Local Area Businesses featured at FedNor-funded Northen Ontario Agri-food Pavillion at Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto
Several local businesses are participating in this year’s Royal Agricultural Winter Fair being held in Toronto from November 2nd to the 11th, 2018. Through the support of FedNor, the Northern Ontario Agri-food Pavillion is showcasing a number of familiar faces from our area during this 10 day event:
Queen’s Tarts, Sault Ste. Marie
Queen’s Tarts are a royal treat available in the FedNor-supported Northern Ontario Agri-food Pavilion. Judging by the smiles on customers faces, they’re a hitting a sweet note and disappearing quickly. The Sault Ste. Marie business owners are making their third appearance at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair.
Tammy Patterson of Queen’s Tarts is offering a variety of flavoured treats that are a hit with customers of all ages. The Sault Ste. Marie business is one of dozens featured in the FedNor-supported Northern Ontario Agri-food Pavilion at this year’s Royal Winter Fair. Canada’s premiere indoor agricultural exhibition runs November 2-11, 2018 and draws more than 300,000 people, providing participants with scores of opportunities to network, make valuable contracts, develop new markets and increase sales.
Thomson Strawberry Farm, Sault Ste. Marie
Mike Maguire of Thomson Strawberry Farm is encouraging visitors at his booth to try his delicious varieties of strawberry jam. The products, made in Sault Ste. Marie, are among more than 50 being showcased in the FedNor-supported Northern Ontario Pavilion. This is the 18th year that FedNor has been helping businesses from across the North to develop markets for their products, increase sales and make valuable contacts.
Mike Maguire of Thomson Strawberry Farm is ringing up sales at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair as owner Brad Morley looks on. This year, their festive packaged jams and spreads are big sellers. The Sault Ste. Marie company is one of dozens from across the North that is being featured in the FedNor-supported Northern Ontario Pavilion. It is designed to help participants develop new markets, increase sales and establish valuable contacts.
Mountain Maple Products, St. Joseph Island
There’s a steady lineup of people in front of the Mountain Maple Products booth excited to taste and buy maple syrup products at the 2018 Royal Agricultural Winter Fair. Mountain Maple Products, located on St. Joseph Island east of Sault Ste. Marie, is one of approximately 50 agri-food and equine businesses and organizations being showcased in the FedNor-supported Northern Ontario Agri-food Pavilion. The pavilion is designed to help participating exhibitors develop markets, increase sales and make valuable contacts. The Royal, which is the country’s largest indoor 10-day indoor exhibition, runs November 2-11 and attracts more than 300,000 people.
Old Mill Mapleworks, Desbarats
In addition to pure maple syrup, Old Mill Mapleworks is featuring maple sugar, candies and a maple mint sauce – ideal for serving with lamb – at this year’s Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto. The Desbarats family operation, located east of Sault Ste. Marie.