Purity Factories

Purity Factories Limited is a food processing company based in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador.

Purity Factories Limited
IndustryFood (food processing)
HeadquartersSt. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Key people
Doug Spurrell, Chief Executive Officer
Productscrackers, cookies, candies, fruit preserves, tea

Founded in 1924 by C. C. Pratt, A. E. Hickman, and W. R. Goobie, Purity is known for its cream crackers, Peppermint Nobs, Candy Kisses, and flavoured syrups. The company also makes several varieties of hard bread (hardtack), a staple of the Newfoundland diet formerly used by fishermen as a bread substitute and as an ingredient in fish and brewis.[1]


  1. ^ "We've grown up with you" at Purity Factories website

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