New urban Real Canadian Superstore opens in Calgary amid pandemicPhoto: Loblaw Companies Limited/Real Canadian Superstore

Grocery Business continues to bring you stories of grocers and food manufacturers navigating the challenges in this unique time in history.

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NEWS

Loblaw opens 1st urban Real Canadian Superstore prototype in Calgary amid pandemic

Montreal grocery stores accepting empty cans, bottles for a good cause

First Look: New Kamloops, B.C. FreshCo to open amid COVID-19 pandemic

Loblaw announces the return of a fond favourite

Sungiven Foods Burnaby, B.C. store donates its entire first-day sales to a hospital

Federated Co-op supporting community heroes during pandemic

Walmart integrates popular grocery and retail apps amidst “explosion” in popularity due to COVID

Galleria Supermarket’s “Basket with Love” initiative raises funds for pandemic relief

Nova Scotia food truck business transforms into pop-up grocery and meal delivery

 

SUPPLIER DEVELOPMENTS

Conagra Brands Canada commits $1 M in funds and food for pandemic relief

Gay Lea Foods delivers thank you baking kits to frontline workers

PepsiCo launches direct-to-consumer offerings to meet growing demand amid pandemic

Expect tight meat supply and limited choice in coming weeks: industry analyst Kevin Grier

Pandemic has rattled - not broken - Canada's meat supply chain, but store prices could still climb

 

BUSINESS INSIGHTS

Food categories driving +$2.5 B new sales growth

From panic to calm – StatsCan data points to changing grocery habits

Shoppers begin to shift from stockpiling to penny pinching at the grocery store

72% of people are still hitting the grocery store, and 83% have had issues with grocery delivery

 

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