You know your products are great. Our job is to help Canadians know it too! Whether you are a Canadian brand or importing from abroad, our services are committed to achieving your highest potential.
From importing and warehousing to distribution and marketing, our centralized services offer strategy, convenience and efficiency every step of the way! With one dedicated point-of-contact, you will always have the resources and support to achieve the results you deserve.
At TFB, we pride ourselves on importing over 200 exceptional brands into the Canadian market. By purchasing in your national currency, we make sure that you are always protected from any currency risk.
As distributors to every retail group in the country, we offer 500,000 sq ft in warehousing space with coast-to-coast distribution, or the convenience of direct-to-store delivery (DSD)
Our importing services go far beyond the border! With award-winning marketing services, our teams are dedicated to the research, resources and strategies needed to help you succeed!
Discover our Newest Products
When you choose a company for the import and distribution of your food, beverage or health care products, you are choosing a success partner. We treat your brand with the same care and consideration we’d give our own.
Interested in learning more about our current projects? Check out some of our newest products below:
Fleetwood pharmacist James Lofthouse develops a menthol and eucalyptus liquid for fishermen in Fleetwood to take with them on stormy and freezing trips into the North Atlantic.Read More
Our HAY! Straws are made from natural wheat stems and are 100% biodegradable, which means they won’t linger in landfills, polluting our land or oceans.Read More
At Grüvi, they strive to create an inclusive community focused on making better choices within our daily lives.Read More
Scotland and Canada share a love of mountainous landscapes and fresh air, and now we can also share our range of simple, natural and wholesome oat products with you too!Read More
Irn-Bru Soft Drink
Launched in 1901 in Scotland, Barr's IRN-BRU is a carbonated soft drink, made to an original secret recipe which from 1901 contained 32 flavours.Read More
Tracklements adhere to its founding principles of making honest, simple food by hand, in small batches using only the highest quality, natural ingredients just like when they started in 1970.Read More
30+ Years of Experience
Founded in 1988, TFB & Associates Limited offer high-quality resources to suppliers all around the world. With over 30 years of experience, we pride ourselves on introducing international brands to the Canadian market.
With a Effie Award for Fisherman’s Friend and a “Supplier of the Year” award for Vince Foods, we treat every supplier like they’re our only supplier. From importing & distribution to marketing & management – we’ve got you covered.
At TFB, we distribute to every retail group in the country! With coast-to-coast distribution and direct-to-store delivery options (DSD), we have helped over 200 international brands distribute their products all across Canada.
Import. Distribute. Market. Manage.
TFB & Associates Limited is a privately-owned importer and distributor of food, food service, beverage, health care and confection products for the Canadian Market.
With over 30 years of success, our family-owned business has helped over 200 international brands reach Canadians from coast-to-coast! As distributors to every retail group in the country, we provide industryleading knowledge, resources and strategies for every class of trade.
While our services start with helping you bring your products to Canada, they go far beyond the border! Through exceptional warehousing capabilities, coast-to-coast distribution, direct-to-store delivery (DSD) and award-winning marketing strategies – we treat every supplier as if they were our only supplier.
"TFB is different because of the personal attention and level of service. It’s not unusual to get a call or email from Bob Riddell personally. It’s very rare to get this level of attention from a President or CEO in business today."
– Sharon Stathers, International Collection
At TFB & Associates Limited, we love all classes of trade.
For over 30 years, we have specialized in selling to a variety of different channels, including:
With over 200 brands on our roster, we make it easy for retailers to stock and sell your product. Allow our strategic marketing campaigns and your choice in warehousing or direct-to-store delivery to introduce your brand to the Canadian market!
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Introducing products to a brand new market can be intimidating. At TFB & Associates Limited, we like our relationships to offer a comforting sense of insight, strategy, integrity and support.
Whether you are a domestic brand or importing internationally, we are proud to provide our suppliers with the following features:
Advanced Market Analysis
As importers and distributors to all classes of trade, we take our market research very seriously. From importing and distribution to marketing and management; understanding the qualities of your industry, competition and target demographic can have a powerful impact on the success of your brand.
Our advanced research approaches are designed to help your brand meet the needs of consumers all across the country.
We understand how important your products are, so we treat them as if they’re our own! By encouraging a long-term collaborative approach, we can always ensure that your vision is preserved and that your needs are always met.
On average, many of our suppliers have been working with us for 15-30+ years! Although we might be halfway around the world, we want you to feel as though we’re right next door.
Working with a variety of different companies to import, distribute and market your products can become incredibly tedious and hard to manage.
At TFB, we offer centralized solutions to eliminate the need for multicontract projects.
With one dedicated point-of-contact, you can be sure to receive regular updates, in-house marketing expertise and industry-leading management services all in one place.
Allow our professionals to help grow your brand with ease and efficiency!
Unlike many other importing and distributing services, we are proud to offer direct-to-store delivery (DSD) capabilities from coast-to-coast!
By allowing suppliers to deliver products directly to retail stores, they have the ability to eliminate the “middle man” for fast-moving consumer products in a variety of trade classes.
Allow us to help you reach Canadians from coast-to-coast with quick and efficient distribution options!
Are you ready to bring your product into the Canadian Market?
Whether you are a domestic or international brand, we understand the time, dedication and strategy required to help your products succeed.
Let’s show Canadians what you have to offer!
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