We are pleased to provide you with the 2021-22 schedules of LCBO WINES, SPIRITS, BEER & CIDER AND RTD Product Needs (see attachment).

All new product tenders will be open in the LCBO’s New Item Submission System (NISS) beginning today, Friday, January 15, 2021.

All submissions must be made through NISS. For new users, an introduction to the system and instructions on how to apply for access can be found here. All complete NISS submissions must include the following:

  1. An online application.
  2. A one-page marketing plan, including itemized marketing spend for year one, and relevant product attributes and accolades.
  3. An image of the product and packaging.


In addition, we encourage agents to provide as much relevant product information as possible. Up to three files (maximum 2 MB each) can be uploaded into NISS.

Questions may be directed to the relevant Category or Product Manager.

2021-22 Merchandising Needs Grid Final