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December 07, 2018

CEI 2018 Holiday Gift Guide

This season, whether you’re looking for something small or large, CEI has you covered. From candy bars and maple syrup, to solar panels and private fitness training, check out our list of amazing clients and the products they are bringing to markets in Maine and around the world!

Note: CEI is proud to advise and provide financing and business support to thousands of businesses each year. The businesses listed below are those who have given us permission to share their name.

Arts & Entertainment

Center for Maine Contemporary Art  |  Rockland
Earth Angels Arts  |  South Portland
Farnsworth Art Museum  |  Rockland
Joy to the Wind Gallery  |  Boothbay Harbor
New England Tour Company  |  Bar Harbor


Eighteen Twenty Wines  |  Portland
Green Bee Soda  |  Brunswick
Liberator Brewing Company  |  Rockland
Lone Pine Brewing Company  |  Portland
Maine Beer Company  |  Freeport
Maine Craft Distilling  |  Portland

Farm & Garden

Bumbleroot Organic Farm  |  Windham
Clover Leaf Farm  |  Bucksport
Goranson Farm  |  Dresden
Harvest Tide Organics  |  Bowdoinham
Hemphill’s Horses, Feed, & Saddlery  |  Vassalboro
Knowlton Corner Farm  |  Farmington
New Beat Farm  |  Knox
Scythe Supply  |  Perry



Engine 5 Bakehouse
Night Moves Bread + Pie
Wildflours Gluten Free Bakery

Candy & Dessert

Bixby Bars
Black Dinah Chocolatiers
C.LOVE Cookie Project
Gelato Fiasco
Heartfelt Cookies
Island Candy Company
Rosanna’s Ice Cream
Wild and Alive Organics


Dandelion Catering

Dairy Products

Emmi Roth
Green Mountain Creamery
The Milkhouse


Bakaaraha Halal Market
Ten Ten Pie
Tortilleria Pachanga


AJ’s Market, LLC
Central Street Farmhouse
Stonewall Kitchen
The New Place
Tiller & Rye
UU Supermarket


Bouchard Family Farms
Frontier Maple Sugarworks
Maine Grains


Rustic Crust


Mousam Valley Mushrooms


Allen’s Seafood
Bangs Island Mussels
Ocean Approved
Ocean’s Balance
Pemaquid Mussel Farm


Mom’s Organic Munchies
The Maine Crisp Company
Vintage Maine Kitchen


Fork Food Lab


Flagship Inn & Suites  |  Boothbay Harbor
Press Hotel  |  Portland
Sebasco Harbor Resort  |  Phippsburg
The Francis Hotel  |  Portland


Fork & Spoon  |  Bangor
The Hamburger Stand  |  Biddeford
Waves Restaurant  |  Boothbay Harbor
Mack’s Place  |  Bridgton
Taverna Khione  |  Brunswick
Quoddy Bay Lobster  |  Eastport
Dragonfire Wood Fire Pizza  |  Ellsworth
Trails End Steakhouse & Tavern  |  Eustis
Morano’s Authentic Pizza  |  Lubec
Ameera Bread  |  Portland
Asmara Restaurant  |  Portland
Babylon Restaurant  |  Portland
Boda  |  Portland
Federal Spice  |  Portland
Maiz  |  Portland
Pai Men Miyake  |  Portland
Sur Lie  |  Portland
Tu Casa  |  Portland
Verbena  |  South Portland
Little Village Bistro  |  Wiscasset
Owl & Elm  |  Yarmouth



Sea Bags
Sofia Fima

Children’s Clothing and Toys

By Golden Star
Kidz Clothesline
Mainely Pinatas


American Roots
Cool as a Moose
Morgan Mitchell Designs
Old Port Wool & Textile Company
Rambler’s Way
Wicked Good Treasures


Eastport Fabric Emporium
Ms. Cleaver
Pins and Needles

Health and Beauty

Dr. Dandelion
Mad Gabs
Mariama’s Beauty Supply
The Willie Wags

Home and decor

Carabassett Cedar Works
Heirloom Consignment
Little Bucket Firestarters
Machias Bay Wreath
Meg K Walsh
Sailboat Interiors
Two Imagine Studios


Heather Perry Jewelry
Illuminated ME Jewelry


Dog Not Gone

Sports Equipment

Backcountry Expeditions
Dove Tail Bats
Hyperlite Mountain Gear
The Local Gear
Winterstick Snowboards


A&K Fine K-9 Pet Grooming  |  Augusta
Alfred’s Upholstering and Custom Fabrication  |  statewide
Carrier Welding & Fabrication  |  Wilton
Cause Digital Marketing  |  online
East Coast Woodworking  |  Bath
Grime Studio  |  Portland
Lavender Salon  |  Portland
Mahala’s Day Spa  |  Manchester
Maine Music & Health  |  Portland
Maine Solar Solutions  |  statewide
Meineke Car Care Center  |  Topsham
Pika Energy  |  online
ReVision Energy  |  statewide
Seedlings to Sunflowers  |  Gorham
Sweetie’s Dog O Rama  |  Eastport
Tearcap Workshops  |  Hiram
Trösko Design  |  online
True North Property Management  |  statewide
Your Maine Concierge  |  statewide


Arcana  |  Portland
Ballast & Buoy Postpartum Family Care  |  Portland
Berrie’s Hearing and Optical Center  |  Brunswick
Central Lincoln County YMCA  |  Damariscotta
Eastport Family Pharmacy  |  Eastport
Indian Meadow Herbals  |  online
Natural Fitness  |  Portland
Realistic Fitness Club  |  South Portland
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