A Persian Dagger is our take on the classic Caesar. Here’s how you make it: Ingredients: 200 mL (3⁄4 cup) clamato juice 2 Oz Persian Empire Arak Saggi Salt and pepper Tabasco sauce Tandoori Spice Cucumber slice Rim a glass with Tandoori spice. Fill the glass with clamato juice and Arak Saggi. Add salt &…

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Peterborough is North America’s leading producer of yogurt soda … so what’s yogurt soda?Did you know that Peterborough is North America’s leading producer of yogurt soda … so what’s yogurt soda? Did you know that Peterborough is the largest producer of yogurt soda in North America? In 2015 alone, 2.3 million litres of Ontario milk…

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The Business Beat

Persian Empire Sarah and Bruce Khabbazi of Persian Empire.  Bruce and Sarah Khabbazi are celebrating the expansion of their local company Persian Empire.Persian Empire produces yogurt soda and a number of premium spirits. With the help of Peterborough Economic Development and Community Futures Peterborough, the expansion allows them to increase their distillery capacity and open…

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In Case You Missed It

The long awaited expansion at the CDC (better known as Persian Empire Distillery and Mashky Yogurt Soda) is nearing completion. The new, 11,000 square foot facility on Queensway Court will soon be operational. This plant will enable the company to increase production to supply customers across North America, Europe and even Japan. Bruce anticipates the…

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Premium spirits and yogurt soda company opens expanded facility in Peterborough Persian Empire celebrated its grand opening Monday (Feb. 8) after funding allowed its relocation to the City. Bruce Khabbazi, president and CEO of Persian Empire, celebrates the grand opening of the company’s new location in Peterborough. Persian Empire produces premium spirits and yogurt soda…

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CEO Bruce Khabbazi, left, and vice president Mike Mackay of Persian Empire display a few of their products during Indulge: Wine, Spirits and Food Expo on Sunday, March 30, 2014 at The Venue. About 500 visitors sampled gourmet food and fine wines from 25 vendors. Clifford Skarstedt/Peterborough Examiner/QMI Agency. There was an international feeling at…

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New York International Spirits Competition 2012 Results Nov 13, 2012 by Adam Levy THE NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL SPIRITS COMPETITION ANNOUCES 2012 WINNERS Click here to NYISC web site This Year’s Spirits Competition Once Again Sets Unparalleled Standards and Uncovers the World’s Best-Distilled Spirits New York, NY (Nov 14, 2012) – In its 3rd year, the…

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This Year’s Spirits Competition Once Again Sets Unparalleled Standards and Uncovers the World’s Best-Distilled Spirits New York, NY (Nov 14, 2012) – In its 3rd year, the New York International Spirits Competition (“NYISC”) was held at 3 West Club on October 21th to taste, evaluate and judge close to 400 of the world’s best–distilled spirits…

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