Food Prices Canada

Canadians Set To Pony Up More For Produce: Report

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 02.06.2015 | Canada Business

Canadians are set to pay anywhere between 5.5 and 7.5 per cent more for vegetables this year as the loonie continues its downward slide. The Food P...

Loonie Plunges Through 80 Cents In Biggest 2-Year Drop Ever

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 01.29.2015 | Canada Business

The Canadian dollar fell through a psychologically important barrier Wednesday, trading for the first time in five years below 80 cents U.S. The lo...

LOOK: Food Prices Growing At Fastest Pace In Years

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 12.19.2014 | Canada Business

Want to save on your food bill? Switch to chicken. Inflation slowed down in November, thanks primarily to plummeting gas prices, but the rapid rise...

Food Packaging To Shrink As Prices Rise, Study Says

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 12.02.2014 | Canada Business

Prepare for the portions sold at supermarkets to shrink as producers look to offset rising food costs, a new report says. Food prices will rise som...

‘A Little Bit Shocking': Canadians Are Bailing On Bacon

CP/HuffPost Canada | Posted 08.01.2014 | Canada Business

Sales of bacon, sausages and some other products at Maple Leaf Foods fell by double digits in the last quarter, as large price increases convinced man...

Bacopocalypse Now!

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 07.19.2014 | Canada Business

Bacon prices in Canada are nearly 27 per cent higher today than they were a year ago, as a crisis in the industry continues to push costs into the str...

These Foods' Prices Are Soaring

The Huffington Post Canada | Sunny Freeman | Posted 05.15.2014 | Canada Business

If you’re feeling a bigger squeeze on your wallet at the grocery store these days, the soaring cost of everyday food items is likely to blame. A...

LOOK: The Outrageous Price Of Water In Canada's North

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.09.2014 | Canada Business

If you think the price of bacon is getting outrageous, just consider what you have to pay for food and beverages in Nunavut. This picture of cases ...


CP | David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.01.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Canadian shoppers will face another hike in meat prices this month as Maple Leaf Foods Inc. (TSX:MFI) responds to the widespread impact of a...

This Brutal Winter Is Going To Cost You

CBC | Posted 05.03.2014 | Canada Business

Some vegetable prices could be higher at the grocery store this spring. Greenhouse growers in Ontario hope higher prices for their produce will offs...

Why Canadians Are Trimming Their Food Budgets

CBC | Posted 07.16.2013 | Canada Living

Canadian families are planning to cut back on the amount they spend at the grocery store in the face of rising food prices, a new report from one of C...

Prepare For A Food Price Spike

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 12.10.2012 | Canada Business

Food prices in Canada are set to spike next year in the wake of a massive drought in the U.S. Midwest, says a new study from the University of Guelph....

A Bad Harvest Season Means Higher Food Prices in Ontario

Ontario Association of Food Banks | Posted 10.30.2012 | Canada Impact
Ontario Association of Food Banks

The irregular weather conditions most of Ontario has been experiencing over the past few months have set the province up for a particularly challenging harvest season. Some of the farms we talked to were not even sure if they would be opening to the public this season because it has been such a hard year. So what does this mean for Ontario? As a result of this spring and summer's hectic weather, experts are expecting to see food prices rise by 4 per cent across Canada in 2013.

Your Grocery Bill Is About To Get Scary Says NDP

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.23.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Stand far enough away and the fields of Debra Pretty-Straathof's family farm appear green and lush.But a closer look reveals parched earth li...

Are Canadians Being Ripped Off At The Grocery Checkout?

CBC | Posted 07.11.2012 | Canada Business

Many customers are being overcharged when they buy some packaged foods in grocery stores, according to an inspector with the Canadian Foo...

Canada's Surprising Inflation Jump

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.21.2011 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada's inflation rate jumped past three per cent last month, but with the economy's foundations in quick-sand, there is little prospect of ...