Where to buy Cure in Canada (list)

Discussion in 'Curing' started by gibsorz, Sep 18, 2014.

  1. gibsorz

    gibsorz Smoke Blower

    Hey all, as I see a lot of people asking where to buy Prague powder #1 or other curing agents. I am starting with canada, because there are less major cities, but I am going to try to list here places to buy your curing products. Please make sure you verify what you are buying, and the % of Nitrite/Nitrate in the product. Prague powder is 6.25% nitrite. Other products sold may vary in % changing how much you need to use.

    British Columbia

    Stuffers Supply Company
    Monday-Friday 8:00AM-5:00PM
    http://www.stuffers.com
    22958 Fraser Highway,
    Langley, BC

    Coopers Foods
    #38 - 1800 Tranquille Road
    Kamloops, BC V2B 3L9

    Alberta

    DNR Sausage Supplies
    Tuesday-Friday 9:00AM-5:30PM
    Saturday 9:00AM-3:00PM
    http://www.dnrsausagesupplies.ca
    2011 39 Ave NE, Calgary, AB T2E 6R7

    Butchers and Packers Supplies
    Monday-Friday 8:00AM-5:00PM
    Saturday 9:00AM-12:00PM
    http://www.butchersandpackers.com
    12225 Fort Road, Edmonton

    Halford's
    Monday-Friday 8:00AM-6:00PM
    http://www.halfordsmailorder.com/
    8629 126th Ave, Edmonton

    Saskatchewan

    JBs Sausage Supplies
    (No hours listed)
    http://www.jbsausagesupplies.com/
    1025 Park Street, Regina
    734 45th Street W., Saskatoon (opening soon)

    Manitoba

    Canada Compound
    (No hours listed)
    http://www.canadacompound.com
    900 Bradford St, Winnipeg

    Ontario

    Canada Compound
    (No hours listed)
    http://www.canadacompound.com
    391 Rowntree Dairy Road, Woodbridge (GTA)

    BSA
    5266 General Road, unit 18-19
    Mississauga, Ontario, L4W 1Z7
    http://www.bsa.ca

    Quebec

    BSA
    6005 Boulevard Couture
    Montréal, Québec, H1P 3E1
    http://www.bsa.ca/en/contact

    Nova Scotia

    Prime Top Cuts
    (No hours listed)
    http://www.primetopcuts.com
    6 Freeman Street, Middleton

    I have not yet been able to identify a location for New Brunswick, PEI, Newfoundland or the Territories. Will update if/when I do.
     
    Last edited: Oct 5, 2014
  2. daveomak

    daveomak Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

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    Last edited: Sep 18, 2014
  3. gibsorz

    gibsorz Smoke Blower

    I think they just ship/sell to canada, I don't think they have an actual store. I am more looking to list places where you can walk in to buy it. It is easy to find online (amazon, anywhere listed above, ebay, sausagemaker.com etc. etc)
     
  4. atomicsmoke

    atomicsmoke Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Great initiative. Thank you.

    One thing though: Canada Compound sells (and makes) Readycure not Prague#1. Readycure has a concentration of 1% sodium nitrite vs 6.25% in Prague#1 - perfectly usable for the same purpose but dosage needs to be adjusted.

    Readycure is also sold in Highland Farms supermarkets.
     
  5. gibsorz

    gibsorz Smoke Blower

    Yes, also some Sell FS cure, which is 5% instead of 6.25%. If it doesn't say prague powder #1 make sure to look at the % and calculate your measurements accordingly.
     
  6. I  get big bulk bags of cure#1 and premix ready to use curing salt in at my place of employment.We COV into random sized packs and re- sell to the local customers here In Kamloops B.C.     Coopers Foods (Brock location)
     
  7. gibsorz

    gibsorz Smoke Blower

    Thanks Knot, added you guys into the list. Good location for all the people from the interior.
     
  8. zalbar

    zalbar Fire Starter

    B.S.A. also sells cure #1 and #2

    Quebec, Ontario and uhm.... India...

    http://www.bsa.ca/en/contact

    1kg of either was $6

    Cure #1 they call Cure 64 / Saumurage 64

    Cure #2 they call Dry & Semi Dry Sausage Cure / Saumurage Saucisses Seches & Demi Seches

     
  9. gibsorz

    gibsorz Smoke Blower

    Thanks zalbar, will add it in. They are a walk in store I take it?
     
    Last edited: Oct 5, 2014
  10. zalbar

    zalbar Fire Starter

    They're more like Canada Compund and sell commercially, though you can walk in and buy from them. They have equipment as well but some of it is on the largish size.

    Their charcuterie division facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/BSA.SMB
     
  11. dreamkeeper

    dreamkeeper Newbie

    I found this place on Chowhound Toronto Area sausage and curing needs they have a lot of useful stuff.

    Very helpful staff.

    Yes Group

    201 Don Park Road

    Unit 1

    Markham, Ontario

    L3R 1C2

    Close to HWY 404 & Denison St.

    Food Industry - Equipment - Supplies - Consulting

    www.yesgroup.ca

    [email protected]
     
  12. dukeburger

    dukeburger Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    The Grocery People Warehouse Market in Edmonton sells Morton TenderQuick. I will keep my eyes peeled for cure #1 and #2 the next time I'm there.

    The Grocery People Warehouse Market

    14505 Yellowhead Trail NW
    Edmonton, AB T5L 3C4
     
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