Natural Products Canada - Who's been invited to pitch?

Posted on June 05, 2018

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The countdown is on for the Nutrition Capital Network - Natural Products Canada Investor Meeting, June 27&28 in Toronto. NCN-NPC will host leaders in the 'better for you' food and beverage industry, and up and coming companies in the nutrition, functional food and natural health product sectors.

Day 1: The NCN--NPC Investor Meeting starts on June 27th with industry insights including: 

  • Industry Overview: Deals, M&A (Nick McCoy, Whipstitch Capital)
  • Canada’s Natural Product Industry Ecosystem (Shelley King, Natural Products Canada)
  • Cannabis and the Consumer: What opportunities lie ahead for edibles? (Legal & Regulatory Advisors: Gowlings, Natural SciReg and KGK Science)
  • The Art of the Deal: What Acquisitive Companies Look For (Chris Zedic, UNFI Canada; Matt von Teichmann, GreenSpace Brands)
  • Investor Panel: Strategic global investors and how they approach the Canadian Market (Moderator: Grant Ferrier, NCN; Panelists TBD)
  • Update on NHP/Supplemented Food Regulations in Canada (Kyley Paul, Natural SciReg)
  • Global Taste Trends: What Will Consumers Look for in the Next 1-5 Years? (Christine Couvelier, Culinary Concierge)

 

Day 1 closes with a chance to swap stories with the investors, presenting companies and others at the networking reception.

Day 2: June 28th is highlight of the event: the company presentations! Strategic investors like Nestle, Coca-Cola, DSM, as well as VCs, angels and others will have the chance to hear from the following companies: 

  • Biomaterials developer of micro-organism fermentation process for food & beverage ingredients
  • Producer of engineered yeast strains to produce cannabinoids in pills and oils as a licensed dealer under Health Canada.
  • $10-12 million vertically-integrated condition-specific herbal extract and supplement manufacturer
  • $3-5 million clinically backed protein-based consumer brands in bars and powders/mixes for kids and adults
  • Next generation, non-dairy, non-GMO tigernut ice-cream high in protein & fiber
  • Developer of a branded functional drink that can reduce 70% of plaque associated with dental disease
  • $1-2 million in healthy gluten-free hand-made small-batch biscotti and snacks
  • Organic cricket protein bars, gourmet crackers and fruit smoothie mix made with organically farmed crickets
  • Branded supplement to improve brain performance approved by Health Canada
  • Producer of specialty and medicinal mushrooms, growing kits and branded mushroom supplements
  • $3-5 million end-to-end digital product sampling solution and insights platform for brands
  • $1-2 million healthy breakfast monthly box subscription delivery company
  • Frozen cubes to empower healthy and complete smoothies in 6 flavors
  • Premium natural, gluten free, nut-free, high-fiber nutritional lifestyle bars made in Canada
  • Early-stage crowdfunding platform for F&B companies that converts funder into brand ambassadors
  • $4-5 million non-toxic spray quick wash for smart phones, tablets and other consumer electronics 
  • Prebiotic soda with only 5g of naturally occurring sugars and prebiotic root vegetables

 

Don't miss your chance to be a part of this exclusive event. 

Visit the event website to learn more and to register!