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Kingston start up granola cereal business inks deal with Metro

Three people working dutifully on their laptops in a small cubicle office in Innovation Park isn’t exactly the corporate halls of power, but considering Urban Hippie Granola started only three years ago in Casey Krebs’s home, it’s a big step forward. 315 more words


Food Basics Ground Veal Recall [Canada]

Canada/Ottawa: Vantage Foods (ON) Inc. recalls certain batch/lots of Ground Lean Veal due to suspected risk of Escherichia coli (E. coli) O157:H7 contamination, consequential bacterial infection and risk of illness, all serious health hazards. 567 more words

Food & Drink

Sweet treats that won’t leave you feeling sour

Hi everyone,

In the final post of my sugar mini-series we are on to the good stuff: the sweet eats. So far we’ve covered the… 1,043 more words


Sugar masterclass part 2: processed and refined sugars

Hi everyone,

Following on from the first post in my sugar masterclass series last week, this week we are talking about refined sugars i.e. those sugars that are processed (whether naturally occurring or not). 2,335 more words


Falling off the wagon

If you’re anything like me then your eating will go in cycles which range from the extremely ‘good’ i.e. lots of fresh fruit, veggies, and the like versus the extremely ‘bad’ which consists of burgers and fries, pizza and ice cream on an almost daily rotation. 1,468 more words


Windsor woman scores $3,000-plus in grocery shopping bonanza

Marie Kinch went to Food Basics with a simple shopping list: to pick up a $250 gift card.

Instead, the surprised mom-to-be left Tuesday with the card, a baby-friendly gift basket and a $3,000 cheque to help pay for rent. 427 more words

Local News

Explore Your Local Grocery Stores

Okay, so as much I love being environmentally friendly and supporting local business, I also have to look out for myself once and a while. One of the ways I do this is via my grocery shopping. 224 more words