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Georgia Main

Known as H.Y. Louie since 1903. The parent company for two of BC’s most trusted and loved food brands, IGA and Fresh St. Market is now named Georgia Main Food Group.Georgia Main Food Group is the new corporate brand name for the food operations of H.Y. Louie, a successful family-led business started in 1903. This name comes from the location of the founder’s first grocery store on Georgia Street near Main in Vancouver’s Chinatown, where local food markets still operate today.

A New Food Company... that’s 115 years old!


President & Chief Operating Officer Georgia Main Food Group Limited. Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Corporation, UGI

Board Member

Gary Sorenson, who was raised in Alberta, has been in the grocery business for over 35 years.  Gary’s experience includes working at Loblaws, Penner Foods, Oshawa Group in Calgary and most recently, Thrifty Foods in Vancouver, leaving there in 2010 to join H.Y. Louie Co. Limited as Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer and now is currently the President and Chief Operating Officer of Georgia Main Food Group Limited.

Main Office

4401 Still Creek Dr,
Burnaby, BC
V5C 6G9



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