About Bombay Bags

We are Bombay Bags

Established in 2007, we are a Vancouver, Canada based small business focused on Environment friendly Tote bags. Our goal is to make High Quality Bags that people love to carry around. We can make custom ordered Jute Tote Bags or Cotton Canvas Totes for any kind of events like fashion show, exhibition, shopping or just for fashion. We also make Organic Cotton Canvas bags.

Our Clients

Most of our Clients are located in Vancouver, Calgary, Seattle and San Francisco in Western Canada and United States. We plan to expand our business in Toronto and New York as well. Recently we have seen a surge of quality inquires from these locations. Some of our larger active clients are:

Walrus Foundation
Dale Chihuly Garden and Glass
Boston Athenæum
Raincoast Foundation
Covenant Health
Oakridge Mall – Ivanhoe Cambridge
Polo Park Mall – The Cadillac Fairview Corporation
Royal Bank of Canada
University of Toronto
Westin Hotel
The Jim Patterson Group (Buy-Low Foods)
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington DC
GE Appliances
Sterling Jewelers

The Bombay Bags Story with Jute Bags and Canvas Totes

Many years ago, it was almost impossible to find tote bags for sale in our Grocery Stores in Canada and USA. There were only the free plastic bags. These plastic bags were not only ugly and inconvenient to carry, they also were really bad for our environment. The environment consciousness of the people related to those free plastic bags was also very poor. And they were a common site on our beaches and parks. We started Bombay Bags in 2007 with this in mind. Soon we found great support from Oakridge Mall in Vancouver. They invited us to design a Tote bag for them that would be used for their Annual Fashion Show. It was our first big break. The Jute bag we developed for them became very popular among their customers. On popular demand they used a Jute Bag even in their 2008 Annual Fashion Show, which was also done by Bombay Bags. We received a lot of calls and emails from the Oakridge Mall customers who wanted to provide us their feedback on how happy they were with their Black Jute Bag.

During the last eight years we have added a lot of satisfied customers. Today we make high quality Tote bags with a lot of Natural fabrics like Jute, Cotton Canvas, JUCO, Silk, Organic Cotton etc. The natural fabrics are not only great for a sustainable environment, they also have a great fashion appeal. In the last eight years the Tote bags used in Canada and USA has evolved quite a bit. Customers today are more discrete in their choice for a Tote bag. There are few takers for the free and cheap non woven bags now a days. The looks of the Tote Bag, Bag Size and the Print Design are some of the top features people look for in a Tote Bag. On the whole, the average Tote Bag Consumer is looking for a quality product and don’t want to be a walking billboard.

The following are some of the top features consumers are looking for in their Tote Bag:

  • Elegant looking and attractive Tote Bags
  • Convenient Handles for carrying heavy Grocery items
  • Made from Eco-friendly material
  • The Tote bag is Reusable
  • The Tote Bag can be Recycled
  • Multi-purpose use for their Tote Bag
  • Durable and long-lasting canvas fabric
  • The Tote bag should be easy to fold and be carried when not in use

We manufacture all kinds of Tote bags such as:

  • Jute Bags
  • Canvas Totes
  • Promotional Bags
  • Shopping Bags
  • Grocery Bags
  • Tote Bags
  • Fashion Bags
  • Ladies Hand Bags
  • Gift Bags
  • Jute Wine Bags

Most of our customers are in Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary and Edmonton (Canada) and Seattle, New York, Washington DC, San Francisco, Los Angles (USA)

Business Objective

Our business objective is to promote Environment friendly and Sustainable products. We are a socially responsible organization, committed to making efforts for a better world – for all of us.


We are striving to achieve Fairtrade certification.

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