Happy Canada Day! 150 years young!
I thought I would feature some Canadian foodie items I've spotted recently.
Tim's or Timmie's as we typically say, is no longer just a Canadian icon.
Tim Hortons Inc. (known internationally as Tim Hortons Cafe and Bake Shop) is a Canadian multinational fast food restaurant known for its coffee and donuts. It is also Canada's largest quick service restaurant chain; as of December 31, 2016, it had a total of 4,613 restaurants in nine countries.
It was founded in 1964 in Hamilton, Ontario, by Canadian hockey player Tim Horton and Jim Charade (1934-2009), after an initial venture in hamburger restaurants. In 1967, Horton partnered with investor Ron Joyce, who assumed control over operations after Horton died in 1974. Joyce expanded the chain into a multimillion-dollar franchise. Charade left the organization in 1966 and briefly returned in 1970 and 1993 through 1996.
On August 26, 2014, Burger King agreed to purchase Tim Hortons for US$11.4 billion.
Ketchup chips are credited with being a Hostess Potato Chip invention, sold only for the Canadian market. Actually, the origin of ketchup chips is the topic of some controversy, since a company in Pennsylvania has also been making ketchup-flavoured chips since the early 1980s.
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