Certifications & Awards
Vegan Product of the Year 2017 from the Veg Expo in Vancouver
Top 10 Finalist for the Premiere’s People’s Choice Award 2017
The People’s Choice Award recognizes a small business that is at the heart of its community. Small Business BC Industry awards a business that has the unwavering support of its community by going above and beyond.
We are honoured by all the support we received from our community far and wide, with enough votes cast our way to land us in the top 10 of all businesses across our wonderful Province. Thank you all!
Top 10 Business People in the Kootenays 2017
Our GM, Heidi Lettrari, was recognized as a top business person for her
enthusiasm, tenacity and adaptability. Awarded by the Kootenay Business Magazine, we are thrilled that her talent has been recognized!
Star Women Award 2016
Kaslo Sourdough’s GM, Heidi Lettrari received one of sixteen 2016 Star Women in Grocery Awards from the Canadian Grocery Magazine in
recognition of her leadership, innovation, and dedication to working in the grocery industry.
BC Food Processor’s Association Awards of 2015
Kaslo Sourdough won TWO awards at the BC Food Processor’s “Taste of Success” Convention in 2015:
1. 2015 Innovation Award
Our business was awarded the innovation award because of the novel application of sourdough to ferment pasta: applying an old technology to make a new, healthy product.
See our video below (Silvio had pneumonia – pardon his voice!):
2. 2015 Bronze – Product of the Year Award
Heidi headed to Vancouver to pitch our pasta as a Dragon’s Den style award judging event: 5 minutes to cover all the highlights about why our pasta is an all around amazing product. The criteria included: why it’s unique, why and how we developed it, the taste, appeal of the packaging, innovation, uniqueness, and positive environmental/sustainable impact.
‘Nexty Award Nominee and Winner 2015
These awards, given out at the Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, California, identify “What’s coming next” in health food products. Judged on the criteria of health of the product, innovation, inspiration and integrity, this award is for products that take a new approach to sustainability.
Our pastas definitely fit, and we were so thrilled to receive this award!
Non-GMO Project Verification 2015
Kaslo Sourdough is excited to announce that all varieties of our sourdough pastas have been Non-GMO Project Verified as of January 2015.
The Non-GMO project verifies non-GMO (genetically modified organism) foods and products. This was a lengthy and rigorous process, and we are glad to have it completed.
We take great care in using the best ingredients for our products, which include the finest Canadian flours, our natural spring water, and incorporating our natural sourdough culture that has been thriving for over 20 years.
Best Places to Eat & Drink Awards 2015
Kaslo Sourdough Bakery Bronze Award by the Kootenay Business Magazine
Best Places to Eat & Drink Awards 2014
Kaslo Sourdough Bakery Gold Award by Kootenay Business Magazine