Fast-growing CPG brand to join leading natural foods players at Canadian Health Food Association’s flagship industry event
TORONTO – General Assembly Holdings Limited (the “Company“Or”GA Pizza”) (TSXV: GA), an innovative, premium consumer packaged goodsCPG”) Brand dedicated to making delicious pizzas available to everyone, everywhere, is excited to showcase its naturally leavened, clean-ingredient frozen pizzas to leading players in the natural foods space as an exhibitor at the Canadian Health Food Association (CHFA) NOW (Natural .Organic. Wellness) conference and trade show (“CHFA NOW”).
The CHFA NOW event takes place in Vancouver from April 21 through 24, bringing together premier manufacturers, retailers, wholesalers, distributors and wholesalers to make connections, share knowledge and discover products. At the event’s Trade Show — which takes place April 23 and 24 — GA Pizza will offer delegates piping-hot samples of its premium frozen pizza from Booth # 649.
“CHFA NOW is all about showcasing quality, and so is GA Pizza,” he said Ali Khan Lalani, GA Pizza’s Founder and CEO. “From our start as a premium fast-casual restaurant more than four years ago to our current growth in the premium frozen-foods space as a CPG brand, we’ve never compromised on what we do: our pizza crusts are always made of sourdough that ferments for 48 hours, and are always topped with clean ingredients. We know this is what tastes best, and we know what health-minded Canadians want. ”
GA Pizza will exhibit alongside national retail broker Propel Natural Brands, which has been working with the Company since mid-2021 to facilitate growth in the high-promise retail space. Since January, GA Pizza has more than doubled the retail doors in which its frozen pizzas are sold. Since March, the Company announced new retail deals with Sobeys, Whole Foods Market and 53 midsized local Western Canadian grocers. GA Pizza expects to be in more than 400 retail doors by the end of 2022.
“We’ve seen such powerful growth in our existing wholesale and retail partnerships, and — as a hospitality-first brand — we’ve fired up to connect face-to-face with buyers and other like-minded, better-made brands to forge new ones, ”he said Brendan Beamish, Director of Sales at GA Pizza. “We’re excited to introduce hundreds of decision-makers in the industry to the best frozen pizza in the country.”
Details: GA Pizza at CHFA NOW
- Who: GA Pizza
- What: The CHFA NOW Trade Show
- When: April 23 and 24, 2022
- Where: Booth # 649, Vancouver Convention Center
- Why: For the love of pizza!
About GA Pizza
GA Pizza began its life as a fast-casual pizza restaurant in the heart of Toronto. Four years later, we also offer a freezer-to-table consumer packaged goods line and a revolutionary direct-to-consumer eCommerce experience — not to mention a pizza box with more than one pizza in it. Our ambition? Make delicious pizzas available to everyone, everywhere. We’re always working to take pizza to new heights — from showing the world that better pizza is possible, to finding new spaces and places to deliver unrivaled pizza experiences. Find us in your freezer or visit gapizza.com for more information.
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Ali Khan Lalani, Chief Executive Officer & Founder