News (and other stuff)

Neighbour Media

Posted: June 2023

"Our connection to Aurora runs deep."

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Porter Airlines unveils premium onboard catering partners

Press Release
Posted: January 12, 2023

"An assortment of premium snacks, including...Cookie It Up (Aurora, Ont.) milk chocolate shortbread."

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Grocery Innovations Canada
Posted: Nov 2021

Cookie It Up is named the winner of the TOP 10 IN GROCERY award for SHORTS shortbread cookies in the Best Cookies category.

Miracle Mountain Media Group
Posted: April 2018

"Established in 1983 by a 21 year-old university student, Cookie it Up is now one of Ontario's most recognizable gourmet cookie brands. This is the story of how Cookie it Up changed hands and how the new owner, Shane Smith, is working hard to preserve the company's DNA."

Cookie It Up Review

Naturally Cracked
Posted: Nov 17, 2017

"These cookies are so delicious. Each and every bite is filled with amazing flavor that will having you wanting more."​

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The Treat To Eat

AV/TV Club
Posted: March 2017

I first encountered these chocolate chip cookies on a flight to Toronto. I mindlessly took a bite and thought, “My god, these are obscenely delicious.” Obscene in the sense that it was like biting into crumbly butter. One reason I asked the flight attendant for three more was because I was viewing these through the lens of a cookie and not what it actually is: shortbread studded with chocolate chips. I immediately took a photo of the packaging and searched for the product online. It’s from a Canadian company called Cookie It Up, but to my disappointment, it wasn’t available for purchase in the U.S. I pleaded with one very nice online retailer, No Nuts About Us, to ship 40 shortbread chocolate chip cookies to Chicago. Maybe you’ll have some luck, too, because even at $1 a cookie, it was completely worth the expense. [Kevin Pang]​

Cookie It Up Review

Canadian Mom Reviews
Posted: September 22, 2016

"I’m not sure about you, but I’m a huge fan of cookies. Except, not those store bought cardboard-tasting cookies. Those aren’t welcome in my house at all. I like homemade cookies. Except, there is one problem. I can’t bake."  

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Buy Small, Grow Big

Ivey Intouch
Fall 2016 Issue

Ivey graduates explain why they bought existing companies, and how they've revitalized those businesses into thriving successes.

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​​'Sweet Flight of Fancy' Article

Canadian Packaging Magazine
June 2016 Issue

Ontario cookie producer combines traditional handmade recipes and attractive packaging presentation to fill a growing and promising market niche for vintage pastries. 

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New Sleek Wrapper™ ensures fresh quality for prestige cookie maker

Canadian Packaging TV
Posted: June 14, 2016

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Aurora cookie company serves up local history with tasty treats

The Aurora Banner
Posted: March 24, 2016

"We thought it would be a great idea to feature where it all began. Aurora is a big part of who we are."

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