Welcome to Lorenz Food – Specializing in Your Deli & Grocery Needs

The Team at Lorenz Food

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The Team at Lorenz Food is excited and would like to welcome everyone to our new website! We continue to specialize in Deli, however over the last few years we have expanded our grocery offerings to truly become your ONE STOP SHOP!

We encourage you to read about us and visit our product pages by clicking on the links below:

You will see we now cover all four corners of a grocery store!

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Mix Up Your Summer with Arancini Stuffed Rice Balls from Lorenz Food!

fried arancini rice balls with tomato sauce closeup. horizontal top viewSummer time has come quickly and with that comes summer fun.  Having family and friends drop in for a summer swim and creating amazing memories no doubt requires food and appetizers with a great bottle of wine, spritzer or cold beer.  Instead of the usual BBQ dishes, why not try something unique?  One dish that will have your guests coming back for more is the authentic rice ball also known as arancini! Continue reading

Lavazza Coffee Here at Lorenz Foods!

Lavazza Coffee at Lorenz Food Distribution

Every day millions of people around the world wake up and reach out to grab a warm, aromatic cup of coffee.  Just take a moment and smell that sweet Arabica brewed coffee that puts an extra jump in your step and a smile on your face.  I personally like to say coffee is addicted to me.

We at Lorenz are bringing the amazing taste and quality of Lavazza coffee to grocers of Ontario in addition to our other offerings like deli meats, cheese, desserts and snacks. Continue reading

Zeppole, an Italian Dessert in Time for Easter at Lorenz Foods

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We did find a way to power through January and February, with the healthy eating, the New Year’s resolutions and of course the credit card bills.  Congratulations to all and let’s breathe in the fresh air of March.  With Easter approaching, many people will have family dinners to plan and attend.  Why not treat your hosts or guests to a delicious Italian delicacy, Zeppole!

WHAT ARE ZEPPOLE?

A zeppole is an Italian pastry consisting of a deep fried dough ball typically 4” in diameter. Usually topped with powdered sugar, and may be filled with custard cream or whipped cream. With some imagination and creativity adding fruit like strawberries, blueberries or bananas can add more colour, flavour and vitamins. Continue reading

Sonora Tortillas Available Here at Lorenz

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Now that the New Year is in full swing, are you wondering how to keep your meals healthy and delicious?  I can share with you the latest buzz on tortillas, which are a very versatile addition to any meal!  Tortilla, the name given by the Spaniards to the unleavened flat bread that they found in Mexico among the Aztec in the sixteenth century, comes from the Spanish word “torta” which means round cake. Continue reading

Slow Roasted Tomatoes From Turkey Here at Lorenz Food

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Slow roasted tomatoes from Turkey…..yes you read it right, Turkey! Did you know Turkish cuisine is regarded as one of the most prominent in the world? A big emphasis is on refining Central Asian, Caucasian, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean and Balkan cuisines. Right away you may think of freshness, herbs, spices, night life and social get-togethers with family and friends. Continue reading

What are Bocconcini and Buffalo Mozzarella?

Bocconcini Mississauga

Bocconcini, meaning “little bites” in Italian, are egg sized Mozzarella cheeses that originated in Naples and were once made only from the milk of water buffaloes. They are semi-soft, white and rindless, unripened mild cheeses available as a delicatessen in plastic tubs filled with whey or water. Nowadays, they are usually made from a combination of water buffalo and cow’s milk as opposed to Buffalo mozzarella. It is packaged in whey or water, as it is best consumed fresh. Continue reading

Beach Road Kielbasa – Available Here at Lorenz Food

Beach Road KielbasaYes, it’s available here at Lorenz Food – the world famous Beach Road kielbasa! Even Pope John Paul II praised it!! It’s a perfect solution for a tasty snack in your children’s lunch or as a midday snack at work. Slice it, fry it, barbeque it on the grill, eat it with a cracker or bun, combine with veggies and condiments – savour the smoky rich taste and share it with friends and family.

It all started in Hamilton in the late 1950s when Thadius (Ted) Kwiatkowski emigrated from Poland, got married and started a family while working part time at the Beach Road Market. It wasn’t long before he purchased the shop in 1967. The business thrived in Hamilton’s industrial community where it was supported by many of the local families. Some of the locals even remember Ted serving Pope John II the delicious kielbasa back in 1985. Beach Road kielbasa has since become “World Famous”! Continue reading

All Natural, Gluten Free Sauces Available at Lorenz Food

all natural gluten free sauces OntarioWelcome 2015! New Year’s Resolutions are in full effect! On the top of the list has to be that oath to superior health. This usually inspires the mad rush to buy gym memberships, gym equipment, fitness clothing and yes anything and everything which can turn our flab into slabs! The best transition starts with a healthy diet and the makers of One Source Foods have created their Award Winning, all natural, gluten free Villa’s Sauces – available here at Lorenz Food.

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3 New Cheeses from Pine River Available at Lorenz Food

Pine River CheeseCheesemongers beware! There are three new cheddars in town and their names are Carmelized Onion, Thai Curry, and Ranch Cheddar! Pine River cheesemakers have built a reputation for their unique brand of high quality aged cheddar originating back to 1885 and we are pleased to carry this brand here at Lorenz Food!

Located near the shores of Lake Huron, on the banks of the Pine River, this manufacturer has invested years of creating the finest cheeses like Mozzarella, Monterrey jack, Havarti, and Colby, not to mention their signature three, five, seven, eight and 9 year old cheddar that can only be found in specialty cheese shops across Ontario. Maybe you are one of those shops! Continue reading