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10 local brands to support in honor of St-Jean Baptiste Day

10 local brands to support in honor of St-Jean Baptiste Day

Just because Quebec’s national holiday will be different this year doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate it. Here are local 10 brands to support during your festivities!

Spanish wines – Rolland Naturellement

Specially selected by Avril’s co-founder Rolland Tanguay, these organic Spanish wines – Adena (Chardonnay 2016) and Talia (Tempranillo 2016) – are sure to charm your taste buds with their fruity notes.

Beers – LOOP

After juice made from unsold fruits and vegetables in grocery stores, LOOP now offers a range of beers made from unused bread recovered from bakeries. Kick back and raise your glass to this anti-waste food initiative!

Sodas – Bec

In addition to being the very first carbonated drinks with maple syrup as the main ingredient, these organic sodas are free of caffeine, chemical preservatives and refined sugar. They contain 10 grams less sugar than the other soft drinks!

Quinoa Puffs – GoGo Quinoa

Organic, vegan and gluten-free, these savory snacks – available in Vegan white cheddar, Sriracha and Pink salt & vinegar flavours – contain 6 grams of protein and 3 grams of fiber per serving.

Nuts and mixes – naturSource

You will love these flavours: Weekend Tamari (roasted nuts with pretzel and sesame sticks), Olio d’Oliva (roasted almonds enhanced with a drizzle of olive oil and sea salt) and Tamari (roasted almonds with tamari sauce).

Vegan wheat sausages – GUSTA

Want to try something new? Go for GUSTA’s vegan sausages, delicately seasoned with spices, herbs and vegan flavors!

Condiments – Canada Sauce

Honorable mention to these ketchup, relish and mustard condiments, made only of natural ingredients and free of processed sugars (replaced by maple syrup and organic cane sugar), food preservatives and artificial flavors and colors.

Burger patties – Gibiers Canabec

Impress your guests by serving them kangaroo, elk, deer or even duck burgers from Gibiers Canabec.

Cauliflower and Broccoli Bites – Wholly Veggie

Looking for the perfect vegan appetizers? Try these gluten and soy-free Buffalo Cauliflower, Ranch Cauliflower and Kung Pao BrocIce bars – Pur Popcoli bites!

Ice bars – Pur Pop

These “popsicles” will charm kids and adults alike, we promise! They are natural, vegan, sweetened with maple syrup and made with real fruit.

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