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November 25th, 2022

Help wanted: The reality of being a “successful” local business

By Darryl Stewart You would think that being awarded the best ice cream in Canada, and named Sobeys top local supplier, as well as the other stories that have been out about us lately would make sales come easy. It has certainly helped, but it doesn’t allow us to coast.  The annual big dip in ice cream sales as the cold hits is upon us, and it’s happening the same time as the cost for operations is going up. We are also working very hard to increase our cheese sales to pay for the new equipment and added team needed…

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Our company was founded because of the Syrian refugee crisis. A story of friends brought together while trying to help during a time of crisis.Because our story is known in the refugee and immigrant community, new Canadians often reach out to us looking for help making connections and/or to see if we have or are aware of any opportunities for them. Somebody reached out recently whose story we found particularly inspirational. Her name is Enas. Enas is from Yemen and is the youngest of 14 children. Since 2015, Yemen has been in a complicated civil war that left thousands of…

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These roasted rainbow carrots are as delicious as they look! The perfect recipe when beautiful bunches of fresh carrots are available from the garden or farmers’ markets. Of course, you can also make them with any orange carrots or even peeled little carrots without tops. Let the feta and greens make them divine. Ingredients 2 bunches rainbow carrots (total of 10-12 carrots(2lb))* 1-2 Tbsp canola oil 1-2 Tbsp good quality balsamic vinegar (thick, sweet, tangy) 1/2 tsp chili lime finishing salt 1/3 cup crumbled firm feta 1 Tbsp chopped cilantro or parsley Instructions Preheat oven to 400°F/204°C. Wash and scrub carrots. If using carrots with greens, leave about 1/2 inch of greens…

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This rhubarb mascarpone galette is the perfect way to celebrate spring. The creamy, slightlysweet mascarpone filling goes perfectly with the tart rhubarb and the flaky pastry crust holds ittogether beautifully without any fuss. But don’t just enjoy this easier than pie dessert in spring –try it with strawberries, blueberries and peaches!Don’t want to make pie pastry, no problem – store bought pie shells work great too. Pastry Crust 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 Tbsp granulated sugar 1/4 cup cold butter, cut in pieces 1/4 cup cold shortening, cut in pieces 1/2 Tbsp vinegar 5-7 Tbsp ice cold water Rhubarb Filling 1/3 cup sugar 1 Tbsp cornstarch 1 Tbsp orange zest 1/2 tsp cinnamon (optional) 3 cups chopped fresh rhubarb…

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May 18, 2021

Honey Orange Ricotta

A delicious lightly sweetened ricotta dip perfect with fruit or as a topping for French Toast, crepes, waffles, sweet biscuits, strawberry shortcake, oatmeal, a base for fruit pizza, and so on. It’s easy to make and it’s absolutely delicious! Ingredients: 1 cup Chaeban Artisan Ricotta 1-2 Tbsp liquid honey 1 Tbsp orange zest Instructions: In a small bowl, whisk together ricotta, honey, and orange zest. Pour in a serving bowl, cover, and keep refrigerated until ready to use. Notes Variations: add vanilla extract add cinnamon, nutmeg or cardamom add fresh mint, lemon verbena, lemon balm or lemon thyme use lemon or lime zest instead of orange use stevia or maple syrup…

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December 18, 2020

Our Story

You could say that Joseph Chaeban has Gruyère genes. As a second generation cheese maker, he learned the secret to creating exceptional artisanal cheese from his father, Daham…

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December 16, 2020

Welcome to Chaeban Artisan

Soon we’ll be sharing amazing stories about Chaeban Artisan!

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