Industrial Ingredients

TLS has been recognized as an industry leader in the sales and marketing of food-grade industrial ingredients. We are a full-service Canadian broker who represents a wide range of leading ingredients suppliers that are technically innovative and highly ethical.

Our expertise includes sourcing industrial ingredients globally and assisting with technical queries and market research. We also assist with the development and introduction of new ingredient applications through our established connections with many research and development labs.

Evolution of Ingredients

The food industry is changing rapidly with advancements in technology, and the consumer’s more intense scrutiny of the ingredients within the products they are purchasing.  TLS works with our Ingredient Supplier Partners to help Canadian manufacturers find innovative solutions to an evolving marketplace.

TLS offers many ingredients, Natural, Organic, GMO Project Verified, Gluten-Free, Vegan, etc. to aid our customers in developing new formulations and applications.  Our Ingredient portfolio offers unique solutions to the Bakery, Dairy, Food Processing, Beverage, and Meat industries.

TLS also offers:

Product sourcing globally

Providing sales forecasts

Distribution & Warehousing

Monitoring sales

Food product development and formulation

Finding new applications by working with product development labs

French language translation

Government engagement on ingredients, label declaration & Industry comment

New opportunities from trade publications, product launches and continuous evaluation of products at CIFST and IFT conferences

Industrial ingredients


Artificial sweeteners

Artificial Sweeteners


natural sweeteners

Natural Sweeteners

Canadian honey.

Dry Blends

Dry Blends

Soups, Sauces, Gravies, Concentrated bases, Custom blends.

Flavour Enhancers

Flavour Enhancers

Natural yeast extracts, Soy sauce, Sesame oil, MSG, I+G.

Fruits and Vegetables

Fruits & Vegetables

Pumpkin puree, Conventional & Organic mango & Banana puree, Pineapple puree, Red & Roasted red pepper puree, Diced & whole red & Roasted peppers, Green & roasted green chilies, Sweet potato puree, Sweet potato mashed, Dried legumes, Preserved sliced & Whole mushrooms. Ready to use aseptic cooked diced onions, Aseptic caramelised onions.

Frozen IQF Fruit

Frozen Fruits & Vegetables

Whole banana, Banana slices, Mango chunks, Pineapple chunks, Potatoes non GMO, Organic and conventional, Diced, Sliced, Formed, Seasoned, Roasted, Roasted tri colour and variations of sweet potato, Extruded vegetable appetizers.

Cooked Chicken Breast


Crab/pollock blend, Raw, P&D & IQF basa, Cooked duck, Sliced, Diced and Whole cooked chicken breast, Rice protein, Dried legumes.

Chimichurri Sauces

Sweet & Savoury Sauces

Canadian honey, Teriyaki, Dijon mustard, Yellow Mustard, Hoisin, Red Bean paste.

Bakery Ingredients

Bakery Ingredients

Baking powder, Baking soda, Yeast extracts, Pan release sprays, Bakery shine sprays, GMO-free bakery sprays, Rice crispies, Marshmallows, Transglutaminase, Natural lecithin, non-GMO lecithin, Bakery yeast, Dried cherries, Dried blueberries, Dried strawberries, Banana puree, Culinary cream sauces.

NFC Juice


Fruit purees and NFC juice.



Canadian honey, Natural lecithin, Aspartame.





Non GMO Project Verified

Lecithin, Dried cherries, Dried blueberries, Dried strawberries, Edible oils.

Organic Food


Lecithin, Banana puree, Grains & pulses, Frozen potatoes, Edible oils, Dried cherries, Dried blueberries, Dried strawberries.

Compostable Biodegradable Packaging

Compostable/Biodegradable Packaging

PLA/Bagasse/Bamboo, Compostable plastics, Bags, Trays, Bagasse bowls, Cups, Straws, Cutlery, Take out containers.

Edible Oils

Organic & Conventional extra virgin olive oil filtered & unfiltered, pomace olive oil, roasted sunflower oil, grapeseed oil, rice bran, sesame oil.

Innovation Corner

Financial Management

TLS has the expert team and resources to process all back-end administrative work, including financial management functions to ensure the order to cash process executes efficiently. Our Financial Management Services include:


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TLS has the expertise and resources to provide consistent, on-time delivery nationally. Our long-standing relationships with our carriers, along with the ability to consolidate outbound shipments, keep transportation costs low. Our Logistics Management Services include:


Inventory Management

  • Inventory management against forecasted sales.
  • Status reports for product and replenishment needs.
  • Forecast and replenishment to coordinate with production planning at your plant.
  • Service level reporting.

Worldwide Procurement & Transportation

  • Freight-in arrangement in full containers or truckloads translates to reduced shipping time and costs.
  • Movement of product from plant to warehouse to the customer.
  • Cross-border shipment: custom clearance, duties and documentation compliance.
  • Optimal freight and reduced tariffs through consolidation.
  • Freight bill adjudication and payment.
  • Cross-docking.
TLS solutions

At TLS, we are committed to providing customized warehousing and distribution solutions based on our client’s unique needs. Our wholly-owned subsidiary, Emblem Logistics, adds value to the warehousing and distribution part of the supply chain management process, offering features such as:

warehousing solutions
  • A 587,000 square foot, 36 foot-high warehouse.
  • Dry storage: 44,000 racked pallet positions in dry, ambient storage.
  • Frozen and refrigerated warehousing capabilities available.
  • Over 250,000 sq ft of bulk storage.
  • Maximized logistical benefits – Advanced Ship Notice (ASN).
  • Seventy-five hydraulic docks and two drive-in doors for efficient and fast service.
  • Electric forklifts and reach trucks with fast charge technology.
  • Pallet management.
  • Single and double deep bins available.
  • Full bin and lot controlled systems.
  • Barcoding.
  • Pick & Pack.
  • 24-hour emergency service.
  • Advanced monitored security.
  • Pest control management.
  • Co-packing:
    • Assist in optimizing the modular configuration to minimize cost.
    • Source local packaging suppliers to reduce shipping and overall costs.
    • Access to a pool of skilled labour.
    • Shrink tunnel available.