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Sobeys in Fenelon Falls to sell beer as of June 30th

Today the Province announced 76 new independent and large grocery stores have been authorized to sell beer and cider. That’s in addition to the 130 stores currently able to sell beer and cider including 70 who can also well wine.

The Sobeys in Fenelon Falls is one of the new stores announced along with the Walmart on Chemong Road in Peterborough.

“Ontarians welcome beer and cider in grocery stores, which provide greater convenience and choice for consumers. While today’s announcement is good news for shoppers, it also enables breweries and cideries to introduce their products to consumers in local communities across the province.” says  Charles Sousa, Minister of Finance

The province says the criteria were set to ensure fairness and geographic distribution. Ultimately, beer and cider will be available in up to 450 grocery stores, including up to 300 that will also sell wine.

For a map and list of the currently authorized grocery stores that sell beer, wine or cider, visit ontario.ca/morechoice.


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