Sobeys Ranking

Page - May 22, 2009


Sobeys, IGA, Thrifty Foods, Price Chopper, Foodland, Commisso's, Marché Bonichoix, Les Marchés Tradition, Clover Farm, Western Cellars, Needs, Rachelle-Béry.

Redlist species sold

Atlantic cod, Atlantic halibut, haddock, yellowfin tuna, Greenland halibut, Arctic surf clams, Atlantic sea scallops, tropical shrimp and prawns, swordfish (longline), net-pen farmed Atlantic salmon and Chilean sea bass.


  • Removed Antarctic toothfish from shelves.
  • Piloting a project to provide full traceability information to customers on various products.

  • Working with the supply chain to help improve fisheries on the water.


  • Continues to sell 11 of the 15 Redlist species, the most of all the chains.
  • While Sobeys has a set timeline to green its shelves, species with stocks of concern continue to be sold like yellowfin tuna and Greenland halibut.
  • Still waiting for improved labeling on seafood products

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