Eat Well Group Announces New Distribution of Amara Organic Foods to Sobeys and IGA Stores Across Canada
Vancouver, British Columbia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Eat Well Investment Group Inc. (the “Company” Where “Eat Well Group” or “EWG”) (CN:EWG) (US:EWGFF) (FRA:6BC0) is pleased to announce that its majority-owned holding company, Amara Organic Foods (“Amara”), one of America’s fastest growing baby food brands, is now available at select Sobeys Inc. (“Sobeys”) and IGA in Canada.
Sobeys has over 111 years of experience in the food retail industry. As one of only two national food retailers in Canada, Sobeys serves the food needs of Canadians with approximately 1,500 stores in all 10 provinces under retail banners such as Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods and Lawtons Drugs, as well as more than 350 retail fuel outlets.
“Amara is adding premier distribution points at Sobeys and IGA stores, some of North America’s best-known and most established grocery retailers,” said Marc Aneed, director and CEO of Eat Well. Group. “Demand for plant-based infant nutrition continues to be strong as we accelerate growth in Eat Well Group’s CPG business. We congratulate the Amara team for their continued success,” continued Aneed.
Distribution to Sobeys and IGA locations across Canada adds to Amara’s strong retail footprint with distribution to many of North America’s leading big box retailers including; Walmart Canada, Whole Foods, Sprouts Farmer’s Market, HEB, Loblaws and more. Amara is focused on accelerating its omnichannel sales distribution strategy and continued growth in health food stores and traditional big-box retailers, in addition to e-commerce.
Eat Well Group management believes Amara’s growth can be attributed to the global trend of consumers seeking plant-based, nutritious foods to add to their daily lifestyle, and the delicious snacks and Amara’s baby foods are 100% organic with great taste. The Infant Nutrition Market is Expected to Reach Over $109 Billion Globally by 20271and Amara is on its way to becoming a leader in the herbal segment.
For 15% off and free delivery on Amara products valid through April 30, 2022, visit www.amaraorganicfoods.com and enter code: TASTETHEDIFFERENCE15
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ABOUT THE EAT WELL GROUP
Eat Well Group is a publicly traded investment firm focusing primarily on high growth companies in the agribusiness, food tech, plant and ESG (environment, social and governance) sectors. Eat Well Group’s management team has extensive experience in finding, funding and building successful businesses across a wide range of industries and maintains a current investment mandate on the healthcare industry and well-being. The team has funded and invested in early-stage venture capital firms for over 25 years, giving them unprecedented access to deal flow and building a portfolio of opportunistic investments designed to generate returns risk-adjusted superiors.
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