Kamloops Cooper's Foods stores to undergo name change

By James Peters
December 3, 2015 - 11:02am Updated: December 3, 2015 - 5:29pm

KAMLOOPS — Cooper's Foods, which began in Kamloops 48 years ago, will vanish next February.

That's when the Overwaitea Food Group will change all Kamloops Cooper's locations to Save-On Foods stores. Cooper's has four Kamloops locations in Westsyde, Brocklehurst, Valleyview, and downtown.

"It helps us to consolidate our banners, but more importantly, our customers have been asking for this," said Tony Piwek, General Manager of Overwaitea's BC Operations.

Piwek adds though the Cooper's name is well-loved across the province, the transition will be a benefit to customers.

He anticipates the only changes will be the name on the outside, and the promotions offered inside.

The Overwaitea food group is a division of the Jim Pattison Group, who also owns CFJC Today.

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