ABOUT US

OUR HISTORY

From a local, family-owned retail operation, to an international food trading company, Export Packers has a long history of manufacturing & trading expertise.

1927 – Rubenstein Family’s Small Kosher retail poultry store opened
1937 – Incorporated as Export Packers, registered in Ontario, Canada
1940’s – Toronto Poultry & Egg Production Plant acquisition
1955 – Toronto Cold Storage Facility acquired and partially converted to house Canada’s first mechanical egg breaking operation
1960’s – Creamery & Egg Grading Operation was acquired
1978 – Egg Processing moved to new 80,000 sq ft plant in Winnipeg
1982 – Seafood Division was established
– Expack (US) was established
– Eggnition was founded
– Courprie Fenton was founded
1984 – International Trade Division was established
– Launch of Family Delight™
1986 – STC Laboratories was founded
– Gold Medal for Excellence in Technology Transfer for Lysozyme production
– Manitoba Export Award for agricultural commodities
1987 – Juice Trading Section was established
1988 – Far East Trading Section was established
– Launch of Ocean Jewel™
1992 – Grains Trading Section was established
1993 – Sale of Egg Processing business
1994 – Head Quarters relocated to Walker Drive, Brampton
2003 – Sales of Couprie Fenton
2005 – Sales of Expack Seafood
2007 – Sale of Expack Seafood
2008 – Frozen Fruits & Vegetables Trading Section was established
– Sale of Domestic Poultry business
2009 – Edvac Fresh Seafood Manufacturing Facility opened
2011 – Launch of Diamond Harvest™
2016 – Odem International acquisition
– Launch of Ocean Dragon™