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Canadian Grocer's top 10 stories in April 2018

Trump, food waste and a blueberry price-fixing investigation were among the hot topics in April

Here's a look at the topics our readers delved into at

Canada among the world's biggest food wasters: Report
A report from the Commission for Environmental Cooperation finds 396 kilograms of food are wasted or lost per capita in Canada each year.
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Diet Coke makeover a hit with consumers
Revamps to its Diet Coke line -- new flavours, revamped logo and more modern can design -- have paid off for Coca-Cola Co.
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Sobeys keeping some B.C. Safeway stores open longer than planned
As a labour dispute continues between Sobeys and its workers' unions, a government-appointed mediator has ordered nine locations remain open until July.
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Into the West
From the coast to the prairies, Canadian Grocer highlights nine great grocers in Western Canada.
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Competition Bureau investigating alleged blueberry price fixing
First bread, now berries. The federal Competition Bureau is gathering evidence to determine if anti-competitive activities took place.
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Did Trump just help Toronto score Amazon’s second headquarters?
President Donald Trump targeted Amazon in a Twitter rant saying the e-commerce giant does more harm than good to the retail industry and U.S. economy.
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Photos: Farm Boy opens in Hamilton
Farm Boy continues its expansion across Ontario with the opening of a 22,500-sq.-ft. store in Hamilton's west mountain district. We have pictures from the grand opening.
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Amazon is Canadians’ first choice for online groceries: Report
Canada is still behind countries such as Australia and the U.K. when it comes to online grocery shopping. But, a Field Agent study finds that when Canadians do shop online for groceries, Amazon is their first choice.
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Campbell Company announces Canadian leadership change
Campbell Soup Company is in the midst of a "strategic reorganization" that includes changes in the Canadian office.
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‘Merchandising trailblazer’ Mary Dalimonte to retire
Mary Dalimonte's career in grocery began with a part-time cashier’s job and has included senior roles with Sobeys and Loblaw.
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