Henri Jonas & Co.

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Henri Jonas & Co.

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Henri Jonas & Co. was a Montreal firm that specialized in the importation and manufacture of extracts, essences, spices, and luxury food items. The company's founder Henri Jonas was born in Paris, France, and established the business in Montreal in 1870 at 10 De Bresoles St. as a manufacturer of "grocers' sundries." By the late 1880s, the company was also importing international products. By 1888, Henri Jonas was working with a business partner, Jessie Joseph Jr. The company was later based at 389 St. Paul Street in Old Montreal. By 1907, they were established at 139 St. Paul W., where they operated until sometime between 1970 and 1975.


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Industries of Canada : city of Montreal ; historical and descriptive review ; leading firms and moneyed institutions. Montreal: Gazette Printing Company,1886, 160.

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