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Everyday, we offer you the best frozen fruits and vegetables from around the world. Alasko Foods.

 

Global presence

Alasko specializes in providing customers with premium quality frozen fruits & vegetables, grown from around the world.  Founded in 1989, Alasko has grown to the largest Canadian importer of frozen fruits & vegetables, and we have expanded globally into the US and Australia.
In 2010, Alasko joined the Catterton Partners. Catterton has over $2.5 billion of equity capital under active management.

The highest quality

To ensure a local presence and to improve our service at every possible moment, we offer a decentralized buying network throughout the world.   Products are sourced from local supply or from countries as far away as South America, Europe and Asia, without losing any of their quality or freshness.

The best facilities

The Alasko global supply network reaches over 60 agri-food producers, in 20 countries.  All facilities are federally inspected and satisfy all of the H.A.C.C.P. program requirements.  We import, prepare and distribute over 80 million pounds of frozen foods.
Our distribution network currently utilizes 7 warehouses across North America and offers optimal efficiency and control of the cold chain: frozen food requires constant follow-up.  Our internal quality assurance program provides for constant monitoring of all products to ensure the highest safety and quality standards are respected throughout the cold chain. 
Our Montreal facility is certified by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (C.F.I.A) and has recently received a GFTC gold rating.  We also have received organic certification by Ecocert Canada.

The best supply guarantee

Our supply team is comprised of dynamic individuals, located around the world, whose speciality is importing quality frozen fruits and vegetables from around the world. Our team works in close collaboration with our agricultural producers to ensure that:

  •     Only the best varieties for freezing are planted;
  •     Only the best harvests are selected;
  •     Only the IQF freezing technology is used to ensure consistent product quality.

Our team regularly follows up and analyzes international harvest cycles in order to reduce the risk of a bad harvest due to poor weather or crop failure. No matter what the season, weather conditions, or geographic region, our global supply network is able to offer the widest choice of fruits and vegetables at all times.

The best suppliers

Our team visits our agricultural suppliers across the world to ensure that they respect Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and thereby guarantee that our products respect the norms established by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Our QC department ensures that all applicable parameters are respected throughout the entire production process, from the field to the freezer.
We recognize the standards established by third-party organizations such as the BRC (British Retail Consortium), the IFS (International Food Standards) and the AIB (American Institute of Bakery).


The best reputation

Alasko markets its quality products under its own label and private label brands. Together, with the Moov brand, we can generate business/sales opportunities because of our global reach. Whether you are a food manufacturer, food wholesaler, distributor or retailer, Alasko has been recognized as an industry leader and a true partner for growth.