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  • Our Story
  • Mission & Values
  • Our Commitments
  • The art of granola

Every bag of our Fourmi Bionique granola has a story to tell. They each start with a passion for wholesome ingredients and many a summer day gathering marigold petals, fresh berries and healing herbs in the local woodlands and fields. From local organic farmer to foreign exporter we did go, searching out rare and cared for ingredients, making lasting friends along the way.

Then the finest ingredients of their kind divulged their secrets at the accomplished hands of Geneviève. Designer blends began to sing with harmonious flavour — deep golden oats bellowed their earthy tones, roasted coconuts persisted on a nutty note, caramelized cranberries lifting them all to a supreme aroma until the Plateau neighbourhood sang with the unmistakable aroma of perfection.

People came to see, and taste, and feel the goodness, and the dance of decadent tastes was born — and the demand for more and more of the gourmet granola. Fourmi Bionique was created and a range of ultra-healthy granolas with distinctive personality, Fourmi Bionique granola.

It takes patience to make great granola. At LFB we’ve transformed this tradition into a passionate new art form. We want people who care about themselves and their world to know there is a healthy pack of goodness ready to help them on their way.

--Geneviève Gagnon
Our story

Our very beginning
Fourmi Bionique granola sees the day.
Our launch
The brand is launched by Geneviève Gagnon in 2004. First retail sales of the three initial granola flavours: Vitality, Aphrodisiac and Essential.
Regional 1st prize at the Concours Québécois en entreprenariat’s 6th Edition.
Our own facilities
La Fourmi Bionique settles into its first production space.
Our line of granola products expands
Two new flavours (Divine, Natural) and a new family-size format are launched onto the retail market.
National grand prize of the Canadian Youth Business Foundation
Exporting overseas
La Fourmi Bionique crosses the Atlantic and establishes itself in stores in France while pursuing its expansion in Ontario.
Arista prize for Young Entrepreneur, Small business.
A new flavour
The new Euphoric flavour sees the day.
Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton Réussite en affaires prize at the 11th Edition of the Concours Québécois en entrepreneuriat.
New brand image
La Fourmi Bionique gets a new logo and new packaging.
Prize winner in the category Entrepreneure - petite entreprise at the 11th Concours Prix Femmes d’affaires du Québec presented by the Réseau des Femmes d’affaires du Québec.
New products
Launch of two Fruit & Nut Medleys: Beatitude and Exciting.
La Fourmi Bionique earns itself a place in the 14th annual W100: a ranking of the top 100 female entrepreneurs in Canada according to PROFIT and Châtelaine magazines.
2013 and 2014
Expansion within Canada
Further established presence in several points of sale in Ontario and British Colombia.
Broadening our line of granolas
Launching of two new flavours of granola: Chocolatier Special Edition and Tonic.
DUX contest Precursor prize winner for its line of gourmet granolas in the Products category.
Latest gourmet granola flavour
A new flavour of granola, Sweet & Salty Zen, is launched.
La Fourmi Bionique earned a ranking in the 29th annual PROFIT500 ranking, a list of the 500 strongest growing businesses in Canada. To consult the listing : PROFIT500.COM or
Launch of the NUTBROWN GRAIN FREE GRANOLAS: Gluten free versions of Nature, Aphrodisiac and Vitality blends are now available.

Our mission

We create original, healthy and gourmet breakfast cereal blends while promoting local producers of natural, organic and fair trade ingredients.

Our vision

Become the largest national producer of gourmet breakfast cereals while maintaining the company’s essence and artisanal values.

Our values

The art of the craft

Our passion and creativity allow us to continuously improve and renew our artisanal know-how.


We are convinced that working with local, organic, GMO-free and fair trade ingredients results in making superior quality products.

Respect of peers

We care about creating an environment which promotes integrity, attentive listening, dialogue and teamwork, both with our employees and with our community.

Products from Mother Nature

From farm to factory and now to you, Fourmi Bionique granola offers a collection of purposeful blends made from well-raised crops — ingredients that haven’t been genetically modified or irradiated, that are free of pesticides, transfats, and other harmful additives or colourants. Our granola blends are assembled using a majority of local (85%) and organic (from 77% to 84% depending on the flavour) ingredients and premium quality fair trade chocolates.

Local products

The perfect balance between the earth, its vegetation and the human body is a notion to which we attribute a great deal of importance. We understand that making remarkably high quality fresh products means choosing the best ingredients available. That is why we maintain privileged and sustainable relationships with local farmers and artisans whose conscientious work and ethical production practices ensure that we, in turn, may offer well-thought-out delicious blends.

Creating Granola

It takes time and patience to make a superior granola. Each piece is baked to its personal, to lock in the goodness and give it the strength to stay crunchy on the outside with a seductively soft center.

Sifters, bakers, and blenders need adapt to each batch, knowing each of the 15 or more ingredients and how each reacts to changes in humidity, season and crop.

The result is a level of quality that you can taste, smell, and feel — an art that can only be achieved through dedication and manual labour and by applying the same home-baked inspiration that started La Fourmi Bionique.

Measured and preciously packaged into airtight gift bags the symphony of flavour awaits, its fresh-baked aroma sealed in until it gets the chance to escape. Confident, it knows that just one bite will bring on incredible delight and another healthy, long-lasting relationship begins.