All posts by Shasha Navazesh

About Shasha Navazesh

ShaSha is the founder and CEO of ShaSha Co. ShaSha grew up spending much of his time in the kitchen with his mother and grandmother baking bread. Believed to be the cornerstone to every meal, these early teachings were the inspiration for ShaSha to expand his knowledge and creativity to open a bakery.

20 Years of Going with the Grain


Shasha Navazesh is ahead of his time. Shasha started making organic, non-GMO sprouted grain bread and cookies in 1999. Back then, most people were unaware of the inherent health benefits of these products. Drawing on his upbringing in Azerbaijan and his extensive knowledge of nutrition, Shasha followed his heart, creating bespoke products made from real, healthy ingredients with no compromise. Continue reading

Eat yourself Happy: How Food affects your mood

4 Tips for a Healthy Halloween

This Halloween, use your powers for good and make sure that your neighbourhood is filled with healthy, happy kids rather than cranky monsters hopped up on candy. But beware; nothing gets your house egged faster than apples in Halloween trick or treat pillow cases.

If you don’t want to contribute to the candy craziness that is Halloween, you can opt for healthier snacks that kids will love. You can also swop out some of the candy your kids forage from the neighbours with healthier treats. Offer them a two-for-one exchange rate to sweeten the deal.
Continue reading

Have a Healthy, Hearty Halloween!

Having the opportunity to dress up like a superhero or celebrity and munch on sweet treats makes Halloween a favourite holiday for many children and families. It’s no surprise that Halloween can quickly become a very unhealthy holiday filled with excess, however there are many little decisions we can make to ensure this Halloween stays healthy and hearty for you and your family.  Take a look at some of our tips below…

Continue reading

Shasha's New Maple Snaps

Shasha Co.’s Maple Snaps!

It’s that time of year when families travel to their local conservations to learn how Canadians harvest maple syrup using maple trees! In this article, we’ll be exploring this festive Canadian tradition, as well as sharing our inspiration for creating our newest dairy-free, nut-free and peanut-free snack: Shasha Co.’s Maple Snaps! Continue reading

Why ShaSha Co. Bakes Only 2,000 Loaves a Day

Why ShaSha Co. Bakes Only 2,000 Loaves a Day

Though modern society is brimming with easy access to fast food, suspiciously-labelled grocery items and conflicting nutritional research, consumers are beginning to speak more openly about their desire for higher quality foods to feed their families, and are becoming more willing to pursue and purchase foods made using traditionally prepared methods and ingredients that are wholesome, nourishing, and good for the environment.
Continue reading