About George Weston Limited
George Weston Limited is a Canadian public company, founded in 1882, engaged in
food processing and distribution. The Company has two reportable operating segments: Weston Foods
and Loblaw, and holds cash and short term investments. Supported by a strong balance sheet, the
Company seeks long-term, stable growth in its operating segments through continuous capital investment.
Weston is committed to creating value for its shareholders and employees, and to supporting the
communities in which it operates.
To deliver long-term value to its shareholders, Weston employs various operating strategies.
Weston Foods concentrates on brand development, low operating costs and maintaining a broad
customer base, with the objective of providing the best bakery solutions to its customers.
Loblaw concentrates on food retailing with the objective of providing Canadian consumers with
the best in one-stop shopping for everyday household needs.
Four Generations of History
The story of George Weston Limited began in 1882 with a wagonload of fresh-baked bread. Today,
Weston is one of the largest corporations in North America.
Consistent with the heritage and values of the company, we are focused on improving the quality
of life in the communities where we live and work. Learn more about our corporate responsibility initiatives.