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Central Canada is Banking on Health- and Eco-Conscious Fare

From Kenora to Kamouraska, diners in central Canada are indulging their thirst for new experiences by eating out frequently. While restaurant margins...

From the Editor: Shifting Realities

New data released by Restaurants Canada shows substantive changes are taking place in the foodservice landscape. According to...

La Belle & La Boeuf Eliminates Single-Use Plastic

MONTREAL — La Belle & La Boeuf has launched a waste-reduction initiative by banning all types of single-use plastics from its 13...

Starbucks Rolls Out Strawless Lid in Toronto

TORONTO — Starbucks’ previously announced strawless lids will be hitting Starbucks stores in Toronto this August. Toronto will be the first...

KFC Canada to Eliminate Plastic Straws & Bags

VAUGHAN, Ont. — KFC Canada has announced plans to eliminate plastic straws and bags from all of its restaurants by October 2019.

Industry Reacts to Proposed Plastics Ban

TORONTO — A proposed ban on single-use plastics is drawing a mixed reaction from members of the foodservice industry and other business groups.

Restaurant Sales Reach $90-Billion in 2018

TORONTO — A report from Restaurants Canada has credited millennials and the Generation-Z cohort with helping grow foodservice sales by 5.1 per cent in...

IKEA Canada to Eliminate Single-Use Plastics

BURLINGTON, Ont. — IKEA Canada has announced the successful phase-out of all single-use plastic straws in its Canadian operations — nine months ahead of...

Starbucks Testing Greener Cups

SEATTLE — Starbucks is set to trial a selection of greener cup solutions in select cities around the world.

A&W Unveils New Public Installation Made With Plastic Straws

TORONTO — A&W Canada has unveiled a public art installation made from the last of the company's plastic straws. In June 2018, A&W announced it...