Food News

Grocery bills will be coming down as the price of meat and produce start to come down.

Food prices continue to fall: inflation dropping

By JT Marshall November 17, 2016 - 3:48pm Updated: November 17, 2016 - 4:00pm

Food prices, especially for things like meat and produce, continue to fall thanks to a drop in inflation.   "If we compare November 2015 to 2016, I've definitely seen prices...

The KFC location in Weyburn is the last one in Canada to have a buffet.

Weyburn fights to keep KFC buffet

By DiscoverWeyburn May 24, 2016 - 12:29pm Updated: May 24, 2016 - 5:56pm

It's one of the only KFCs in Canada that offers an all-you-can-eat buffet, but the Weyburn fast food tradition could be coming to an end because the corporate owners want to...

People enjoy the first 'hot dog days' of early spring, or is it summer?

Martel on the Move: 'hot dog days' of early spring

By Kevin Martel April 19, 2016 - 5:52pm Updated: April 20, 2016 - 8:14am

First we had winter, which looked more like spring. Now that it's spring, it feels more like summer.

Confusing, maybe, but people didn't seem to have any problem with...

Circulating rumours about contaminated with HIV landed a northern man in handcuffs Tuesday

Northern man charged after food scare in La Ronge

By 650 CKOM, paNOW staff March 30, 2016 - 7:05am Updated: March 30, 2016 - 11:37am

A 48-year-old man from Stanley Mission is facing charges after allegedly spreading rumours that food at a La Ronge business had been contaminated with HIV by a needle.   RCMP...

Raed Hadad's Petra Market offers Middle Eastern foods which help refugees feel more at home.

Saskatoon market helps Syrian refugees find comforts of home

By Lasia Kretzel March 2, 2016 - 4:02pm Updated: March 3, 2016 - 8:58am

Saskatoon's new Syrian refugees are finding a little taste of home at a local specialty market.

Petra Market has more than 2,000 items lining the shelves of their small...

Prairie Harvest Cafe chef and owner Michael McKeown says most of their food is sources locally.

Locally-sourced Saskatoon restaurants avoid produce price hikes

By Lasia Kretzel January 17, 2016 - 9:13am Updated: January 18, 2016 - 8:27am

Restaurant owners who source their food from around the province are reaping the benefits of buying local as the Canadian dollar continues to slip.

The loonie has...

Pusch Bros. Organic Farm, near Windthorst

High produce prices good for local organic farmer

By Kevin Martel January 16, 2016 - 9:19am Updated: January 18, 2016 - 8:40am

Prices on fruits and veggies are predicted to go up in grocery stores this year, and while shoppers may not be ecstatic about paying more for certain foods, not everyone sees...

The Good Food Junction Co-Op  grocery store on 20th Street West is closing down.

Saskatoon`s only core neighbourhood grocery store closing

By 650 CKOM January 14, 2016 - 4:01pm Updated: January 15, 2016 - 8:25am

Low sales and a challenging marketplace has led to the closure of Saskatoon's only core neighbourhood grocery store.

The Good Food Junction Co-op will close on Jan. 27,...

Fresh produce at the grocery store.

Rising food prices puts strain on budgets and food banks

By Adriana Christianson, Andrew Shepherd January 13, 2016 - 2:11pm Updated: January 14, 2016 - 8:05am

The average family in Saskatchewan can expect to pay an extra $345 at the grocery store this year, according to an expert in food prices.

Sylvain Charlebois is a...

This is an example of the lunch tray that inmates refused at the Regina Correctional Centre.

Inmates refuse food trays at Regina Correctional Centre

By Sarah Mills January 7, 2016 - 3:42pm Updated: January 8, 2016 - 3:07pm

About 114 inmates at Regina Correctional Centre are refusing trays of food.

This is the second such event in the past month. The first took place just before Christmas...

A food inspector gives a demonstration to the media as to how restaurants are inspected.

Saskatchewan reintroduces restaurant inspection website

By Kevin Martel October 27, 2015 - 10:13am Updated: October 27, 2015 - 3:42pm

Saskatchewan is cooking up a new and improved restaurant inspection website.

The public can now visit the website to see the last time a restaurant was inspected for...

Volunteers slice pumpkin pie ahead of the Friendship Inn Thanksgiving lunch.

Kitchen bustling ahead of Friendship Inn Thanksgiving feast

By Lasia Kretzel October 11, 2015 - 1:18pm Updated: October 13, 2015 - 7:06am

Pumpkin pie is sliced on mass while uncooked carved turkey breasts lay patiently on trays in the fridge for tomorrow's oven.

The Friendship Inn kitchen is bustling as...