As I look at this crazy journey of bringing a bar born in my farmhouse kitchen to store shelves across Canada I am both humbled and honestly still in a bit of shock! Six years ago our local grocery store took a chance on us and put GORP bars on an end cap (that’s the coveted shelving unit at the end of the aisle), and we are still there to this day. . .and in many more stores across the country. . .plus soon to be CHINA if you can even believe it?! We can’t! It’s been hard, I won’t lie. To be honest it’s still dang hard! There is a long list of people and retailers that took... Continue Reading →
“My goal with this trip is to help promote water stewardship on Lake Winnipeg. I am incredibly thankful to have the opportunity to attempt this trip, and very grateful for the support and encouragement that I have received from my parents, the paddling and adventure community, and the organizations that I have been able to work with on this project,” says Alex.
GORP Supports you, Alex!!
As we welcome our fearless Leader, Colleen, home after being in China for 1.5 weeks, we thought we'd fill you in on what we've been up to behind the scenes here at GORP!"My adventure here in China has been enlightening and a humbling education all at once!Last year I started a relationship with a passionate group of people in China who decided that the GORP brand and story was one they wanted to get behind...so I developed a line of hot oatmeals, amped up with some of our Manitoba grown superstar ingredients and here we are introducing “Oh Canada Oats” to the Chinese market at SIAL in Shanghai! We were shocked to be presented with an innovation award on... Continue Reading →