By February 28, 2011
Have you got the winter blues? Well, embrace the power of blue and try some Nova Scotia wild blueberries! A delicious and versatile fruit, the wild blueberry has significant health benefits and is available to you locally year-round.
“Nutritionally, this native plant is unmatched,” says John Quinn, president of the Wild Blueberry Producers Association of Nova Scotia. “It contains vitamins A, C and E, calcium, potassium and magnesium and is rich in antioxidants.” more…
By February 23, 2011
Reprinted from Passable with permission.
While perusing my twitter feed last week, I noticed a link to this New York Times article, which extolled the virtues of Nova Scotia’s own Van Dyk Wild Blueberry Juice.
This eleven –year-old company was founded by Case and Riek Van Dyk who moved to Nova Scotia from Holland during the 1950’s. The couple launched their product in the fall of 2000, selling it at a few stories around the city. Soon you could buy it across Atlantic Canada as well as in Quebec and Ontario and as far away as Taiwan. The juice eventually made its way to New York, via Fairway stores, and it’s there that the NYT’s Florence Fabricant – as in Flo Fab – discovered the stuff. more…
By February 17, 2011
Here at Acadian Maple Products we take food safety and quality assurance very seriously.
To prove this we have invested a large amount of time and resources into an ongoing quality management program and have achieved SQF 2000 Level 2 certification- Level 2 Accredited HACCP food safety plans.
We are not interested in purchasing just any maple syrup, we pride ourselves on sourcing and producing the best maple syrup. Our trained and certified quality assurance manager, William Allaway tastes every sample of maple syrup that enters our facility. more…
By February 16, 2011
Galloping Cows Fine Foods is headed to the Academy Awards in Los Angeles! Galloping Cows produces a variety of sauces and jellies and have been invited to set up a display in the stars “gifting suite” at the Oscars for two days, starting on Thursday, February 24th. more…