Wednesday May 31, 2023

P.E.I. school food program hitting record service levels

Halfway through its second year, the P.E.I. School Food Program is seeing big growth.

The non-profit group is serving 14 per cent more meals than it did at this time last year, and in its last ordering cycle received orders for 37,906 meals. That covers two weeks, and is a new record.

“We’re always excited to see growth and to see our meal numbers increasing. This means that more Island students are consuming a nutritious lunch, which is really what our organization is all about,” said executive director Katelyn MacLean.

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Frozen food market size in Europe to grow by USD 36.76 billion from 2020 to 2025: A descriptive analysis of customer landscape, vendor assessment, and market

NEW YORK, Jan. 23, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — The frozen food market size in Europe is estimated to increase by USD 36.76 billion between 2020 and 2025. However, the market’s growth momentum will decelerate at a CAGR of 6% during the forecast period. The competitive scenario categorizes companies based on various performance indicators. Some of the factors considered include the financial performance of companies, growth strategies, product innovations, new product launches, investments, and growth in market share, among others. Get detailed insights into the market study. Buy the report!

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Shoppers share excitement for Lunar New Year celebrations as they stock up at Waterloo, Ont., store

T&T Supermarket in Waterloo, Ont., is bustling with shoppers picking up items under brightly coloured Lunar New Year decorations.

Red lanterns, lucky bamboo and lots of candy are just some of the festive items you might find at the store, which specializes in selling East Asian food.

Sunday will be the last day of the Year of the Tiger and the first day of the Year of the Rabbit.

Charles Zhang, the store manager, said sales are always up leading to the Lunar New Year, with roughly 2,000 to 3,000 shoppers visiting every day.

“Chinese New Year is our No.

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