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Kisko is a proud family run business whose focus for 40 years, has always been to produce the best quality freeze pops in the market.  It has an ongoing commitment to product quality and providing 100% customer satisfaction as it relates to their products as well as customer service.

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Kisko Products takes pride in knowing that children are the number one consumers of their products and tries to address the growing health concerns as it pertains to their development.

Whether it is through the building of schools to foster early childhood development back in their homeland Jamaica or assisting Canadian schools and charities through fundraising, in local communities, Kisko is always proud to GIVE BACK!

The company cultivates harmony in the workplace using ethical leadership and a conscious heart. Respectful appreciation is shown to all employees no matter what department or what positon. The employees at Kisko Products are second to none. The staff pull together with hard work and perseverance as they strive to maintain the high standards of the company. Respect and loyalty are demonstrated throughout the organization. Most staff members have been employed for 10 years or more and there is a true sense of Family among ALL.

Kisko Milestones

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Initially founded in Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies

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1968

Kisko Products was the first to introduce SNO CONES to Jamaica in 1968.

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Josephs Family moved to Canada on December 24, 1975.

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1975
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Established Kisko Products in Agincourt, Ontario in 1977.

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1977
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Moved business from Agincourt to Markham in 1984.

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1984
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Signed their FIRST license agreement with TETLEY in 1998.

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1998
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Received licensing rights for SHREK from DreamWorks Inc. This propelled Kisko into mass merchandiser accounts and forged the way for many future license agreements (i.e. Crush, Dr.Pepper, Hires Root Beer, Mott’s, Welch’s and more).

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2004
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In October 2005, Kisko acquired the iconic national brand MR. FREEZE. Being their biggest competitor, this acquisition allowed Kisko to become the largest freeze pop manufacturer in Canada.

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2005
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Started supporting “School Builds In Jamaica” in 2005, through The Helping Hands Jamaica Foundation.

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2005
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Moved operations to current facility in Woodbridge, Ontario in Fall 2007.

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2007
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Patriarch of the family Mr. Leslie Josephs passed away on December 24, 2007.

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Transition of leadership roles to the sons, Mark, Randy and Peter in January 2008.

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2008
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2017 Kisko celebrates 40 years in Canada!

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2017

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