Loblaw Companies Ltd

Competition watchdog calls for opening up of Canada grocery market

Canada’s competition watchdog has called for increased competition in the country’s grocery market and suggested this could help to tame…

Retail giant Loblaw in own-label price freeze amid decades-high inflation in Canada

Prices of more than 1,500 own-label food and beverage products will be frozen until the end of January at Canadian…

Re-use platform Loop enters Canada with Loblaw, Kraft Heinz on board

Loop, the global re-use platform operating in more than 20 countries, has entered the Canadian market, where it is working…

Covid-19 food industry updates – Friday 18 September (free to read)

just-food is providing daily updates on how the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting the world's packaged food sector. *This article is…

Danone, Mars, McCain vow to “restore” biodiversity

Food companies including Danone, Mars and McCain Foods are joining forces in areas such as regenerative agriculture and deforestation in…

What are the prospects for insect-based food?

Francesco Majno first tried eating scorpions and tarantulas while he was on holiday in Thailand. It was – as Majno…

Hain Celestial unveils wide range of new products at Expo West; Walmart takes meal kits across US; Hellmann’s dressings revamp in UK; New category for Kellogg’s RXBAR

just-food publishes the most notable product development from the international food sector, presented in bitesize format to give you a…

George Weston Ltd names Richard Dufresne as president

George Weston Ltd., the owner of Canada-based bakery group Weston Foods and retail giant Loblaw, has announced CFO Richard Dufresne…

Weston Foods sees improved volume and productivity 

Weston Foods, the manufacturing arm of Canada's George Weston, reported 2016 results that were lifted by higher volumes and improved…

George Weston posts second-quarter sales increase

Canada's George Weston today (29 July) reported a 2.1% increase in overall sales for the second quarter of 2016 to CAD11.75bn…