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March 2018 at Oyama

Here is what is happening this March at Oyama….!

Truffle weekend – Friday Mar 2nd – Sunday Mar 4th


For all truffle lovers, this is the time to get your fix! Our own Black Truffle salami, Duck Truffle salami, and Belgian Truffle pate.  Prosciutto cotto al tartufo from Italy.  Cheeses like Oveja con Trufa from Spain (think Manchego with truffles!) and Truffo, a beautiful triple cream with a layer of black truffle filling.

Free-range pork – 5 Sisters Farm – Friday Mar 9th – Sunday Mar 11th

We are very excited to be working again with Five Sisters Farm on Vancouver Island!  Five Sisters is a small family farm that raises registered free-range Black pigs.  In addition to eating off the land, these pigs get spent grain from a local craft brewery, milk, whey, and free-range eggs.  We will have lots of fresh sausages available made with Five Sisters pork!

St. Patrick’s Day weekend – Friday, Mar 16th – Sunday Mar 18th

All Irish eyes will be smiling this St. Patrick’s Day at Oyama!  Guinness Beef Sausages, Irish Spring Chicken Sausages and Irish Potato Leek Sausages are perfect for lunch or dinner.  We also have Irish Corned Beef, Kilkenny Glazed Ham, Dubliner Cheddar and Irish Guinness Cheddar make for delicious, original sandwiches.  Pair with a pint or two of Guinness of course!

Aloha Fest – Friday Mar 23rd – Sunday Mar 25th

An Oyama tradition returns for Spring Break 2018! While Vancouver might still be frosty these sun-drenched flavours are guaranteed to warm you up! Fresh sausages including Maui Beef, Ginger Chicken and Mango Rum Pork as well as some amazing Pineapple-Rum glazed ham.

Easter Weekend – Friday Mar 30th – Monday Apr 2nd

At Oyama, we think Easter is a big deal!  We roll out our famous Swedish Hams and make lots of specialty products for the occasion including Strasbourg terrine, Truffle Duck Salami and Rabbit pate. And of course we will have loads of breakfast sausages and other treats for the family!

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. 

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.