About Us

Strand Palace Agencies Ltd is the proof that unity is the best to achieve the ideal results for integrity, responsible and proactive company in business for more than 100 years.

Since its foundation  in  1900`s by Mr. Lawrence Calleja as Colonial Stores which was operating its main grocery store in the city of Cospicua Malta, with a subsidiary outlet in Sliema. Mr. John Calleja, son of Mr Lawrence Calleja actively participated in the development of the food sector in the county  (on the island) by opening a distribution company in the 1970`s, Namely Strand Palace Stores, which was what today has become  Strand Palace Agencies Limited.

With strong determination / commitments and holding on to the family principles The Company extended to new horizons when Mr. Ray Calleja took over the business from the late Mr John Calleja. Strand Palace trajectory has been interconnected with the history of the Maltese culture with the manufacturing various confectionery products under the TOPSY brand and Twistees which is produced at Darrell Lea Foods Ltd in MARSA.

Strand Palace Agencies Limited continued its successful story by making its way to international recognition, due to the sound, consistent and experience of the Calleja family.  Mr. John Calleja, the late brother of Mr. Steve Calleja together with their father Mr. Ray Calleja, always made sure to operate and provide strong brands and quality products.

Today, Strand Palace Agencies Ltd after 116 years is still a family run business with Ms. Zoe, Mr. John, Ms. Julia being the fifth generation members.

Our company products and brands which were building up over the years are divided into five regimes: ambient goods, chilled goods, frozen goods, beverages, wines and household goods.

Some of our impressive portfolio`s  brands, include: Ulker as well as United Biscuits (Mcvities, Go ahead, Carr`s, Crowfords, Jacobs), Lactalis (Galbani, Seriously Strong Cheddar, Bridel, Pochat, Valbro), Intersnack (Chio, K.P, Pauly ) Altinmarka, British Premium Foods , Fisherman`s Friend, Calnort, Grace Food , Hollands Pies, Olio Basso, and many more.

Strand Palace Agencies also imports, sells and distributes Fresh and Frozen Meat all over the continent under a subsidiary company: Strand Palace Meats Ltd.

Strand Palace Agencies has more than 80 personnel , which together with the latest sophisticated technology, manufacturing, temperature control vehicles and  cold storage  achieve the highest standard by offering sales representative and merchandisers to call in directly on a weekly basis, transmitting orders in real time, and offering a next day delivery service. to make sure to provide 100% customer support and customer satisfaction.

Strand Palace Agencies Management from Brand Management, Sales Management, Marketing Management, Warehouse Management, Logistics, and everyone involved with the company chain makes Strand Palace Agencies one of the strongest leading manufacturing  companies, as well as Importers and  efficient distribution as one stop shop with an extensive wide range of food, beverages and household products for wholesalers, retailers, food service, hospitality, restaurants and many more.