Groceries

For Dominique Ioannou the John Volken Academy program helped him to communicate honestly and connect with others in the community.

Surrey program opens graduate to a positive future

Unique Surrey food and furniture market changes lives and builds community

  • Sep 12, 2022

 

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Foods you should buy frozen instead of fresh

As much as people love fresh food, some foods are just as…

 

Kayle Speck found that the benefits of the John Volken Academy and his time working at Volken's market are invaluable.

Unique, made-in-Surrey program sets graduate on the right path

Surrey food and furniture market changes lives

  • Aug 15, 2022

 

Shoppers shop at a grocery store in Glenview, Ill., Monday, July 4, 2022. U.S. demand for grocery delivery is cooling as food prices rise. Some shoppers are shifting to less expensive grocery pickup, while others are returning to the store. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Demand for grocery delivery cools as food costs rise

More shoppers opting for curbside pickup or in-person purchases now

Shoppers shop at a grocery store in Glenview, Ill., Monday, July 4, 2022. U.S. demand for grocery delivery is cooling as food prices rise. Some shoppers are shifting to less expensive grocery pickup, while others are returning to the store. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
Aaron Kopp and the rest of the team at Voken’s Market & Furniture have a great selection of dairy and frozen products at great prices.

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  • Jul 4, 2022
Aaron Kopp and the rest of the team at Voken’s Market & Furniture have a great selection of dairy and frozen products at great prices.
Volken’s Market bakery boasts a selection of delicious cakes and pies.

Taste the difference: breads + treats baked fresh and made with pride!

Unique Surrey market boasts a bakery with something delicious for everyone

  • Jun 13, 2022
Volken’s Market bakery boasts a selection of delicious cakes and pies.
According to the Surrey Food Bank’s website, it currently distributes food to approximately 1,200 families. 
Most clients come in on a bi-weekly basis, while the “tiny bundles” clients – those who are pregnant or have 
a child under a year old – come in weekly for groceries. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

COSTLY LIVING: Rising cost of groceries becoming ‘so crazy expensive’

But with the rising costs, the Surrey Food Bank is seeing a slight downturn in donations

According to the Surrey Food Bank’s website, it currently distributes food to approximately 1,200 families. 
Most clients come in on a bi-weekly basis, while the “tiny bundles” clients – those who are pregnant or have 
a child under a year old – come in weekly for groceries. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Various cuts of beef are seen in the meat section at an Atlantic Superstore grocery in Halifax, Friday, Jan. 28, 2022. Food prices are continuing to climb in Canada, pushing up grocery bills and forcing some households to change shopping habits.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Kelly Clark

How to save on your grocery bill as inflation sends food prices higher

Food prices rose 7.4 per cent in February from a year earlier, biggest jump in more than a decade

Various cuts of beef are seen in the meat section at an Atlantic Superstore grocery in Halifax, Friday, Jan. 28, 2022. Food prices are continuing to climb in Canada, pushing up grocery bills and forcing some households to change shopping habits.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Kelly Clark
One of Canada’s biggest food manufacturers has halted shipments to one of the country’s largest grocers in a extreme example of how inflation is impacting the food industry. Bags chips from PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay division are shown in New York in this June 15, 2007, file photo.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Mark Lennihan

‘Not just about chips:’ Frito-Lay, Loblaw expose tension between suppliers, retailers

Situation has left the chip and snack food aisle of many Loblaw stores less full than usual

One of Canada’s biggest food manufacturers has halted shipments to one of the country’s largest grocers in a extreme example of how inflation is impacting the food industry. Bags chips from PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay division are shown in New York in this June 15, 2007, file photo.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Mark Lennihan
Grocery store shelves await restocking early in the morning in Toronto on Friday March 13, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Supermarket theft rising, shoplifters more aggressive, warns grocery industry

Experts say thefts have become more brazen in recent months, reasons unclear

Grocery store shelves await restocking early in the morning in Toronto on Friday March 13, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
A Metro store is seen on April 15, 2019 in Ste-Therese, Que., north of Montreal. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

Worker absenteeism — not trucker vaccine mandates — impacting store shelves: grocer

Labour shortage caused by quarantined workers has impacted the entire supply chain

A Metro store is seen on April 15, 2019 in Ste-Therese, Que., north of Montreal. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
A Save-On-Foods store sign, as seen on jimpattison.com.

Free items for shoppers at Save-On-Foods’ new Surrey store, opening at King George Hub

New store replaces the one at 104 Avenue and King George Boulevard

A Save-On-Foods store sign, as seen on jimpattison.com.
FILE – A produce section is seen at a market in Montreal on Thursday, June 13, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

Canadians flocking to food rescue apps to reduce grocery bills and waste

Flashfood has kept more than 13.5 million kilograms of food out of landfills and saved users $90 million

FILE – A produce section is seen at a market in Montreal on Thursday, June 13, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
Empty shelves are pictured at a grocery store in North Vancouver, B.C. Monday, March 16, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Grocery store closures loom amid labour, product shortages

Employee absenteeism due to COVID-19 protocols and illness hitting about 30 per cent in some stores

Empty shelves are pictured at a grocery store in North Vancouver, B.C. Monday, March 16, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Space in White Rock’s Miramar Village is being eyed for the third location of The Vegetarian Butcher, with a targeted opening in the first quarter of 2022. (Norman Orr file photo)

Vegetarian Butcher eyeing White Rock for third location

Millenials’ ‘appetite for healthy lifestyle’ among draws for the business

Space in White Rock’s Miramar Village is being eyed for the third location of The Vegetarian Butcher, with a targeted opening in the first quarter of 2022. (Norman Orr file photo)
Save on Foods - Surrey Guildford team

Holiday entertainment tips: Save on Foods and Save on Stress

This year Christmas will look a little different for many families, with…

  • Nov 22, 2021
Save on Foods - Surrey Guildford team
The last grocery store in Gold River closed in 2016. John McKinley File Photo

Hungry B.C. village hopes it’s close to having grocery store for 1st time in 5 years

Co-op on the way to finally replace the Gold River grocery store closed in 2016

The last grocery store in Gold River closed in 2016. John McKinley File Photo
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New app makes shopping for your favourite Asian groceries even easier!

T&T Supermarkets is the largest Asian supermarket chain in Canada, with two locations in Surrey

  • Oct 11, 2021
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The Food Stash Foundation is opening the doors to the Rescued Food Market. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

‘Pay-what-you-feel’ grocery store opens in Vancouver, aims to combat food insecurity

People can choose whether to donate money to help keep the market running

The Food Stash Foundation is opening the doors to the Rescued Food Market. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Meat is shown in a grocery store in Toronto on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. Canadians will pay more for groceries this fall as severe drought drives up prices for agricultural commodities. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Grocery store sticker shock hitting consumers as drought takes toll on crops

Statistics Canada projects this fall’s wheat harvest will be 35 per cent below last year’s

Meat is shown in a grocery store in Toronto on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. Canadians will pay more for groceries this fall as severe drought drives up prices for agricultural commodities. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
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