VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Sept. 2, 2014) - EnWave Corporation (TSX VENTURE:ENW)(FRANKFURT:E4U) ("EnWave", or the "Company") is pleased to announce that its subsidiary, NutraDried LLP (the "LLP"), has received an initial private-label purchase order for its dried cheese snack product. The first order is expected to be delivered to the major North American private-label customer in the second half of 2014 for an initial product test launch.
During the month of June 2014, the LLP installed and started-up a 100kW nutraREV® machine in Ferndale, Washington State and has been producing commercial product on the new machine over the past several months. The LLP has received orders for approximately 14,000 pounds of dried cheese product for the month of September thus far.
About NutraDried LLP
NutraDried LLP is a joint partnership owned by EnWave USA Corporation and Lucid Capital Management. EnWave USA Corporation was established as a subsidiary in the State of Delaware by EnWave Corporation to facilitate this partnership with Lucid. Lucid is part of the Wiebco Group of Companies controlled by the parent company Wiebco Investments Ltd., which is a private holding and management company controlled by J. Hugh Wiebe and his family. Mr. Wiebe has been a Director of EnWave Corporation since December 2010. For more information on Lucid Capital Management please visit www.lucidcapital.com.
NutraDried LLP intends to develop and distribute numerous healthy snacking options throughout the U.S. over the coming years. By using EnWave's proprietary REV™ technology, they can produce all-natural products with attractive colors, excellent flavor and high nutritional content; characteristics valued by many consumers. The LLP currently produces and sells Moon Cheese® as a healthy, tasty snack in the U.S. market. For more information on Moon Cheese® please visit www.mooncheesesnacks.com.
EnWave Corporation is a Vancouver-based industrial technology company developing commercial applications for its proprietary Radiant Energy Vacuum (REV™) dehydration technology. EnWave aims to sign royalty-bearing commercial licenses with leading food and pharmaceutical companies for the use of its revolutionary technology. Thus far the Company has signed ten royalty-bearing licenses, opening up eight distinct market sectors for commercialization with companies that include Bonduelle, a global leader in the production of vegetables; Hormel Foods Corporation, a major processed meat manufacturer in the United States of America; and Sutro Biopharma, a company developing a protein synthesis process for the pharmaceutical industry. In addition to these licenses, EnWave has formed a Limited Liability Partnership, NutraDried LLP, to develop, manufacture, market and sell all-natural cheese snack products in the United States under the Moon Cheese® brand. The Company has also signed a license and manufacturing agreement with NutraDried Creations to market the dried cheese and other REV™ snack products through private label distribution channels in the United States and Latin America.
EnWave has signed a wide range of research agreements with an expanding list of companies that include Nestlé, Kellogg's, Ocean Spray Cranberries, Sun-Maid Growers, R.J. Reynolds and Merck among others. EnWave is introducing REV™ as a new dehydration standard in the food and biological material sectors: potentially faster and cheaper than freeze drying, with better end product quality than air drying or spray drying.
EnWave currently has six REV™ platforms: commercial-scale nutraREV® and MIVAP® are used in the food industry to dry food products quickly and at low-cost, while maintaining high levels of nutrition, taste, texture and colour. The Company has also commercialized powderREV® for bulk dehydration of food cultures, probiotics and fine biochemicals such as enzymes below the freezing point; quantaREV™ for continuous, high-volume low-temperature drying; and bioREV™ and freezeREV™ as new methods to stabilize and dehydrate biopharmaceuticals such as vaccines and antibodies. More information about EnWave is available at www.enwave.net.
Dr. Tim Durance, President, CEO and Director
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