Infarm Strengthens Relationship With Sobeys Inc. Through Expansion Deal Across Canada

July 26, 2021 Infarm

 Infarm and Sobeys Inc. have announced a new agreement to accelerate the availability and distribution of fresh produce to an additional 4 of Canada’s 10 provinces by 2023.  The agreement builds on the success of a partnership launched in 2020 – the first of national scope between a Canadian retailer and a vertical farming company – to offer locally grown, Infarm produce to Sobeys Inc. consumers Canada-wide.

Grocery Giants Discussed Fixing More Than Bread Prices, Court Files Suggest

June 22, 2021 Bryan Carney, The Tyee

Canadians buy over $4 billion of bread and baked goods every year — which meant that when Loblaw Companies Ltd. confessed to conspiring with competitors to keep prices high, consumers were angry.

Danavation Technologies Confirms Farm Boy Inc. to Launch Pilot of Digital Smart Labels

March 31, 2021 Danavation Technologies

Danavation Technologies Corp., a Canadian-based Internet of Things (IoT) technology company and provider of micro e-paper displays, is pleased to announce that Farm Boy Inc., a fresh food retailer in Ontario and subsidiary of Sobeys Inc., has confirmed a pilot launch of Danavation’s Digital Smart LabelsTM technology.

Empire Celebrates and Recognizes the Tremendous Legacy of Donald C. R. Sobey

March 26, 2021 Empire Company Limited

“Donald’s impact on the Empire group of companies was profound. He was a brilliant businessperson, and his legacy of value creation speaks for itself,” said Jim Dickson, Chair, Empire Company Limited.

Impossible Burger Debuts in Canadian Grocery Stores, Accelerating Retail and International Growth

October 28, 2020 Impossible Foods

Impossible Foods is making its award-winning, plant-based burger available to home chefs in Canada in nearly 600 Sobeys Inc. banner stores beginning this week, including Sobeys, Foodland, Safeway, Thrifty Foods, IGA, IGA Extra, and the retailer’s online home delivery platform, Voilà by Sobeys.