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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…

Canada grocers, suppliers plan code of practice

Agreement has been reached in the row between grocers and food manufacturers in Canada over retailers arbitrarily increasing the fees…

Canada grocer Sobeys hits out at rivals’ fee hikes

The chief executive of Sobeys has waded into the debate over moves by some of the Canadian grocer's rivals to hike…

Vertical-farm operator Infarm gets more funding

Infarm, the Germany-based vertical-farm operator, has attracted more funding to fuel its bid to "make a truly global impact". The…

Talking shop December 2015 – Lawson, Couche-Tard and Morrisons

December saw some significant developments in the convenience channel in a number of markets, with Japan's Lawson Inc plotting a…

Bonduelle boosts North American frozen veg ops with acquisition

French vegetable producer Bonduelle is expanding its North American operations through the acquisition of a frozen foods factory from Canadian…

The just-food interview part two: Agropur CEO Robert Coallier

Few food companies, if any, have been as acquisitive as Canadian dairy co-operative Agropur in recent quarters. And the group's…

CANADA/US: M&A-hungry dairy co-op Agropur in Davisco deal

Acquisitive Canadian dairy co-op Agropur has pounced again, with a deal for Davisco Foods International's dairy-processing assets in the US,…

CANADA: Agropur in plants-and-supply deal with Sobeys

Canadian dairy co-op Agropur has struck deals to buy four plants from - and supply a range of products to…

CANADA: Sobeys profits decline in tough environment

Canadian grocer Sobeys has booked a decline in profit for the first nine-months of the year, impacted by "competitive intensity",…