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20+ Food Items You Should Avoid If You Have an Egg Allergy

20+ Food Items You Should Avoid If You Have an Egg Allergy

  Easter’s upon us and that means Easter egg hunts! Everywhere you turn, you’ll find eggs – chocolate eggs, coloured eggs, and plastic eggs. For those who are actually allergic to chicken eggs, it is best to know where they are hiding every day. We want to help! We have gathered a list of 20+ […]

How to Cook Gyozas When The Power is Out

How to Cook Gyozas When The Power is Out

  Earlier this October, British Columbia got hit with a huge storm. This one lasted 3-4 days long to be exact. The storm brought periods of heavy rains and strong winds, so strong that the power went off for a few hours at our plant in Richmond, BC. To keep ourselves occupied for the next couple of […]

Food For Fort McMurray

Food For Fort McMurray

  Most of us heard about the Fort McMurray wildfires back in May. What you may not have known were the facts  – The fire started burning May 1st and was only declared under control on July 1st, Canada Day. It consumed approximately 590,000 hectares of forest, 2400 structures, 10% of the city, and forcing […]

Just Ask Sum-m! – Where are your Microwave Instructions?

Just Ask Sum-m! – Where are your Microwave Instructions?

Every now and then, we get an inquiry from our spring roll and crispy wonton loving customers wondering where in the world our microwave heating instructions are. We don’t offer microwave instructions for these items and it is time to reveal why with a little help from science! First off, let’s explain the phenomenon of […]

Breakfast In A Roll Recipe

Breakfast In A Roll Recipe

  Mother’s Day is just around the corner here in North America (Did you know that in the UK, Mother’s Day is celebrated in March?) and we are all looking for something to thank mom for all that she is and all that she has done.   So for the dads with young kids, teenagers, […]

30 Years Celebration Blog Series – Sum-m! of Our Food

30 Years Celebration Blog Series – Sum-m! of Our Food

The food at Fine Choice Foods has come a long way since 1986. We have gone from making a large variety of dim sum and popular Chinese dishes in the late 80s and early 90s, to streamlining and perfecting our Spring Rolls, Gyozas, Egg Rolls, Wontons and sauces over the last decade. While we were […]

30 Years Celebration Blog Series – Sum-m! of Our Homes

30 Years Celebration Blog Series – Sum-m! of Our Homes

Fine Choice Foods is celebrating 30 years in business today!  We’ve come a long way from hand rolling spring rolls, finger pinching potstickers, wontons and more in the back room of a small retail store on Cambie Street to running a semi-automated 50,000 ft2 facility in Richmond, BC! Have a look back with us through […]

3 Impressive Ways to Peel Oranges This Chinese New Year

3 Impressive Ways to Peel Oranges This Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year is near. Cue the number of tangerines, mandarin oranges, clementines and oranges being displayed as decoration and gifted as presents to friends and relatives. Odd? Yes.  In reality, it just comes down to a play on words. Tangerines (桔子 (gat zi) or 柑橘 (gam gwat) in Cantonese, 桔 sounds similar to the […]

Sum-m! Christmas Gift Ideas for Your Favourite Foodie

Sum-m! Christmas Gift Ideas for Your Favourite Foodie

On the twelfth day of Christmas my true love gave to me… It’s December 1st tomorrow and it’s time to post our holiday gift guide! Some stores have had Christmas decorations for sale since the end of summer. So it’s time to start planning that Christmas gift for that foodie friend of yours, or if […]

10 Food Items You Should Avoid If You Have a Nut Allergy

10 Food Items You Should Avoid If You Have a Nut Allergy

Do you have a nut allergy? Know someone that does? Here are 10 food items that may contain nuts! First of all, you do not have to avoid any Fine Choice Foods’ products.  We are a food manufacturer that is MSG free, trans fat fee, artificial ingredients free, and nut free! Now that we’ve got that out […]