– Mary’s Organic Crackers Becomes Official Sponsor of This Year’s Organic Week –
OTTAWA, ON (August 6, 2019) – Mary’s Organic Crackers, a multinational line of gourmet, gluten-free snacks, announced today the launch of the brand’s REAL Thin Crackers, which will hit store shelves at national Canadian grocers during Canada Organic Trade Association’s (COTA) Organic Week. Mary’s Organic Crackers will also sponsor COTA’s Organic Week, held from September 9-15, 2019.
“The roll out of our REAL Thin Crackers comes at an exciting time,” said Mary’s Organic Crackers Director of Marketing, Cate Baril. “We are thrilled to sponsor this year’s Organic Week in conjunction with the release of our latest health-centric snack. Both events exemplify our commitment to product innovation and clean eating.”
The new line of REAL Thin Crackers will be available at multiple grocers including Loblaws and Save On Foods, and will offer multiple flavors, such as Sea Salt and Garlic Rosemary.
Mary’s Organic Crackers is one of 17 sponsors supporting Organic Week, which strengthens environmental and healthy living projects, and promotes organic food production throughout Canada. Organic Week will hold hundreds of events showcasing sustainable agriculture, alternate food systems, substitute options for apparel, personal care and cleaning products.
As a part of Organic Week, a press conference will be held on September 12 featuring Mary’s Organic Crackers. Other celebratory events include a “Why I Choose Organic Contest” highlighting why consumers choose to purchase organic products, an “Organic IQ Quiz Contest” to determine which consumer advocates are organic champions, and more.
About Mary’s Organic Crackers:
Mary’s Gone Crackers® (sold under the name Mary’s Organic Crackers® in Canada) is the largest organic and gluten free cracker company in the United States. The company bakes organic, gluten-free, non-gmo crackers in their own dedicated organic and gluten-free bakery in Reno, Nevada. Since its inception, the company has grown at a rapid pace, expanding its offerings while staying true to its promise to use only whole, plant-based ingredients free from wheat, nuts, eggs, and dairy. Products are available across Canada at natural, specialty, mainstream grocery and club stores. Mary’s Gone Crackers, in business since 2004, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kameda Seika, Japan’s largest manufacturer of rice crackers.
About the Canada Organic Trade Association:
The Canada Organic Trade Association (COTA) is the membership-based association for the organic sector in Canada: representing growers, processors, certifiers, provincial farmers’ associations, importers, exporters, retailers and others throughout the organic value chain. COTA’s mission is to promote and protect the growth of organic trade to benefit the environment, farmers, the public and the economy. COTA brings together the diversity of Canada’s organic sector: from farmer and processor to retail, including food products, fibre and textiles, personal care, and emerging sectors such as organic aquaculture. Visit www.canada-organic.ca
About Organic Week:
With all of these organic sector achievements, COTA is proud to be one of the main organizers of Organic Week, Canada’s largest celebration of organic food, farming and products. Since the first Organic Week in 2009, there have been over a thousand events nationwide and over 3500 participating retail locations annually. This September 8-16th, join us in celebrating organic by attending an event in your region, choosing organic products and participating in several of our organic contests. To participate and learn more, visit www.organicweek.ca