Filipino supermarket giant comes to Canada

Filipino supermarket giant comes to Canada

A prominent Filipino supermarket announced its entry to the Canadian soil, thanks to the ever growing number of Filipino population in the Americas. Seafood City Supermarket, one of the biggest supermarkets in the Philippines announced that it would open the first grocery store in the country early next year. Mildred Smith, the marketing manager for Seafood City […]

Fresh produce costs 18 percent more in Canada than last year

Fresh produce costs 18 percent more in Canada than last year

As the prices for vegetables and fruits increases in Canada, farmers are cultivating more, cashing the drop in Canadian dollar. Soaring cost of imported vegetables and fruits combined with the country’s weak currency creates a demand for home grown less expensive vegetables and fruits. Fresh vegetable and fruit prices jumped 18 and 13 per cent respectively […]

Falling Canadian dollar would increase the grocery bills

Falling Canadian dollar would increase the grocery bills

  The dropping Canadian dollar, which has plunged below the 70 cent mark, could increase the grocery bills, particularly when it comes to purchasing fruits and vegetables. Many Canadians now will have to go without expensive Florida oranges or California head of lettuce. About all foods fruits and vegetables devoured in Canada are imported, making […]

Walmart Canada recalls kids set

Walmart Canada recalls kids set

Walmart Canada has announced that it will recall eight pieces of its sets consisting of a bib, a hat, sweater short-sleeved pajamas, and combination of mittens, boots and leggings. The sets were available in pink and white with a pink floral print and in blue and white with a pattern of stars and blue lines. […]

Increase in food prices to cost Canadian household an additional $345 in 2016

Increase in food prices to cost Canadian household an additional $345 in 2016

  For the fourth year in succession, the raise in food prices is believed to outpace inflation next year. The ascent will cost the normal Canadian household an extra $345 in 2016. The Food Price Report 2016 discharged predicts food inflation rates to ascend by two and four percent. Sylvain Charlebois, professor of food distribution […]