The COVID-19 pandemic has brought a variety of new workplace safety challenges in foodservice, and they just keep coming with the spread of new, more transmissible variants of the virus. The Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development (MLTSD) has reached out to the Ontario Restaurant, Hotel, and Motel Association (ORHMA) to ask for help […]
More Canadians are now looking to seek out Canadian-produced food, according to a recent survey from Farm Credit Canada. The survey, which was conducted between January 8-12, 2021, found that six out of 10 Canadians are more likely to purchase Canadian-made or -grown food. “We had surveyed 2000 Canadians across the country, reflective of how […]
Restaurant operators are increasingly looking to incentivize vaccinations for their workers, according to a recent survey. Half (50 per cent) of operators plan to encourage and provide incentives for their employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19, according to a survey from BlackBox Intelligence. Meanwhile, 39 per cent plan to encourage vaccinations but not to provide incentives […]
A new report from Dalhousie University suggests that consumer confidence in Canadian food safety is rebounding, one year after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Dalhousie’s Agri-Food Analytics Lab, in partnership with Caddle, surveyed over 10,000 Canadians at the end of February 2021. The participants were surveyed on consumer confidence and satisfaction. Overall, there were […]
Longo’s was ranked as the No. 1 grocery retailer in the 2020 Ontario Leger WOW study, with high scores for customer satisfaction and safety.
Nearly half of small business owners report they have suffered from mental health issues as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The data reveals that hospitality and foodservice jobs have been lost at nearly double the rate of those in other industries (62.1 per cent versus the national average of 36.5 per cent).
According to new research from the Canadian Centre for Food Integrity (CCFI), Canadians are optimistic about their food supply even during COVID-19.
A new survey from Accenture shows more than half (56 per cent) of Canadians are reluctant to visit bars in the next six months.
Press release Using an online offers website to get new customers into your restaurant greatly increases your chances of turning them into regulars — provided you give them a good first-time experience — according to a recent survey of Travelzoo Canada members. Almost all of the 2,800 people surveyed in the poll conducted by Travelzoo […]