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NEW CITRUS TOOL FROM
The Ultimate Citrus Tool is the
latest addition to Microplane’s
Specialty Series Collection.
The brightly-hued gadget zests
oranges, lemons and limes, and
creates garnishes and delicate
peels. Available in yellow, lime
green and orange, the unit will retail
for $22 when it’s available in March.
TELEPHONE: (800) 555-2767 WWW.MICROPLANE.COM
TILANO FRESCO’S LATEST LAUNCHES
Tilano Fresco has developed a number of new products for upcoming winter
trade shows, including a line of coloured chalkboard paints (shown here),
the Marble Magnet Kit to transfer photos onto marble magnets, and the
Keepsake Kit featuring a customizabl e picture
TELEPHONE: (604) 813-5625
A SPECIAL ANNIVERSARY
Sandra Avery, the owner of A Special Touch in St. John’s, Nfld., is
celebrating her 20th anniversary in business this year. In honour of the
milestone, Sandra is teaming up with the Health Care Foundation on a
variety of fundraisers which will raise money for women’s health
initiatives at the hospital, including much-needed medical equipment.
TEA BREWERY HONOURED WITH AWARD
Gwen Smith, the owner of The Tea Brewery, is celebrating a recent
Entrepreneurial Achievement Award from Lunenburg County. Judged by
the Bank of Montreal, the award was based on the company achieving
success through risk-taking, resourcefulness, visionary market analysis
and by its success at introducing new products and services.
Opened six years ago, The Tea Brewery offers close to 100
international teas and tea accessories at its Mahone Bay retail shop
and kiosk locations throughout Halifax.
“Many people are still unaware of the huge market surge being
experienced worldwide by specialty teas,” said Gwen. “We saw the
growth potential and decided to get in on the ground floor in
To grow her company, Gwen is manufacturing her own unique
blends and packaging for both retail and wholesale markets.
ALKASO TURNS 25
This year marks Alkaso International’s 25th year in business. Founded
in 1984, the Richmond Hill, Ont.-based importer and distributor of
decorative accessories, area rugs and household linens has made a
name for itself by presenting trend-forward designs each season.
TELEPHONE: (877) 496-4008 WWW.ALKASO.COM