Local Sweetness at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

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In addition to pure maple syrup, Old Mill Mapleworks is featuring maple sugar, candies and a maple mint sauce – ideal for serving with lamb – at this year’s Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto.

The Desbarats family operation, located east of Sault Ste. Marie, is one of dozens of exhibitors being featured in the FedNor-supported Pavilion at the fair. The Royal runs November 2-11, 2018 at the Enercare Centre in Toronto.

Mountain Maple Products (St. Joseph Island)

There’s a steady lineup of people in front of the Mountain Maple Products booth excited to taste and buy maple syrup products at the 2018 Royal Agricultural Winter Fair. Mountain Maple Products, located on St. Joseph Island east of Sault Ste. Marie, is one of approximately 50 agri-food and equine businesses and organizations being showcased in the FedNor-supported Northern Ontario Agri-food Pavilion. The pavilion is designed to help participating exhibitors develop markets, increase sales and make valuable contacts. The Royal, which is the country’s largest indoor 10-day indoor exhibition, attracts more than 300,000 people.

Tammy Patterson of Queen’s Tarts is offering a variety of flavoured treats that are a hit with customers of all ages. The Sault Ste. Marie business is one of dozens featured in the  Northern Ontario Agri-food Pavilion at this year’s Royal Winter Fair.

Mike Maguire of Thomson Strawberry Farm is encouraging visitors at his booth to try his delicious varieties of strawberry jam. The products, made in Sault Ste. Marie, are among more than 50 being showcased in the FedNor-supported Northern Ontario Pavilion. This is the 18th year that FedNor has been helping businesses from across the North to develop markets for their products, increase sales and make valuable contacts.