Farm Boy Inc.

Farm Boy Inc.

November 15, 2006 09:00 ET

Farm Boy Brings its Recipe for Success to Central Ottawa

Local Grocer Opens doors to its Ninth Location

OTTAWA, CANADA--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 15, 2006) - Farm Boy Inc. (Farm Boy), a locally owned retail grocer that specializes in quality fresh foods, unique complementary items, and exceptional customer service in Eastern Ontario today announces the grand opening date of its new Blue Heron Mall store, Thursday November 16, 2006.

Located at 1500 Bank Street this new location houses 16,000 square feet of retail space and will provide 100 new jobs to the local market.

This new opening brings Farm Boy's total to eight (8) Ottawa locations, with a 9th opening planned in the Kanata Signature Centre in the summer of 2007. The Company also has a location in Cornwall, Ontario.

"It's quite different from our newer stores," says Donny Milito, President of Farm Boy. "It's a little smaller than the others, but we're really pleased and excited with the layout of the store. In addition to our produce, meat and bakery departments, which customers expect from Farm Boy, the Farm Boy Kitchen is one of the store's highlights. It boasts the culinary talents of Chef Bryan Jones and his staff, who will cook gourmet foods fresh daily to be sold on a take-out basis," stated Milito.

With this new growth and more on the horizon, Farm Boy continues to build on its unique recipe for success: fresh and friendly products and service.

About Farm Boy Inc.

Farm Boy is a Canadian based food retailer recognized for its produce, meat, bakery deli, and dairy product offerings. Since incorporating in 1981, the Company has always provided a unique and different shopping experience than big box retailers or traditional grocers. Additionally, Farm Boy produces its own line of Private Label Products consisting of value priced products, but with strict adherence to high quality guidelines. Headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, the Company presently has nine (9) stores in the Greater Ottawa and Cornwall regions. Visit www.farmboy.ca for additional information.

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