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Bringing food data to life.

Localize transforms how grocers label, promote, and source local and specialty food products. The results are proven: better business for grocers, exposure for food producers, and empowered shoppers.

We are the Local experts

verified third party information at your fingertips

Localize is the only Local shelf label program in North America. We are dedicated to continuously collecting, growing, and ensuring the integrity of our data. Localize’s powerful database and application contain geographical and socially relevant information that is valuable for grocers and vital to shoppers looking for information at the shelf-edge.


Shelf Labels

empowering stories at the shelf-edge

On shelf labels empower shoppers with the who, what, where, and how behind the products they buy. Our turnkey service can produce print ready labels, or can be integrated with your point of sale system or tag vendor. Localize scoring and labels bring vital information to consumers where they value it the most, at the shelf-edge.

Shelf Labels

tailor-made to your needs

The form and content of labels can be fully customized:  
  • • Label layout, size, color, and branding
  • • Attribute selection tailored to your shoppers
  • • Integration with existing labels, POS, or tag vendor




Word on the street

"We were motivated to contact [Localize] because of their good reputation in the community and their enthusiasm to connect with local growers/producers. They’ve already helped our product stand-out on the shelf."

Faith Saunders Saunders Family Farm

Word on the street

"Localize is easily recognizable on the sales floor, and the ratings quickly let our customers know exactly how local the product is."

Brad Klassen Medicine Hat Co-op

Word on the street

"By participating in the Localize program we are giving the consumer a strong and consistent tool to help them identify locally grown and produced foods in store."

Kirk Homenick From Hardbite Chips

Word on the street

"As a small Alberta family, business joining the Localize Program gave us the incredible opportunity to share our story about CheeCha Puffs with local shoppers and retailers alike."

Tracey Cadrin CheeCha Potato Puffs

Word on the street

"One of the challenges we have as grocers is how best to communicate how local a product is. The Localize program has made this easy for us. We especially like how it allows us to keep our information up to date and new suppliers can easily be added.”

Country Grocer

Word on the street

"[Localize] offers a great opportunity for local businesses like ourselves to be promoted , be more accessible and more noticeable to customers on the grocery store shelves!"

Lara McCormack From Scratch Mountain Kitchen

Word on the street

"We think it's extremely important to support local farmers and the local economy and we are proud to be a part of Localize."

Nathasha Vandenhurk Three Farmers Camelina Oil

Word on the street

"Localize is a great way to show our support for the local vendors in the communities we serve."

Brad Bromley Sobeys, Invermere

Sourcing Portal

connecting local food producers with grocers

Localize has optimized procurement tools to allow grocers to streamline the process of sourcing local food products and to allow producers to get noticed.

Sourcing Portal

dig into the details

Find results in seconds, by searching for:
  • • state or province
  • • distance
  • • socially relevant certifications
  • • food safety certifications
  • • recall & liability insurance
  • • packaging requirements
  • AND MORE...

Our Awards

  • AWE Emerging Innovator Award 2016
  • 2013 Social Enterprise World Forum Canadian Good Deals Prize
  • RBC Impact Business 2014
  • 2014 Edmonton Journal People’s Choice Award Winner
  • Finalist BCFPA Innovation Award 2015
  • Star Women in Grocery 2015
  • 2014 TEC Venture Prize Fast Growth Winner

Custom Data Curation

Our data at your fingertips

We started with local. Now we can curate anything. By building our Labeling Program platform we have created the architecture to handle massive amounts of socially and geographically relevant data. Our team is excited to explore new, innovative ways of collecting and sharing information at the shelf-edge.

Contact us to discuss a partnership!