(XFRA:A3CS6B) (the “Company” or “Plant Veda”), an award-winning dairy-alternative food manufacturer is pleased to announce that the company has finished the acquisition of Nora’s Non Dairy Ltd (“Nora’s”) on Jan 5 2023 pursuant to the terms of a share purchase agreement (the “Nora’s Agreement”) dated December 14 2022 among the Company, Nora’s and the shareholders of Nora’s (the “Nora’s Shareholders”).
Pursuant to the Nora’s share purchase agreement total of 1,530,613 common shares of the Company were issued to Nora's shareholders at deemed price of $0.196 on December 23 2022 subject to a voluntary escrow as below
- 33.33% in 12 months after December 23 2022
- 33.33% in 24 months after December 23 2022
- 33.33% in 36 months after December 23 2022
The Company and Nora’s are at arms-length. The transaction contemplated by the Nora’s Agreement neither constitutes a fundamental change nor a change of business for the Company, nor is it expected to result in a change of control for the Company within the meaning of applicable securities laws and the policies of the Canadian Securities Exchange.
Nora’s delicious plant-based ice creams are sold in around 250 stores across Canada including Safeway, Whole Foods Market, Thrifty Foods and online at Spud.ca, check the store locator to find a store near you.
With the help of matching funding from Protein Industries Canada, Nora’s co-founders Katherine and Tyler are working on launching the line of new nut-free ice creams with Plant Veda’s oatmilk base with an expected launch in summer 2023 with Gordon Food Service.
About Plant Veda (CSE:MILK) (OTC:PLVFF) (XFRA:A3CS6B)
Plant Veda Foods Ltd. has a mission to accelerate humanity’s shift to a plant-based lifestyle. We remain clear in our goals: to improve the environment and humanity’s overall health through plant-based consumption. Our Company has succeeded in creating award-winning plant-based dairy alternatives, continuing to shake up the dairy-free market by creating unique, one-of-a-kind products that leave our customers forgetting about dairy all together.
Learn more at www.plantveda.com and Nora’s at www.norasnondairy.com
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Sunny Gurnani, CEO
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