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The Great Canadian Soap Co.
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Owner description: THE GREAT CANADIAN SOAP CO. (Open year round) Canada's largest handmade goat milk soap producer. Featured on CTV's Canada AM and in Saltscapes Magazine and The Huffington Post. Pamper yourself with 100% natural soaps, creams, butters, shampoo bars, liquid soaps/gels, shaving cakes, lip balms, oils, lotions, salts, scrubs, masques. Everything handmade on-site. Knowledgeable, friendly staff. Family owned/operated farm since 2000. OLDFIELD'S DAIRY BAR (Open July & August, June & September by chance - Located on same property as soap shop) Rediscover Farm-to-Table freshness. Enjoy PEI's original goat's milk ice cream (available in July & August only) in French Vanilla, Belgian Chocolate, Canadian Maple flavours (some homemade cow milk ice cream flavours available as well). Royal Winter Fair "Award Winning" Cheddar (2nd), Feta (2nd), Cream Cheese (3rd). Goat milk fudge (available in July & August only). Milk available in 500 ml (16 oz), 1 litre (glass bottle), and 2 litres. Milk pasteurized in our provincially licenced and inspected dairy plant on our family owned and operated farm. Some dairy products available inside the soap shop year round.
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Reviewed August 31, 2011

Visiting here was a unique experience. From the moment you step out of your car you see the goats that produce the milk for the soap and when you step in the shop you can see the soap being made. The only difficult part is deciding which soap you want to purchase because there are so many to chose from. I highly recommend the peppermint soap. It smells lovely and is light enough that it isn't overpowering. The products are high quality and well made (I wouldn't be making this review if they weren't).
Next to the fence there is a bucket that provides "oats for the goats". They are the silliest creatures with their own personalities. The one kept getting out while we were there. This experience can only be experienced in PEI. I recommend making the trip. But if you can't make it there you can purchase their products online as many of my relatives still do.

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Reviewed October 14, 2010

I didn't think I'd enjoy visiting a Soap shop, but this was definitely a place worth stopping at!

What I enjoyed most of all was feeding and petting the baby goats that were there! They are so cute and friendly, they actually look like they're smiling!

There are also two very friendly dogs on the property and my wife (a real dog lover) was even more happy to be petting them than seeing or petting the goats.

My wife makes her own handmade soap and still bought soap from the store, this store is great for those that have sensitive skin, eczema or other issues. There's a "bug-off" soap available as well.

These products are so much better than what's on the market. Make sure you watch the soap video and visit www.cosmeticsdatabase.org and check your products for carcinogens and the like.

We ended up throwing everything we had out and my wife makes our soap, shampoo, skin lotion, lip balm, sunblock and toothsoap.

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Reviewed September 28, 2010

We stopped in to the Great Canadian Soap Company a couple of weeks ago while on a family vacation to PEI to visit my nephew who is attending college. When we first arrived we were so excited to see that we could feed the goats! They are very sweet animals! When we went into the shop I was very impressed with their selection and quality of soaps. They even have a video playing that tells you all about how they make their soap and how it differs from commercially produced "beauty bars" that pose as soap but actually aren't. The varities of soaps available was fantastic and they have a great deal where you buy 6 soaps and you get 3 more free...what a fantastic deal! I came away with 9 soaps and 1 container of grapefruit shea butter. I also bought one of the lip balms but it ended up breaking my lips out however my lips are very sensitive. I will definitely be stopping in here again on my next trip to PEI!

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Reviewed August 7, 2014
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