Founded in 1918, A. Lassonde Inc. is the oldest of Lassonde Industries Inc.'s subsidiaries. Today, the Company relies on a network of factories equipped with modern technology, making it the perfect model of production. The Company's pure fruit juice and fruit drink processing and packaging facilities in Rougemont, Quebec; Ruthven, Thornbury and Toronto, Ontario; and Port Williams, Nova Scotia, make it one of the leading apple juice producers and distributors in Eastern Canada. Other juices made from freshly-squeezed fruit, such as cranberries, blueberries and oranges, come from local and international markets.
But, above all, the feature that sets A. Lassonde apart is its ability to produce and market juices and fruit drinks with an innovative and distinguished flavor. They meet international standards of excellence with flying colors. The Company's many treatment methods using Prisma, Tetra and Remy technologies speak for themselves.
A. Lassonde Inc.
170 - 5th Avenue
Web Site: A. Lassonde
Divisions of A. Lassonde Inc.
Greatvalley Juices makes and markets a broad range of juices and fruit drinks under the Graves, Avon and Nature's Best brand names. This company focuses its operations on supplying grocery wholesalers in the Atlantic region from facilities based in Port Williams, Nova Scotia. It is one of the largest producers of apple juice in the region.
Orange Maison specializes in the Direct Store Delivery of refrigerated juices and fruit drinks to Convenience and Grocery stores and to the food service industry. The Company markets also natural spring water under the Oasis brand name.
|Entrepôt Frigo Farnham|
With a surface area of 90 200 square feet, this division specializes in the refrigeration, freezing and storage of fresh apples in a controlled atmosphere condition. It can also handle any other sort of product that needs special refrigeration and / or freezing levels.
Entrepôt Frigo Farnham
|Entrepôt A.C. L'Ange-Gardien|
With a surface area of 40 000 square feet, this division specializes in warehousing fresh apples in a controlled atmosphere.
Entrepôt A.C. L'Ange-Gardien
|Golden Town Apple Products|
Golden Town Apple Products is specializing in apple processing, especially apple peeling and apple-juice production. The company is located near Thornbury, Ontario, on Georgian Bay. Golden Town's clientele is in Ontario and in the United States. The company is the leading apple-peeler and apple-juice producer in Ontario. In February 1998, Golden Town received HACCP certification from the American Sanitation Institute, and in October of the same year, it became the first fruit and vegetable processing organization in Canada to receive the same certification from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.
|Lassonde Beverages Canada|
With some 130 employees, Lassonde Beverages Canada is located in Toronto. Created in 2000 under the name of Alfresh Beverages Canada Corp., this company resulted from the merger of Sunlike Juice Ltd. and Fairlee Fruit Juice Ltd. Alfresh Beverages and has more than 35 years of experience in producing and marketing fruit juices and drinks, their best-known trademarks being: Everfresh, Sunlike, Fairlee, Tropical Grove, and Richn' Ready.
Lassonde Beverages Canada
|Lassonde Western Canada|
With some 50 employees, Lassonde Western Canada in Calgary is Lassonde’s first acquisition in Western Canada. Formerly McCain Foods (Canada), a division of McCain Foods Limited, the company has more than 25 years of experience in manufacturing and marketing ready-to-drink fruit juices and drinks under trademarks that include best-known Junior Juice, Old South, and Zwak.
Lassonde Western Canada