Celebrate over 135 years in London
LONDON, ON, March 29, 2021 / CNW / – McCormick Canada announces that it is deepening its local roots by moving the blending, filling and packaging of French ketchup from a third-party Canadian to in-house production in Canada London, with full production this week. The clubhouse is based in London French ketchup has been made in France for over 135 years and is made from 100 percent tomatoes from Canadian cultivation London.
“We know how much Canadians love the French and how passionate they are about products that are grown, produced and packaged in Canada,” continued Squires. “We pride ourselves on our investment in the London by expanding our filling capacity while we continue to deliver our delicious Canadian ketchup to families across the country. “
To celebrate this expansion, residents of London Those who live on a designated maple leaf-shaped map have been surprised by Club House® and French’s® on their doorstep with a gift from local favorites. Also a $ 5,000 The donation went to the London Food Bank. As an extension of the company, My Home Canada Campaign that celebrates what makes this country so special, the brands honor their hometown and local community.
“This London-based maple leaf map represents national and local pride, “said Trevor Squires, General Manager at McCormick Canada. “It’s a 27-kilometer route that encompasses the heart of London and our McCormick facilities, where we create a range of popular cooking and baking flavors that Canadians rely on on a daily basis. In addition to honoring our past in LondonWe are excited to announce McCormick Canada’s continued investment in the community. “
Ketch-up with French:
- The bottling of the original French tomato ketchup began in the year February 2021
- Full production starts this week, end March 2021
- 100 percent of the tomatoes used in French ketchup are grown in Leamington, Ontario
- The French ketchup is still offered in four varieties:
- Original French’s tomato ketchup
- French garlic ketchup
- French low sodium ketchup
- French tomato ketchup with no added sugar
McCormick Canada Commitment to the London community::
With headquarters and production facilities in LondonThe McCormick Canada family is committed to helping their neighbors and supporting local initiatives. To deliver on that promise, Squires currently holds the position of Campaign Fundraising Chair for United Way Elgin Middlesex with the aim of achieving the goal $ 7.5 million for critical issues such as food security, mental health and helping people and families in need through like-minded, charitable United Way partner agencies.
As part of its long-term partnership with the London Food Bank and the Food Banks of Canada, McCormick Canada is committed $ 3.5 million to prevent hunger in Canadian communities.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Club House partnered with five organizations to set up the London-Middlesex Restaurant Support Fund and kick off it with one $ 30,000 Contribution. This fund made grants to 27 restaurants in the area in need of financial assistance – 21 in London and 6 in the Middlesex County area. French’s, Club House and Frank’s RedHot also donated $ 40,000 as part of the Canada Takeout program to further support local restaurants during the pandemic.
My home is Canada::
The London Celebration is part of My Home is Canada Initiative made in partnership with Scott Moir, one of Canada most decorated Olympic ice dance master (born and raised in Ilderton) to remind Canadians of the beauty of everyday moments and the love for this great country.
After encouraging everyone from coast to coast to share images on social media using #MyHomeIsCanada, the images culminated in a digital and personal light show now living downtown Toronto to 4. April in the evening 7.30pm to 11.30pm (Blue Jays Way and Wellington Street West, Toronto, OntarioM5V 3E4).
To learn more about My Home is CanadaVisit MyHomeisCanada.ca or ChezMoiCestleCanada.ca. While you’re there, explore those London maple leaf shaped route and enjoy a digital light show with images shared by fellow Canadians to celebrate diversity, family, heritage, scenery and food.
Photos and videos of French ketchup production at the McCormick Canada facility in London are available for download here. My home is Canada and London Gift bag pictures are available here.
About Club House®
The club house dates back to 1883 when it was first operated London, Ontarioand today is Canada leading flavor brand. For over 135 years, Club House has ensured that Canadian dishes taste great – with spices, herbs, spice mixes, extracts, food colors, sauce mixes and other tasty products that are available in retail and in the hospitality industry.
French’s was first introduced to the hot dog – and the public – at the 1904 World’s Fair. It was love at first sight. Over the years, French’s has become a Canadian staple, from the ballpark to the backyard to the holiday table. The French product families include tomato ketchup, classic yellow mustard, Worcestershire sauce, crunchy toppers with fried onions and much more.
Club House and French’s are trademarks of McCormick & Company (MKC). As the world’s leading provider of flavors, McCormick has built a portfolio of leading flavor brands that improve the enjoyment of food around the world. Every day, no matter where or what you eat or drink, you can enjoy McCormick flavored foods. Founded in 1889, McCormick envisions A World United by Flavor, where healthy, sustainable and delicious products go hand in hand. Visit www.HelloFlavour.ca for recipes and visit www.McCormickCorporation.com to learn more.
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