Our natural products boutiques in Gatineau

Our mission

To offer an organic alternative, natural and eco-responsible alternative to accessible to the Canadian population.

Our history

1.1 Our origins

La Boite à Grains opened its doors on March 10, 1980. Starting with a two-person team, our company mainly developed its clientele in the Hull region. The owners started the business at 177a, Saint-Joseph. in 1987, La Boite à Grains moved to larger premises at 129 boulevard Saint-Joseph, and then to its current address in 1994. La Boite à Grains is a company specializing in natural and organic products and dietary supplements.

Opening 581 Saint-Joseph 1994

1.2 Our development

La Boite à Grains has developed an image of excellence as much for the quality of its products as for its dynamic service and warm welcome. All this has contributed to creating a warm and friendly environment for customers and employees alike.

Our company's growth has certainly been helped by our staff's sense of teamwork, and reflects our determination to make this business a model in the region.

It's thanks to a distinctive concept that La Boite à Grains can offer its customers a complete range of top-quality products and services at highly competitive prices. With over 40 years' experience, we are able to offer our customers a highly professional service at the forefront of developments in the field.

La Boite à Grains actively contributes to the development of the region, and was awarded the Prix Excelor 1999 for Business of the Year by the Chambre de commerce et d'industrie de l'Outaouais, as well as the Ordre du mérite du conseil québécois du commerce de détail in 2000. In 2004, La Boite à Grains continued its development by inaugurating a second store in the Gatineau sector, which continues to grow to this day. Again in 2010, recognized as Business of the Year by the Chambre de commerce de la Ville de Gatineau.

In 2016, La Boite à Grains opens its 3e branch, in the Plateau, and launches its e-commerce platform. August 2020, La Boite à Grains acquires Sol Épicerie Santé.The SOL store is now called La Boite à Grains (Aylmer).

Winning the Work-Life Balance Award, La Boite à Grains was awarded a new distinction at the Gatineau Chamber of Commerce's Excelor Gala in November 2020. A great recognition and a source of pride for our team!

1.3 Today

La Boite à Grains is healthy supermarkets that offer an organic, natural and eco-responsible alternative to food at an affordable price. Based in Gatineau, in the Outaouais region of Quebec, the company focuses on a warm, friendly environment where customers feel welcome, close at hand and well advised. Backed by its expertise, La Boite à Grains continues to innovate and reinvent itself to offer quality, avant-garde products that meet today's needs and trends.

With over 40 years, La Boite à Grains is :

  •         Four healthy supermarkets
  •         One online store with delivery options across Canada
  •         Tailored health advice
  •         More than 120 employees
  •         Over 12,000 products

The Evolution of Health