Montreal, December 9, 2019 - METRO announced today that it is selling MissFresh to Cook it, another Montreal-based ready-to-cook meal company, as part of a transaction involving all of MissFresh's assets.
This combination of two young complementary Montreal companies will consolidate Quebec's expertise in ready-to-cook meals and allow it to continue to grow. Cook it will now serve both its current and MissFresh customers. Customers will be able to continue to pick up their ready-to-cook meals at participating Metro stores.
With annual sales of over $16 billion, METRO INC. is a leader in the food and pharmaceutical distribution in Québec, Ontario and Eastern Canada, where it operates or is the franchisor of a network of more than 600 food stores under several banners, including Metro, Metro Plus, Super C and Food Basics, as well as over 700 drugstores primarily under the Jean Coutu, Brunet, Metro Pharmacy and Drug Basics banners, providing employment to 85,000 people. For more details, visit corpo.metro.ca.
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