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Top 3 Refreshing Wines to try this Summer

Top 3 Refreshing Wines to try this Summer

Summer is officially here and it’s a season that many people look forward to for months on end – for good reason. It’s the perfect time for relaxation, gatherings with loved ones, and most importantly – enjoying a glass of wine on a sunny day. However, choosing wines that pair well with the heat of … Continued

Tea Runners: Sending Tea Lovers Care Packages Each Month

Tea Runners: Sending Tea Lovers Care Packages Each Month

Members of Tea Runners tend to get pretty excited when their – in the words of founder Charlie Ritchie – “monthly care packages” arrive. You can get a sense of that excitement from reading Tea Runners’ online reviews. This one, for example, is typical of the Tea Runner experience: “LOVE my subscription to Tea Runners! … Continued

E-Commerce and Packaging Solutions

E-Commerce and Packaging Solutions

Did you know that in 2018, Canadian retail e-commerce sales are predicted to be $40 billion US and are expected to increase 4 percent each year into 2022?! According to Statista.com it is calculated that the number of digital buyers in Canada is predicted to reach 22.5 million this year.  As a rapidly growing trend, … Continued

Tips to Take Your Workout Outdoors

Tips to Take Your Workout Outdoors

With the arrival of warmer weather and longer days, Summer is a popular time to take your fitness routine outside.  I mean who wants to go to the gym for a workout on a gorgeous day. With a little creativity and imagination, you can replicate almost any gym exercise outside. Why drive to a gym … Continued

Cuban Lunch: Packaging Nostalgia Perfectly

Cuban Lunch: Packaging Nostalgia Perfectly

In her “wildest hopes and dreams” Crystal Regehr Westergard never imagined she’d be selling her millionth chocolate bar. Less than a year after reviving Cuban Lunch, a peanut-and-chocolate bar beloved since the 1930’s, Crystal is stunned by success. “I do feel like I’m living in some sort of tv show,” she laughs. “Except this is … Continued

BC Craft Beers to try this Summer – IPA Edition

BC Craft Beers to try this Summer – IPA Edition

We are fortunate to have such a wide selection of locally brewed craft beers in beautiful British Columbia but understand that committing to that one special brew can be overwhelming. But have no fear – we are here to help and recommend some of our favourite customer’s IPA’s. This bold style beer has a copper-to-amber … Continued

Festina Lente: Making Haste Slowly with a Brand Built to Expand

Festina Lente: Making Haste Slowly with a Brand Built to Expand

Festina Lente, the Langley-based winery and meadery, is named after an intriguing old saying: “Make Haste Slowly”. This saying reflects their philosophy of taking the time to accomplish things with diligence the first time and taking pride in the simple things done well. But perhaps the story of Festina Lente Estate Winery itself will shed … Continued

Iggy’s: Alive, Cultured, and Celebrating Fermentation through Kombucha and Kvass

Iggy’s: Alive, Cultured, and Celebrating Fermentation through Kombucha and Kvass

At 300+ food markets, co-ops, cafes, restaurants, bars, and boutiques across Washington, Oregon, and Idaho, fermentation fans get their fix of Iggy’s. This Bainbridge Island, Washington-based company crafts delectable kombucha and kvass beverages with a culture as effervescent as their products. Iggy’s team describes themselves as “foodies, herbalists, artists, musicians, sci-fi fans, fishers and foragers, … Continued

Murchie’s: How the Company has Lasted for 125 Years

Murchie’s: How the Company has Lasted for 125 Years

At 125 years old, the premium tea and coffee company Murchie’s Tea & Coffee is one of Canada’s oldest brands. The fact that its founder, John Murchie, once delivered tea to Queen Victoria at Balmoral Castle is impressive enough. But Murchie’s status as a century-and-a-quarter-aged company is truly incredible in light of today’s disruptive business … Continued

How to Create Wine Labels that Delight and Inspire!

How to Create Wine Labels that Delight and Inspire!

Do you have a new wine that’s about to go to market and you’re wondering how it will stack up next to the rest? The perfect wine label can help consumers identify with a brand more readily, peak a consumer’s attention on the shelf, and help your brand stand out from the growing number of … Continued

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