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Spring has sprung: healthy Buy Local products to consider Easter weekend

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Agriculture

Spring has sprung: healthy Buy Local products to consider Easter weekend

Media Contacts
Dave Townsend
Government Communications and Public Engagement
Ministry of Agriculture
250 356-7098
250 889-5945 (mobile)
Media Contacts
Dave Townsend
Government Communications and Public Engagement
Ministry of Agriculture
250 356-7098
250 889-5945 (mobile)

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Buy Local funding

The following projects have received funding from the B.C. government’s Buy Local program.

Gojoy Berries:

$12,320 to increase sales of the Gojoy smoothie mix and the fresh berries by creating product awareness, developing brand strength and loyalty, and adding distribution channels.

Top Tier Foods (Quinoa Quickies):

$6,340 to increase awareness of Quinoa Quickies in Western Canada through direct marketing at three consumer expos and in-store demonstrations.

Similkameen River Organic Farm (Athena Farm Holdings):

$74,500 to launch fresh, local organic pre-packaged salad greens. Raise consumer awareness about why fresh and local matters through a national brand and regional distribution supporting local farms and local economies.

Pranin Organic:

$35,415 to promote Pranin’s brand of organic, vegan, gluten-free and local nutritional supplement products to health-conscious B.C. consumers.

Alpha Health Products:

$39,390 to promote Alpha’s line of oils that are locally processed and packaged in British Columbia. The Burnaby-based company has introduced a vegan hot chocolate mix to the B.C. market.

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