Regal Confections
Laval, Québec
Fund Ⅲ - unrealized
Inv. Date:
October 2020 and December 2021


Regal Confections, was founded in Montreal in 1962. It is one of the leading distributors of global candy and chocolate confectionery brands in the nation. Regal manufactures peanut-free and nut-free chocolate products in Quebec under the “Jean-Talon” (CJT) brand (as well as private label and licensed products in Canada and the US). Regal distributes fine imported and domestic gourmet foods under the “Euro-Excellence” (EEX) brand and it creates gift baskets for leading retailers under the “Sweet Expressions” brand. During peak periods, Regal employs more than 300 people at 6 locations. Regal sells through all major retail distribution channels in Canada.

Key Investment Attributes:
  • Market leader in independent confectionary distribution in Canada with longstanding relationships
  • Candy, chocolate and gourmet foods industry fundamentals supports continued organic growth
  • Attractive, scalable platform to increase national penetration across divisions and pursue consolidation 
  • Experienced, aligned management team with strong track record of growth