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At Bimbo Canada, our goal of mutual growth and success is rooted in a business philosophy that is driven by a unique core values system.

You are at an advantage with Bimbo Canada:

  • We are owned by one of the worlds largest baking companies in terms of production and sales volume
  • We produce a high demand product that is part of almost every household’s daily needs 
  • We are the largest commercial bakery operation in the country with strong customer service-based relationships with grocers such as: Sobey’s, Metro, Wal-Mart, Save On Foods, Safeway, Costco Wholesale and Food Service Customers such as: A&W, Harvey’s and Burger King 
  • We have a proven track record of great business stability 
  • We embrace business change through strong product innovation
  • We offer an in-house financing program

​​Is a Bimbo Canada Franchise Right for You? 

Personality, people skills, business and management skills are all fundamental aspects of owning a franchise.  

If you answer yes to the questions below, then we may be just the right fit for you:

  • Do you have unencumbered cash of a minimum of $30,000?
  • Do you have at least 2 years commercial grocery, selling, or business experience?
  • Do you have a clean credit report, clean driving history, and no criminal record?
  • Do you have a full Class 5 drivers license?
  • Are you a morning person?
  • Do you believe in the commitment of customer service?
  • Are you ready to invest 60 hours or more in a week for your business?
  • Do you love our bread and snack products?

 What does owning a Bimbo Canada Franchise Entail?

Owner Operator Business Model - the Owner Operator at Bimbo Canada is truly unique.  Bimbo Canada franchisees are far more than delivery people.  Our Franchisees are intensely driven business people focused on building their business and driving growth within their customer accounts.

Primary Focus - to manage timelines for delivery and service, as well as to maintain accurate inventory management and establish expectations around ongoing communication with key stakeholders at each customer location.

Hours - Franchisees typically start their day between 1:00 a.m. and 3:00 a.m. at an assigned Bimbo Canada Sales Center location.

Role at Depot - all of the bakery products ordered in advance arrive to be sorted at the Sales Center by the franchisee.  Once sorting is complete, the franchisee leaves the depot and begins his/her route.

Role on Route - offer on time service to customers, merchandising support, daily communication with customer on execution plans and a high level of accuracy as it relates to inventory management.

Management Role - the Bimbo Canada Franchisee is an inspired individual that is able to work effectively in a variety of business settings and is willing to hire and manage employees and build infrastructure at his/her discretion to offer the best customer service levels in the direct store delivery industry (DSD).

Investment Requirements for a Bimbo Canada Franchise

The average initial acquisition cost of a franchise varies depending on the region and a number of other factors. The investment figure is normally between $ 25,000 and $375,000. To invest in a Bimbo Canada franchise, you must have the equivalent of at least 25 % of the total cost of initial acquisition in the form of unencumbered liquid assets (which are not borrowed and does not serve to guarantee another loan). 

Your total initial investment therefore will include (but is not limited to) the following: 

• Purchase of a delivery vehicle (truck): $ 20 000 to $ 90 000
• Initial Franchise Fee cost: $ 5,000 (Atlantic) $12, 500 (West & Ontario)
• Cost of acquisition: from $ 25,000 to $ 350,000 (25% in unencumbered cash)
• Cost of installation of the decal on the truck : $ 1, 850 - $ 1, 950 (optional)

• Purchase of various equipment: from $ 100 to $ 500
• Purchase of a uniform approved by Bimbo Canada: from $ 300 to $ 500

If you are interested in moving forward to the application stage, click HERE.​