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How Freshii is riding the health food boom and finding inspiration from fast fashion to fuel its rapid expansion

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TORONTO — Freshii founder Matthew Corrin hasn’t heard back from McDonald’s CEO Steve Easterbrook since the former’s cheeky proposal last year suggesting the two go into business together. But clearly the home of the Big Mac has been influenced in recent years by Freshii’s style of fast food: healthy, convenient …

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Chipotle Mexican Grill’s food poisoning outbreak causes traffic to fall in all but one category: teens

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TORONTO — There’s one group of customers who don’t seem all that bothered by a series of outbreaks at Chipotle Mexican Grill: teenagers and college-aged youth. How Chipotle is changing its cooking methods after a devastating E. coli outbreak After an E. coli outbreak that sickened more than 50 people, Chipotle …

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Food inflation has deepened the price gap at discount grocery stores, and Loblaw Cos is set to cash in

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TORONTO — A spike in food prices has widened the price divide between Canada’s grocery stores and their discount divisions — a factor that could play out in Loblaw Cos.’ favour. “Looking at identical items, the discount channel does not appear to have increased shelf prices to any significant degree, …

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