Our History

Buy-Low Foods is a privately held company purchased by The Jim Pattison Group, Vancouver, British Columbia in 1995. The company was originally founded in 1966 with the first store opening at Arbutus Street & 16th Avenue in Vancouver.

Buy-Low Foods is the largest food wholesale distributor to independents in Canada, servicing nearly 1,800 supermarket, convenience and specialty produce markets. With 24 corporate and franchise supermarkets, Buy-Low Foods also provides quality products at low, low prices directly to consumers in communities throughout British Columbia and Alberta. Each store is unique, but shares one thing in common: a commitment to delivering great quality products at low, low food prices.

Buy-Low Foods banner is committed to delivering the best prices everyday on products that matter to customers the most. Buy-Low Foods is committed to delivering great value to every community through all of its retail operations.