Skip the big box stores and shop locally by purchasing “Made in Surrey” products. Whether you’re shopping for the trendsetter in your life, the foodie or someone with exquisite taste, Surrey’s makers have got you covered. Surrey’s homegrown, small businesses offer a wide array of locally made and truly unique products that are sure to delight anyone on your gift list. Here are a few Made in Surrey items that we know you will love.
Shop the talented potters of the Semiahmoo Potters Society for truly unique and one-of-a-kind pieces. From functional, yet still beautiful, mugs and bowls to whimsical ornaments and art pieces, each piece is as unique as the artist who created it. Each artisan sells their creations on their own platforms, and contact information can be found on the Semiahmoo Potters website or shop in person starting December 1 at the Crescent Beach Pop-Up Gallery. 12160 Beecher Street | check website for hours
Hand-crafted, made in small batches and never chill-filtered, Surrey’s Mainland Whisky honours traditional moonshine practices, and their unique recipes highlight British Columbia organic corn and barley. Opened in 2019 with just 3 offerings (Corn Whisky, Cinnamon Whisky and Wild Rose), Mainland continues to get creative and now offers a variety of whisky liqueurs like Triple Sec and Cherry Cordial. Pick up a Ginsky Cocktail Kit, the perfect gift for the cocktail aficionado on your list. Shop at the distillery (107-3425 189 St) or online.
Indulge your taste buds with the authentic flavours of Chopsticks on Pho right in the comfort of your own kitchen! For those who can’t get enough of the mouthwatering Curry Pho and the delectable Peanut Sauce, the good news is here – you can now bring these culinary wonders home in a jar! Crafted with love from Chopsticks on Pho’s kitchen to yours, these sauces are a testament to their commitment to delivering unforgettable flavours. All you need is love and these incredibly yummy sauces to elevate your home-cooked meals to a whole new level! Available for purchase in-store at 101, 15325 56 Ave. (Hwy 10).
Honey is one of those foods that has the most benefits when produced as close to your home as possible. The Honeybee Centre’s honey is collected from their own hives located right here in the Lower Mainland! They place the bees in local fruit fields where they pollinate the flowers, which leads to higher yields and more honey! Visit the gift shop (7480 176 St) or shop online from a selection of all things honey and bees including honey flights, beeswax candles, beeswax food wraps and mason bee house kits.
Tucked away inside the lobby of a health centre in South Surrey, Everbean Cafe is an oasis of happiness and coffee joy! And inside that little oasis, they are busy cooking up all manner of delicious coffee and cocktails syrups and sauces. Elevate your home espresso or cocktail bar experience with house-made gingerbread syrup, purple haze lavender syrup or salted brown sugar caramel sauce. And take your nog game to the next level with their “Naughty Nog Whisky Caramel Sauce”. Why is it naughty? Because the sauce is spiced with whisky from local distillery, Mainland Whisky. 106-15331 16 Avenue
Studio Seventy Three is a collective of artists specializing in creating both decorative and functional glassware, and wearable art through the use of molding and fusing techniques. The studio, run by Community Living Society (CLS), proudly displays and sells the work of artists, helping foster self-confidence, social development, and artist community spirit. Visit the studio in person at 112-7320 137 Street.
Did you know there was such as thing as pretzel season? Well, there is, and in Surrey, it runs from November 15 to January 15, which is when Those Pretzels are available for purchase. Those Pretzels were originally a Floer Family tradition so delicious that friends would beg for the recipe and suggest they sell them. Which is exactly what they decided to do. Now each holiday season out comes the secret family recipe book and the Floer Family gets to work baking! Available to purchase online, at the Vancouver Christmas Market or at Potters Christmas Store!
Made in small batches, these 100% soy candles are hand-poured in Surrey and are phthalate-free, paraben-free fragrance oil and blended with natural essential oils for a clean-burning candle in the most exquisite scents. Their best-selling, Best Coast candle, captures the essence of living on the West Coast with the scents of evergreen and cedarwood. And their winter collection includes delicious scents like Ciderhouse (smoke, spice & apples), Petite Grey (think London Fog meets lavender fields) and Ameretti (toasted almond cream). Available to purchase online or in the shop at 255 – 19358 96th Avenue.
Tucked away in a bustling business centre in South Surrey, Leon’s Cafe is a hidden gem that captures the essence of Belgian indulgence. Leon’s takes pride in using the finest imported Belgian chocolate to create a divine selection of bonbons available exclusively at the cafe. Each bonbon is a work of art, meticulously crafted in-store and brimming with delightful flavours such as caramel, hazelnut, peanut butter, lemon, strawberry, and decadent ganache. Despite the chocolate brilliance, Leon’s true claim to fame lies in its delectable Belgian lunch and brunch specialities, with Brussels waffles stealing the spotlight. This tiny haven is a warm and inviting slice of Belgium, where chocolate enthusiasts and food connoisseurs alike gather to savour the best of Leon’s culinary delights. Purchase the chocolate bonbons in store at 104 – 1688 152 Street.
Tucked away at the end of a cul-de-sac in Cloverdale, and marked only by a low key sandwich board, is Tommies Jerk, home to next-level Caribbean flavours and “A Likkle Jerk Sauce”, a culinary gem by Chef Tai. Branded as “The Essence of Kingston,” this sauce has captivated over 10,000 enthusiasts spanning generations. A Likkle Jerk elevates the ordinary into a Caribbean symphony—ideal for meatballs, chicken nuggets, and plant-based burgers. Beyond a condiment, it serves as a sublime marinade, infusing your recipes with authentic Caribbean flair. Exclusive to Tommie’s Jerk, indulge and purchase A Likkle Jerk every Friday and Saturday from 12 pm to 8 pm at 5337 180 Street, for a taste of Jamaican culinary brilliance.