We’re thrilled to welcome Black River Cheese!
At the Gay Lea Foods’ (GLF) Annual Meeting on January 19, 2016, delegates approved by-law changes to expand the open membership to include dairy goat producers as producer members of the co-operative.
Gay Lea Foods Co-operative Limited (“Gay Lea Foods”) is announcing an agreement, effective June 1, 2016, to purchase Black River Cheese Company (“Black River Cheese”), further strengthening the Co-operative’s presence in the Canadian cheese sector.
Gay Lea Foods is an award-winning artisan cheese maker, producing a wide variety of cheeses for retail and foodservice under current cheese brands, Salerno and Ivanhoe.
As a proudly Canadian dairy co-operative, Gay Lea Foods is focused on building and growing strong relationships with our industry and government partners in the Canadian dairy industry.
The Gay Lea Foundation continues its work to support community development projects in Canada and in developing nations.
Nordica Smooth wins Product of the Year in the Dairy Category.
Colour and share our farm-themed templates.
It was an exciting year for the Gay Lea Foundation as we allocated funds for the first time. With the annual contribution from our co-operative accruing since we began our work in 2012, we were able to make funding commitments totaling $188,380 to five Canadian charitable organizations, whose work spans projects in Canada, Africa and Central America.
Gay Lea Foods opens membership to Ontario dairy goat producers and becomes shareholder in Mariposa Dairy
Alliance to strengthen co-operative principles for a modern and growing Canadian dairy industry
During the cold winter months, begin your days with a better breakfast filled with health-promoting ingredients to get your body energized and keep your immune system strong.
Gay Lea Foods is proud to share the news of our On Co-op 2015 Ontario Co-operative Education award in recognition of our dedication to lifelong learning.
By Stacey Stein
An uneven, lumpy texture is what first comes to mind when most people think of cottage cheese. But Gay Lea’s latest offering is velvety smooth, giving the dairy product broader appeal.
Canada has world class milk that Gay Lea Foods Co-operative Ltd processes into innovative, delicious dairy products here at home in Ontario.
Cottage cheese like you never seen or tasted before is here!
The Canadian Grand Prix New Product Awards has given our Real Coconut Whipped Cream two honours: Best New 2014 Product in the Condiments & Sauces category, and Best New 2014 All Canadian product.
Read about Tim Schrijver, the son of Gay Lea members Leo and Gerda Schrijver, as he continues to win awards as he paddles towards his Olympic dreams.
Gay Lea's Cinnamon and Brown Sugar Spreadables has won a 2015 Best New Product Award in the Spread Category.
Ontario Goat (OG) and Gay Lea Foods are pleased to announce that Gay Lea Foods has committed $20,000 in funding to further support OG’s advocacy and educational role in the province.
Gay Lea’s Energy Recovery Whey Management took home the prize for the Most Innovative Project during the Horizon Utilities' 3rd annual Energy Champion awards.
My grandparents had a farm near Owen Sound, which is where I got the farming bug. After graduating from the University of Guelph with a B.Sc. in Agriculture, plus four years with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, my wife Susan and I bought a farm of our own.
As 2014 comes to a close, we would like to sincerely thank all our social media fans and everyday consumers for their enthusiasm for Gay Lea products throughout this past year.
Our story began in 1958, when a group of Ontario farmers came together with a common vision — to create a dairy co-operative.
Gay Lea Foods Co-operative Limited is pleased to announce that an agreement has been reached, effective February 1, 2014, to acquire Salerno Dairy. Salerno, a family-owned company in Hamilton, Ontario, has manufactured specialty Italian cheese for over 50 years.
As a co-operative Gay Lea dedicates one week every year to raise money for other co-ops in need. This year, Gay Lea employees raised over $75,000 for Ugama Co-operative in Rwanda.
It’s official. Gay Lea has confirmed its commitment to recognition as a "blue ribbon" organization when it comes to community giving.
Introducing lactose free sour cream and cottage cheese.
Psst! We have an exclusive sneak peek for our eNewsletter subscribers only!
Sharpen Your Back To School Skills.
The United Nations has proclaimed 2012 the International Year of Co-operatives. And all of us at Gay Lea are excited to be a part of the resolution.
The new gold standard in sour cream is here.
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Our story began in 1958 when a group of farmers came together with a common vision – to better the lives of Ontario farmers. Here’s how we have kept our heritage as the second largest dairy co-operative in Canada.
Dinner Starts Here is a new social media presence hosted by young farmer-leaders from many aspects of Canadian farming.