8 awesome Canadian foodie gifts for the holidays

Nov 15 2018, 4:56 am

We love giving gifts, especially ones that are high quality and made with care by local Canadian purveyors and companies.

This makes spending that extra cash around the holidays hurt a little less, right?

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There are so many amazing products out there, we couldn’t fit them all on this list, but here are some much-loved favourites that will not disappoint – we’re sure of it.

Give the gift of deliciousness this holiday season with some awesome Canadian foodie gifts for the holidays.

Handmade Aprons from Search and Rescue Denim Co.

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Search & Rescue Denim Co creates premium aprons in Vancouver, and the company offers bespoke hand-made aprons for coffee shops, restaurants, and bars as well as the general public. The handmade garments are completely customizable too, which would make a stellar gift for a foodie. The brand recently launched an online apron builder and they ship all over Canada and the world.

Poutine Kit from Make Cheese


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If this isn’t the ultimate Canadian foodie gift than we don’t know what is. Customers who buy this online from Makecheese.ca can get it delivered across Canada, and they can expect this cheese curd-making kit complete with a gravy kit – fries not included (but fun likely will be).

Maple Syrup from Sugar Moon


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Sugar Moon’s handcrafted syrup comes from Nova Scotia and is made over a crackling wood fire. Customers can buy this pure maple syrup is a variety of sizes and bottles and have it delivered anywhere in Canada.

Nutcracker Cookie Jar from Real Canadian Superstore

Nutcracker Cookie Jar

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While Christmas cookies might not last that long, this cookie jar will. Festive and adorable, this new addition from the Home Collection at Real Canadian Superstore is a part of the Nutcracker Collection and even has a seal to keep those cookies fresh… while they last.

Custom Cheese Boards from Love my Local


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Show love for your province by gifting a custom cheese board from Love my Local. These stunning handcrafted boards are made in Vancouver but come in the shapes of many Canadian provinces and territories. They can be shipped across the country within a few weeks, and you can even order a custom shape if you want.

Gifts from Baskits


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Baskits sources the best products and brands from Canada and with a dependable delivery option, it’s no wonder they are the premier gift delivery service in the county. The company operates at 25,000-sq-ft production facility, a contact centre, and multiple Toronto store locations, and a website where customers can shop for awesome baskets for every occasion, especially the holidays.

Salt from Vancouver Island Salt Co.


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Vancouver Island Salt Co ships hand-harvested salt from the ocean around Vancouver Island across the country to customers. With several varieties up for order, foodies can enjoy this unique salt from the waters of British Columbia right at their table.

Cookbooks by Canadian authors/chefs


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Whether they live next door or you’ve been watching their come-up from afar, it’s always nice to support a local Canadian chef and give the gift of drool-worthy recipes to a loved one who loves cooking (or maybe an up-and-coming foodie in the family). Here are a few titles that were released in 2018 worth checking out: