New line of products offers certified organic foods at budget-friendly prices

Walmart Canada's new Great Value Organic line gives consumers pantry staples meeting Canadian organic standards

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 13, 2016 /CNW/ - In response to growing interest in organic foods, and with grocery prices top of mind for Canadian families, Walmart is proud to announce the launch of its new Great Value Organic line of groceries. Rolling out in stores and on www.walmart.ca now, the retailer is offering more food choices with the introduction of nearly 50 affordably-priced Canadian certified organic products.

"At Walmart, we believe consumers who want to eat organic shouldn't have to pay more for their groceries," said Jennifer Goldspink, vice president, grocery, Walmart Canada.  "We're making it easier than ever for customers to have access to quality, organic foods at low prices everyday."

The Great Value Organic line includes flours, corn meal, breakfast oats, seeds, legumes, beverages, cereal, frozen berries, pasta, sauces, broth, granola bars, popcorn, cookies and chewy snacks and is satisfaction guaranteed. Incorporating any of these delicious foods is easy at meal-and snack-time.

  • Breakfast: Try Great Value Organic Steel Cut Oats, Maple Instant Oatmeal or Corn Flakes for a hearty start to the day
  • Lunch: Bring some homemade soup featuring Great Value Organic Chicken Broth and Split Peas to work or school for a great wintertime lunch
  • Dinner: Keep busy weekday meals simple with delicious Great Value Organic Spaghetti and Tomato Basil Sauce with a side salad
  • Anytime: Snack on savoury Great Value Organic Popcorn or try Cinnamon Bears for a sweet treat

 

"Today's announcement is a strong reminder for customers that if they're looking for value, Walmart offers quality food at affordable prices," added Goldspink. "We're as committed as ever to helping Canadian families save money so they can live better."

The Great Value Organic line is part of an ever-expanding assortment of organic offerings, including fresh foods, at Walmart and will be hitting shelves between now and February, 2016 with assortment varying by store.  To explore the Great Value Organic selections, visit a local Walmart store or www.walmart.ca, and for information check out www.walmart.ca/greatvalue.

About Walmart Canada
Walmart Canada operates a growing chain of 396 stores nationwide serving more than 1.2 million customers each day. Walmart Canada's flagship online store, www.walmart.ca, is visited by 450,000 customers daily. With 95,000 associates, Walmart Canada is one of Canada's largest employers and is ranked one of the country's top 10 most influential brands. Walmart Canada's extensive philanthropy program is focused on supporting Canadian families in need, and since 1994 Walmart has raised and donated more than $230 million to Canadian charities. Additional information can be found at walmartcanada.cafacebook.com/walmartcanada and at twitter.com/walmartcanada.

SOURCE Walmart Canada



For further information: For media inquiries, please contact: Felicia Fefer, Manager, Marketing Communications, Walmart Canada, ffefer@wal-mart.com, 905.821.2111 ext 74466


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