Elevate Your Packaging Strategy with AO Wilson: Adapting to Ontario's New Retail Opportunities

Elevate Your Packaging Strategy with AO Wilson: Adapting to Ontario's New Retail Opportunities

AO Wilson
Ontario Retail Alcohol Expansion Announcement


In light of Ontario's recent regulatory changes announcement and the upcoming expansion of retail opportunities for wine, beer, cider, and ready-to-drink (RTD) beverages in grocery and convenience stores, this expansion is a game-changer for producers and retailers, opening up fantastic opportunities to reach new customers and boost sales. 

Let’s explore why Bag-In-Box® (BIB) and our new 1.5L Pouch-Up® solutions are perfectly positioned to meet this growing demand.

Introducing 1.5L Pouch-Up® Solutions

AO Wilson is proud to stock our latest innovation: 1.5L Pouch-Up® sustainable packaging solution. This solution is designed to meet the needs of the expanding retail landscape, offering numerous benefits:

  • Convenience and Freshness: Pouch-Up® packaging keeps products fresh and is easy for consumers to handle, making it ideal for busy grocery and convenience store environments.
  • Environmental Responsibility: Like our BIB solutions, Pouch-Up®  is resource efficient and has a lower carbon footprint compared to traditional packaging methods. View the full Pouch-Up® sustainability report here.
  • Versatility: Perfect for a variety of still product beverages including wine, spirits, juice, dairy, and cold brew coffee, ensuring your products are always presented in the best possible light.

Why Choose AO Wilson?

  1. Strategic Partnership with Smurfit Kappa:

    • Our collaboration with Smurfit Kappa, a global leader in packaging, ensures that our stocked Pouch-Up® and Bag-In-Box® products meet the highest industry standards.
    • This partnership guarantees that you receive reliable, high-quality packaging solutions tailored to your needs.
  2. Cost-Effective Ready-To-Ship Solutions:

    • We understand the importance of managing costs. Our competitive pricing allows you to optimize your packaging expenditures with minimum order quantities as low as one box, without sacrificing quality or appeal.
  3. User-Friendly E-Commerce Platform:

    • Simplify your procurement process with our intuitive online store. Browse our extensive product categories, place orders seamlessly, and track shipments in real-time.
    • With readily available stock in our warehouse, you can count on timely delivery and operational efficiency.

Expanding Your Reach with Pouch-Up®

With the new regulatory environment, it’s essential to stand out on the shelves of grocery and convenience stores in Ontario, Canada's largest provincial market for beverage alcohol consumption. Our newly stocked 1.5L Pouch-Up® packaging solution offers superior protection for your beverages, and need only your beautifully designed label to enhance brand visibility and consumer appeal. 

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AO Wilson is your go-to partner for innovative, high-quality, and cost-effective packaging solutions. Our new 1.5L Pouch-Up®, supported by our partnership with Smurfit Kappa and our commitment to excellence, is designed to help you take full advantage of Ontario’s expanded retail opportunities. 

Elevate your packaging strategy today and meet the demands of this exciting new market landscape. Browse our stocked range here and make the most of Ontario’s expanded retail opportunities with AO Wilson by your side!