Food: Touché Bakery Inc 🍁

Name: Touché Bakery Inc

Products: Biscotti, biscotto, cookies, frozen cookie dough, custom baking

Manufactured In: Brampton, Ontario

Where to buy: Various retailers

Website: touchebakery.com

Canadian Owned: Yes

Touche Bakery has been in operation since 2004, producing various products as mentioned above from their bakery in Brampton. They also will do “creation and development of custom mass baked products”. If you need some biscotti or some mass baked products, these are your guys. They make nut-free and kosher products.

Snacks: Yum Yum Chips 🍁

Name: Yum Yum Chips

Products: Potato chips, veggie chips, veggie sticks, onion rings, cheese sticks

Manufactured In: Warwick, Quebec

Where to Buy: Quebec and certain parts of Ontario and the Maritimes

Website: yum-yum.com

Canadian Owned: Yes

Yum Yum Chips is a 100% homegrown, third generation family business from Quebec, specialized in the production and distribution of potato chips and snack foods since 1959. It transforms and distributes more than 200 products under the following brand names: Yum Yum, Viva, State Line and Champion.

It appears that they created the uniquely Canadian “All Dressed” flavour and introduced my favourite, Salt & Vinegar, to the Canadian market. Thank you for that.

Condiments: Something Special Deli-Foods 🍁

Name: Something Special Deli-Foods Ltd

Products: Antipasto, gourmet jellies and spreads

Manufactured In: Sherwood Park, Alberta

Where to Buy: Online, grocery stores across the country

Website: somethingspecialdeli.com

Canadian Owned: Yes

Something Special adheres to traditional recipes and time-honoured techniques to make their products in small batches to achieve exceptional tastes and quality unlike any other.

Food: Oceans and Gold Seal 🍁

Name: Oceans Brand & Gold Seal

Products: Canned seafood

Manufactured In: BC and Alaska

Where to Buy: Retail stores across Canada

Website: oceanbrands.com

Canadian Owned: Yes

Owned by the Jim Pattison Group out of Vancouver, these two seafood brands are canned by Canfisco, who have several plants in BC and Alaska. To ensure you’re getting Canadian canned product, check the label!

Breakfast Food: Georgian Bay Granola Company 🍁

Name: Georgian Bay Granola Company

Products: Granola cereal

Manufactured In: Parry Sound

Where to Buy: 300+ stores, mainly in Ontario

Website: facebook.com/GeorgianBayGranolaCompany

Canadian Owned: Yes

Founded in 2012 by Sheila Hannon, GBGC started out selling at local markets but has since expanded substantially. They make their granola by oven baking gluten-free oats, certified organic and kosher ingredients, gently sweetened with pure Canadian maple syrup, Ontario wildflower honey or organic coconut syrup.

Food/Condiments: Elman’s 🍁

Name: Elman’s Food Products Ltd

Products: Kosher deli food products (pickles, garlic, sauerkraut, sauces, pickled eggs, relish, mustard and more)

Manufactured In: Winnipeg, Manitoba

Where to Buy: Sobey’s, Safeway, IGA’s. Save-On, Choices, many independents (seemingly from Manitoba west)

Website: elmans.ca

Canadian Owned: Yes

Elman’s is a Canadian owned and operated company that has been making kosher, gourmet, deli products for over 80 years. They have always been proudly Canadian.

Food/Breakfast Food: Rogers Foods

Name: Rogers Foods

Products: Flour and cereal products – oats, porridge, granola

Manufactured In: Chilliwack and Armstrong, BC

Where to Buy: Wal-Mart, Safeway, Sobeys, Superstores (primarily in the west, but they do distribute into Ontario)

Website: rogersfoods.com

Canadian Owned: No

Rogers buys their grains from farmers in BC and Alberta, as the only flour and cereal mill in British Columbia. They’ve been around for more than 60 years, but in 1989 were purchased by a Japanese company. They do employ around 100 people in BC.

Snacks & Confectionery: Give & Go 🍁

Name: Give & Go Prepared Foods Corp.

Products: Pastries, granola, snacks

Manufactured In: Etobicoke, Brampton, Vaughan (Ontario)

Where to buy: Loblaws, Walmart, Costco, Metro, Safeway, etc.

Website: www.giveandgo.com

Canadian Owned: Yes

Give & Go is a Toronto based food producer that owns several popular brands of snacks and pastries. These include:

  • two-bite
  • Kimberley’s Bakeshoppe
  • The Worthy Crumb
  • Mason St. Bakehouse
  • Prime Pastries
  • Uncle Wally’s Bake Shoppe
  • Create a Treat

All of their products are certified kosher dairy, and they are the number one manufacturer of bite-sized baked goods.

Snacks: Covered Bridge Potato Chips 🍁

Name: Covered Bridge Potato Chip Company Inc

Products: Potato chips

Manufactured In: Waterville, New Brunswick

Where to Buy: Sobey’s, Safeway – grocery stores

Website: coveredbridgechips.com

Canadian Owned: Yes

The potatoes used by Covered Bridge are grown just up the road from their processing facility at their family farm. They are kosher, gluten-free and all natural. You can even buy them online!