Avenue Magazine Announces 2022 Made in Alberta Award Winners

We all have a favorite, whether it’s your local coffee shop, your local handmade goods store or your Alberta restaurant. But finding local businesses can be tricky, so Avenue Magazine has made the search easier for you with its Made in Alberta awards.

Presented annually for the past four years, the awards recognize Alberta’s top companies, according to the magazine, in 10 different categories, including beauty, crafts and food.

« At their heart, the Made In Alberta Awards are a celebration of the culture of makers across the province, » said Avenue Magazine editor Shelley Arnusch in a press release.

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Avenue Magazine Highlights Local Products with Made in Alberta Awards

Experts were called in to judge the nominees, and this year also featured a Readers’ Choice Award for each category selected by the public.

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This year’s winners include:

  • Top Overall Winner: Born Again Protein Brownie Mix by GroundUp eco-ventures, made in Okotoks
  • Readers’ Choice Winner: Glass House Xperience Glass Oil Dispensers, Made in Calgary
  • Amy Willier Award for Indigenous Artisans: Citrus Shine Shampoo and Conditioner Bar Gift Set by Jack59 Inc., Made in Edmonton
  • beauty category: CleanO2 bar soaps, made in Calgary
  • craft category: Mom and Baby Grizzly by Michelle Atkinson, made in Calgary
  • Beverage category (alcoholic): Field Notes Don’t Call Me Sweet Pea Garden Amaro, made in Edmonton/Fort Saskatchewan
  • Beverage category (non-alcoholic): Botanical Cocktails by Wild Folk, made in Calgary
  • fashion and accessories category: Signature Collection by Kari Woo, made in Cochrane/Calgary
  • food category (savory): Dillapeño Beer Bread Kit by Lazy Bake, made in Calgary
  • food category (sweet): Born Again Protein Brownie Mix by GroundUp eco-ventures, made in Okotoks
  • furniture and home decor category: The Architect Metal and Walnut Dining Table by Iron Hide Woodworks, made in Edmonton
  • unique product category: Wild Life Outdoor Adventure Subscription Box by Wild Life Outdoor Adventures, made in Calgary

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All winners and runners-up are featured in the October 2022 issue of street and in a special annual Made in Alberta issue to be distributed across the province and online.

The awards will be presented on October 12 at the Made in Alberta Conference and Awards taking place at the Calgary Central Library.

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“We are thrilled to welcome everyone to Calgary on October 12 to feel the energy of Alberta’s diverse manufacturer economy and toast to the winning products of 2022,” said Arnusch.

The Made in Alberta Awards will also host two pop-up markets in November that will showcase the 2022 Made in Alberta Awards winners and runners-up.

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