Affiliate Member Services


Canadian Federation of Independent Grocers members can receive the following discounts and benefits from our affiliates:

Affiliate Member Description/Offers
Access Gas Services An integrated energy company delivering natural gas services to Industrial, Commercial, and Institutional customers throughout Canada. We help you navigate today’s volatile energy markets to help save you money. From data collection to procurement to reporting, your dedicated account manager will work with you to understand your budgetary requirements and find an energy solution that meets your strategic goals.

  • Strategic Sourcing
  • Market Insight
  • Superior Risk Assessment
  • Customized Products

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Alliance Merchant Services Canada Alliance Merchant Services Canada Inc. is an independent sales organization (ISO) powered by First Data serving retail businesses, and specializing in the sale, installation, replacement and customer support of credit and debit card processing devices and electronic payment solutions. We are a select service provider to Distribution Canada Inc. and the Retail Merchants Association of Canada as well as a member of CFIG.


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Federated Insurance Artcraft Label is an award-winning producer of pressure-sensitive labels for the food, beverages, wine, spirits and consumer goods industry.
We specialize in solving problems for smaller growing brands to help them simplify their labels supply.Companies look to us when:

  • they realize they are often scrambling on short notice to secure the labels required by a changing production schedule
  • the larger National printers are not responding quickly to their needs

Find out more by visiting our web site:
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  The BINPAK Compactor is a fully enclosed 6-yard compactor for waste, cardboard and recycling.

The patented design offers maximum efficiency and higher compaction ratios – its safer, simpler & smarter.


  • Safe low load height
  • Eliminate odour and pests
  • Reduce overall costs
  • Optimize your recycling options
  • Benefit from reduced space requirement
  • Prevent unauthorized dumping
  • Reduce truck traffic
  • Easy to install and relocate
  • Simple to operate
  • Improve neighbour relationships

Visit us at:
Toll Free: 1-855-953-5333
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BMI provides CFIA approved products and installations of high quality walk in coolers and freezers. From insulated panel systems of any size, to doors of any style and dimension, we provide a complete range of services, including complete refrigeration packages, lighting fixtures, epoxy floor coverings, thermal windows, concrete curbs, FRP and other products suitable for wash down areas.

Contact: Carlos Marques | T: 705-722-5967 | C: 905-251-5118

Brencar Brencar is Canada’s leader in supplying the finest Government Approved, NSF, User Friendly, Bulk Food Dispensing Systems available in North America.

Bulk, The Ultimate Green Packaging™


Caledon Farms is a proud Canadian family owned business.  We specializes in pure and wholesome, all natural dog treats which contain limited ingredients. We pride ourselves on the fact that our products do not contain any additives, preservatives or colours. All of our ingredients are North American sourced.

Find out more about us and our products by visiting our website at:

Brencar Canadian Food Safety Group offers:

  • Food Safety Certification Online, In-Class, Private Seminars, Train-the-Trainer
    • Online Food Safety Certification to CFIG members as low as $28 per person
  • Brand Protection Services Confidential Food Safety Audits
    • Scheduled or un-announced
    • Designed to be educational, not punitive
    • Bundled with our certification program, we are able to help build Food Safety Culture
  • Food Safety & Quality Consulting Services
    • HACCP program development
    • Audit preparation

Contact us today:
866.258.0643 | |

CREW_Logo_MarketingPartners_Graphite_RGB_U_HIGHRES Since our inception in 2007, CREW has remained focused on delivering marketing strategy, great creative and strong execution for small and medium sized businesses as well as non-profits. Having a clear focus of what our core competencies are has helped us deliver against our mission of “helping organizations succeed.” The benefit we offer is an organized team of creative professionals who can handle all marketing details at a cost suited to small and medium size businesses. Over the past 8 years, our CREW has worked with over 125 companies and organizations involving the strategy and execution of their marketing programs.

Visit us at:
Toll Free: 1-888-499-4235

Eflyn-Wordmark-Standard-Color-[RGB] Eflyn specializes in the design and development of next-generation interactive digital signage along with cutting-edge marketing applications.
(905) 814-4464
6535 Millcreek Dr. Unit 43
Mississauga, ON L5N 2M2



With EXECULYTICS in your corner, you can level the playing field with the chain stores. You can play to your strengths, such as agility, customer relationships, community involvement and everything else that made your corner of the world fall in love with your store.

EXECULYTICS came from the chain store world. We have the ideas and the tools that has made them formidable competitors. Plus, we CAN execute. Review our services below to create a custom program. And help your store compete with the chain stores allowing you to focus on what you do best!

  • Fresh Specialists for Hire
  • Workforce Management for Time & Attendance
  • Pricing Analytics
  • Assortment Optimization

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Mention CFIG to get your 10% Discount

Federated Insurance Customized insurance solutions for CFIG members

The risks you face in the grocery business are unique. Federated Insurance can design customized and comprehensive insurance programs specific to the needs of you and your business.

In addition, Federated Insurance wants to help make your loonie go further. For only $1, CFIG members can get a bundle of unique insurance coverages to complement their Federated Insurance policies.

With the one loonie bundle, your grocery business can get protection like Cyber Breach Coverage, Identity Theft Coverage, Hole-in-One Insurance, and more!

Visit ONELOONIE.CA/CFIG today to learn more.

Federated Insurance Company of Canada is the insurer of Federated Insurance policies. Terms, conditions, and exclusions apply.

FMS Since 1974, FMS has been providing independent grocers with accounting and payroll solutions, decision-support services, and industry best practices. Today, FMS serves over 3,500 retail locations in the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean by giving them the tools necessary to succeed in a changing and competitive industry. FMS is proud to be a CFIG member and a DCI vendor of record.
Health Cost Solutions Inc. markets individual long term care insurance policies to members of Chambers, Corporations, Associations, Groups, Unions, etc.
CFIG Members: Long-term care insurance is NOT included in your group insurance benefits.
Long-Term Care Insurance:

  • Provides a monthly tax-free benefit, whether in your own home or a facility.
  • Allows you to use the monthly benefit to pay a family member or friend to provide the care you need, if you choose.
  • Protects your assets and savings when the need arises.

Note: You do not have to turn in receipts for the monthly tax-free benefit you receive.

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Toll-Free: 1-844-823-2100  Email Us:

Ideon Packaging Ideon Packaging is a privately owned packaging company specializing in custom corrugated boxes, folding cartons and POP Displays. Ideon Packaging has the only large-format digital printing press in Western Canada.
IRi | Aztec IRI-Aztec delivers growth for clients across the globe by pinpointing what matters and illuminating how it can impact their businesses across sales and marketing.  We provide leading CPG retailer/supplier collaboration programs in Canada for key retailer partners.

Our clients use our services to understand unique basket and shopper metrics at retail that are the critical foundation to enabling informed decisions on strategies for distribution, pricing, promotion and merchandising of new and existing products that will drive category growth.

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Metro Authorized Dealer

Imaginex Solutions

imagineXsolutions, an authorized Metro dealer, specializing in a boutique approach to grocery retail and display  solutions for the Canadian marketplace.

Offering a full range of genuine Metro shelving solutions in wire, solid steel and polymer. 

  • Fixed, Mobile and Adjustable Shelving:
  • Grocery  and Retail Display Solutions
  • Patented Antimicrobial Shelving
  • Wire Shelving and Racks
  • Solid Steel Shelving and Racks
  • Beer and Wine Storage
  • Wall Shelving and Wall Mounted Task Stations
  • Walk in Cooler Shelving
  • Security Storage
  • HD Super (Heavy Duty) Storage
  • Dunnage Racks
  • High Density Systems
  • Custom Colours

jcwg logo - global retail advisers J.C. Williams Group is one of North America’s leading boutique retail consultancies with over 40 years of industry experience. We provide a wide range of retail expertise, including strategic planning, branding and marketing, omni-channel, e-commerce and digital, real estate, merchandising and operations, human capital management, and market research expertise.

We work closely with retailers and brands in the grocery sector to help expand their businesses while leveraging their existing assets. We also work closely with federal and provincial governments to advise on policy in order to understand and stimulate growth in the food and beverage sector in Canada.

J.C. Williams Group has written books and research articles for the National Retail Federation, International Council of Shopping Centers, and Retail Council of Canada as well as self-published specialty books. You can access many of these publications on our website.

If you are looking to grow your business or make it profitable, contact us to discuss your concerns or needs.
Telephone:       (416) 921-4181

murphys-logo-small Murphy’s Food Sales is a team of grocery industry insiders, dedicated to delivering retail success to manufacturers and distributors of consumer food products. With over twenty years’ experience as brokers in the Canadian market  (and as much as manufacturers), we have the insight, relationships and logistics to take our clients and their brands to where they want to go. Our primary focus has always been on relationship marketing. In essence, we work to build long-term loyalty between our principals and retail partners.

Like most others, today’s grocery industry is highly innovation-centric. We maintain a select roster of manufacturers who share our interest in long-term success based on market intelligence, relationship management and product development.
(905) 826-3242 x21

Nimbus Water Systems Since 1986, Nimbus Water Systems has been providing water treatment products and services to the supermarket, foodservice, residential and commercial sectors.
Our services include:

  • Canada-wide service by certified technicians
  • Water treatment equipment sales, installation and service
  • All-inclusive preventative maintenance programs for departmental water treatment equipment
  • Bottleless® water coolers for employee lunchrooms
  • Water dispensing equipment for water refills with metered billing and revenue share options
  • Purchase, lease and rental acquisition options
  • Proven expertise in meeting regulatory requirements

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peco-pallet-logo PECO Pallet is simply the best rental pallet provider in North America, and the company’s passionate commitment to quality and service saves its customers millions of dollars. PECO’s superior quality wood block pallets are used to ship products to retailers and distribution centers throughout Canada, the U.S., and Mexico. PECO now provides both GMA (48×40) and half-size (48×20) block pallets in Canada.

PECO maintains the exceptional quality of its pallet pool by inspecting, cleaning, and repairing pallets each time they cycle through a depot. PECO also takes pride in providing responsive 24/7 customer service, delivering pallets on time, and offering a simplified “all-in-one” price per pallet. The company works in a genuine spirit of collaboration and has built strong working relationships with many of the nation’s top manufacturers and retailers.

PECO Pallet is also dedicated to safety and environmental sustainability. PECO’s high-quality pallets work smoothly in fast-moving automated environments, and pallets are maintained to the strictest repair specifications in the industry to reduce the risk of employee injury, damaged product, or retailer rejections. Switching to “red” is also a great way to “go green,” since PECO’s pallets are continually repaired, reused and recycled. No harmful chemicals or hazardous materials are ever used on PECO pallets, and nothing goes to the landfill.

PECO Pallet is based in Irvington, New York, and maintains over 1,500 service centers and manufacturing plants throughout Canada, the U.S., and Mexico.

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RCS Rotobale is one of the largest manufacturers and distributors of waste compaction and recycling equipment in Canada. Since 1968, our company has manufactured and installed thousands of recycling and compaction equipment products all over the country. We specialize in Grocery compaction equipment, customizing your compactor to fit your needs. Our Balers can produce mill size bales to optimize your rebates; they are also the safest as they have a closed back design which eliminates pinch points. All Rotobale compactors and balers come with Pre-Start Health and Safety Certificates.

Customized in-store support to build awareness and increase sales.
We put control of your brand back in your hands.
Contact: 905-847-6513 or Rob Semple 416-888-9390 and email:

Thomas, Large, and Singer Inc. Thomas, Large and Singer Inc. provides Canada wide consolidated value chain distribution services to many leading brands.  Combined logistics allow these brands to take advantage of TLS’ warehousing and freight synergies while providing the brand owner full control of their pricing, sales and trade marketing plans as well as providing full transparency to their business.  TLS’ proprietary IT systems allow each brand owner real time control of their strategies in the Canadian market.  Additionally, TLS provides sales brokerage services to companies wishing to supply private label products to Canada’s retail grocery chains and ingredients to Canada’s food manufacturers.  Please contact TLS to discover what over 100 years of experience and leadership can do for your brand.

To find out more, please go to our website

Unitex Unitex Sales Ltd. is a Business Excellence Award winning company, providing your business the positive recognition it deserves with branded corporate apparel, work-wear, and promotional products.
A consistent, professional appearance turns all of your staff into the best advertising money can buy – your brand making a good impression!

  • Corporate Apparel
  • Reusable Grocery Bags
  • Custom Ball Caps
  • Embroidery or T-Shirt Printing
  • Grocery Store, Pharmacy & Spa Uniforms
  • Security Clothing & Safety Wear
  • Custom Neck Ties
  • Promotional Products

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