Roma Blog

The latest and greatest news and stories from the team at Roma.

Oct 03 2017

Become a Pancetta Pro

Roma Foods

A staple of Italian cuisine, pancetta is made from salted and cured pork breast, and is sold in fine slices or cubes. Pancetta can be cooked a number of ways, and there’s no shortage of recipes. Here we present our essential tips on acing pancetta in your kitchen. Use Present in a large range of […]

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Aug 24 2017

3 Tips to Score the Perfect Lunch Box!

Roma Foods

Kids are going back to school, and their lunch boxes aren’t lagging far behind! Brown bagging your lunch is the way to go if you want to cut down on eating out, eat healthier and, above all, spend less. In the spirit of back to school, we’re happy to provide 3 useful tips for preparing […]

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Jul 25 2017

What makes deli meats and sausages so popular?

Roma Foods

Increasingly popular, deli meats and sausages are becoming staple foods in Quebec homes. Pepperoni sausage, for instance, is a versatile favourite that can be served year-round. Why all the hype? The following are just some of the reasons that make deli meats and sausages a sure-win for any occasion.   Unique Taste The first reason […]

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Jun 20 2017

Grilling in the Rain? Let the Fun Begin!

Roma Foods

Pulling off a BBQ in the Rain A beautiful day is a standard must for any BBQ, but, let’s be honest, unless you get memos direct from Mother Nature, it’s impossible to predict the weather, specially if your BBQ is scheduled 3 weeks in advance. The good news is, despite what you might think, grey […]

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May 26 2017

Cooking Sausage: Everything you need to know

Roma Foods

The diversely flavoured star of the deli meat family, Roma sausage is an excellent source of protein and goes well with many different side dishes. When it comes to integrating sausage in your meal, you have a wealth of options: in a panini, in a couscous, in a soup, in some pasta or simply on […]

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Apr 21 2017

Acing the Charcuterie Board

Roma Foods

Spring has finally arrived, and what better time for parties, vernissages or simply a fancy cocktail hour with friends in your outdoor kitchen? Before you think of calling the caterers, consider doing it yourself. You don’t need to be a pro to impress your guests. When it comes to entertaining, charcuterie boards can give you […]

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Mar 23 2017

3 tips for better storing your cold cuts

Roma Foods

Have you stocked up on cold cuts this week during your grocery run and you’re stumped on making them keep the longest time possible? Whether we’re talking about delicious slices of old-fashioned capicollo, pancetta, mortadella or calabrese, there are many ways to maximize storage of your cold cuts while cutting waste.   Freeze, please! This […]

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Jan 11 2017

It is now time for me to pass on the torch

Roma Foods

the first of second generation retires

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Nov 02 2016

Happy Pig, Happy Life

Roma Foods

Our animals are raised in a humane world

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Jun 28 2016

Un été de BBQ!

Roma Foods

Gagnez un BBQ!

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Jun 10 2016

Les Aliments Roma sent notice of offense for 47-year-old sign

Roma Foods

Roma foods receives a notice of infraction for 47 year-old sign

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May 17 2016

Deliciousness on wheels, Roma has a food truck for your private events!

Roma Foods

Roma puts a twist on its service, from its new food truck at private events.

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Roma pimps your yard! – Contest rules


  1. Contest Description

The Roma pimps your yard contest is organized by Roma and takes place from midnight on March 1, 2019, to 11:59 p.m. on August 31, 2019, inclusively.


  1. Eligibility

The contest is open to Quebec residents aged 18 and over.


The contest is not open to employees, agents and representatives of the company, its divisions, affiliates or parent companies or their advertising and promotional agencies, suppliers of prizes, products or services related to this contest and any other person or entity directly involved in the conduct of this contest, or to members of their immediate family (father, mother, brothers, sisters, children), legal or common-law partners and any other person with whom these employees, representatives and agents reside.


  1. How to enter

No purchase necessary. To enter the Roma pimps your yard contest, individuals shall identify a UPC 12 code from a Roma product and fill out the online entry form on the Roma website at www.alimentsroma.com.


To enter in the contest without a UPC 12 code, individuals must send an original text, not mechanically reproduced, of at least 100 words explaining why they would like to enter the Roma pimps your yard contest by email to Roma at [info@alimentsroma.com], or by mail to the following address: Roma pimps your yard contest, 660 Wright Street, Saint-Laurent, QC H4N 1M6. Contest entrants must indicate that they are over 18 and include their date of birth and return address. If all these conditions are met, the contest organizers will send the prospective entrant a UPC code connected with the promotion. Each no-purchase entry request must be sent separately. Limit of one (1) no-purchase entry per person per day. Prospective entrants must submit their requests within a timeframe that enables the contest organizers to send them a ballot prior to the contest closing date.


Each UPC code can only be used once. Anyone who enters the contest multiple times in any way whatsoever (using different email addresses, home addresses or other information to create multiple registrations with the same name) will be automatically disqualified.


The deadline for entering is August 31, 2019, at 11:59 p.m.


  1. Prize description

The following prize is offered:


The set includes:


It does not include:


Prizes cannot be exchanged, transferred, or redeemed for cash.


  1. Attribution des prix

All eligible entries received will be entered into a random computerized draw to select the winners. The draw will be held on September 1, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at the Roma premises in Montreal. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.


Roma will contact winners by phone. Winners’ names will be mentioned on the Roma Facebook page and website.


Prizes will be awarded in descending order of value by the Contest Organizer; winners cannot choose which prize they are awarded.


  1. Claiming prizes


To be declared a winner, individuals selected in the random draw must:


  1. Terms and conditions


7.1 By entering this contest, entrants agree to be bound by these Contest Rules. Failure to comply with one or more of the terms and conditions stipulated herein will result in the disqualification of the entry of the individual in breach of these Contest Rules and, time permitting, the Contest Organizer will select a new winner in accordance with these rules until an entrant is selected and declared a winner; this process will in no way alter the order in which prizes are awarded.


7.2 All winners and their guests agree to release and hold harmless all subsidiaries, franchisees, parent companies and affiliated companies, as well as employees, agents and representatives, from any and all damages of any kind whatsoever, including but not limited to accident, injury, death, temporary or permanent loss of personal luggage or items, delays, setbacks, loss of enjoyment, annoyance, disappointment or mental or physical frustration suffered as a result of the acceptance or use of the prize. In order to be declared a winner, the person selected for the prize agrees to sign a Waiver and Release form.


7.3 The prize must be accepted as described in these Contest Rules, and cannot be substituted or exchanged for any other prize. Prizes are not transferrable or redeemable for cash.


7.4 The people on whose behalf the contest is held cannot be held in any way responsible or liable if their inability to act results from a fact or situation beyond their control, including the malfunction of any communication system or a strike, lockout or other labour dispute in their facilities or those of the organizations or companies whose services are used for the purposes of this contest.


7.5 All Contest entrants agree to abide by these official Contest Rules, and acknowledge that all decisions made by the authorized representatives are final and binding in every respect.


7.6 By entering this contest, the selected entrants hereby authorize the Contest Organizer and their representatives to use, if necessary, their name, photograph, image, statements concerning their prize, place of residence, and voice for advertising or promotional purposes, without remuneration.


7.7 Any dispute as to the organization or conduct of a publicity contest in the province of Quebec may be submitted to the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux for a ruling. Any litigation respecting the awarding of a prize may be submitted to the Régie for the sole purpose of helping the parties reach a settlement.


7.8 The Contest Organizer reserves the right, at their sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this contest, in whole or in part, in the event of a virus, computer bug, unauthorized human intervention or any other cause beyond the control of the Contest Organizer that may corrupt or affect the administration, safety, impartiality or normal conduct of the contest, subject to the approval of the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux du Québec, if applicable.


7.9 This contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal legislation and regulations.


7.11 No compensation will be provided in the event that the prize or any part thereof must be cancelled for reasons beyond the Contest Organizer’s control (including but not limited to a natural disaster or extreme weather, riot or political unrest, strikes or other event), or if the organizers’ contractual obligations with their suppliers do not permit the reimbursement of the sums paid to the supplier in the name of the winner.


7.12 The Contest Organizer cannot be held responsible or liable for any claims, losses, damages, fees or expenses that may result from an accident, injury, or death, nor for any damages, loss of pleasure, annoyances, or frustrations of a physical or mental nature, or other inconvenience linked to the prize.


7.13 All conditions stipulated by participating wholesalers and partners are applicable.