• The Yumy Candy Company (TYUM) achieved a milestone Monday, obtaining vegan certification
  • The new certification allows the company’s products to be sold in major all-natural grocery stores chains
  • The Vancouver producer of plant-based confectionary goods has obtained vegan certification for its entire product line
  • The company is aiming to get its product on the shelves of retailers like Whole Foods and Trader Joe’s
  • The Yumy Candy Company Inc. (TYUM) is up 0.98 percent, trading at $1.03 at 4:00 p.m. ET

The Yumy Candy Company (TYUM) achieved a milestone Monday, obtaining vegan certification.

The new certification allows the company’s products to be sold in major all-natural grocery store chains.

The Vancouver producer of plant-based confectionary goods has obtained vegan certification for its entire product line.

Yumy became Canada’s first publicly-traded, low-sugar, plant-based company. It now aims to get its products on the shelves of major U.S. and Canadian retailers including Whole Foods and Trader Joe’s.

The company also revised its gummy products to fit all-natural standards allowing the product to be sold in the natural channel of grocery stores and with select premium grocery stores that require all-natural products.

The all-natural elements used in their products are derived from real fruits and vegetables rather than artificial flavours. This ensures that their products are even healthier than before while still maintaining taste.

“We have received significant interest from leading all-natural grocers across North America. Now that we have finally achieved our certification and fit all-natural requirements, allow us to finalize earlier conversations with retailers or approach new retailers who require these specifications. Large all-natural retailers include companies such as Whole Foods and Trader Joe’s, a subsidiary of Aldi. To land on shelves of a global leader in all-natural foods will be transformative for our company and will likely send us to new levels,” said Yumy Candy Chief Executive Officer Erica Williams.

“Yumy Candy strives to continually improve on quality, nutrition, safety and value. We want consumers to feel good about the food they consume and trust we are keeping their best interest in mind.”

In addition to the vegan certification, all of the company’s products are free of gelatin, soy, gluten, nuts, dairy, eggs, sugar alcohols, artificial sweeteners and genetically modified organisms.

The Yumy Candy Company Inc. (TYUM) is up 0.98 percent, trading at $1.03 at 4:00 p.m. ET.


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