Ocado Announces Launch of First CFC in North America

April 29, 2020 Ocado Group

Ocado Group announced the launch of the first Ocado Customer Fulfilment Centre (CFC) in North America. Empire’s new online grocery home delivery service, Voilà by Sobeys (Voilà), will begin testing orders today through its state-of-the-art CFC in Vaughan, Ontario.

Empire Partners With Infarm To Bring Innovative and Sustainable In-Store Farms to Select Sobeys, Safeway and Thrifty Foods Stores

March 9, 2020 Empire Company Limited

Empire’s family of brands is partnering with Infarm, one of the world’s most advanced and fastest-growing in-store farming platforms, to grow and harvest a range of fresh produce in select Sobeys, Safeway and Thrifty Foods stores across Canada.

Sobeys Inc. Diverts 720,000 Plastic Bags From the Landfill to Make Waterfront Benches and Picnic Tables For Public Spaces Along Atlantic Canadian Shores

October 29, 2019 Sobeys

Sobeys Inc. today announced plans to donate a collection of public seating made entirely of recycled plastic bags and heavier recycled plastic materials, such as bins, to be installed in
family-oriented community spaces across Atlantic Canada.

Caper Rolls Out Smart Shopping Carts With Sobeys

October 24, 2019 Sobeys

This partnership makes Caper the first independent automated checkout company with a live commercial deployment with a major retailer.

Certain Sobey’s Sandwiches and In-Store Made Chicken Salads Recalled Due to Listeria Monocytogenes

Sobey’s Inc. is recalling certain sandwiches and in-store made chicken salads from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination of the diced chicken used to make these products. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described.