Metro Expanding Local Food Purchasing Plan To OntarioJune 16, 2016 6:00am
Metro has announced it’s expanding it’s local purchasing program into Ontario.
Metro is a food and pharmaceutical distributor in Quebec and Ontario.
It’s more than 600 food stores include Metro, Food Basics, Metro Plus and Super C.
The local purchasing program is intended to promote local agri-food products and increase access to them by all consumers.
Metro started the program in its Quebec stores three years ago.
Since then, more than 800 new fresh and grocery product from over 130 suppliers have made their debut in the company’s stores.
Metro will implement a pilot program in Ontario in the fall.
The full local purchasing program will be rolled out provincially after that.