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February 2018 at Oyama

Aaaaaaaaah, February, the month of love and family!  At Oyama we can help you celebrate all month! A few special dates to keep in mind in February…

Football weekend – Saturday Feb 3rd – Sunday Feb 4th


Get together with friends and family this weekend to enjoy football and food! We make loads of smokies, sausages, charcuterie and other treats for the big weekend.

Family Day Weekend – Friday Feb 9th to Monday Feb 12th


The Granville Island Public Market is open all Family Day weekend.  And for the occasion we will be serving up tasting treats for the kids all weekend long – honey garlic pepperoni, ham mortadella, salami and turkey wieners!

Valentine’s Day – Wednesday Feb 14th

Enjoy great food with the ones you love this Valentine’s Day!  Elk and White Chocolate sausage, Port Wine and Duck Sausage, or Champagne Truffle Chicken Sausage.  How about some Rosehip or Passion-fruit glazed ham with cheese on a baguette?  Happy Valentine`s Day from Oyama!

Chinese New Year – Friday Feb 16th

Each year we like to use this occasion to make a few special items inspired by Chinese cuisine – so this year we will have Duck with Chinese Spices sausage, Pork Plum Wine sausage and Chinese BBQ Pork sausage!  And of course, we have loads of delicious charcuterie, pate and cheese for feasting with family!

Boudin Noir and Morcilla – Friday Feb 23rd to Sunday Feb 25th

As is our tradition, for the last weekend of the month we make our French and Spanish blood sausages.  Please call our store (604-327-7407) or email ( to reserve yours. 

January 2018 at Oyama

HAPPY 2018 from OYAMA!  Keep warm this January with some delicious comfort foods – simmering sausages, sauerkraut, smoked pork chops and British pork pies – great fuel for all those winter activities! And of course, we will be making loads of tasty sausages including many exciting new ones to tempt your taste buds and give you fast, amazing dinners.

A few special dates to keep in mind this month…

Oyama’s Famous Sauerkraut Fest – Thursday Jan 18th – Sunday Jan 21st

It is that time of year for the tastiest Alsatian style sauerkraut at Oyama.  Fully cooked, with an array of yummy sausages, both fresh and smoked, kassler and more.  Pair with a bottle of your favourite white wine and enjoy a delicious warming weekend with Oyama!


Robbie Burns Day – Thursday Jan 25th

January 25th is the day for all things Scottish!  Haggis, black pudding, white pudding, lots of bangers….  We only make haggis once each year, so best to pre-order and reserve yours.  Enjoy with a smoky single malt!


First Boudin Noir and Morcilla of the year – Friday Jan 26th to Sunday Jan 28th


The French and Spanish blood sausages are back after a two-month hiatus. Call the store (604-327-7407) or email ( to reserve yours. 

Christmas 2017 at Oyama

It’s that most wonderful time of the year again and the Oyama elves are working like mad to bring you the most delectable treats!  

Order your Swedish Ham ASAP – the best ham on Earth!  Half and full sizes available. We have tastings on the first and second weekends of December to try it.  Christmas parties galore?  We have you covered.  We make the best party trays and our super gift baskets will make you the most appreciated guest ever!  Place your orders early, everything is made fresh, quantities are limited!

Patés and Terrines:

  • Paté en Croute
  • Rabbit Dijon Paté
  • Mushroom Armagnac Paté
  • Strasbourg Terrine
  • Goose Truffle Paté
  • Elk Terrine w/ cranberries and Douglas fir tips
  • Wild Boar Terrine w/ Oloroso Sherry and smoked almonds
  • Galantine Faisan w/ chestnuts and truffle
  • Grandfather`s Paté
  • Duck Morel Mushroom Paté
  • Duck Pistachio Terrine
  • Terrine Landaise
  • Paté Normande
  • Belgian Truffle Paté
  • Wild Boar Galantine
  • Paté de Campagne
  • Lapin Maison (rabbit)
  • Pheasant Terrine
  • Truffled Duck Paté
  • Terrine Normande

Specialty Salamis

  • Pasture Raised Muscato Salami
  • Pasture Raised Chorizo
  • Fuet Basque
  • Fuet
  • Truffled Duck Salami
  • Lamb Akvavit Salami
  • Smoked Bison Salami
  • Elk Juniper Salami
  • Wild Boar Rosemary Salami
  • Spicy Venison Salami
  • Saucisson Sec with Black Olives
  • Port & Fig Salami
  • Saucisson Sec Sanglier
  • Spicy Wild Boar Salami
  • Smoked Sec Ardennes
  • Traditional Saucisson Sec
  • Saucisson Sec de Provence
  • Saucisson Sec de Bordeaux
  • Saucisson Sec d` Auvergne
  • Saucisson Sec w/orange confit
  • Saucisson Sec w/ lemon confit
  • Truffle Salami

Specialty Prosciuttos

  • Jambon des Ardennes
  • Jambon de Bayonne
  • Wagyu Beef
  • Goose Prosciutto
  • Duck Prosciutto
  • Bison Bressaola
  • Okanagan Red Wine Prosciutto
  • Smoked Wild Boar Prosciutto
  • Smoked Elk Prosciutto
  • Lamb Prosciutto
  • Smoked Bison Prosciutto
  • Kazu Coppa
  • Schinkenspeck

Fresh Sausages

We typically have over 40 to choose from each day – the selection changes constantly.  Seasonal favourites include:

  • Toulouse
  • Traditional Bratwurst
  • Cumberland bangers
  • Sage bangers
  • Turkey Cranberry
  • Apple Pork
  • Apple Chicken
  • Duck Truffle
  • Venison Blueberry
  • Bison Blueberry
  • Champagne Truffle Chicken
  • Nurnberger breakfast
  • Maple breakfast
  • Chipolata breakfast

Other Favourites

  • Boudin Blanc w/ Truffles (avail from Dec 20th on)
  • Silesian Sausages (avail from Dec 20th on)
  • Black Pudding
  • White Pudding
  • British Pork Pies
  • Applewood Smoked Bacon
  • Golden Smoked Bacon
  • Double Smoked Bacon
  • Gammon Bacon

Specialty Cheeses:

  • Cranberry Wensleydale
  • Truffled Triple Cream
  • Wensleydale w/ Lemon
  • Port Wine Stilton
  • Roquefort
  • Truffle Goat Cheese
  • Colston Bassett Stilton
  • Neals Yard Lancashire
  • Neals Yard Red Leicester
  • Hawes Wensleydale
  • Maroilles
  • Cranberry Gouda
  • Chateau de Bourgogne Triple Crème
  • Fleuron des Bruges
  • Swiss Raclette

Back again December 16th to 24th:  the wonderful OYAMA FAST LANE!  Email your orders to or call us at 604-327-7407, so we can prepare your orders ahead of time.  Pickup is at our front entrance – no need to take a number at the counter.  Minimum 24 hrs notice between time of order and pickup.

You must place your ENTIRE ORDER ahead of time to be able to use this service.  If you wish to add on to your order when you come, you must take a number to be fair to everyone else.

Holiday hours:
7 days a week, 8:30-7
December 24th and 31st: 8-5
Closed December 25th, 26th and January 1st
 Closed Mondays in January
E | T 604-327-7407


December 2017 at Oyama

Swedish Ham Tasting – Friday Dec 1st & Saturday Dec 2nd


With only three weeks until Christmas, we will be sampling our famous Swedish hams for hungry shoppers at Granville Island. Boneless, salted and skin-on, these hams are delicious and easy to prepare. Pre-order for Christmas.


Game Weekend – Thursday Dec 7th – Sunday Dec 10th


For this weekend, we bring out all our tasty creations made with game meats – Elk prosciutto, Bison Blueberry sausages, Duck Truffle salami, Wild Boar galantine… dozens to choose from! Perfect to add something new and interesting to your charcuterie board.


Christmas and New Year’s 2017


Every year we make special creations just for the holiday season.

The full list is available on our website here.

Also, remember to use our “Fast-Lane” service to pre-order your Christmas order and bypass the regular counter line-up.