The Health Food sector of excellence established the
Health Food Consortium, which is made up of agri-food
processors. Its...
FOOD PRODUCTS
Organic essential oils and hydrosols (essential
waters) for food, cosmetic and therapeutic use
SALES TERRITO...
FOR MORE DETAILS, VISIT: 	www.krispykernels.com
				 www.yum-yum.com
FOOD PRODUCTS
Nuts, peanuts, seeds, dried fruits, pot...
FOR MORE DETAILS, VISIT: www.atrium-innovations.com
FOOD PRODUCTS
Natural health products (powders, capsules,
­soft-gels, ...
FOR MORE DETAILS, VISIT: www.leclerc.ca
FOOD PRODUCTS
Cookies, chewy bars, coated chewy bars,
energy bars, crackers, and n...
FOR MORE DETAILS, VISIT: www.bel-gaufre.com 
FOOD PRODUCTS
Traditional waffles, maple-flavoured waffles,
savoury waffles
S...
FOR MORE DETAILS, VISIT: www.boulangeriestmethode.com
FOOD PRODUCTS
A line of over 200 bakery and pastry products
(Sliced ...
FOR MORE DETAILS, VISIT: www.malimousse.com
FOOD PRODUCTS
Seafood mousses, spreads, dips, sauces
SALES TERRITORY
Canada
CL...
FOR MORE DETAILS, PLEASE VISIT: www.creationslesgumes.com
FOOD PRODUCTS
Vegetable-based desserts and treats: cookies,
brow...
FOR MORE DETAILS, VISIT: www.decacer.com
FOOD PRODUCTS
Pure maple syrup, maple sugar, maple candies
SALES TERRITORY
Canada...
FOR MORE DETAILS, VISIT: www.fromagesbergeron.com
FOOD PRODUCTS
Cow and goat milk cheeses, cured and wax-coated
Gouda chee...
FOR MORE DETAILS, VISIT: www.fruit-dor.ca
FOOD PRODUCTS
Bulk and retail-size organic and conventional
cranberry, blueberry...
FOR MORE DETAILS, VISIT: www.fruitsymbiose.com
FOOD TECHNOLOGY
Pürbloom™ patented technology licenses for
the fresh-cut fr...
FOR MORE DETAILS, VISIT: www.grizzly.qc.ca
FOOD PRODUCTS
Smoked salmon (wild sockeye, farmed Coho,
Atlantic salmon, and st...
FOR MORE DETAILS, VISIT: www.feedesgreves.qc.ca
FOOD PRODUCTS
Smoked salmon log
Smoked salmon
Salmon rings
Crepes
SALES TE...
FOR MORE DETAILS, VISIT: www.gibierscanabec.com
FOOD PRODUCTS
Gibiers Canabec offer a wide variety of products
in six cate...
FOR MORE DETAILS, PLEASE VISIT: www.hypodelices.com
FOOD PRODUCTS
ANGE-GARDIEN: Assortment of desserts and
snacks that do ...
FOR MORE DETAILS, VISIT: www.khloros.ca
Products
Smart gum – Rapid and custom absorption of active
ingredients
Technologie...
FOR MORE DETAILS, PLEASE VISIT: www.lafudgerie.com
FOOD PRODUCTS
More than 80 varieties of fudges, chocolates,
nougats, sp...
FOOD PRODUCTS
Oasis, Rougemont, Allen’s, Fruité, Junior Juice,
­FruitZoo, Sunlike, Nature’s Best, Tropical Grove,
Everfres...
FOR MORE DETAILS, VISIT: www.lamaisondugibier.com
FOOD PRODUCTS
Small game: quail, duck, pheasant, guinea fowl,
partridge,...
FOR MORE DETAILS, VISIT: www.maisonorphee.com
Established in 1983, La Maison Orphée was the first craft
oil mill in Easter...
FOR MORE DETAILS, VISIT: www.martindessert.com 
FOOD PRODUCTS
Healthy desserts with controlled nutritional value
(low in s...
FOR MORE DETAILS, VISIT: www.nutracanada.ca
FOOD PRODUCTS
Cranberry extracts (1 to 18% PAC as per the DMAC
method), wild b...
FOR MORE DETAILS, VISIT: www.nutra-fruit.com
FOOD PRODUCTS
Whole sweetened dried cranberries, dark
chocolate-coated cranbe...
FOR MORE DETAILS, VISIT: www.patisseriemichaud.com
FOOD PRODUCTS
Pre-cut round cakes, slab cakes, pre-cut slab cakes,
poun...
FOR MORE DETAILS, VISIT: www.pharmalab.ca
FOOD PRODUCTS
Solid, semi-solid, and liquid Rx, OTC, natural health
products, vi...
FOR MORE DETAILS, VISIT: www.rucherspromiel.com
FOOD PRODUCTS
Honey, organic honey
SALES TERRITORY
Canada, Japan, China, T...
FOR MORE DETAILS, VISIT: www.selectiondupatissier.com
FOOD PRODUCTS
Pre-cut and pre-marked slab cakes, pre-cut round
cakes...
FOR MORE DETAILS, VISIT: www.soylutions.ca
FOOD PRODUCTS
Soy, rice and other grain beverages as well as juices,
broths, pr...
FOR MORE DETAILS, VISIT: www.theobromachocolat.com
FOOD PRODUCTS
Organic chocolate products in various innovative
formats
...
FOR MORE DETAILS, VISIT: www.vertigo.ca 
FOOD PRODUCTS
Greenhouse-grown microgreens (young vegetable
shoots), herbs, speci...
FOR MORE DETAILS, VISIT: www.viragesante.com
FOOD PRODUCTS
Medicinal herbal teas, probiotics in different
formulas, supple...
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The Health Food sector of excellence established the
Health Food Consortium, which is made up of agri-food
processors. Its members are committed to developing
and marketing value-added products designed to contribute
to a healthier food offer. The Consortium aims to
pool networks of contacts, state-of-the-art technologies,
and applied
knowledge with a view to developing new
health foods and ensuring the growth of companies
throughout the region. All agrifood sector stakeholders
may take part in the Consortium’s initiatives
and reap
the benefits of the synergies it creates.

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  1. 1. The Health Food sector of excellence established the Health Food Consortium, which is made up of agri-food processors. Its members are committed to developing and marketing value-added products designed to con- tribute to a healthier food offer. The Consortium aims to pool networks of contacts, state-of-the-art technologies, and ­applied knowledge with a view to developing new health foods and ensuring the growth of companies throughout the region. All agrifood sector stakeholders may take part in the Consortium’s ­initiatives and reap the benefits of the synergies it creates. www.consortiumalimentssante.ca Health Food Health Food Health Food Health Food Health Food Health Food Health Food Health Food Health Food Health Food
  2. 2. FOOD PRODUCTS Organic essential oils and hydrosols (essential waters) for food, cosmetic and therapeutic use SALES TERRITORY Canada, United-States, Belgium, France, Germany, United Kingdom, Lithuania, Asia (China, Japan, Taiwan) CLIENTELE Distributors, food processors, importers, producers, institutions, restaurants, retailers CERTIFICATIONS Aliments du Québec, Ecocert Canada, NOP (USDA), CFIA facility certification FOR MORE DETAILS, VISIT: www.aliksir.com Aliksir essential oils is a family business specialized in the production of organic essential oils and hydrosols since 1988. Passionate about medicinal plants, Aliksir de- veloped its expertise by documenting and experimenting with aromatic plants native to Quebec. Aliksir extracts essential oils using the traditional steam distillation process originally developed for perfumery. The company prefers to use slow, low pressure distilla- tion to provide the most complete chemical composition and ensure the quality and wholeness of its oils. Recently, after many months of research and develop- ment, Aliksir proudly introduced its new collection of Es- sential Water concentrated organic hydrosols. Premium quality healthy aromatics, Essential Water holds great promise for the food processing industry such as in the preparation of healthy drinks by making the aroma of fresh plants available in a convenient format. Aliksir cares deeply for the environment and never com- promises on quality, which is why it enjoys such an envi- able reputation and position in the world of aromather- apy and the many other fields that use essential oils. ALIKSIR HUILES ESSENTIELLES
  3. 3. FOR MORE DETAILS, VISIT: www.krispykernels.com www.yum-yum.com FOOD PRODUCTS Nuts, peanuts, seeds, dried fruits, potato chips, salty snacks SALES TERRITORY Canada, exports to some regions CLIENTELE Supermarkets, institutional, mass, C&G Stores CERTIFICATIONS ISO, HACCP, FSSC 22000, Kosher, CAC (Certified Allergen Control) Founded in 1946, Aliments Krispy Kernels is a 100% Canadian, third-generation, family-owned company. We employ 300 people and distribute over 400 products sold under two brands—Krispy Kernels and Yum Yum. We have three manufacturing plants, including one pea- nut-free facility. Since 1946, quality has always been our #1 priority. Ali- ments Krispy Kernels only chooses premium quality in- gredients and seasonings to ensure the best taste and texture. We never compromise on quality or taste. We continue to innovate, and strive to be a proactive com- pany that offers fresh premium quality snacks in order to respect the founder’s philosophy of excellence. Aliments Krispy Kernels
  4. 4. FOR MORE DETAILS, VISIT: www.atrium-innovations.com FOOD PRODUCTS Natural health products (powders, capsules, ­soft-gels, tablets, liquids, chewable tablets) SALES TERRITORY Worldwide in more than 35 countries, including Canada and the United States CLIENTELE Mainly healthcare practitioners, health food and specialty stores CERTIFICATIONS Complies with the Natural Health Product ­Directorate (NHPD) in Canada and FDA Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) in the United States Organic Certification CARTV and Ecocert (in Canada), NOP (in the United States) Atrium Innovations Atrium Innovations is a globally recognized leader in the development, manufacturing, and commercialization of innovative, science-based natural health products, that are distributed in more than 35 countries. The company offers healthcare practitioner and specialized retail ­product brands that are at the forefront of science, ­innovation, and education. Atrium has over 1,100 ­employees and operates seven manufacturing facilities that comply with current good manufacturing practices (GMP).
  5. 5. FOR MORE DETAILS, VISIT: www.leclerc.ca FOOD PRODUCTS Cookies, chewy bars, coated chewy bars, energy bars, crackers, and nougat bars SALES TERRITORY Canada, United States, Mexico, England (exports to 22 countries) CLIENTELE Supermarkets, food manufacturers, institutions, restaurants, large retailers, brand owners CERTIFICATIONS GFSI, HACCP, Kosher, CAC (Certified Allergen Control), QAI (organic), AIB International, FPA-Safe, BRC Food Technical Standard, Guelph Food Technology Centre, OK Lab Founded in 1905 by François Leclerc, Biscuits Leclerc has expanded remarkably over the past 25 years and now has five state-of-the-art facilities and over 650 employees. The company, which is headquartered just outside Quebec City, boasts nearly $275 million in sales. Specialized in the production of cookies, cereal bars, and crackers, Leclerc exports its products to over 20 countries. Recognized throughout the industry as an innovator, the company meets the tastes and expectations of a discerning clientele that likes to eat healthy and well. Biscuits Leclerc
  6. 6. FOR MORE DETAILS, VISIT: www.bel-gaufre.com  FOOD PRODUCTS Traditional waffles, maple-flavoured waffles, savoury waffles SALES TERRITORY Quebec CLIENTELE Retailers, distributors, hotels, institutions, restaurants, supermarkets Bel-Gaufre was founded in 1978 by the Debroux family and quickly became the largest importer of Belgian ­waffles in Canada. From its start in the fast food busi- ness, Bel-Gaufre branched out into distribution in the early 2000s. Bel-Gaufre is renowned for its traditional Belgian-style Liège waffles made from pearl sugar ­specially imported from Belgium. The sugar caramelizes on the outside of the waffle as its bakes, giving it its ­signature taste. Bel-Gaufre won the Radio-Canada award for the best waffle in 2010, beating out other well-known brands sold in grocery stores in Montreal. Bel-Gaufre waffles are available at major Quebec retailers and prestigious hotels, including the Château Frontenac and Loews le Concorde. The Bel Gaufre restaurant on Rue Saint-Jean in Old Quebec has been sharing the great taste of these products for over 35 years. Bel-Gaufre
  7. 7. FOR MORE DETAILS, VISIT: www.boulangeriestmethode.com FOOD PRODUCTS A line of over 200 bakery and pastry products (Sliced bread, artisan sliced bread , rolls, cookies) SALES TERRITORY Quebec, Maritimes, Ontario CLIENTELE Supermarkets, big box stores, institutional, sub-contractors, convenience stores, independent banners CERTIFICATIONS Canadian Diabetes Association, Heart and Stroke Foundation, Health Check, Ecocert Canada, American Heart Association Boulangerie St-Méthode Boulangerie St-Méthode specializes in the processing and distribution of healthy and natural bakery products, mainly for the Quebec market. Founded by a dynamic husband and wife team in 1947, Boulangerie St-Méthode is still a family-run business. In 1975, management of the company was taken over by the sons. The transfer led to a new business strategy underpinned by a better understanding of consumer needs and expectations. Boulangerie St-Méthode celebrated its 60th anniversary in 2007 and to mark the occasion, it introduced a new healthy image through its signature, packaging, and cor- porate mission. The revamped image helped spur growth and give the company access to new markets. Since then, company growth has continuously outpaced the industry average.
  8. 8. FOR MORE DETAILS, VISIT: www.malimousse.com FOOD PRODUCTS Seafood mousses, spreads, dips, sauces SALES TERRITORY Canada CLIENTELE Distributors, supermarkets CERTIFICATIONS HACCP Cuisine Malimousse Founded in 1989, Malimousse is a family business that has grown and evolved with the adoption of new tech- nologies. Mindful of the highest standards of quality, we produce a wide range of foods from the riches gleaned from the ocean and the earth. We are committed to our customers and constantly strive to give our best.
  9. 9. FOR MORE DETAILS, PLEASE VISIT: www.creationslesgumes.com FOOD PRODUCTS Vegetable-based desserts and treats: cookies, brownies, and cakes of all sizes. SALES TERRITORY Quebec City Area CLIENTELE Supermarket chains, restaurants, institutions, and retail outlets. CERTIFICATION Aliments du Québec TM Créations Les Gumes is specialised in the preparation and sale of vegetable based desserts and baked goods. Fresh vegetables and whole wheat flour make Les Gumes treats as healthy as tasty. High in fibre and vitamins, Créations Les Gumes’s ­goodies are lower in fat and sugar than their commercial equiva- lents and are as tantalising and delicious as ­homemade desserts. The idea behind Créations Les Gumes’s vegetable ­delights sprung from the mind of its owner, Annik De Celles, after going through gestational diabetes. The mother of three, high school teacher and passionate baker turned entrepreneur, is also the author of the ­ten-time bestselling cookbook series Desserts santé pour dents sucrée (Trécarré). Créations Les Gumes
  10. 10. FOR MORE DETAILS, VISIT: www.decacer.com FOOD PRODUCTS Pure maple syrup, maple sugar, maple candies SALES TERRITORY Canada, United States, France, Germany, England, Japan, Korea, etc. CLIENTELE Supermarkets, restaurants, food processing industry CERTIFICATIONS Kosher MK, CFIA, GFTC, SQF Level 2, Ecocert Founded in 2000, DECACER brings innovation to the maple industry with its premium quality pure maple products. Our state-of-the-art maple syrup bottling fa- cility and maple sugar production unit manufacture products in various formats under the Decacer brand name and private labels for the retail and food process- ing markets. Decacer operates under a HACCP plan and maintains high quality standards as well as SQF 2000, Kosher, CFIA, and Ecocert certification. We offer short lead times, high production capacity, and full traceability. More than 80% of our production is exported. Decacer
  11. 11. FOR MORE DETAILS, VISIT: www.fromagesbergeron.com FOOD PRODUCTS Cow and goat milk cheeses, cured and wax-coated Gouda cheeses, smoked and aged varieties SALES TERRITORY Canada CLIENTELE Supermarkets, restaurants, institutions, brand owners CERTIFICATIONS Canadian Food Inspection Agency, HACCP (procedures are applied in plant), Kosher Fromagerie Bergeron is the remarkable success story of a family business built by three generations of passion- ate cheese makers. Known across Canada for its Gouda- type cheeses, Bergeron has built its reputation by ­exploring the many opportunities Gouda has to offer. Today, Bergeron’s master cheesemakers continue to ­develop unique cheeses that are gaining both popular flavour and the recognition of connoisseurs. The Bergeron plant is HACCP-certified and handles everything from milk delivery to cheese ageing and packaging. The plant processes 20,000,000 litres of milk a year and operates 24/7 with a team of some 100 employees. Fromagerie Bergeron’s signature Gouda cheeses include Le Fin Renard, Le P’tit Bonheur, Le Seigneur de Tilly, and La Patte Blanche. Fromagerie Bergeron
  12. 12. FOR MORE DETAILS, VISIT: www.fruit-dor.ca FOOD PRODUCTS Bulk and retail-size organic and conventional cranberry, blueberry, and cherry products; fresh, dried, and frozen cranberry juices and concentrates SALES TERRITORY Australia, United States, Mexico, Africa, European Union CLIENTELE Agents, distributors, exporters, wholesalers, importers, institutions, food processors CERTIFICATIONS Kosher, C-TPAT, Halal, Gluten-free, Organic, GMO-free, GFSI-FSSC 22000, peanut-free Fruit d’Or offers a wide range of cranberry and blueberry products. Whether you’re looking for dried fruit, concen- trated fruit juice, frozen fruit, or fruit in puree or powder form, Fruit d’Or is the perfect choice. We can also ­develop products to suit specific customer needs. Fruit d’Or’s mission is to supply customers with organic small fruit and fruit products using low environmental impact production techniques. Since its inception, Fruit d’Or has worked continuously to improve its practices with environmentally friendly initiatives designed to meet and surpass environmental and sustainable stan- dards. Under its sustainable development policy, Fruit d’Or and its producers, suppliers, and staff, are commit- ted to ecological and environmental values, equity and social solidarity, environmentally friendly products, health, and quality of life. FRUIT D’OR
  13. 13. FOR MORE DETAILS, VISIT: www.fruitsymbiose.com FOOD TECHNOLOGY Pürbloom™ patented technology licenses for the fresh-cut fruit and vegetable market SALES TERRITORY North America, Europe CLIENTELE Supermarkets, fresh-cut produce processors FruitSymbiose develops and commercializes patented technologies and processes that naturally extend the shelf-life of fresh-cut fruits and vegetables. Pürbloom™, a thin, colourless, and tasteless edible coating containing algae extract, is the flagship product driving FruitSymbiose’s business development. With no added preservatives, allergens, or sugar, Pürbloom™ enhances produce freshness and extends shelf-life up to 3 times. It can also incorporate flavours (spices, natural aromas), health ingredients, and natural antimicrobials. FruitSymbiose mainly sells licensing agreements for its patented Pürbloom™ technologies to processors around the world. FruitSymbiose Spiced Pürbloom Flavored Pürbloom
  14. 14. FOR MORE DETAILS, VISIT: www.grizzly.qc.ca FOOD PRODUCTS Smoked salmon (wild sockeye, farmed Coho, Atlantic salmon, and steelhead trout), wild Greenland halibut SALES TERRITORY Quebec, Ontario CLIENTELE Supermarkets, distributors, wholesalers, food manufacturers, institutions, hotels, restaurants, brand owners CERTIFICATIONS HACCP, Kosher, SQF 2000 A Quebec-based company founded in 1991, GRIZZLY SMOKE HOUSE is synonymous with exacting standards and uncompromising product quality. In 2007, Grizzly acquired exclusive North and South American rights to a brand new technology that ­optimizes production stability and consistency. Grizzly’s production facilities maximize food safety to keep ­products risk-free and safe. GRIZZLY SMOKE HOUSE provides: • Natural products basted with pure maple syrup free of colorants and preservatives and low in sodium for an added health benefit. • Safe products produced under strict controls that meet the highest HACCP and SQF 2000 standards and that make it possible to trace them from their ­arrival at the smokehouse all the way to the­ consumer’s plate. • Products from an established company with more than 20 years of experience processing smoked fish. Aroma, texture, flavour, presentation—everything is taken into consideration down to the smallest detail. Fumoir Grizzly
  15. 15. FOR MORE DETAILS, VISIT: www.feedesgreves.qc.ca FOOD PRODUCTS Smoked salmon log Smoked salmon Salmon rings Crepes SALES TERRITORY North America, Asia, Middle East CLIENTELE Retailers, distributors, exporters, wholesalers, importers, producers, restaurants, supermarkets, food processors CERTIFICATIONS Kosher (OU) GFSI, BRC Fumoir La Fée des Grèves offers a large variety of ­smoked salmon and value-added products. We export across the globe and are proud to offer high quality local products to the world. All our products are homemade, artisanal, and made using the highest quality ingredients. Our brand is known for its quality and reflects the passion of the owners for the past twenty years. Fumoir La Fée des Grèves
  16. 16. FOR MORE DETAILS, VISIT: www.gibierscanabec.com FOOD PRODUCTS Gibiers Canabec offer a wide variety of products in six categories: small game and fine poultry (e.g., quail, pheasant, and guinea fowl), large game (e.g., caribou, bison, and wild boar), deli products (e.g., terrines, pâtés), stocks, stuffed pasta (e.g., ravioli and cannelloni), organic meats, and specialty meats (e.g., Quebec lamb). SALES TERRITORY Quebec CLIENTELE Supermarket chains, restaurants, cooking schools, butchers, caterers Gibiers Canabec Les Gibiers Canabec is a game meat distributor, whole- saler, and processor. Our mission is to market game and specialty meats nationally and internationally by pack- aging and distributing them according to customer needs, and delivering quality products and service we stand by every step of the way. The company was founded in 1985 under the name Cerf Nouvelle-Zélande Quebec by Laurier Therrien, owner of the Quebec City-area restaurant La Tanière, so he could distribute New Zealand venison from his restaurant. In 1990, he changed the company name to Les Gibiers Canabec Inc. and added several types of meat to its ­inventory in addition to deer. The company became ­independent of La Tanière in 1995 and opened a new ­facility in the Quebec City suburbs to pursue its ­expansion.
  17. 17. FOR MORE DETAILS, PLEASE VISIT: www.hypodelices.com FOOD PRODUCTS ANGE-GARDIEN: Assortment of desserts and snacks that do not contain peanuts, nuts, dairy, eggs, sesame, fish, shellfish, molluscs, or mustard. DÉLICES COMPLICES: Prepared meals and desserts that do not contain gluten, peanuts, nuts, dairy, soy, sesame, fish, shellfish, molluscs, or mustard. SALES TERRITORY Quebec CLIENTELE Grocery stores, delicatessens, specialty food stores, childcare centers, daycare services, and retail outlets. Hypo Délices Inc. is a young and dynamic company ­dedicated to the well-being of people with allergies, food intolerances or coeliac disease. The meals prepared at Hypo Délices are a perfect alter- native for people who have little time to spare in the kitchen while being quality-conscious about their food. Our tasty meals are prepared from top-quality allergen- and gluten-free ingredients. Hypo Délices
  18. 18. FOR MORE DETAILS, VISIT: www.khloros.ca Products Smart gum – Rapid and custom absorption of active ingredients Technologies KommiMC / BukôsMC CLIENTELE Partners willing to develop and commercialize new products using KommiMC / BukôsMC technologies Khlôros Khlôros develops unique chewable vehicles that release and prepare active ingredient(s) to be ingested and absorbed in the best possible conditions thanks to patent-pending KommiTM (dietary supplements) and BukôsTM (pharmaceutical) technologies with unique SMART ACTION. Give your customers the feeling that your active ingredient(s) work. KommiTM and BukôsTM unique SMART ACTION technologies create the perfect environ- ment during chewing to prevent molecule oxidation and ionization in the mouth and gastro-intestinal tract, optimizing the bioavailability and fast-acting effect of your active ingredient(s). KommiTM /BukôsTM SMART ACTION technology offers: • Unique smart action through a flexible liberation profile that rapidly self-adjusts to any chewing and salivary profile • High loading capacity per dose (up to 500 mg of active ingredient) • Affordable turnkey manufacturing solutions in a GMP pharmaceutical environment • Great versatility, enabling the use of a wide range of active ingredients
  19. 19. FOR MORE DETAILS, PLEASE VISIT: www.lafudgerie.com FOOD PRODUCTS More than 80 varieties of fudges, chocolates, nougats, spreadable caramels, sugared pecans, hot chocolates, etc. SALES TERRITORY Québec City Area CLIENTELE Specialty shops, restaurants, hotels, and business clientele.INCOMPARABLE! La Fudgerie is a unique approach to making fudge, ­chocolate, nougat and candy by hand. Only the very best ingredients are used—pure cocoa ­butter and extracts—to craft edible works of art. Every bite takes you on a journey around the world to discover a myriad of types of fudges and chocolates that serve as both template and muse to our creations. The ideas of our master chocolate maker are limitless: Milk chocolate, 72%-cocoa, sesame, peppermint, hot pepper, seven-spice, sugar-free and more! A unique fudge | chocolate | candy | nougat factory concept La Fudgerie is the one and only treat factory in Québec! La Fudgerie
  20. 20. FOOD PRODUCTS Oasis, Rougemont, Allen’s, Fruité, Junior Juice, ­FruitZoo, Sunlike, Nature’s Best, Tropical Grove, Everfresh, Feeling, Brights’s, Graves, Orange Maison SALES TERRITORY Canada, United States CLIENTELE North American retail and food service industries, private labels CERTIFICATIONS HACCP, ISO 22000, Kosher (some products), ­organic (some products), GMP, CFIA, NPN, and FSSC 22000 (GFSI certification was renewed in 2011 at both plants in Rougemont) FOR MORE DETAILS, VISIT: www.lassonde.com A. Lassonde Inc. Founded in 1918, A. Lassonde Inc. is the oldest of ­Lassonde Industries’ subsidiaries and a North American leader in the development, processing, and marketing of fruit and vegetable juices and drinks. Its distinctive range of innovative products is designed to meet consumer needs while maintaining the highest quality standards. The company’s modern manufacturing facilities boast cutting edge equipment used to produce its pure fruit juice and fruit drinks, making it one of the leading apple juice producers and distributors in Eastern Canada. Other juices made from freshly squeezed fruits such as cran- berries, blueberries, and oranges are sourced from local and international producers. But what sets A. Lassonde apart is its ability to create and market juices and fruit drinks with a truly innovative and unique flavour that meet international standards of excellence with flying colours.
  21. 21. FOR MORE DETAILS, VISIT: www.lamaisondugibier.com FOOD PRODUCTS Small game: quail, duck, pheasant, guinea fowl, partridge, pigeon, rabbit, hare, grain-fed goose, duck foie gras Big game: bison, red deer, ostrich, wild boar, elk, kangaroo, camel Speciality meats: lamb, horse, Nagano pork, grain-fed chicken Packaging: whole, thigh, breast, semi-boneless, boneless, stuffed, or cut to customer specifications SALES TERRITORY Canada, United States, Caribbean CLIENTELE Hotels, restaurants, institutions, major supermarket chains CERTIFICATIONS HACCP, ACIA Founded in 1982 by Pierrette and Jean-Marie Rondeau, La Maison du Gibier offers its clientele a diverse array of top-grade, high-quality processed game meat products. Over the years, La Maison du Gibier has adapted its products to meet the changing needs of chefs and North American consumers concerned about healthy eating. The mission of La Maison du Gibier is to provide a wide range of small and large game products that meet the strictest quality standards. The company’s ultramodern facilities are federally inspected and operate in accord- ance with HACCP standards, allowing the company to guarantee a regular supply of products that meet the highest food industry quality standards. La Maison du Gibier provides fresh-cut and frozen game, fine meat products (pâtés and terrines), and high-end meals such as stuffed, ready-to-bake, and ready-to-eat products. All our meats come from well-known breeders in order to ensure the most consistent quality possible. In most cases, the products contain all-natural meat from 100% grain-fed animals, with no growth hormones. Maison du Gibier
  22. 22. FOR MORE DETAILS, VISIT: www.maisonorphee.com Established in 1983, La Maison Orphée was the first craft oil mill in Eastern Canada. The company changed from importer to producer in 1989 and has been owned and operated by the Bélanger family since 1992. Our many years of expertise enable us to offer the largest selection of cold-pressed unrefined oil on the Canadian market. The Bélanger sisters are proud artisans who love their work. They have selected the best regions in North America and Europe for their ingredients in order to offer consumers premium gourmet oils, mustards, vinegars, and sea salts that blend excellence, flavour, and nutritional quality with the discovery of new culinary horizons. Maison Orphée products are only made with the highest quality fruit and seeds. We won’t compromise on the quality of our ingredients or our production methods. In the tradition of authentic master oil makers, all our oils are the result of patient slow pressing, the only way to extract the best from oilseeds Maison Orphée FOOD PRODUCTS Cold-pressed oils, mustards, vinegars, condiments, gourmet sritz, sea salts SALES TERRITORY Canada, United States CLIENTELE Grocers, food manufacturers, institutions, restaurants, retail stores CERTIFICATIONS HACCP, QAI (organic), Kosher, ACIA, GMP Gourmet line Organic condiments line Organic line
  23. 23. FOR MORE DETAILS, VISIT: www.martindessert.com  FOOD PRODUCTS Healthy desserts with controlled nutritional value (low in sugar, and trans fat and nut free), various cakes, rolled cakes, crumbles, pies, tortes SALES TERRITORY Canada, United States CLIENTELE Supermarkets, institutional, private brands CERTIFICATIONS Canadian Food Inspection Agency, GFTC Quebec City, rich in history and culture, is the home of Martin Dessert, which has been creating and producing fine frozen gourmet desserts since 1989. The ongoing growth of the dessert industry constantly inspires us in our efforts to meet the demands of our varied clientele. At Martin Dessert, we know that innovation is the key to growth. Our young and dynamic team is devoted to the research and development of new products and to quality control. All our premium products are produced in a modern plant designed to meet the highest HACCP standards. Many of our products have been created to respond to institutional and retail market needs. Most are pre-portioned and are available with no traces of peanuts or other nuts. Our healthy choice dessert line meets our trans fat-free, low carbohydrate, and peanut-free HEALTHY CHOICE nutritional criteria. Martin Dessert
  24. 24. FOR MORE DETAILS, VISIT: www.nutracanada.ca FOOD PRODUCTS Cranberry extracts (1 to 18% PAC as per the DMAC method), wild blueberry extracts (4 to 20% polyphenols), Orleans strawberry extracts, onion extracts, broccoli extracts, spinach extracts SALES TERRITORY Canada, USA, France, Italy, Germany, Brasil CLIENTELE Contract manufacturers, natural product producers, nutraceutical ingredient wholesalers CERTIFICATIONS Ecocert, ISO 14064-02, GMP, Kosher Nutra Canada specializes in the production of high qual- ity cranberry, wild blueberry, Orleans strawberry, onion, broccoli, and spinach extracts. We are also proud to offer certified organic extracts (Ecocert and USDA). As a grower and extractor, we guarantee the traceability of our extracts. Extracts are a great solution for increasing the intake of bioactive compounds. They are used by the nutra- ceutical, supplement, and cosmeceutical industries. Nutra Canada
  25. 25. FOR MORE DETAILS, VISIT: www.nutra-fruit.com FOOD PRODUCTS Whole sweetened dried cranberries, dark chocolate-coated cranberries, salad dressings, vinegars, spreads, jellies, syrups, coulis, condiments, cranberry seed oil, cranberry powder, cranberry ingredients SALES TERRITORY Canada, United States, Europe, Asia, South America CLIENTELE Retailers, supermarket chains, restaurants CERTIFICATIONS Aliments du Quebec, CFIA-certified facility Nutra-Fruit processes and markets cranberry-based products such as sweetened whole cranberries, dark chocolate-coated cranberries, spreads, jellies, and condiments. All our products are natural and are made with mostly organic ingredients. They are additive, coloring agent, gluten, and preservative-free to conserve all the health properties of cranberries. Nutra-Fruit gourmet products are available in Quebec at more than 400 points of sale and in 10 other countries. Nutra-Fruit
  26. 26. FOR MORE DETAILS, VISIT: www.patisseriemichaud.com FOOD PRODUCTS Pre-cut round cakes, slab cakes, pre-cut slab cakes, pound cakes, Christmas logs SALES TERRITORY Canada CLIENTELE Supermarkets, restaurants, institutions, distributors Michaud offers pastries and desserts for customers who enjoy great-tasting products and who choose quality over quantity. Our premium desserts are the result of nearly 50 years of experience combined with today’s trends in manufacturing and choice of ingredients. Our products may change with time, but their quality remains a constant—and our most important principle. Dessert lovers will find Michaud pastries at supermarket chains and food service distributors. Michaud: matching the know-how and traditions of yesteryear with ideas and ­innovations that meet today’s requirements. Pâtisserie Michaud
  27. 27. FOR MORE DETAILS, VISIT: www.pharmalab.ca FOOD PRODUCTS Solid, semi-solid, and liquid Rx, OTC, natural health products, vitamins, minerals, probiotics, nutraceuticals SALES TERRITORY Canada, United States CLIENTELE Pharmaceutical companies, distributors CERTIFICATIONS • Site Licence - GMP (Health Canada) • Establishment Licence (Health Products and Food Branch Inspectorate) • Dairy Agreement (Canadian Food Inspection agency) • Precursor Licence Pharmalab Inc. has been developing and manufacturing pharmaceutical products for more than 25 years. Pharmalab owes its success to the sense of belonging, professionalism, commitment, best endeavours, and ­solidarity of its management and employees. We deliver outstanding services to our customers, from new product research and formulae to final production. Pharmalab uses lean manufacturing techniques, getting employees involved to eliminate activities that do not add value (waste), reduce cycle times, and generate ­innovation. Pharmalab is more than a just a product supplier. We build strategic partnerships with our customers to help provide them with innovative solutions to increase their productivity, competitiveness, and profitability. Pharmalab
  28. 28. FOR MORE DETAILS, VISIT: www.rucherspromiel.com FOOD PRODUCTS Honey, organic honey SALES TERRITORY Canada, Japan, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong CLIENTELE Supermarkets, food manufacturers, institutions, restaurants, large retailers, brand owners CERTIFICATIONS GFSI, Kosher, Ecocert Canada, USDA Ruchers Promiel is a 100% Canadian company speciali- zing in pure, natural honey from floral sources. For over 20 years, the company has built a solid reputation as a reliable supplier of quality honey. Our mission is to offer the best-tasting honey backed by superior quality control and dedicated and professional service. Our honeys are available in several formats and also as private label products. Our cutting edge equipment allows us to package both conventional and organic ­honey. Our plant is GFSI-certified and operates in ­compliance with Canadian Food Inspection Agency regulations. We are proud of the quality and authenticity of our honeys. RUCHERS PROMIEL (LES)
  29. 29. FOR MORE DETAILS, VISIT: www.selectiondupatissier.com FOOD PRODUCTS Pre-cut and pre-marked slab cakes, pre-cut round cakes, pies, individual desserts, pound cakes, puddings, event cakes, coulis, sorbets, verrines SALES TERRITORY Canada, United States CLIENTELE Distributors, wholesalers, restaurants, institutions, supermarkets CERTIFICATIONS HACCP procedures are applied in company operations. Original desserts for all occasions, mouth-watering cre- ations for all tastes and health-conscious recipes—these have been the keys to Sélection du Pâtissier’s success since the company was founded in 1992. Thanks to the initiatives of its R&D department (created in 1997), the company has become a leader in the Canadian market and has stayed on top year after year. Sélection du Pâtissier has developed fibre-rich, trans fat-free desserts in response to consumers’ health concerns. This same business philosophy was the driving force behind the creation of the quality control depart- ment, where conscientious professionals inspect all products in accordance with the highest industry standards. To satisfy growing demand, Sélection du Pâtissier has taken steps to eliminate hydrogenated oils from many of its products. A team of professionals has worked tirelessly to analyze each ingredient used with a view to eliminating hydrogenated oils from 90% of the com- pany’s deluxe pastries. Sélection du Pâtissier
  30. 30. FOR MORE DETAILS, VISIT: www.soylutions.ca FOOD PRODUCTS Soy, rice and other grain beverages as well as juices, broths, protein drinks and milk products SALES TERRITORY North America, overseas markets CLIENTELE Supermarkets, natural food retailers, brand owners CERTIFICATIONS QAI (organic), SQF2000 Level 2 (2011), FDA, Kosher parve A Canadian company with over 20 years of experience in the grain industry, Soylutions specializes in manufactur- ing and packaging aseptic health beverages made from soy, oats, rice, almonds, and various exotic juices. A lead- er in its market, the company is known as a cutting-edge provider of distinctive products featuring unique ingredi- ents and enticing flavours. Soylutions is the only health beverage producer in Canada that oversees all oper- ations, from grain and ingredient purchasing to the final, ready-to-drink product. This lets the company closely track the main ingredients in its recipes and guarantee the healthiest, freshest products around. Located in Val-Bélair, a suburb of Quebec City, the Soylutions plant boasts tremendous operational poten- tial thanks to its ultramodern equipment and a manufac- turing process unique in North America for producing grain beverages. The plant is the largest of its kind in the country and one of the five biggest in North America. Soylutions offers the Tetra Pak aseptic system in the 1 litre SLIM and 250 ml PRISMA drink box formats. Soylutions
  31. 31. FOR MORE DETAILS, VISIT: www.theobromachocolat.com FOOD PRODUCTS Organic chocolate products in various innovative formats SALES TERRITORY Canada, United States, Europe, Asia CLIENTELE Natural & speciality stores, grocery, private label innovative project CERTIFICATIONS Ecocert Canada, Aliments du Québec, USDA NOP, Bio-Canada, Fairtrade Transfair Canada-USA, Gluten free facility, Non-GMO Verified, Vegan, Nuts free VCL-VIGNEAULT CHOCOLATIER MISSION Vigneault Chocolatier prides itself on producing innova- tive, premium quality organic and natural chocolates. The chocolate produced in our laboratory is unique and good for our customers and the planet. Thanks to our innovative and creative approach, connoisseurs can ­rediscover the delight of chocolate in a range of healthy natural flavours and textures. INNOVATION AND PASSION Made with pure, natural, and entirely organic ingredients, Vigneault chocolate is an original and deliciously healthy treat for consumers.
  32. 32. FOR MORE DETAILS, VISIT: www.vertigo.ca  FOOD PRODUCTS Greenhouse-grown microgreens (young vegetable shoots), herbs, specialty greens SALES TERRITORY Quebec and Ontario CLIENTELE Retail chains, food service and hospitality industry, fresh fruit and vegetable distributors CERTIFICATIONS Canadian Food Inspection Agency VERTIGO GOURMET’s mission is to develop, grow, and market innovative fresh produce for the catering and fresh food distribution markets. To fulfill its mission, VERTIGO GOURMET relies on the expertise of its staff and cutting-edge facilities. VERTIGO GOURMET’s greenhouse-grown products are available year round through an expanding distribution network that serves the catering and retail markets. Vertigo Gourmet
  33. 33. FOR MORE DETAILS, VISIT: www.viragesante.com FOOD PRODUCTS Medicinal herbal teas, probiotics in different formulas, supplements SALES TERRITORY Canada, United States CLIENTELE Drugstores, superstores, natural product stores CERTIFICATIONS Operating licence from Health Canada, GMP standard, QAI (organic), Kosher, Aliments du Québec For over 20 years, Virage Santé has been creating, manu- facturing, and distributing natural health products. Our medicinal herbal teas (Lalma), probiotics, and supple- ments are developed using wild and organic herbs to ensure superior quality and effectiveness and meet consumer needs and expectations. Committed to pro- viding truthful, scientific information, Virage Santé works in collaboration with health care professionals on its R&D team. Virage Santé uses state-of-the-art equipment to produce nutraceutical products in a number of galenic forms and packaging formats: pouches, capsules, powders, blister packs, etc. We also put this production capacity to work for customers who wish to prepare private brands. Virage Santé takes a customer-first approach, and its flexible structure offers superior production capacity that minimizes turnaround time for virtually instant results. Virage Santé also offers joint management services for packaging so you can enjoy turnkey services every step of the way, from product design and develop- ment to marketing. Virage Santé
  34. 34. The Consortium is coordinated by Québec International, the regional economic development agency and the implementation agent for the Quebec City ACCORD Program, in association with the regional directorate of the Ministère des Finances et de l’Économie and the Quebec City Bureau (BCN). Initiated by the Government of Québec, the ACCORD Program aims to identify and implement ground-breaking projects that support the development of key sectors in all regions of Quebec. In the Quebec City region, six sectors of excellence have been identified, including health foods. The ACCORD Health Foods Sector’s executive committee, primarily made up of business leaders, is working to develop an action plan aimed at identifying, initiating, and facilitating the implementation of projects that will bring together sector stakeholders and position regional expertise in Quebec and around the world. For more Information Sandra Hardy Director, ACCORD Health Foods Sector Business Development Director Québec International Telephone: 418 681-9700, ext. 251 shardy@quebecinternational.ca Health Food Health Food Health Food Health Food Health Food Health Food Health Food Health Food Health Food

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