Article Date 11/07/2019

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Farm Boy purchases popular Ottawa bakery

Source Canadian Grocer

Empire-owned Farm Boy has purchased Ottawa's Rideau Bakery.

The family-owned bakery, known for its kosher breads, rolls and pastries, shut its doors Canada Day weekend after nearly 90 years in business. According to a CBC News story, owners Louis Kardish and David Kardish made the decision to close its two locations "for a combination of business and health reasons."

As part of the deal, Rideau Bakery products will be sold exclusively at Farm Boy stores in the nation's capital and across the province.

Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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