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Who owns Longos?

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Asked by: Shawna Anderson

What company bought Longos?

Empire Company Ltd.

Empire Company Ltd., the parent of Sobeys Inc., has closed its acquisition of a majority stake in fellow Canadian grocer Longo’s and announced new locations for its FreshCo discount supermarket banner.

How much did Sobeys pay Longos?

$357 million

The parent company of Sobeys said it has signed a deal to buy a 51 per cent stake in specialty grocery store chain Longo’s and its Grocery Gateway e-commerce business for $357 million. Empire Company Ltd. said the deal adds two high-quality banners to its business and helps it grow in Ontario.

Who owns FreshCo in Canada?


FreshCo Ltd. is a Canadian chain of deep discount supermarkets owned by Sobeys. It was launched in March 2010. As of April 2019, there were 98 FreshCo stores.

Who owns Sobeys in Canada?

Empire Company Limited

Sobeys Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Empire Company Limited, headquartered in Stellarton, Nova Scotia. Sobeys, its franchisees and affiliates employ approximately 123,000 people.

Who owns Farm Boy Ontario?

Empire Company Limited

Empire Company completes purchase of Farm Boy – Ontario’s best-in-class food retailer. Stellarton, NS – Empire Company Limited (“Empire” or the “Company”) (TSX: EMP. A) announced today that it has completed its purchase of Farm Boy, one of the most exciting, fastest growing and successful food retailers in the country.

Who owns Superstore in Canada?

Loblaw Companies

Real Canadian Superstore is a chain of supermarkets owned by Canadian food retailing giant Loblaw Companies. Its name is often shortened to Superstore, or, less commonly, RCSS.

Who owns Food Basics in Canada?

Metro Inc.

Food Basics Ltd. is a Canadian supermarket chain owned by Metro Inc. The company operates over 130 stores throughout Ontario.