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A boutique agency with BIG ideas

About Us

Crave PR is a boutique public relations and marketing agency with a focus on all things good: Food, Wine, Agriculture, Nutrition, Health, Wellness, Sustainability, and Lifestyle. Crave PR was founded in 2009 and is led by Saskia Brussaard, a savvy business communicator with 20 years of experience in marketing and PR.

We collaborate with a team of senior professionals in Montreal, Vancouver, Toronto, and New York.

Our boutique firm is nimble, responsive and delivers more personalized service, efficiency and results. 

We work on short- and long-term campaigns for brands, consumer products and services, agricultural marketing boards and wineries, not-for-profits, associations, government, and personalities seeking representation.

Media Relations & Strategic Counsel

Crave Public Relations conducts a wide range of public relations programs, events and campaigns to tell the media about your brand's story. 

We work seamlessly with your team. Bring us to the table when you need additional brainpower during strategic communications planning.  Or, hire us for a one-day intensive media coaching session to refine your media interview skills.

Influencer Marketing

Influencers have gained momentum in recent years becoming more  sophisticated, professional and savvy. They continue to prove  themselves indispensable and powerful ambassadors for brands. We have cultivated relationships with tastemakers and influencers (bloggers, chefs, dietitians, talent/personalities) and work with them to develop programs that garner attention and build your brand following. 

Digital & Social Marketing & Advertising

Crave PR develops comprehensive media strategies that combine social, digital and influencer networks to help develop audiences and promote your brand. We also assist with ad buying to boost campaign reach.

Strategic Partnerships & Sponsorships

Crave PR identifies strategic partners, synergies and opportunities to elevate your brand, including participation at festivals, trade shows, events, or with other brands, charitable associations or other organizations.

Content Development

Crave PR develops content (recipes, photography, graphics, video) as part of broader campaigns to tell your story through a variety of traditional, digital and social channels.

 

"There is no love sincerer than the love of food"

George Bernard Shaw

Our Specialties

Food, Agriculture, Nutrition

 

 

Health & Wellness

 

 

Lifestyle

Recent Work: International Year of Pulses #IYP2016

Our Services

Media Relations

Strategy and Planning

Press Release Distribution & Pitching

Media Tours

Media Events

Interview Booking & Coordination

Media and Message Training

Media Auditing, Monitoring and Analysis

Influencer Engagement

Blogger / Influencer Relations

Chef / Culinary Talent Recruitment

Dietitian Engagement & Education

Spokesperson Identification

 

 

Complementary Services

Sponsorships and Partnerships

Writing and Editing

Recipe Development

Photography

Video Production

Trade and Consumer Show Support

Digital and Social Marketing & Advertising

Content Development and Distribution

Fundraising

 

Our Experience

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Canadian Cravings Blog

Hidden Gems: Terre Bleu Lavender Farm

After what seemed like the second ice age, it looks like summer is finally upon us. If you’ve been dreaming of getting away to the whimsy of the English countryside or the tranquilité of the south of France, cool your jets and look no further than Terre Bleu lavender farm right around the corner in Milton, ON (which is about an hour west of Toronto – a hop, skip and a jump away.)

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Canadian Cravings: What do we #Crave?

We all know what it means to crave something, but how does that relate to what we do here at Canadian Cravings?

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Crave PR’s Tips for getting a job at a PR agency

Job Hunting At Crave PR, we receive several job applications every week – some of them are well-written, but others make us scratch our heads and end up getting filed under “G” (as in garbage). We aren’t hiring right now, but I thought I’d provide some of my best advice to job seekers looking to…

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Lights! Camera! Cook!

Star of the Show debuts June on Lentils.ca Chef Michael Smith Mentors 5 Canadian Food Bloggers for New Cooking Show Have you ever watched a cooking show and thought, “I can do that!”? Well, five lentil-loving Canadian food bloggers did exactly that when they received a thrill of a lifetime to star in their own…

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Client News – February 18, 2016

Pulse Canada appoints Crave PR Pulse Canada has appointed Crave Public Relations as agency of record for the Canadian launch of International Year of Pulses Burlington, ON, February 18, 2016 ­– Pulse Canada (pulsecanada.com) has hired Crave Public Relations (cravepr.com) to lead strategy and execution throughout 2016 to promote International Year of Pulses (beans, peas,…

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Contact

Saskia Brussaard, President

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