SOURCE: Premium Brands Holdings Corporation

Premium Brands Holdings Corporation

May 09, 2016 13:21 ET

Premium Brands Donates up to $50,000 to the Rescue and Relief Efforts in Fort McMurray

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - May 09, 2016) - Premium Brands Holdings Corporation (TSX: PBH) is donating $30,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to help those affected by the wildfires in northern Alberta. In addition, Premium Brands is making available another $20,000 to match donations made by its employees to the Canadian Red Cross.

Premium Brands will also be working with its portfolio companies, including Centennial Foodservice, Grimm's, Harvest Meats, Piller's, Hygaard, Quality Fast Foods and Freybe, to donate food supplies towards the relief and to future rebuilding efforts.

"Grass roots and community engagement are core values of our company. Correspondingly when our neighbors and communities are in trouble our natural reaction is to step in and help," said Mr. Paleologou, President and CEO. "We stand behind the people of Fort McMurray and its surrounding communities and our hearts and thoughts go out to those affected by these terrible circumstances," added Mr. Paleologou.

For more information on how to support the Canadian Red Cross, please go to www.redcross.ca.

About Premium Brands

Premium Brands owns a broad range of leading specialty food manufacturing and differentiated food distribution businesses with operations in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, Nevada, Ohio and Washington State. The Company services a diverse base of customers located across North America and its family of brands and businesses include Grimm's, Harvest Meats, McSweeney's, Bread Garden Go, Hygaard, Hempler's, Isernio's, Quality Fast Foods, Direct Plus, Harlan Fairbanks, Creekside Bakehouse, Stuyver's Bakestudio, Centennial Foodservice, B&C Food Distributors, Shahir, Wescadia, Duso's, Maximum Seafood, Ocean Miracle, SK Food Group, OvenPride, Hub City Fisheries, Audrey's, Deli Chef, Piller's, Freybe, Expresco, C&C Packing and Premier Meats.

Contact Information

  • For further information, please contact:

    George Paleologou
    President and CEO
    (604) 656-3100

    Will Kalutycz
    CFO
    (604) 656-3100

    www.premiumbrandsholdings.com