VANCOUVER, BC — Planet Based Foods Global Inc. announced March 17 a new partnership with KeHE Distributors, one of the largest pure-play grocery and natural food distributors in North America.
With more than 5,500 employee-owners, an extensive 16-distribution center network across North America and $5.5 billion in annual sales, KeHE Distributors has been providing natural, organic and specialty products to a wide range of chain and independent grocery retailers for nearly 70 years. Driven by a passion for sustainable living, healthy eating and responsible business integrity, KeHE Distributors is a Certified B Corporation held to the highest standards of social and environmental performance.
Through the exciting new partnership, KeHE Distributors will be a primary Planet Based Foods' distributor to the Natural and Speciality Foods grocery channel. Six of the company's most popular vegan options will be highlighted, including The Original Burger, the Green Chili Southwest Burger, Breakfast Sausage Patties Hot and Mild, The Original Crumble and The Italian Sausage Crumble. Units will be priced between $7.99 and $8.99.
"We're thrilled to be partnering with KeHE, one of the country's leading and most respected natural food distributors," said Planet Based Foods' President and CEO Braelyn Davis. "This collaboration will open the door for smaller, independent retailers to easily order our products, and will accelerate our distribution to mid-size retailers. It will also allow us to further our expansion efforts into Canada as we continue to focus on broadening the Planet Based Foods' reach and increasing shareholder value."
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PBFG, through its wholly-owned subsidiary in San Diego, California, Planet Based Foods Inc., is a producer of sustainable plant-based meat substitutes. Planet Based Foods was founded in 2018 in San Diego, California. With a mission to build a better food system by providing hemp-formulated superfood products to people today that support our planet tomorrow, all Planet Based Foods products are 100% vegan.