A small import-export company operating in Parksville/Qualicum. With an office in Qualicum Beach and warehouse in Parksville. Protea Trading “Martinette Division” promotes and distributes fine maple products of the Martinette Farm located in Coaticook, Quebec. Their friends at the Martinette Farm are proud of their three generations of expertise in processing and selling premium 100% CANADA A Quebec pure maple syrup and other maple products to both national and international markets.
This summer, they are focusing on the Golden Maple Syrup which is typically processed at the beginning of every sugaring season in colder climates and contains a delicately sweet, original maple flavor characteristic. They promote and sell products in celebrated public markets in Qualicum Beach, Campbell River, Courtenay, Port Alberni, Ladysmith and of course on the fantastic venues of the Mid-Island Market and Summer by the Sea Street Market!
Their future plans include making their products more readily available at selected markets and vendors from Port Hardy to Victoria.
Ecolombian Crafts - owned and operated by Ruby Restan
They sell hand-made jewellery designed using semi-precious stones. The stones are from various parts of South America. Other products they sell include: sweaters, hats, gloves, socks, and are available in adult and children sizes and are made from Peruvian Alpaca.
They also sell products made from Cana Flecha. This is a material comes from a grass that is similar to sugar cane and it from the native Caribbean region of Colombia. Famous throughout Colombia for the sombrero 'Vueltaio', bags and handcrafts made from the same material. Cana Flecha has been used since before the Spanish Conquistas.