Dovre Import & Export Ltd.
About Us

Who We Are
For 60 years, Dovre has been family owned and operated in BC and is 100% Canadian owned. From our humble beginnings as an ethnic Norwegian food supplier, to the preferred gourmet food supplier we are today; we always remember our roots. We are an Importer, Distributor and full service Sales & Marketing consumer packaged goods company. We are a passionate team of professionals, dedicated to the highest level of customer service; we are fast, friendly, and efficient.

We continue to be a leader in the specialty food sector in western Canada. We also service many of the finest restaurants with our top quality food service items.

What We Do
We provide exceptional service to a long list of independent specialty shops as well as chain grocers both in the gourmet and natural arena. We have over 1,800 skus to help round out any retail location in multiple categories and in all departments.

We work closely with our customers, providing professional service with a personal touch. We pay close attention to detail and add value with our informative, partnership-focused approach to your business. We help our retail partners stay current with trends that add to your bottom line.

We Deliver within 24-48 hours of our customers placing their order in a combination of our own fleet of temperature control trucks and the top common carriers, reaching every corner of western Canada if required.

Where We Do It
Our facility in Richmond gives us quick access to all major routes around Vancouver, Vancouver Island, the Sunshine Coast, Whistler, the Okanagan, Kootenays and BC's interior.

Dovre is your one stop gourmet food supplier with dry, cold and frozen storage capabilities.

We focus on distribution in western Canada and work with our CFG partners to reach the balance of the Canadian market.

Why We Do It
Our mission
is to import and distribute award-winning, unique specialty foods that provide both joy and health; enhancing the community we serve.

The culture of Dovre is one that operates in a family-like atmosphere employing the principal where people come first, from employees, to suppliers and most importantly customers. We employ the golden rule “treat all people we deal with the way we like to be treated.” At Dovre we apply this philosophy to serving our customers, suppliers, each other, and the community.

We make a difference through having the purpose to serve. We are great at what we do and we enjoy doing it. Dovre provides professional, knowledgeable and customer specific service to hundreds of retailers and restaurants. We add energy, enthusiasm and a personal touch through our team of professional sales and customer service focused staff.

We are members of British Columbia Chamber of Commerce, CFIB, Taxpayers Federation, the Food Executives of British Columbia. We work with the local Union Gospel Mission, Food Banks, Canadian Blood Services, BC Cancer Society, and the United Way.