IT ALL STARTED WITH A (BEAUTIFUL) DREAM.

From farmers markets to grocery stores, we're humbled to be fueling the good folks across this fine nation.

Stoked Oats was founded in 2011 by three oatmeal loving athletes. Unable to find the ultimate breakfast to support their busy and active lifestyles, they began making their own oatmeal blends. With the goal of creating the healthiest oatmeal on the market, all Stoked Oats blends include highly nutritious “superfood” ingredients including chia, flax, and gluten free oats.

 

Stoked Oats has grown significantly since it’s debut at the Millarville Farmers Market near Calgary Alberta in June 2012; is now sold in over 700 stores across Canada by major retailers such as Sobeys, Save On Foods, and CO-OP.  Stoked Oats has become the breakfast of choice for health conscious individuals and families who want to put the cleanest, and most nutritious ingredients into their bodies. During this time, Stoked Oats has built a very loyal following across Canada from customers who love the taste, quality, and nutritional benefits of our product.

We believe in giving back to our community, and to deserving athletes and community minded people. It's who we are, and it's where we came from. In a time where a lot of larger companies are clawing back events and reducing athlete sponsorship, we feel that it is important to give back to those who have helped us grow into Canada's favourite gluten-free oatmeal company. We've supported events and athletes since our inception in 2011, and will continue to do so for as long as we're making oatmeal.

 

 

 

Simon Donato

Founder

Simon hold’s a PhD in Geology and lives in Canmore Alberta.

 

He’s been eating oats religiously since 2009, when he discovered that he needed a high fibre, high protein breakfast to help him be his best during the morning hours after his run to the office.

 

When’s he’s not up to his elbows in Stoked Oats, he hosts the television show Boundless

(airs on the Esquire network and Travel + Escape channel), which follows him around the world as he competes in gruelling ultra endurance events.

 

He is, of course, fuelled by Stoked Oats during these events (his favs are Stone Age and Redline). In his spare time, he runs Adventure Science, a volunteer based organization he founded which pairs adventure athletes with scientists to conduct field based research, or humanitarian projects such as searching for missing airplanes and people. He hold’s a PhD in Geology, a black belt in kenpo karate. He lives a fast paced life with his wife, son, and their two dogs!

Brad Slessor

Founder

A husband and father to three adventurous kids and one crazy Golden Retriever (Yukon), Brad is a born and bred Calgarian who loves the outdoors, with fly fishing, weight lifting, running, and golfing being his biggest passions.

 

Brad has over 10 years of experience in Alberta petroleum sector and has spent the majority of his time on the downstream and midstream parts of the business.

 

Brad works a big-boy office job, but loves to get out for runs and workouts at lunch. Powering up on some Stoked Oats mid morning keeps him energized for his workout. It's quick, convenient, and uber healthy. 

Shaun Stevens

Founder

Shaun spent 9 years growing up in New Zealand's north island but has called Calgary home for over 20 years. He's a husband, and father to 2 active boys that inspire him daily, Shaun keeps the family busy with his constant family teambuilding 'ideas'.

 

Shaun chows down on Stoked Oats, often twice daily to stay fueled for his non-conventional work week ensuring balance between work and play.

A lover of most sports, Shaun is always seeking a new challenge.

 

Shaun owns Almost Creative, a graphic design studio in Calgary, Alberta and makes fitness a priority. He believes living a healthy lifestyle is vital to happiness on a grand scale.

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