Fully supporting the trend of more conscious and local holiday shopping, especially as many small businesses grapple with Covid-19, Canadian Women In Food (CWIF), a national association to help amplify the voices of women food entrepreneurs, has created an ideal way to thoughtfully support women food creators with the Gifts of Goodness Holiday Basket Sets.
Gourmet gift baskets, now available for shipping in the GTA and across Canada, include a wide range of gourmet products including wine, olive oil, artisan chocolates, sauces, cookies, tapenade, roasted maple nuts, vegan cheeses, olives and healthy baking mixes. , jellies, dips, baked goods, teas, cereals, fresh fruits, vegetables and more, all from women food entrepreneurs.
âWe wanted to highlight the incredible spirit of female food entrepreneurs and show how food can bring people together in a meaningful way,â said Andrea Watson, CEO of Nature Knows (natureknows.ca), makers of fresh produce. ready to eat. and CWIF brand ambassador, which provides free online ordering and distribution. âWhether you are thanking your customers for their incredible support over the past year or just wanting to give someone something special, giving a gift of kindness will wow all taste buds. “
Convenient contactless delivery options are available and 10% of the proceeds will help support Building Roots emergency food supply programs (buildingroots.ca).
There are two basket options, both of which feature a wide variety of gourmet treats made in Canada (items vary in each box):
A. The Greedy Gifts of Kindness, only $ 99 (retail value $ 200 +)
B. Mini Gourmet Gifts of Kindness, $ 49 only (retail value of $ 100 and up)
Individual orders placed online will be shipped locally within the Greater Toronto Area for a flat fee of $ 10. To arrange delivery to multiple addresses, pick up or ship anywhere in Canada, email [email protected] for more information and pricing.
âFaced with an unprecedented foreclosure and without access to selling through appropriate channels, small business owners are vulnerable to the financial impact of having stored inventory and no workable platform to sell on. We are really proud to see our members moving forward and finding ways to innovate and collaborate, âsaid Cheryl Appleton, Founder of Canadian Women in Food (canadianwomeninfood.ca) which has supported women food entrepreneurs since 2014.
âEngaging in acts of service to help our local neighbors is the essence of community, so it’s important to participate in the Gifts of Goodness initiative – not just to help Building Roots’ mission to improve. access to food and food security, but also as a way to connect with local people and families, through food, during what can be a time of isolation or of challenge to the community. ‘The holidays are approaching amid the pandemic,’ said Janelle Jordan, founder of Fusion Fit Foods. Janelle’s Organic Dark Chocolate Protein Bites with Caribbean Spices are one of the many gourmet treats participating in the basket program.
The Gifts of Goodness Holiday Basket Bundles are available for a limited time only, so shop early and pre-order by December 1 at 12 p.m. EST.
ABOUT CANADIAN WOMEN IN FOOD:
Canadian Women in Food (CWIF) was founded in 2014, as a national association to help amplify the voice of women food entrepreneurs and promote a more inclusive space for all women in food.
We help promote women-owned businesses; cultivate the positive energy of women who support women; and stimulate the minds of women food entrepreneurs by creating opportunities for economic growth.
We are also grateful that the CWIF has been nurtured by the passion, inspiration and expertise of many members of the food industry and reflects their aspirations to ensure a sustainable future for women food entrepreneurs in Canada.
MEDIA, To arrange an interview, photos or more information, please contact:
Cheryl Appleton, Founder, Canadian Women in Food Email: [email protected]