Unmissable Townships Gourmet Products

Updated on Aug 17, 2023

In the Eastern Townships, there are plenty of great products. Here are some of our proud flagship creations which, we’re certain, will totally seduce your taste buds. Psst! You'll find the majority of these products in the grocery stores of the region.

Les Bobines’ Trout Products

Les Bobines fish farm, located in the beautiful East Hereford countryside, established the most important trout production site in Quebec. Since 1980, and following the guidelines for sustainable fish farming, they’ve been raising rainbow trout and processing their fish to produce a panoply of succulent products. Among the most popular: their cold smoked trout and their irresistible smoked trout spread.

1 Saint-Henri Street, East Hereford, 819 844-2418 (many points of sale)

Lake Brome Duck

Did you know that the Lake Brome Duck enterprise started their business in 1912? Today, they offer their customers 30 processed products and an amazing variety of cuts! A phenomenal quantity of duck thighs and breasts are found on our most refined tables. Treat yourself by visiting their Knowlton boutique or one of their many points of sale.

40, chemin du Centre, Knowlton, 450 242 3825

Charcuterie Scotstown

A totally artisanal creation, the smoked sausage and other delicious charcuteries of Charcuterie Scotstown will truly delight your taste buds. For more than 15 years now, amateurs of fine meats have been rushing to buy their delicious products as they’re constantly refining their recipes. We love their Franceville sausage, offered in three divine flavours (garlic and pepper, cheddar or lemon).

40 Victoria Street, Scotstown, 819 657-4955 (sold in many stores)

La Pinte

We’ll never say it enough: all the La Pinte products are of an amazing finesse and exquisitely rich. This artisanal dairy, located in Ayer’s Cliff, sources its products exclusively from local farms producing organic milk from their Jersey cows. The result is an absolutely decadent range of milk, cream and chocolate milk, all 100% natural. You’ll find their pretty glass bottles in several grocery stores.

1060 Westmount Street, Ayer’s Cliff, 819 867-0131 (many points of sale)

Caséal Maple Products

This small sugar shack found in Milan specializes in producing and processing organic maple syrup. Here they offer a selection of refined products made with their famous nectar with a very pronounced maple flavour, with notes of vanilla and hazelnuts. The most delicate palates will be delighted, of course, with their syrup, but also their jellies, vinaigrettes, and confits, which are all excellent gift ideas.

555, chemin de la Yard, Milan, 819 583-8006 (online and many points of sale)

Laiterie de Coaticook

Another great family enterprise that has known a huge critical success. We must say that the Laiterie Coaticook’s two-litre ice cream containers have found their place in the homes of Quebec families, who adore its authentic taste and natural flavours. Psst! Did you know that the dairy is celebrating its 80th year of existence?

1000 Child Street, Coaticook, 819 849-2272 (sold in almost all grocery stores)

Fromagerie La Station

This Compton cheese factory, develops its cheeses using only organic raw cow’s milk, and has constantly been the recipient of all kinds of awards. The latest ones? The Prix Caseus awarded its well-known Alfred le Fermier as Best Raw Milk Cheese, and its Chemin Hatley received the Best Organic Cheese distinction. It’s also important to know that some of the Fromagerie La Station’s expertise has been handed down through four generations!

440, chemin de Hatley, Compton, 819 835-5301 (online, at their boutique and at different points of sale)

Les Vraies Richesses

Les Vraies Richesses has quickly become an absolute must in Sherbrooke (we’ve heard that many don’t mind driving for many kilometres to get to their shop). Here, they make breads, Viennese pastries, and other treats that rival with the best Quebec artisanal bakeries. Would you be surprised to learn that their sour dough baguette took first place in the great Concours du meilleur artisan boulanger?

11, Léger Street, Sherbrooke, 819 933-7272

Brasserie Dunham

This splendid Dunham microbrewery (brasseriedunham.com), adopting an approach following an American Modernist trend, was very early on considered among the best in Quebec. Whether they’re brewing IPA, Season, Farmhouse or Pilsner type beers, the Brasserie Dunham gets it right every time. It’s no surprise that they’ve been placed among the world’s 100 best breweries according to RateBeer!

3809, Principale, Dunham, 450 295-1500 (onsite and at many points of sale)

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Our Microbreweries

Grouped under the Brasseurs des Cantons banner, these more than 23 microbreweries in the Eastern Townships work together within the highest existing quality and freshness standards. Each beer produced here finds its own fans, from the most classic ones to the most extraordinary combinations!

Les Têtes fromagères

With more than twenty cheese factories the—Têtes fromagères—circuit will certainly delight all artisanal cheese lovers. There are cheeses here to satisfy all palates: cheddar, goat, raw milk, blue, in curds, fondue, etc. Created with respect to nature, and paying special attention to freshness, our cheeses have done well for themselves!

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