Canadian Packaging

Happy Planet soups races to Canadian Grand Prix New Product Award

Canadian company hopes for soupy sales and national recognition after second consecutive year as award winner.


June 13, 2014
by Canadian Packaging Staff

VANCOUVER—Happy Planet fresh soups once again hit a home run with Canadians and gain national recognition when its two newest locally-inspired, locally-made fresh, all natural soups, Chatham Carrot & Ginger and Chilliwack Broccoli Cheddar, were awarded the Retail Council of Canada’s 2013 Canadian Grand Prix New Product Award for the Frozen or Refrigerated Prepared Food & Entrees category.

“Winning this award and being recognized by our industry peers two years in a row is a true honor,” says Happy Planet chief executive officer Rex Sheehy. “Our team’s dedication to excellence made this possible – we’re committed and passionate about producing delicious, all natural products that truly make Canadians smile.”

This year’s Canadian Grand Prix New Product award further establishes that Happy Planet’s new locally-inspired line of fresh soups are becoming favorites with consumers across the country.

“We wanted to create delicious soups that we’re inspired by recipes Canadians love, taste just like homemade and feature vegetables from Canada’s rich growing regions,” states Happy Planet founder Randal Ius. “Canada is abundant with delicious produce; these new fresh soups celebrate that.”

Happy Planet’s Chatham Carrot & Ginger and Chilliwack Broccoli Cheddar, are available in the refrigerated sections of grocery stores nationwide.

Other fresh soups offered by Happy Planet include: Fraser Valley Mushroom & Mascarpone, Tuscan Tomato, Moroccan Chickpea, Indian Split Pea, Thai Coconut, Louisiana Sweetcorn and Red Pepper, Berkeley Butternut Squash, Mediterranean Minestrone and Santa Fe 4 Bean Chili.

All Happy Planet fresh soups are made with premium, all-natural ingredients and do not contain any preservatives nor artificial flavors.

For more information, visit www.happyplanet.com.