Vendor Spotlight: Fiasco Gelato

Vendor Spotlight: Fiasco Gelato “Our goal is simple; to enrich people’s lives each and everyday. We just happen to do it by making gelato.” – Fiasco Gelato   Fiasco Gelato is a Certified B-Corporation crafting artisan gelato and dairy-free sorbetto in Calgary, Alberta. At Fiasco, their team believes that the key to success is “finding something you love,…

Vendor Spotlight: Spread’em Kitchen

Vendor Spotlight: Spread’em Kitchen “When you eat good food, you feel good about yourself, you’re happier, and you’re nicer to people!” MELLISA MILLS, FOUNDER OF SPREAD’EM KITCHEN Winner of Silver BC Food Processors Association’s 2017 Product of the Year Award, meet Mellisa Mills of Vancouver, BC. The “Product of the Year Award recognizes a product that shows…

Vendor Spotlight: KAPOW NOW!

Vendor Spotlight: KAPOW NOW! This is Tiffany Shen, the woman behind Vancouver food brand KAPOW NOW!. We had the chance to speak with her this week about what it’s like starting an ethical food business and specifics about branding, community, and growth. Tiffany and her team exude positively and an authentic care for the company, healthy living,…

Spotlight on: Lentilicious

Spotlight on: Lentilicious     Lentilicious was created around family, friends and a love for food. This California-owned brand makes pre-packaged lentil meals blended with herbs and spices — perfect for camping, backpacking, or life on the go. Redefining meals-in-a-bag, these dishes are made with simple ingredients sourced from the USA and Canada, do not contain excess salt,…

Spotlight on: Big Mountain Foods

Mother-daughter duo, Kimberley Chamberland (left) and Jasmine Chamberland (right). Spotlight on: Big Mountain Foods   Winner of BCFPA’s Product of the Year award, Localize vendor Big Mountain Foods aims to create innovative, nutritious, whole food products. Based out of Vancouver, British Columbia, their team makes vegetarian friendly creations like veggie burgers, veggie grounds, and the latest – a cauli(flower) crumble. Kimberly and Jasmine…

Spotlight on: Vancouver Island Salt Company

Spotlight on: Vancouver Island Salt Company   Vancouver Island Salt Company was founded in 2010 by former travelling chef, Andrew Shepard. These pacific salts are hand-harvested off the coast of Vancouver Island and patiently infused with flavour at their facility in Cobble Hill, BC. Top chefs, restaurants, and food artisans across the country are noticing the quality of these BC…

Spotlight on: Snappy Grains

Spotlight on: Snappy Grains Snappy Grains™ by Progressive Foods Inc. is changing the way we think about and eat barley. In Canada, 23,000 farmers produce nearly eight million tonnes of barley annually. According to the Barley Council of Canada, this makes us the fourth largest barley producer in the world1. With most yields being used as feed for livestock…