping to home delivery, curbside pickup and meal kits. Some argue that online grocery is over-hyped, given that many consumers want to touch, feel and select their food for freshness. The reality is
Federal programs to boost the profile of domestic and locally grown foods at home while reducing food waste, food insecurity and deceptive food marketing are all up for funding under the government’s new Food Policy for Canada. Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau and Parliamentary Ag Secretary Jean-Claude Poissant announced the new policy Monday in Montreal, following
Save-On-Foods has surpassed a six-year company-wide goal of reducing food waste in just six months and has announced a target to become a zero food waste operation within three years. In collaboration with B.C.-based organizations FoodMesh and Loop Resource and in partnership with Food Banks BC and other charity partners across the country, 86 Save-On-Foods stores