Horizon Group of Companies acquires Planet Foods

Posted on January 30, 2015

The Horizon Group of Companies is pleased to announce the acquisition of Planet Foods Inc. based in Calgary, Alberta.

The Horizon Group is a privately held, Canadian owned group of companies with distribution facilities servicing customers across Canada. Each subsidiary carries national brands and regionally unique products from a diverse range of organic and natural food (dry, chill, frozen, and bulk), natural body care and nutritional health supplements.

The Horizon Group is comprised of subsidiaries with distribution facilities in BC, Ontario and Quebec:

  • Horizon Distributors, Burnaby, British Columbia
  • PSC Natural Foods, Victoria, British Columbia
  • Christmas Natural Products, Burnaby, British Columbia
  • Corwin Distribution, Concord, Ontario
  • Directa Distribution, Pointe-Claire, Quebec
  • Organic Horizons, Concord, Ontario

Established in 1995, Planet Foods operates a distribution facility in Calgary, Alberta. Planet Foods is a market leader in brand development within the Canadian natural foods industry and is well-respected by both supplier and retail partners for the effectiveness of the results they consistently generate in delivering customized marketing programs and superior customer service.

Expanding our regional network to include a business that offers such depth of industry experience and integrity, while also managing an excellent brand portfolio, is a perfect fit for the strategic goals of the Horizon Group.

Horizon welcomes principals Tony Franco, Clay Gillies and John Stiles along with the entire Planet Foods staff in joining our diverse group of regional distributors as the newest member of the Horizon Group of Companies.

For more information on Planet Foods or Horizon Distributors, the flagship facility for the Horizon Group of Companies, please visit:

www.planetfoods.ca

www.horizondistributors.com

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