Be Sweet. Boost Sales. Bake On.

Welcome to the Sweetest Bakery in Canada™ contest, 2019! It’s our yearly competition to find the sweetest in the land—and your way to stir up more business. Every participating bakery gets the chance to boost sales, grow customer loyalty and see more traffic. Plus, sweet prizes go to top bakeries in each province/region* and one National Grand Prize Winner, who gets to visit Dawn Food’s innovation studio. See the prize details here. So grab your rolling pins, piping bags and icing smoothers, and let’s get ready to be sweet!

CONTEST HIGHLIGHTS.

The Sweetest Bakery in Canada™ Contest 2019 now features:

New text-to-vote option

Easily managed contest period
July 1 to Sept. 30, 2019

Winners in 3 new categories

Exclusive rebates only for participants

Tips from past winners

THE SWEET BUZZ THAT BUILDS BUSINESS.

The Sweetest Bakery in Canada™ Contest helps drive business for you thanks to the media buzz and excitement surrounding it. That equates to increased traffic. Last year, the contest generated:

Nearly 353,000 total votes for 260 participating bakeries
Up to 4% average sales increase
2019 Bakery Registration

REGISTER. BE SWEET. WIN.

Read the contest rules here and fill out the form below to be entered into the Sweetest Bakery in Canada™ Contest. Watch for your confirmation email for contest highlights, information on voting and other tips. If you have any questions, contact your Dawn sales representative or email SweetestBakeryInCanada@dawnfoods.com.

By signing up, you agree to receive Sweetest Bakery in Canada™ emails including contest updates and tips in English.


Calgary, AB 866-459-8130

Toronto, ON 866-277-3663

Montreal, QC 800-361-1085

Vancouver, BC 800-663-0316

Tell us a little about you

Tell us about your bakery

I consider my business

Select one. This is the category your bakery will be entered into for province/region*-wide competition. *

Select the language for your in-store launch kit

Select one. The Launch Kit includes posters, counter cards, a static window cling, and stickers. *
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TWO WAYS TO VOTE.

Customers have two ways they can cast votes. They can vote once per day, per device. Leaders will be posted and updated daily on SweetestBakeryInCanada.com.

Please note: the contest will no longer be using in-store paper ballots.

Text-to-vote
Text-to-vote

New this year—your bakery will be issued a unique text-to-vote keyword in your registration confirmation email which you can share with your customers to text in votes for your bakery.1

AND
Online voting
Online voting

Customers can vote online at SweetestBakeryInCanada.com.

THE SWEET REWARDS OF WINNING.

Along with being crowned the Sweetest Bakery in Canada™, the National Grand Prize Winner will win: an all-expenses paid, 2-day innovation session with Dawn’s Executive Pastry Chef to create custom bakery items and learn about the latest trends, plus media exposure in local and national markets.

New this year, there will be three winners in each province/region*. Prizes will be awarded to the top full line bakery, top doughnut shop and top cake/cupcake shop in each province/region*. Winners will receive access to an exclusive trends and tips webinar hosted by Dawn’s corporate pastry chef. Read more about prizes here.

National Grand Prize Winner

National Grand Prize Winner

Sweetest Full Line Bakery

Sweetest Full Line Bakery

Sweetest Doughnut Shop

Sweetest Doughnut Shop

Sweetest Cake/Cupcake Shop

Sweetest Cake/Cupcake Shop

THE TOOLS TO MAKE IT A PIECE OF CAKE.

We’ve put together eye-catching in-store materials, social marketing and publicity tools, as well as a contest tip guide to help promote your bakery and generate excitement in your neighbourhood.

Tips & Ideas on Promoting your Bakery

Get 10 helpful tips and ideas to help you drive traffic to your bakery and get lots of votes.

*Includes British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Ontario, Quebec, and Atlantic Canada (includes Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Newfoundland)
1Standard message & data rates may apply. Participants may opt-out at any time by texting STOP to 393939.
Voters must be 18 years or older to vote online and via text.