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Loblaw Stores Produce A+ Solutions for Back to School


BRAMPTON, ON, Aug. 16, 2011 /CNW/ - Just in time for back to school, Loblaw banner stores may just be a busy mom's BFF! From great options to ensure nut-free lunches and preparing easy, healthy meals to stocking up on pencils and finding perfect back to school looks, Loblaw banner stores offer a one-stop destination to help meet a family's needs this season. New and noteworthy, the President's Choice® Fall Insider's Report® offers exciting solutions-oriented foods and great Must Try's for every Canadian family.

Like many Canadian moms, President's Choice® Test Kitchen chef Dana Speers turns to the President's Choice® brand for mealtime and snack solutions that the whole family can enjoy.

"Sometimes balancing work, school and extra-curricular activities means having pre-made dinners on hand that are easy to throw together," says Speers. "The PC® brand has so many options that Canadian families will love, like their line of pizza's, cooking sauces or their frozen Dine in TonightTM Entrées that even make great left-overs for lunch the next day."

Top marks for the President's Choice® Pizza Market!

Nothing says quick family dinner for a hectic school night more than pizza and the President's Choice® Pizza Market has an option to suit any taste. From new fun-filled options that kids can pull apart and dip into savoury sauces, to gourmet and thin crust options such as Wood-Fired, Toppings First™, and Thin and Crispy, plus good old fashioned Rising Crust too - you're sure to find something for everyone in the Fall Insider's Report®.

  • Must Try! PC® Ultra-Thin Crust Flammekueche Pizza - The President's Choice® brand has brought the Alsace region of France right to your dinner table. Serve this puff pastry-crusted masterpiece as part of dinner or slice up these gourmet flavours at your next soirée. European-inspired flavours include Bacon & Onion, 6-Mushroom Medley and Ham and Cherry Tomato.

Come home to home-style. Family dinners that welcome you back after a long day

Whether you're searching for the perfect secret sauce or popping a prepared product into the oven, the President's Choice® brand has got you covered.

  • Must Try! PC® Cooking Sauces - Nothing fills your home with the delicious aroma of a comforting supper quite like a slow cooker. Just add meat to new President's Choice® Pulled Pork Cooking Sauce for perfect pulled chicken or pork sandwiches. Also try President's Choice® Meatball Cooking Sauce as a delicious addition to fresh or frozen meatballs.
  • Must Try! PC® Dine in TonightTM Entrées - We know you don't always want to eat what you're making for the kids - but no need to cook two full dinners. Try one of our elegant and far-from-frozen-tasting Dine in TonightTM Entrées such as our Gourmet Shepherd's Pie made with seasoned pulled beef and our Roasted Chicken Legs with Risotto.

School-safe snacks that kids will love

Loblaw is proud to offer more than 80 President's Choice® and no name® peanut-free products made in a peanut free facility for its stores. Whether it's for school, play-dates or Halloween hand-outs, check out the grocery aisle for a wide selection of snacks and for fresh baked options, the bakery section offers cakes, brownies, muffins and more.

An organic start is a great start for your baby

Moms juggling the needs of their school age children as well as babies and toddlers will really appreciate that PC® Organics products for babies and toddlers are ALL priced the same as, or less than, non-organic national brands in our stores. Developed with certified organic ingredients, the PC® Organics line is a great choice for parents who want to feed their babies and infants organic foods as soon as solids are introduced.

  • New! PC® Organics Baby Cereals - Perfect for babies from six to eight months and older, these cereals are available in mixed grain, single grain and convenient just-add-water varieties.
  • New! PC® Organics Macaroni and Cheese Toddler Entrées - Kids love the taste of mac and cheese and these creamy entrées are ready in only 30 seconds. Each bowl contains at least half a serving of hidden vegetables that even your fussy eater won't notice and the portable bowls are BPA-free.

Raise your hand, if you need a fresh look for fall!

Get kids outfitted in the best for back to school with Joe Fresh® apparel. With updated Varsity classics, cozy knits, super stripes, kiddie biker-chic styles, and all season basics such as hoodies, tees and denim for teens, tweens, kids and toddlers, the Joe Fresh brand has your kids covered this fall.

And, look to the brand new J±™ brand for your kids' school supply needs. This chicly-designed stationery brand from the team behind the President's Choice® home collection offers paper, pens, binders, staplers and more!

Help those heading off to college outfit their dorm rooms with the Everyday EssentialsTM collection. This well-designed, value-priced brand includes appliances, organizational storage, kitchen utensils, gadgets and dinnerware, with many items and sets economically priced under $20.

President's Choice® brand products are available at Loblaws®, Loblaw Great Food™, Zehrs®, Zehrs Great Food™, Fortinos®, Real Canadian Superstore™, nofrills®, valu-mart®, Atlantic Superstore®, Save-Easy®, Freshmart™, Provigo®, Maxi®, Maxi® & Cie, Extra Foods® and more. Product pricing and availability may vary by banner and region. For more information, visit

About Loblaw Companies Limited

Loblaw Companies Limited, a subsidiary of George Weston Limited, is Canada's largest food retailer and a leading provider of drugstore, general merchandise and financial products and services. Loblaw is one of the largest private sector employers in Canada. With more than 1,000 corporate and franchised stores from coast to coast, Loblaw and its franchisees employ more than 136,000 full-time and part-time employees. Through its portfolio of store formats, Loblaw is committed to providing Canadians with a wide, growing and successful range of products and services to meet the everyday household demands of Canadian consumers. Loblaw is known for the quality, innovation and value of its food offering. It offers Canada's strongest control (private) label program, including the unique President's Choice®, no name® and Joe Fresh® brands. In addition, the Company makes available to consumers President's Choice Financial® services and offers the PC® points loyalty program.

Product samples, regional versions of the President's Choice® Fall Insider's Report® and high-resolution images are available.

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