About

Ozawa Canada Inc., is one of the most experienced family-owned importers and distributors of quality Japanese food and beverage products in Canada.

Incorporated in 1985 to service the growing needs of the Japanese food service sector in Central & Eastern Canada, Ozawa Canada has been educating local consumers and professional chefs & restaurants about Japanese cultural traditions through Japanese foods & beverage promotion. We have strategically & successfully expanded our core businesses while providing customers with high quality products and unparalleled customer service.

    Japanese Food & Supplies

    Specializing in importing and distributing quality Japanese products to Canada.

    Japanese Alcoholic Beverages

    Exclusive distributor of Asahi Beer, Takara Sake, and other Major Premium Japanese Sakes and Jizakes via Japan Prestige Sake Japan; and Nikka Whisky and Premium Shochu's

    Japanese Restaurant Equipment

    Authentic Japanese knives, tableware, sushi machines, kitchen accessories and restaurant equipment.

Company Achievements

1975

Ozawa was first to market the health benefits of Japanese green tea and green tea powder.

1985

First to bring to market green tea ice cream & red bean ice cream in Canada

1990

Began the sales of Premium Sakes and Asahi Beer. First distributor to distribute Junmai Daiginjo sake in North America.

1995

First to market shochu (traditional Japanese spirit) to Canada.

1999

Official Agent of Takara Sake USA and Takara Shuzo.

2004

Started importing and distributing sustainable Japanese Hamachi/Buri (Toro Hamachi)

2005

First to distribute premium Japanese single malt whisky in Canada: Nikka “Yoichi” Whisky.

2008

Introduced Nikka Taketsuru Whisky in Canada.

2010

Successfully introduced the award winning Nikka Taketsuru Pure Malt 12 yr old Whisky in Canada.

2011

Successfully promoted premium sake in the first LCBO hosted “Sake 101 Event”.

2012

Co-founded Kampai Toronto – Festival of Sake – Largest sake festival in Canada and was the founding President of the Sake Institute of Ontario.