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Report predicts Canadians will spend $1,000 more on food in 2023

- General News
Consumers can expect food prices to continue to rise. Canada's Food Price Report 2023 predicts a 5% to 7% food price increase in 2023, with the most substantial increases in vegetables, dairy, and meat.

Canadian disquiet over lettuce shortage

- Analysis
The California lettuce supply disruption may in the long run cause as many problems for California leafy greens as the viruses that have devastated the crop.

Greenhouse strawberries now available year-round at Walmart Canada

- General News
There’s nothing sweeter than strawberry season. That’s why strawberries are one of the most popular fruits in Canada with the average Canadian consuming around three kilograms annually.

Restaurants Canada report shows struggle to recovery

- General News
Restaurants Canada, the voice of foodservice, released the 2022 edition of Foodservice Facts, presenting the latest foodservice statistics, trends, forecasts, detailed analysis and invaluable insights for industry leaders.

Canada renews romaine requirements for Salinas Valley

- General News
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has released this season’s temporary import requirements for Salinas Valley lettuce. The requirements are the same as for the 2021 season, although the time frame has changed. 

Oppy again honored as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies

- General News
Proving its resilience in seasons of adversity, Oppy has been chosen as one of Canada’s Best Managed companies yet again.

Data shows how lockdowns devastated restaurants in Canada

- General News
The impact of the pandemic has hit the Canadian Restaurant industry hard and with the Restaurants Canada Trade Show in town May 9th to the 11th, new data identifies exactly how many restaurant businesses have been shuttered in Canada in the past 12 months.

Instacart now partners with Canada’s top five grocers

- Retail
Instacart, a leading retail enablement company in North America, today announced partnerships with more than ten new retailers to make same-day delivery more accessible countrywide, including retailers such as food and pharmacy leader Metro Inc., discount retailer Giant Tiger, specialty grocer Galleria Supermarket and more.

Metro moves forward as consolidation continues

- Produce Blueprints
Retail trends that have taken hold during the pandemic are expected to continue to evolve well into 2022.

Taylor Farms opens Toronto production facility

- General News
Taylor Farms, a leading North American producer of salads and healthy fresh foods announces the opening of the new Taylor Farms Toronto facility.