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You deserve a gourmet food supplier that works with you to create great food experiences, fill your establishment, and increase your sales. Choose our hand-picked ingredients; always at the best price, delivered in the quantity you need, when you need it. Start now →

Why should you work with Qualifirst ?


Receive the best product, in the size right for you, in the quantity you need. Delivered to you when you need it, in perfect condition, every time. Qualifirst has been expertly serving restaurants and retailers across Canada for more than 50 years. Let us serve you too.

Peace of Mind

Receive select premium culinary products of the highest merit. Exclusively hand-selected from around the globe, our gourmet ingredients have exquisite flavour and richly rooted provenance. Every artisan item is artfully sourced, wholesome, and of the highest quality.

One Stop Shop

Stop searching for those hard-to-find, one-of-a-kind products. The items that truly make a difference and set you apart. Let Qualifirst do the work for you. Our expertly selected quality products will fill your establishment and increase your sales.

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Fine Foods

Japanese Citruses


Cocktail menus flourish with the fragrant and unusual citrus flavours of Japan. Sour and tart, they are THE exotic secret ingredient.

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A must for every sufficiently stocked bar; an assortment of only the best bitters. Ranging from intensely herbaceous to exotically spicy, flavour soars with just a drop.

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Wholesale Foods

heirloom grains


Nutty, chewy grains add flavour, colour and texture. Pair with grilled meats. A delicious base for salads and accompaniments. Produce endless healthful menu options for every cuisine.

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truffle oils


Rich and exotic aroma and taste abounds. Unforgettably evocative flavour, truffle oil sautés and garnishes brilliantly. Every chef’s decadent must-have.

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Gourmet Recipes

Okra Fried Bomba Rice Recipe

Okra Fried Bomba Rice

Bomba is a small grain, non-starchy Spanish rice traditionally used in paella. It’s fried with flavourings before liquid is added, in a [...] Find out more →

grand caesar cocktail rimmed with togarashi

Grand Caesar Cocktail

Perfectly spiced Caesar Craft Grand Caesar cocktail mix is all you need for this brunch menu staple. Or, make it a meal by loading on the [...] Find out more →

Coconut Jade Rice

Coconut Jade Rice

A beautiful and aromatic combination of fresh coconut, Indian spices and Jade rice make this a special side dish. Serve with tandoori chicken or [...] Find out more →

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gourmet foods: black garlic

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the qualifirst story

authentic sourcing

We crisscross the globe in search of the best ingredients we can find. Our standards are unyielding and our vendors represent a smorgasbord of the finest food artisans.

passion for food

All our products have provenance and flavor, with quality that shines through. Our customers share our passion for world-class ingredients, cutting-edge techniques, and exquisite presentation.

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What Clients Say
"Always a great product, and if not, they offered me a credit for the one tin of the item that had gone bad."
Dominique L., 2017-06-06
"Excellent quality. Packaging was less then impressive. However, it's what's inside that counts!"
Ryan T., 2017-05-24
"Could not find spices I was looking for, searched everywhere until I found this site, ordered them for a good price came in a couple days later couldn't be happier"
Stefan T., 2017-05-22
"David's Spices are like nothing else on the market. Great flavour and no sugar or salt! My absolute favourite brand. I especially like the "Spicy Rub" and "Chicken Rub". Delicious."
Shannon M., 2017-05-21
"Excellent choice for us"
Ruiqi d., 2017-05-16
"fast shipping and great quality...can't wait to order again"
Kim D., 2017-05-09
"John always helps me finding ingredients and product with timely manner and smile. Thank you! He make me to choose qualifirst! Thank you"
Banquets P., 2017-05-09
"Always enjoyed the quality of products and service that Qualifirst offer and there long commitment that they have provided us over the last many years. Thank you!"
Ronald S., 2017-05-07
"They are consistent in quality. Easy to use without additional sugar."
Baron H., 2017-04-21
"David's Special Steak rub gets a 5/5 (great mixed ' The Keg' seasoning and on pork chops) , however the Jamaican Jerk rub could use more oomph."
Cathy U., 2017-04-21
Our Average Score
99 /100
Based on 75 reviews
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Latest Product Reviews

Smoked Salt Flakes Grinder 45G Drogheria
we use it regularly on everything and love the taste that it brings to our meals
- chris s., May 29, 2017

Special Steak Rub
we have been using that product for a long time. Unfortunately specialty stores are not carrying that particular ...
- kyrstyna r., May 27, 2017

Lobster Base Gf (Yld 15L) No Msg 2.5Lbs Major
Order Donne with experience by your responsible person and delevery was very fast,thank you Michel Beaulne
- Michel B., May 13, 2017

Special Steak Rub
Awesome no salt spice!
- Maureen M., May 12, 2017

Vanilla Beans Bourbon
Good quality will buy it again
- Thomas H., Apr 27, 2017

Lentils Beluga Organic
The perfect accent to display your creations. Sprinkled on a plate or atop a cheesy cracker, these are adorable.
- Cathy S., Apr 23, 2017

Molecular Cuisine Kit 1Ct Powderfortexture
molecular kit.
- Xavier B., Apr 11, 2017

Expandex Tapioca Starch
I haven't had a chance to use it but I received it quickly. I can't wait to be able to do some baking!
- Tracey D., Mar 31, 2017

Cacao Powder 22/24
- Chad R., Mar 28, 2017

Peri Peri Rub
i love this spice! it has a bit of a kick to it but is not too hot. i love putting it on chicken, in my pasta, or ...
- Melinda Y., Mar 24, 2017