|LEADING BRANDS, INC. IS CANADA'S LARGEST INDEPENDENT FULLY INTEGRATED BRAND MANAGEMENT COMPANY|
|The Company packages juices, alternative beverages, snack foods and confectionery products.|
Hot fill glass, PET plastic
and HDPE plastic jugger, hot fill 48 oz. steel cans, nitro hot fill aluminum
cans and carbonated cold fill aluminum cans.
Our Food Division manufactures snack food items such as cheese puffs and tortilla
chips. Our manufacturing facility is located in Edmonton, Alberta. With an annual
capacity of approximately 6 million pounds of corn products, we are a large
supplier of private label snack food products in Canada. Currently private label
customers include Co-op, Smart Choice, Safeway, Western Family, Value Price,
Glencourt, Albertson's and Nalley's.
Cookies- All wire cuts and sandwich cremes in cello trays and various sizes,
chocolate coated items, animal cookies, graham wafers, fig bars, ice wafers.
Snack Items- Tortilla chips, cheese puffs, popcorn, caramel corn, candy, marshmallows.
Crackers- Salted and unsalted, 450g or 900g, snack crackers-stack pack or dump pack.
Bakery- Little Debbie Snack Cakes, Siljans Crispy Cups.
Breakfast Products- Leclerc Cereals, muffin bars, granola bars.
Pasta- Unique shapes, flavors and varieties.
Fruit Leathers- Individual snacks and multi packs.
plants in Richmond BC and Edmonton AB, devoted to packaging beverages plus a
third plant in Edmonton that manufactures corn based snack food items such as
cheese puffs and tortilla chips.
Dave Read, Vice President, Distribution: 780-456-8668 ext. 228
Tim Dagg, Vice President, Sales Western Canada: 780-456-8668 ext. 238
Sinan ALZubaidi, General Manager Plant Operations:
780-435-2746 ext. 225
Ross Wells, Business Development: 604-214-9722 ext. 224
Full R&D facilities for
Company developed and launched the Integrated Distribution System (IDS) in Spring
of 1998. The IDS platform gives the Company a unique advantage in the marketplace,
in it's ability to deliver the most cost effective and efficient means for premium
brand owners to get their product from packaging through to the retail shelf.
The IDS program provides a one-stop shopping opportunity to independent brand
owners throughout Canada, the United States and international brand owners looking
to break into the Canadian market.
Advanced logistics and supply chain management services by eliminating third party warehouse and distribution charges in all possible areas. Result is that costs are taken out of the system, add efficiency to the process and provide the most effective overall product management for our brands and the retailer.
Five strategic geographic locations of warehouse and distribution facilities, and arrangements with sub-distributors to cover almost 2,000,000 square miles, a population base of over 30,000,000 people.
Over 150,000 square feet of warehouse/distribution space.
Facilities have, in development, HACCP and ISO9000 systems.
Plants have achieved a AAA Rating from the CFIA (Canadian Food Inspection Agency) which is the highest rating awarded.
of the best water you can find anywhere..."
"...one of a kind oasis..."
Quote from BCTV story on our Mt. Woodside Natural Spring,
September 13, 1999
The Company's water division consists of a natural spring water site at Mount Woodside, Agassiz, British Columbia, about 50 miles east of Vancouver. Spring water is sold from this site to various customers including Cott Beverages for packaging private label bottles.
1999, Leading Brands, Inc.
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