Tag: A&W

A&W to introduce plant-based burger across Canada

A&W has announced plans to be the first national burger chain in Canada to add a plant-based burger to its menu. The restaurant chain says it will offer “The Beyond Meat Burger” at all its restaurants across Canada starting July 9th. “We are a burger loving company with a lot of firsts, but this is… Read more »

A&W donates $5M to the U of S Livestock and Forage Centre of Excellence

The University of Saskatchewan announced a $5-million donation on Friday from A&W to support the Livestock and Forage Centre of Excellence (LFCE). “A&W is deeply committed to the Canadian beef and forage industry,” said Jefferson Mooney, chairman emeritus, A&W. “Our investment is an investment in the future of Canadian food and best practices to make… Read more »

Selling Beef To A&W is Not Betrayal

Since A&W launched its raised without hormones campaign, many farmers and ranchers have expressed displeasure about the marketing tactics of A&W. The most popular post in the the life of RealAgriculture is Andrew Campbell’s column entitled I’m Done With Fearing Food and Done with A&W. The anger has extended to the ranchers and feedyards participating… Read more »

A&W Expands Animal Care Requirements to Chicken

Despite criticism from the farm community, the number of items on A&W’s menu that require specific animal care practices on farms is growing. After moving to beef raised without the use of growth promotants and eggs from hens fed vegetarian diets without animal by-products, the fast food chain announced Monday that it has switched to only serving… Read more »

Trish Sahlstrom of A&W on “Better Beef” Campaign

The Saskatchewan Stock Growers’ Association’s (SSGA) 101st annual general meeting and convention held last week in Moose Jaw, Sask., certainly didn’t roll without controversy. In fact, there were a couple subjects that really struck nerves with the province’s ranchers, including A&W’s recent decision to source beef produced without antibiotics and hormones, and to brand their product, “Better Beef.” Trish… Read more »

I’m Done with fearing food and done with A&W: Andrew Campbell

There are hormones in your food! What’s worse, they are in you! Alarmed yet? You shouldn’t be, and I’ll tell you why, plus why I’m done with marketing gimmicks and done with A&W Canada. Yes, there are hormones in your food, but are they something to fear? A&W certainly thinks so, with a new campaign… Read more »