Calling all foodies – a tasty and creative twist of gift giving! Completely change the way you look at food by adding a little spice, some maple syrup, a sip of delicious tea or coffee or relax with a glass of wine with this delicious selection of 100% Indigenous-made delicacies. 

Wabanaki Maple

Indigenous people have been harvesting sap from maple trees for generations, and its healing, nourishing powers have been cherished by First Nations Peoples through the centuries. Share in this tradition – with a twist – with Wabanaki’s signature barrel-aged maple syrups flavoured with bourbon, whiskey or toasted dark oak. Discover a piece of history and enjoy a taste of the Negotkuk (Tobique First Nation) Culture in every bottle.

Mr. Bannock 

Bring home a taste of Coast Salish Cuisine with Mr. Bannock’s chef-made mixes and rubs. Conveniently packaged, so you can easily send to family and friends, and created with quality ingredients, everyone can recreate Mr. Bannock’s award-winning culinary flavours in the comfort of your own home. Use the classic bannock mix to make fried bread, baked bannock waffles, or try the smoked spiced rub to bring a taste of Mr. Bannocks award-winning culinary flavours to your home cooking. 

Asiky Tea

Enjoy a cup of all-natural tea that has been picked in Canada. With respect and honour for the environment, each tea can be enjoyed on its own or mixed together to make various healing teas. Pick between four herbal tea blends, Balance, Dream, Comfort and Restore. These teas will bring you or the tea-lover in your life, tranquility and relaxation with every sip. 

Spirit Bear Coffee

Spirt Bear Coffee

With blends named after the animals of the Pacific Northwest, Spirit Bear Coffee Company offers quality light to dark roast coffee lover in your life. Using only organic fair-trade Arabica beans, Spirit Bear Coffee is craft-roasted for optimal flavour, offering the perfect combination of delicious comfort to share throughout the holiday season. 

Indigenous World Winery

Merging modern culture with Indigenous history, Indigenous World Winery is a world-class winery that sells award-winning wine on the traditional, unceded territory of the Okanagan Syilx People. Sit back, and enjoy a glass of Indigenous World Wine and taste the fruit of the land that has supported the Syilx people for over 10,000 years. Try their new line, Indigenous World Spirits with the choice of Vodka, Gin or Canadian Single Malt Whisky.

Les Epices Guerrier

Give a wow to your recipes with Les épices du Guerrier, to enjoy First Nations Terrior on your plate. Unique, authentic, tasty and 100% natural, enhance your meats, poultry, fish and vegetables with a traditional blend of Wendat spices. Treat the chilli fan in your life to the Tomahawk blend which mixes maple, smoke and boreal herbs to a hint of Ghost Pepper – one of the hottest peppers in the world! Or try everyone’s favourite Bacon Pepper, a blend of five carefully selected peppers, a pinch of Quebec alder pepper and real smoked bacon!

Nk’Mip Cellars

Nk’Mip Cellars is forever linked to the land, they offer an award-winning range of wines with a promise to express the variety, intensity and irresistible lure of the land in every bottle of wine produced. Located in a region that has long hot summer days, cool nights, little rainfall and mild winters, nature has made this one of the world’s superior grape-growing region. 

Nk’Mip Cellars

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Angela Ryder

Angela is ITAC’s Industry Coordinator. Angela is of Musqueam descent and was raised on Vancouver Island. Angela is eager to continue to learn about the Indigenous people across Canada and proud to be working with Indigenous tourism businesses.