Grocery Wars

Happenings & Trends in Canada's Grocery Sector

GROCERY WARS: Cannabis Infused Food + Beverages

Cannabis, also known as marijuana among other names, is a psychoactive drug from the Cannabis plant used for medical or recreational purposes.  Doctors have prescribed marijuana as a treatment for pain. They also may prescribe medical marijuana to treat: 1. Muscle spasms caused by multiple sclerosis, 2. Nausea from cancer chemotherapy, 3. Poor appetite and weight loss caused by chronic illness, such […]

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GROCERY WARS: Just Say No To Plastics

Plastic is material consisting of a wide range of synthetic or semi-synthetic organic compounds that are malleable and so can be molded into solid objects. The world’s first fully synthetic plastic was bakelite, invented in New York in 1907 by Leo Baekeland who coined the term plastics. Plastic today is enemy # 1. The United Nations’ environmental agency says every year 8 million metric tons of plastic […]

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