Pesto MARCELLO

A superior product and a culinary delight!

The pesto sauces from Genoese basil grown in the Ottawa-Gatineau region, are fresh, natural, organic and without preservatives.

The range of products created by Marcel Bélisle, after several trips to Italy, counts 5 types of pesto: Genoese, Vegan, Dried tomatoes, Red peppers, and Lovage and hemp.

 

For more information, visit their website.

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OLD TYME Ginger Beer

Lively, refreshing, slightly spicy and original: we love it!

The naturally ginger root-flavoured soda OLD TYME is ideal to accompany your BBQ and face the Summer heat.

With a mild Caribbean taste, it’s excellent served cold or with ice!

Visit their website for more info.

 

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QUE PASA organic tortilla chips

Not only are they tasty, corn-based Que Pasa tortilla chips are certified organic and gluten-free. They are packed with everything you want and none of what you don’t – fiber, protein, energy and great taste without any chemical flavours, additives, preservatives, or GMOs.

Accompanied with Marcello pesto sauces, Que Pasa tortilla chips are a nice healthy alternative for cocktail time.

Visit their website for more info.

 

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Marinated BOOTLEGGER skewers

Prepared for you by our butchers, the marinated Bootlegger beef or chicken ready-to-cook skewers are perfect for a worry-free BBQ!

La maison du Bootlegger offers high quality hand-made products such as: Bootlegger Spices, Magical Blend, Backfire sauce and « Clandestine » dressing.

Visit their website for more information.

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IGA LOUISE MÉNARD COFFEE now available!

An exclusivity at IGA Louise Ménard for our customers: IGA Louise Ménard coffee! Two roasts to satisfy every taste: velvety and full-bodied.

These coffees are made from grains harvested in less than 6 months; the freshest on the market!

The velvety flavour consists of Guatemala Medium Roast 100% Arabica grains, while the full-bodied blend is a mix of ¾ Colombian Black Supremo and ¼ Colombian Supremo brown 100% Arabica grains.

These coffees are made exclusively for IGA Louise Ménard by Café Napoleon, a company known for its quality products.

Look for them in store and watch for upcoming tastings.

 

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MEYER LEMON

A sweet tasting lemon and perfect for recipes. It’s a juicy and refreshing citrus with smooth and thin skin.

The Meyer Lemon is a crossbreed between a lemon and a mandarin, a hybridization popularized by Frank Nicholas Meyer in 1908.

The Meyer Lemon’s juice is less acidic than a regular lemon but is more fragrant.

Excellent for lemonade, granita, or for dressings.

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La Petite Ferme de l’Auberge

An organization that gives hope to dozens of men in difficulty, this small company produces each year at Bethany, near Roxton Falls in the Eastern Townships, more than 32,000 jars of ten varieties of spreads.

At this location, they cultivate fruit, including berries of all kinds: blueberries, blackberries, strawberries, apples … This variety allows them to prepare a variety of jams.

Spreads, jellies, jams and other products of La Petite Auberge Farm are simply delicious!

 

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Camelina oil

A new oil emerging in Quebec and elsewhere: Camelina oil.

Relatively unknown until recently, this oil has exceptional qualities for maintaining a good health. It is rich in Omega 3, which helps prevent cardiovascular diseases and contains a good daily serving of vitamin E. In addition, Camelina oil has a high smoke point, which gives it great stability.

In addition, it tastes good!

Discover this oil whose flavor will enhance your favorite recipes.

For more information on its properties, please visit their website.

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0% Zeronight Moscato and Peaches

Some bubbles for you events, without loosing your head? Choose alcohol-free Moscato and Peaches from Santero.

Although an alcohol-free, this sparkling wine has a balanced flavour, is delicate and sweet and has an intense and aromatic peach bouquet. Perfect with desserts, especially pastries, and is entirely suitable for children.

To learn more about this Italian winery, visit their website .

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Wild Hibiscus Flower in Syrup

Looking to impress your guests? Choose the Hibiscus!

Wild Hibiscus Flower Co. offers the World’s first wild hibiscus flowers in syrup. 100% natural and made from real flowers, this product is a perfect addition to a glass of champagne or a dessert, even to children’s meals as it is completely edible.

You want to create an unforgettable WOW effect? Then, the Wild Hibiscus Flowers in Syrup is a must for your menu.

To learn more about this unique product, visit Wild Hibiscus Flower Co.’s website here.

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Carrément Tarte

Salty pies for gourmets!

This Quebec-based company wants to re-establish the pie with its long lost glory.

Their pies are all made from local products and suppliers in accordance with the seasons. Carrément Tarte’s mission is to provide the right balance of flavours for a unique gourmet experience.

Inquire in store or visit for more information, visit their website.

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Balsamic Glaze

Want to impress your guests? Opt for Balsamic Glaze!

Several varieties exist of this rich syrup that keeps all the authentic flavour of balsamic vinegar.

You can use it as a garnish on a wide range of salty or sweet dishes. Go ahead, it’s allowed!

Inquire in store for more details.

 

To learn more about this product, you can visit these following websites:

 

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Gourmet Italian

 

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Essence Maître Glacier

Out of the ordinary ice creams and sorbets! That’s what’s been said about these Quebec products made with fresh fruit, real milk, real cream, and original craftsmanship.

Its roots solidly anchored in tough learning and an iron discipline, this company has conquered our stomachs from the first taste.

To try these frozen desserts is to adopt them!

Inquire in store or visit our website for more details.

 

For more information on ESSENCE ice creams and sorbets, visit their website.

 

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ArHoMa Burger Buns

Already recognized for its quality products and freshness, ArHoMa amazes again with their burger buns.

Your BBQ will not be complete until you add the burger buns from this local and renowned company. Different flavours are available to complement your delicious burgers, including onion and sesame Viennese.

Go to the bakery counter to discover different flavours available.

To learn more about this bakery, visit its website at.

 

 

 

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Gourmaïs Popcorn

Gourmaïs Popcorn is a young Quebec company that produces unique popcorn flavours for snack food aficionados.

You will discover flavours as varied as they are unusual: caramel and cheddar, black forest cake, Zebra (white chocolate crisp and dark chocolate) and 2 dark chocolate, caramel and fleur de sel.

Perfect for those evenings around a campfire.

Pass by the store to pick up yours!

You can discover all the flavours on Gourmaïs’ website.

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1642 Cola

A local cola created by a young Quebec company that’s not afraid of anything, not even the Dragons from the hit Radio-Canada TV Show Dans l’oeil du dragon . The Dragons even said “YES” to their proposal.

1642 Cola is a soft drink manufactured in Quebec according to a traditional recipe, with a touch of maple syrup from the Laurentians. It is made with certified Quebec ingredients, and contains no GMOs, preservatives or colorings.

Perfect for those hot summer days in Quebec.

Available at all our locations!

For more information, visit their web site .

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La Maison du Bootlegger

This particular house, whose origins date back to 1860, is named after the time came when a gentleman from Pennsylvania rebuilt it in 1939 during the American Prohibition. It now reveals its secrets to the public in an idyllic location of La Malbaie.

The restaurant at the Maison du Bootlegger specializes in grilled meats cooked in their charcoal pit. Through their specialty, they developed right here in Quebec, spices and accompaniments that perfectly embellish your grills and BBQ among friends!

There’s something for everyone: Magical Blend, Backfire Sauce and Clandestine Dressing.

Discover in store!

 

To learn more about Maison du Bootlegger and its products, visit their website.

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Neal Brothers Kettle Chips

After beginning their career of designing flavours in the kitchen of their mother in Aurora, Ontario – by making (!) Croutons, Chris Neal and Peter have since marketed a wide variety of products, including tortillas, salsa and pasta sauce.

Another product that has made them famous: natural, organic, kettle-cooked chips!

Available in different flavours, all as unusual as they are delicious: Bacon Maple, Pink Himalayan Salt, Delhi-Licious, etc. In addition to tasting great, they will certainly impress your guests!

Try them!

 

To learn more about Neal Brothers products, visit their website.

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Microbrewery Le Castor

These hop-based drinks enthusiasts have been brewing tasty beers since 2012 in Rigaud, Quebec. They use only the finest 100% organic ingredients for their products.

Hailing from the tradition of English beers, Le Castor now offers several types of beers for every taste: Oatmeal Stout, Yakima IPA, on tap and seasonal.

Le Castor’s beers will stimulate your taste buds and inspire your own craft beer discoveries.

 

Cheers!

 

To learn more about Le Castor products, visit their website.

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Nautilus Plus Zero Diet

You are in a hurry? No time to prepare a good nutritious meal?

Opt for frozen products developed by Nautilus Plus: Zero Diet.

 These tasty and satiating meals are recommended by nutritionists to help you eat well all the time. They are low in calories, 450 or less, and contain no preservatives or chemical food additives.

 A good alternative for those who want to eat well without compromise.

 

For more information click here.

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Éramel, Maple Products

With Spring bears the arrival of the season of maple products. Distinctive of the province of Quebec, these products are known and renowned throughout the world. They make us famous!

 IGA Louise Ménard proposes to discover Éramel products. They are delicious, 100% pure, natural, authentic and contain no coloring or additives. Is it not a healthy choice? In addition to providing us comfort and joy, did you know that maple syrup also has healthy benefits, as do berries, tea, red wine and flaxseeds?

 Indulge yourself with these must-have succulent products that will delight young and old!

 

To learn more about maple products and to find recipe ideas, visit ilovemaple.ca.

 

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MYCRYO

Mycyro is a powder made from 100% pure cocoa butter. It is a noble fat – 100% vegetable and natural – ideal for easy healthy cooking with fewer calories!

The cocoa pod, from the heart of the rainforest continues to amaze us with its unique and revolutionary properties.

By using Mycryo in your dishes, you will reveal the authentic taste of food and will reduce cooking grease calories from 50% to 70%, which is not the case with other culinary fats.

Cook meat, fish, vegetables and even the most delicate products such as Saint-Jacques scallops and foie gras.

For more information about this product, tricks and recipes, visit MYCRYO.

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Anti + Superfruit

Anti + juice, is more than a juice!

This is a unique and uncompromising product: It includes all the naturalness of the original fruit, its nutrients, vitamins, minerals and fibres.

The anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties of the natural fruit make Anti + juice an antioxidant product.

Moreover, given the innovative production process, Anti + has an uncompromising approach with no sugar, additives or preservatives.

It’s a “+” for your health.

To learn more about the benefits of this exceptional product, visit Anti+.

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Favarger Chocolates

Favarger: the Geneva Chocolate Factory since 1826.

Favarger chocolate, refined and tasty, is a Genevan chocolate with a worldwide reputation. Founded in 1826, this 7th generation family business was first established on the bridge of L’Ile – to benefit from the driving force of the Rhone – then Versoix in 1875, where it still operates from today.

A pioneer from the outset, Favarger remains today the only Genevan chocolate factory. Their chocolate is about a love story, craft and experience where quality is serving a simple and generous indulgence.

Symbol of quality and luxury, Favarger masters the complete transformation phases of the cocoa bean into 100% chocolate. They are also adamant of pursuing handmade and partly handmade processes.

To learn more about their history and the quality chart they religiously follow, visit Favarger.

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Fruit Pearls

Delicious Fruit Pearls!

A new item at IGA Louise Ménard.

Spice up your salads and desserts as well as meat and fish dishes with fruit pearls!

This product is available in a variety of flavours including mango, pomegranate, lychee, passion fruit, blueberries, strawberries and four fruits.

A new product from Philippe Mollé! For more information, visit I-Sens.

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Imperial Caviar

Imperial Caviar has arrived!

You want to improve your appetizers and dishes dramatically? Opt for the top Canadian or imported caviar.

Consisting of fish eggs, caviar is a high-end product that has been highly prized for centuries. Served with hors d’oeuvres, you can eat caviar without ceremony or on blinis, small buckwheat pancakes.

Caviar should be served on ice, preferably fresh, not cold. Caviar should be conserved refrigerated. Take it out of the fridge half an hour before serving so it is not too cold.

Avoid serving caviar with metal utensils. Even silver should be avoided because fish eggs are very sensitive to oxidation. Ideally, use a mother of pearl spoon. As an alternative, choose a porcelain or a simple plastic utensil.

For more information on this fine product, visit Imperial Caviar and Seafood.

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Truffles

Fresh truffles available at IGA Louise Ménard!

Black or white, truffles are a unique source of culinary flavouring to enhance your dishes.

The truffle has been appreciated for thousands of years and is used in the preparation of many dishes. Where it excels the most is with salads, warm potatoes, pasta, risotto, vegetable purees, soups, sauces, stuffing, poultry, veal sweetbreads and roasts.

You can keep truffles frozen. They should be used immediately after thawing.

For more information and recipe ideas, visit Wikibouffe IGA.net (in French).

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Gingerbread

For the holiday season, go for the Gingerbread “Special Foie Gras”.

Impress your guests with a combination of gingerbread and foie gras. A divine mix of sweet and salty!

The authentic gingerbread “special foie gras” is available at IGA Louise Ménard for the holiday season. This Quebec product is delicious grilled or accompanied with foie gras, jam or orange butter**.

Unlike cookies, gingerbread must be kept cold. Its lifespan is one month in the refrigerator and 6 months in the freezer.

For more information, visit the producer’s website La Guilde du pain d’épices, which is also dedicated to providing quality education to all children.

**To prepare orange butter, mix 1/2 cup softened butter and 1 tablespoon orange juice.

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Panettones

Panettones are a Holiday Season tradition at IGA Louise Ménard!

Each year we suggest a variety of these delicious brioche breads imported from Italy that are favourites for the holidays in this beautiful country.

You can serve them in slices with an English sauce, accompanied with ice cream, grilled with a little bit of butter or even as French toast for brunch.

In need of an idea on how to prepare them: you can find here the recipes prepared by Stefano Faita in store during his last panettone tasting.

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