Italian Flavours

Italian Flavours

Consumers from here love and want Italian cuisine.


Our buyer, Luigi, has been the specialist of food suppliers in Italy for over 20 years. He seeks and finds artisanal products and the best ingredients to import directly to Mayrand.

Italian recipes are always on the menu in Quebec’s food service industry, be it at fine dining establishments or fast food restaurants.  We help you to find all that you need to produce quality Italian meals.

Meals begin with antipasti, Italian hors d’oeuvres

At the beginning of meal, serve antipasti, an assortment of authentic products that’s easy to prepare.

Find every grissini flavour (Granforno, Panealba, Vitavigor from Milan), in addition to olives, capers and marinades.

A Mediterranean touch infuses sunshine and colour into your dishes.

Pasta, risotto and gnocchi

Stand out by playing with shapes, colours and flavours to serve different types of pasta.

With over 200 varieties - Barilla Penne Rigate #72, La Molisana Spaghetti #8, Gigi Paccheri Lisci and many more - Mayrand features a complete line of imported pasta.

Prepare your risottos using our arborio rice, available in different formats, and find the best vacuum-packed, frozen or dry potato gnocchi. Then, let your creativity flow!

Sauces and tomatoes

Mayrand offers tomato, pesto, four cheese, tomato and basil, marinara, and arrabiata sauces.

Choose your sauces and strained tomatoes, and discover the specialties of Mutti, Ortolina, Vitale, Evviva Italia, San Marzano strained tomatoes and Orgoglio.

And if you’d like to enhance your sauces, pick up some fresh vegetables from our fruit and vegetable section. Ready to get cooking?

Olive oils and balsamic vinegars

From classic extra virgin olive oil to the upscale truffle or D.O.P (denomination of controlled origin) variety, you’ll find more than 90 olive oils at Mayrand. Some rare products include Planeta, Terra Messara and Segreto.

Olive oils go well with a vast selection of balsamic vinegar to suit your needs. There’s something for all tastes, from the more traditional kind to specialties like white balsamic vinegar, the I.G.P (protected geographical indication) variety, and those from Modena.

Italian deli and cheeses

Known to be very high-quality delicatessen, Italian cold cuts are the product of skills mastered over many years. To keep this tradition going, we make available six cured meat varieties: Salami, Speck, Pancetta, Coppa, Guanciale and Porchetta.

Creamy, meltingly soft or hard, Italian cheeses enhance your recipes. At we offer more than 30 imported cheeses. We sell jars of freshly grated cheese, as well as large quantities of pizza cheese renowned by pizzeria. There are always new fresh cheeses to discover, too!

Biscotti and imported cookies

Ensure very frequent and regular sales by offering biscotti and imported cookies.

Popular as snacks, they perfectly meet the needs of cafés and sandwich shops. Especially in Montreal, you have to provide biscotti to your customers at any time of the day.

Internationally renowned for its gastronomy, Italy is famous for its pasta and  pizza, all found on five continents. The reality of modern Italian cooking is way wider. To continue featuring this cuisine, find all the essentials in our warehouse store.