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  • The Very Good Food Company (VERY) is partnering with U.S. wholesale distributor KeHE to further boost North American retail presence
  • The Very Good Food Company Inc. is an emerging plant-based food technology company that produces nutritious and delicious plant-based meat and cheese products
  • KeHe, an Illinois-based and employee-owned wholesale distributor, represents 8,500 food brands distributed to more than 40,000 natural food store
  • In joining forces, this will power VERY GOOD’s growth and move its plant-based offerings from its production facilities to customers’ plates
  • The Very Good Food Company Inc. (VERY) is down 2.33 per cent and is trading at C$4.20 at 12:59 pm ET

The Very Good Food Company Inc. (VERY) has signed a wholesale distribution agreement with KeHE Distributors, LLC.

KeHE is a top U.S. wholesale food distributor of natural, organic, specialty and fresh food brands across North America.

KeHe represents 8,500 food brands distributed to more than 40,000 natural food stores, chain and independent grocery stores, eCommerce retailers and other specialty product retailers throughout North America.

In recent years, KeHE has scaled its operations by expanding to 16 national distribution centres to enhance its supply chain services, solidifying its reputation as a valued distribution partner to major grocers including Sprouts Farmers Market, Whole Foods, Thrive Market and Associated Food Stores.

“The partnership with KeHE will help further expand VERY GOOD’s retail presence across the U.S. as consumers increasingly rethink their food choices and integrate plant-based food options into their diet”, said co-founder and CEO Mitchell Scott.

“We deeply value KeHE’s proven expertise in getting food brands products on shelves of major grocers faster,” added Scott.

KeHE joins VERY GOOD’s North American network of wholesale, eCommerce and foodservice partners, helping to power the Company’s growth and move its plant-based offerings from its production facilities to customers’ plates.

VERY GOOD currently offers 19+ plant-based products under its brands, The Very Good Butchers and The Very Good Cheese Co., through more than 1,356 retail distribution points.

VERY GOOD previously established a U.S. distribution partnership with another major North American wholesale distributor, and recently announced its entry into foodservice through partnerships with FreshPrep, a sustainable meal kit company, and Copper Branch, the world’s largest 100 per cent plant-based quick-service restaurant chain.

The Very Good Food Company Inc. is an emerging plant-based food technology company that produces nutritious and delicious plant-based meat and cheese products.

The Very Good Food Company Inc. (VERY) is down 2.33 per cent and is trading at C$4.20 at 12:59 pm ET.

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