Highlights / grocery

Economy, Health, International

Majority of Canadians concerned about rising food cost

An end of year survey by Dalhousie University of Halifax shows some 87 per cent of Canadians feel food costs are rising faster than incomes. The Agri-Food Analytics Lab at Dalhousie University together with the polling firm Angus Reid Institute, »

Economy, Health, Internet, Science & Technology, Society

Grocery shopping: How do you make your choices?

How do food shoppers make their choices…that’s the question being studied at the University of Guelph. A special type of lab to study the question has been created, in fact, it’s unique..possibly in the world. Michael von Massow is a »

Health, Society

Asking stores to remove junk food from check-out

Stores should stop placing sugary snacks and drinks beside their check-out counters, says the Center for Science in the Public Interest, a non-profit based in the U.S. which researches and promotes nutrition and good health. Consumers and their children there »

Economy, Society

Grocery shopping in Canada evolving.

Canadians generally go food shopping once a week or so, and most shopping is done in large supermarkets.  It’s a model that’s been around since the 1960’s when large stores offered a vast selection of food products under one roof. »