News and Testimonials

01/02/2012 - Testimonials

Since 1974 Shah Trading has been packaging, distributing and exporting food products across North America; and since 2011 they have been doing it with the help of Polykar’s food-approved PTO bags.

Shah Trading is an ethnic food distributor located in Toronto, Montreal and the United States. Specializing in rice, grains, spices, herbs, nuts, dried fruits, flour, beans, peas, lentils, Indian sauces and other various products, Shah Trading has become one of the leaders in the ethnic food market and Canada’s largest rice packager. They are certified HACCP, GMP, GIP, and also provide products certified Kosher and Organic. Some of their house brands include Nupak, Dunya, All Seasons and Fresh Nut. They are also a distributor of premium brands like Kohinoor for rice and Walkerswood for Jamaican sauces.

With products imported from more than 40 different countries like Brazil, Iran, India, Egypt, Argentina, Peru, China, Vietnam, Shah Trading repackages and distributes these products across Canada and the United States and also exports to the Caribbean, Central America, South America and Europe!

Polykar’s ultra-clear food-approved PTO bags used in the packaging of pumpkin seeds (left) and dried fruit and nuts (right).
According to Leo, Shah Trading’s plant manager in Montreal, “We like Polykar’s bags because the price-quality ratio is very good and the service is excellent.”

Polykar’s PTO bags in Shah Trading’s HACCP-approved warehouse.
Polykar is proud to be associated with the success of Shah Trading. For more information about Shah Trading, please visit their website at

Polykar’s PTO bags are all custom made for a variety of customers in its ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified facility. Polykar manufactures bags on a roll for both industrial and food packaging.

For further information about Polykar’s PTO bags please contact:
Amir Karim
Vice-President, Business Development

Polykar, a family business founded in 1987, is a manufacturer of polyethylene film, garbage bags and food packaging. In 2003, the Saint-Laurent facility obtained the ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certifications simultaneously. Polykar received the ICI ON RECYCLE! Award from Recyc-Québec for excellence in waste management. Polykar is a member of the Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA), of the Canadian Sanitation Supply Association (CSSA) and of the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) and the Compost Council of Canada (CCC). 

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