That makes 12 KiloCans to Seattle in as many weeks.
Short story: passed out KiloCans to family couples at a Saturday family get together.
Four days later my daughter returned from Chester, Nova Scotia with an empty tin for refill.
Four KiloCans are ordered from Seattle, Washington in less than two weeks — and then four more are mailed to London, Ontario and...
How do you package oatcakes for shipment to West Africa or Mississauga so they don't end up all in crumbs? How can you do this with materials sourced locally and without the package itself being wasteful of resources?
Packaging for Nova Scotian products most likely comes from away...
Conventional wisdom would use plastic trays or cases. This would create way too much garbage.
Owing to our love of coffee, large clean coffee cans otherwise destined for recycling are plentiful in Nova Scotia. They make perfect containers for oatcakes, yet they still require some internal cushioning for transport. So we pack in the finest organic oatmeal serving to sweeten the oatcakes, keep them fresh and in one piece. Voilà edible cushioning!
KiloCans are available by special order.
They're like the cookies and the jar all in one. A kilo of oatcakes might seem like a lot and yet in our house they are all gone in a week...
In Halifax $44.
Via Canada Post to anywhere in Canada or the US for $68.
Rest of world please inquire.
To order: firstname.lastname@example.org or call +1 902 444-4218
Jan 22, 2015
packing the oatcakes in oats is simply brilliant - well done
Gordon Stevens @uncommongroup
We're Export ready!
We've shipped KiloCans to:
- Bluffton, South Carolina
- Cobourg, Ontario (2)
- Dartmouth, Nova Scotia (2)
- Dover, New Jersey (2)
- Edmonton, Alberta
- Fall River, Nova Scotia
- Halifax, Nova Scotia
- Hastings, Ontario
- Honolulu, Hawaii (2)
- Leiden, Holland
- London, Ontario (4)
- Minneapolis, Minnesota
- Montreal, Quebec
- Nashville, Tennessee
- Nepean, Ontario (4)
- Oahu, Hawaii
- Pacific Palisades, California
- Pangnirtung, Nunavut
- Point Edward, British Columbia
- Queenland, Australia
- Rocky Mountain House, Alberta (2)
- Seattle, Washington (20)
- Tucson, Arizona (3)
- Vancouver, British Columbia
- Vienna, Virginia (10)