Independent Grocers

Independent grocers work hard to compete with national chains. We work hard to help them do that. Here’s how:


60,000 SKUs and Counting

We’re unrivaled in our global sourcing and stocking ability for in store operating supplies, and that gives you the buying power of your larger competitors. Decades of experience put us at the forefront of food packaging trends, so we can put you there, too.



First-to-market packaging technology. Global partners who look to the future. A focus on innovative ideas and opportunities. When we say we can help take your business to the next level, we mean it.


Convenient Online Ordering

24/7 access, budget management, reporting tools and so much more.


Fill Rates, Delivery and Turn Around

With the industry’s highest fill rates, advanced stock management systems, product tracking, 24-hour turnaround and accurate shipments that arrive on schedule, all you need to do is select the delivery option or combination that’s right for you:

  • Direct-to-store
  • Cross-docking
  • Warehouse replenishment


Category Management

Our category management experts have an intimate knowledge of the grocery business. They can suggest first-to-market products and innovation, uncover cost efficiencies, and create value-added solutions to help independent grocers improve quality and performance:


  • Regular Category reviews to harmonize/standardize products nationally, improve consistency and reduce cost
  • Fit-for-purpose packaging solutions to increase shelf appeal, reduce shrinkage and extend shelf life
  • Commodity watch to leverage cost efficiencies on key packaging substrates
  • No-hassle packaging levy calculations – we provide total product weight minus weight of packaging on request. (We’ll also create weight reporting that makes it easier to calculate levies and reduce your administrative load).


You and Bunzl, working together? Just like cereal and milk, the right partnership makes all the difference. Let Bunzl Canada help you...


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