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MAP: Sobeys continues Farm Boy expansion

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In 2018, the Company acquired the Farm Boy business when it had 26 stores and announced plans to double its store count over five years through new site builds and conversions of some existing Sobeys locations.

Onion outbreak update: FDA working with CFIA

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The FDA, along with CDC and state and local partners, is investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Newport infections. The Public Health Agency of Canada is also investigating an outbreak of Salmonella Newport illnesses that have a genetic fingerprint closely related to the U.S. outbreak.

CFIA updates onion recall warning

- General News
The food recall warning issued on July 30, 2020 has been updated to include additional distribution and product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's food safety investigation.

Wendy’s Canada pledges 100% Canadian-grown greenhouse lettuce nationwide

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Wendy's® is expanding its greenhouse-grown fresh produce portfolio by introducing 100 percent Canadian greenhouse-grown lettuce in its salads and sandwiches.

Canada requires all visitors to wear masks

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A new Canadian law requires all travelers entering Canada, including truck drivers, to wear a non-medical …

Sobey’s owner, Empire Co. shortens payment terms for small suppliers

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Stellarton, NS – For over 113 years, Empire Company Limited BB #:137787 has been proud to …

UPDATED: Canada closes border; essential commercial traffic excluded

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The Canadian border is now closed to “all foreign nationals” except Americans. All travelers, including Canadian citizens, who exhibit symptoms also will be denied access to Canada.

Marketing fresh produce in Quebec

- Produce Blueprints

The Quebec Produce Marketing Association (QPMA), BB #:159622 based in St. Leonard, has retooled its message …

The big move in Montreal

- Produce Blueprints

Perhaps the most immediate news for the produce industry in Montreal is the relocation of the …

Montreal’s all in for food culture

- Produce Blueprints

With well over a million lakes, thousands of rivers, and an immense fluvial plain along the …