Buying Local is Good for All of Us

Supporting the local economy is a big priority for lots of people, often because of the positive impact it has on the economy as a whole. If you count yourself among them, NRSCO has relationships with a number of Canadian suppliers that you can do business with. This month’s blog features some of these manufacturers and their products.

Champion Moyer Diebel is located on the shores of Lake Ontario in the heart of Niagara Wine Country and is only fifteen minutes from the falls. Founded in 1945, this company has been producing a wide range of high quality commercial dishwashing equipment for virtually every size of foodservice operation. Take a look at their product line-up at

For refrigeration and freezer systems we rely upon Habco Manufacturing of Toronto for a large selection of some of the best the industry has to offer. From both undercounter and standard refrigerators to freezers and food preparation units, Habco has products that will reliably meet your needs.

Norbec, located in Boucherville, QC believes in offering turnkey solutions for walk-in and refrigeration equipment to save time, minimize costs and offer a reliable service network. Multiple configurations are available: coolers, freezers, combos, refrigerated or dry storage. Solutions are tailored to any needs to allow the optimum use of any space.

If a BBQ is in your future, you cannot do better than a BBQ from Crown Verity of Brantford. For example, this 72” mobile grill is the absolute ultimate in BBQing. With a total of nearly 6 feet of cooking area, this model will cater for the most adventurous or largest catering event/professional user. This is the master of all BBQs so go on and treat yourself to the ultimate Rolls Royce of all BBQs!

Hawco Products Limited is a Canadian owned manufacturer of industrial, institutional commercial cleaning products. Founded in 1972, Hawco Products Limited is located in Brantford, Ontario and markets its products across Canada.

The product offering includes hard surface disinfectants, liquid and powder cleaners and degreasers, liquid and powder laundry products, products approved for use in registered food establishments and many more. These products are available under the Hawco brand or through a private label program.

QBD (Quality By Design) has manufactured refrigerated display cases since 1981 in Brampton, Ontario. QBD products are in extensive use in Canada and internationally by both foodservice and retail food customers.

NRSCO also contracts with metal shops in Ontario for all of our stainless-steel custom fabrication requirements including sinks, work tables and cabinets.

So, as you can see, there are quite a number of Canadian manufacturers of foodservice products. If buying Canadian is important to you, give these and other Canadian companies your consideration. They will thank you for it and so will the Canadian economy.