Odd Burger Signs Brokerage Agreement with A.S. Food Sales to Accelerate Sales of its Plant-Based Product Line Across Canada

LONDON, ON, June 14, 2023 /PRNewswire/ – Odd Burger Corporation (“Odd Burger”) (TSX: ODD) (OTCQB: ODDAF) (FSE: IA9) is pleased to announce that its manufacturing division, Preposterous Foods (“Preposterous” or the “Company”), has signed a Brokerage Agreement with A.S. Food Sales to accelerate sales of its plant-based protein and sauce product lines across Canada.

The expansion initiative will focus on obtaining food service customers including hospitals, schools, convenience stores, and other institutions. The Preposterous manufacturing facility currently produces 12 plant-based proteins and 8 plant-based sauces specifically designed for food service use. The product line is extensive and includes plant-based chicken, beef, pork, cheese and creamy dressings and sauces. All 20 Preposterous SKUs are listed through Sysco Canada with distribution points in Ontario and Alberta.

A.S. Food Sales represents a select portfolio of food companies selling into the food service, retail, club and industrial segments of the Canadian marketplace. Its team of sales professionals each have over 25 years of experience in the industry, selling to the largest customers across the country. “We are excited to be the exclusive sales team for the Preposterous Food line in Canada,” says Andy Strub, President of A.S. Food Sales. “We will be focusing our efforts on selling the Preposterous line into the top retailers and food service operators across the country and we certainly see huge growth potential with the brand.”

“The focus for our growth will be on larger institutional customers,” says James McInnes, co-founder and CEO at Odd Burger. “The opportunity is tremendous, as our products are specially designed for food service use, where they can be cooked in as little as one minute with commercial cooking equipment.” 

Preposterous Foods has made significant efficiency improvements at its facility over the past two years, resulting in an increased production capacity to service external institutions. The Company plans to keep operating at its current facility, while also seeking strategic acquisitions and co-manufacturing partnerships to bolster future production capacity.

For a complete list of Preposterous products, please visit the Company website at www.preposterousfoods.com.

About Odd Burger Corporation 

Odd Burger Corporation is a chain of company-owned and franchised vegan fast-food restaurants as well as a food technology company that manufactures and distributes a proprietary line of plant-based protein and dairy alternatives to its locations. Odd Burger restaurants operate as smart kitchens, which use state-of-the art cooking technology and automation solutions to deliver a delicious food experience to customers craving healthier and more sustainable fast food. With small store footprints optimized for delivery and takeout, advanced cooking technology, competitive pricing, a vertically integrated supply chain along with healthier ingredients, Odd Burger is revolutionizing the fast-food industry by creating guilt-free fast food.

Odd Burger Corporation is traded on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol ODD and on the OTCQB under the symbol ODDAF. For more information visit https://www.oddburger.com.

About A.S. Food Sales

A.S. Food Sales was founded by Andy Strub, who has been able to develop his sales relationships across Canada over his 30+ years in the food industry. A.S. Food Sales represents a select portfolio of food companies selling into the foodservice, retail, club and industrial segments of the Canadian marketplace. Their team of sales professionals each have 25+ years of experience in the industry, selling to the largest customers across the country. 

Forward-Looking Information

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SOURCE Odd Burger Corporation

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