Nova Era Bakeries

Nova Era

Founded in Toronto in 1991

Having fresh bread at home, drinking your coffee in the morning, either in Portugal or here in Toronto. The bakery is part of the daily life of a Portuguese – Alex Dias.

Founded in 1991 by Joe Dias in Toronto’s Little Portugal neighbourhood, Nova Era is today one of the largest chains of Portuguese bakeries and cafés in Ontario, with multiple locations across the province. This family business employs over a hundred workers, many of them Portuguese immigrants. One of its most popular products is the pastel de nata (custard tart), which it sells in large quantities to grocery stores and other food stores.


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