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Apr 10, 2013 09:47 AM

Ontario Artisan food companies

Hi everyone,
I am working on an event, and looking for your suggestions of food companies that are Canadian/Ontario based but have a number of different category products in their line. I don't want massive corporations like Kraft. But the idea is they need to sell/ product multiple types of foods (ie. not a company that ONLY makes cheese). Thank you so much!


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  1. The following companies are all Ontario based and sell a number of different products:

    Kitchen Connaisseur

    Hawberry Farms

    Forbes Wild Food

    Saigon Soul Food

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      1. Don't know if you've ever been to Kurtz Orchards? They are based in Niagara-on-the-Lake and make a large line of delicious edibles that they make from their own produce. They also have a store in Bayview Village Mall at Bayview and Sheppard. The stores carry products from other companies, too, but the majority of products are their own.

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        1. re: TorontoJo

          Kurtz Orchards has a retail store downtown Oakville now too. They had a previous "temp" location downtown Oakville so I think the location you find via a google search is the old location. The new location is in the same building as Suvai Indian food.

          1. re: ylsf

            These are great ideas! Keep them coming !

            1. re: hungryabbey

              BTW, recommend you check out the Green Living show this weekend if you get a chance, a lot of local food producers among the other "green" stuff. Various ways to get in for free (e-waste, Live Green member,etc)

              Another one I just thought of is Neil Brothers. They make nacho chips, salsa, popcorn, etc. They usually have a big booth at the Green Living show:

              1. re: ylsf

                Yes! Neal brothers were at the top of my list- they're a great example of what I'm looking for. Thanks for the suggestion on the green living - will definitely try to check them out.

                1. re: hungryabbey

                  Mad Mexican - great products, all of them!