In the unique and changing market of The Bahamas, a family with nine generations of local history, over a period of nearly 200 years, has some distinct advantages in business. Asa H. Pritchard, Ltd., is just such a company – proud of its long history in the islands and acutely aware of the needs of its customers.

The company has been in the wholesale food distribution business since 1921. Asa H. Pritchard has been at the forefront of this evolution, offering sophisticated products to the discerning consumer. It is a natural evolution for a company founded by a man who loved to travel the world in order to bring the latest products to his homeland.

The company’s roots go back to a modest family business established in 1874 in Nassau. It was, however, after 1921, when Asa Pritchard took over his father’s business, that the tradition of expansion and innovative business practices was established. The philosophy has served the family, the company and its customers well over the succeeding decades.

After World War II, Emmett T. Pritchard moved back to The Bahamas from Canada and followed in his father’s footsteps. In the early 70’s Mr. Emmett’s sons Hugh and Robert Pritchard returned from Canada and became more involved in the family business. Both sons are actively involved in the business to date as President and Vice President respectively.


Asa H. Pritchard Ltd.

Hours: Monday – Friday | Sales 7:30am – 12:15pm & 1:30pm – to 4:15pm | Office hours 7:30am – 4:30pm
Phone: 242-393-2437, 242-698-2130 Fax: 242-394-5720, 242-393-8639
Address: Robinson & Claridge Road Nassau, New Providence