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7 Winnipeg Black Owned Businesses to Support

black owned business

Here at Chesco Box, we believe in diversity in gift giving, and that includes buying products from black owned businesses, both local and across Canada!

Supporting black owned businesses is not a trend, or a fad, it’s something we need to incorporate in our day to day shopping! It’s Important to buy from black owned businesses to support their communities, increase representation, promote equity, and to help the fight against social injustice.

We've curated a list of local, Winnipeg, MB, based black owned businesses that we absolutely love! A lot of the products are proudly featured in our Chesco Boxes!

Good Wheel Ceramics

black owned ceramics

Captured by Gabrielle Touchette Photography

After moving up to Winnipeg, MB, Canada from the Southern U.S. in 2020, Jody, the owner of Good Wheel Ceramics, turned his passion for pottery into a business in the midst of the pandemic. Every piece he makes is truly unique as they are hand thrown in small batches, and glazed and fired.

Every ceramic product you see on Chesco Box is custom ordered and made in small batches! Our “Something Blue” Box features his beautiful artic blue ring dish, for that perfect Bride-To‍-Be gift! We are currently waiting on a restock of his beautiful mugs! Check back soon. 

Olive Eve & Co

black owned baby business

Captured by Olive Eve & Co

Based out of Winnipeg, MB, Olive Eve & Co specializes in stylish, functional and safe products for babies and toddlers, including tutus! All of her wooden products are treated by hand, soaked in oils and then polished to perfection. With each chew rattle or pacifier clip she includes Canadian beeswax and coconut oil to maintain the integrity of her wooden products!

Find her all natural beech wood pacifier clip in our baby Chesco boxes!

Poppy Joy PomPoms

black owned pompom business

Captured by Poppy Joy Pompoms

Dionne, is the maker behind PJP based out of Winnipeg, MB. She creates pompom garlands, pompom keychains & other cute pompom related designs! Her pompoms are a unique way to dress up a room, or as a cute accessory for your keys or purse! She often gives back through her themed pompoms, like her breast pompom pins!

Find her pompom keychains in our "Pamper" box, perfect for Valentine's Day, Galentine's Day, birthdays or just because!

Sip Smart

black owned straw business

Looking for a great alternative to the plastic straw? Winnipeg, MB, Canada based company, SipSmart, provides a great reusable alternative! Packaged in a small biodegradable case, is a collapsible stainless steel straw and cleaning brush.

These SipSmart straws are available on their own in our products section and are also featured in our beloved “Sustainable Goodies” box.

Rox Creative

black owned business

Rox Creative

Rox Creative, previously known as Rox Textile Art, uses colour, line and texture to create functional art for you and your home. Rox is a a textile artist, designer, and maker who found her passion for quilting after her difficult recovery from breast cancer. She serves as a reminder that it is never too late to find your passion in life! Rox Creative creates a variety of pillow covers, pouches, purses and quilts in striking textiles and designs.

Zueike

black owned business

Zueike

Zueike, \zu-we-kay\, designs and manufactures premium athletic apparel for all lifestyles. The meaning of Zueike, is to relax, all of their designs focus on using the best fabric, fit and designs so you can do just that! Relax and slow down to appreciate all the things that are important to you in life!

New to the Chesco Line up is their "New Era Mini Badge Dad Cap" in our "Go to Guy" box. Perfect gift for friend, family member or significant other who you can always depend on?

Kecara Boutique

black owned business

Kecara Boutque

Kecara is a family-owned retail company, specialized in handmade natural skincare. All products are made with organic Shea & Cocoa butters sourced from West African cooperatives. The natural formula repairs, nourishes and protects the skin, leaving it soft and healthy. They promote the benefits of Mother Nature without the use of chemical additives. Their products are suitable for the whole family and all skin types!