Please see the below steps and requirements for the NISS notification you've received, along with other helpful infomation and forms.
Please note that anything sent prior to a request will not be accepted.
For further questions, please reach out to your Category Administartor. Their contact information can be found in the Merchandising contact list.
For sample deliveries, please send to the following address:
Attn: LCBO Merchandising Storage
6th floor - 100 Queens Quay East
Please ensure to attach the Package Label for Samples to each package delivered to LCBO. See form LCB 2030 Package Label for Samples.
Product Needs List
For the most recent Product Needs list, please see the Product Needs Letter page.
Pre-Submission Accepted to Proceed
For Ontario Beer, the retail price is used for the cost per case.
For outside Ontario and Imported Beers, cost per case is used for the Purchase Order (PO).
For more information regarding the cost per case calculations, please click to view our LCBO pricing calculators, or reach out to the Pricing team at email@example.com.
New Supplier Number
Please ensure you have submitted a Vendor Profile Form (2297).
Once approved, please provide your supplier with their vendor number and ensure they request access to WebPO via TPAR - LCBO - SAM (lcboaccess.com)
Final Lab Submission: Ontario Beers Direct Delivery Program
A final retail ready lab sample should be submitted to category 3-4 weeks prior to the intended distribution date.
What is a final lab sample?
It is a retail ready product sample identical to what the vendor will ship to LCBO retail for consumer purchase. This sample must be representative of the product that will be delivered and sold through retail stores.
A sample that is retail ready MUST include the following:
- A fully compliant label
- The same liquid that will be sold to consumers
- Lot code
- Retail ready packaging (proper canning procedure followed). Blank non-descript cans/silver bullets are not acceptable as final lab samples
The LCBO/Category will not accept test results from other lab facilities for listing purposes.
For for information regarding Quality Services, such as testing services, policy and guidelines, please see the Quality Services page.