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Health & Well-being in Sweet Baked Goods

Eating a healthy diet is not about strict limitations or depriving yourself of the foods you love. Rather, it’s about feeling great and improving your health and yes, that means even indulging in patisserie items! Today, consumers want to live a healthy life more than ever before. Consumers’ expectations with …

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Loblaw, Weston bake the numbers, burn consumers

As shocking as it was, most of us will eventually forget Loblaw’s admission of price-fixing. Let’s hope the industry doesn’t By Sylvain Charlebois Senior Fellow Atlantic Institute for Market Studies Most Canadians were stunned and dismayed to learn that the country’s leading grocer was caught up in a price-fixing scheme …

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Amazon brings democratic simplicity to the food industry

The online giant is essentially about merchandizing convenience for all. Organic foods and meal kits are its latest targets By Sylvain Charlebois Senior Fellow Atlantic Institute for Market Studies Amazon isn’t wasting time wading in to the food industry – and speed of execution and ease of delivery are at …

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Opportunity Knocks

There has been a lot of discussion recently about the meal kit business and what it could mean for the traditional grocery sector. From a competitive standpoint, meal kit providers package up all the ingredients for a home prepared meal and deliver them to your door at relatively low cost, …

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Sobeys is taking mealtime stress off Canadians’ plates

Sobeys’ new EASY MEALS provides Canadians with economical and wholesome heat-and-serve and cook-and-serve meals TORONTO, Sept. 28, 2017  – Sobeys is simplifying mealtime for Canadians with the launch of EASY MEALS, a line of pre-packaged meals, prepared in-store in the Seafood, Meat, Kitchen and Deli departments. Perfect for Canadians of …

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