Will Regina be known as Canada’s Mustard Capital?
Regina Exhibition Association Limited (REAL) certainly thinks so, and may have strong objections.
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About 80% of Canada’s mustard seed is grown in Saskatchewan, according to REAL. The state also supplies nearly 29% of the world’s mustard seeds.
“Saskatchewan is Canada’s largest mustard producer and largest exporter,” said Kirk Westgard, REAL’s vice president of agriculture.
“Much of it is grown here around Regina.
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August 3-7 has been officially named “Spread the Mustard” week by the City of Regina in celebration of the famous condiment.
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“At any ballpark in North America, hot dogs and mustard are best friends, and all that mustard comes from here in Saskatchewan,” Westgard said. When Westgard was asked if he liked ketchup or mustard, he couldn’t help but laugh.
To really strengthen the mustard capital, a new product was created called “Queen City Mustard”, now available in Regina Ex.
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“Queen City Mustard highlights how important this crop is to the economy of Saskatchewan and is a staple at every show,” said REAL CEO Tim Reid in a press release. says. “I want Regina to be the mustard capital of Canada!”
The 375ml jar sells for $5 and can be purchased at the Queen City Ex Merchandise Booth at the QCX Marketplace in the hallway of the Viterra International Trade Center (VITC).
All proceeds from Queen City Mustard go to Regina Food Bank.
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