Packaging for presentation and handling

April 29, 2017 Marian Munro

I am loving my new soap-boxes. They allow the products to stay fresher longer, reduce the fragrance throw (important at shows) and stack well on my display units.


April 10, 2017 Marian Munro


Finally, I am happy with my new kraft boxes and my rendered cigar band. The boxes fold flat and can be returned for $.10 credit. Made of 100% recycled materials too, in Canada.   In February I introduced my new business card. We are now ready for the bigger shows with about 1000 bars made in advance.     Next month watch for new product releases. We are testing now.

2017 - A Year Of Change

December 30, 2016 Marian Munro

Personally, I get to retire within the next 12 months. Which month is undetermined. The store is receiving a complete make over: new colours, new products and a new business name. After a year of ad hoc decision-making, it is time to strategize for growth. The market season and holiday craft shows were very busy. There are now too many to consider all of them. So it's time to pick and choose which ones to attend. The rebranding will affect that decision. In the meantime, it is the eve of New Year's Eve and that time when we all think...

Busy Market Season and Now the Holiday Markets

October 19, 2016 Marian Munro

Archana Soap Co will be there with 20+ varieties of soapy goodness.

New Sales Channel - a farmers market

February 24, 2016 Marian Munro

New Sales Channel - a farmers market

Our community is preparing to launch the Spryfield community farmers market. Slated to open April 17, it will featured produce and grassfed meat, prepared foods, baked goods, Archana Sabana soaps, fabrics, fused glass, seaglass, gardening, herbs, and much more. Look for this site online at