Canadian beverage company VIVEAU officially announces the launch of three flavors on the Canadian market, including: Wild Blueberry, Ripe Cherry and Crisp Apple Cider. VIVEAU beverages are a blend of 50% cold-pressed Canadian fruit and 50% lightly sparkling mineral water from Spa Springs in Nova Scotia.
The Canadian-owned and grown drink is flavored exclusively from fresh Canadian fruit and contains no added sugar, flavoring, coloring or preservatives. The fruits present in VIVEAU drinks are picked when fully ripe, which makes the drinks rich in antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. Mineral water loaded with calcium, manganese, magnesium and bicarbonate is bottled directly from a natural spring in the Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia.
VIVEAU founders Ted Grant and Hanspeter Stutz saw the opportunity to be the first to market with flavored sparkling water that contained only real Canadian ingredients with no added sweeteners or preservatives. Inspired by the popular German drink, Schorle, Grant and Stutz began working with local Canadian farmers to formulate a deliciously refreshing and fruity drink with a light note of sparkling mineral water.
Transparency is a fundamental value for the company — VIVEAU is the first sparkling beverage in North America to obtain the Clean Label Project™ certification. With a focus on heavy metals, pesticide residues and plasticizers linked to cancers and infertility, the Clean Label Project™ strives to bring truth and transparency to food and consumer product labeling. , rewarding brands with products that emphasize purity and exceed minimum government regulations.
Behind the rapidly growing VIVEAU brand is an impressive roster of board members, including Vinay Virmani, Producer and Chief Content Officer of UNINTERRUPTED Canada. The full list of VIVEAU board members includes:
• Vinay Virmani, Producer and Director of Content, UNINTERRUPTED Canada
• Adam Grogan, COO, Greenleaf Foods
• Jennifer Steckel Elliot, Principal, Accenture
• Mark Dobbin, Chairman, Founder and President of Killick Capital Inc.
• Ted Grant, co-founder and CEO, VIVEAU/Fundy Drinks Ltd.
“I was immediately drawn to the VIVEAU brand and its vision largely because of its transparency and realism,” says
VIVEAU Board Member and UNINTERRUPTED Content Director, Vinay Virmani. “I wholeheartedly believe in supporting Canadian businesses and intend to leverage my experience and creative storytelling with global brands to help chart a course for business growth and success. »
Michelin-starred chef and co-founder of VIVEAU, Ted Grant brings over 19 years of experience in the culinary industry across five continents. As someone with a deep passion and knowledge of food, he approached the launch trip of VIVEAU with his friend and mentor Hanspeter without hesitation. “After tasting the countless examples of artificially fruit-flavored sparkling waters on the market, I realized there was an opportunity to use my professional palette to bring something real to market using agriculture Canadian,” says Grant. “Despite the challenges of launching a new beverage during the pandemic, we believe in our products and have assembled an impressive board of influential leaders who support our vision, and I’m thrilled to have such talented people on board. the table with me to help promote Canada’s first fruit-flavored sparkling water that uses only 100% Canadian fruit.
Launching during the pandemic required a shift in strategy and instead of in-store activations, events or trial opportunities, the company decided to make personal, contactless deliveries to leaders in the space. healthy living to share this positive story. This unconventional approach has helped bring all three flavors of VIVEAU into homes from St. John’s to Vancouver with incredible response to date.
VIVEAU has now launched across Canada with rapid national expansion and is currently available at major retailers including Sobeys, Safeway, Loblaws, Metro, Longos, Farm Boy, Summerhill Market and many natural wellness stores.
The company continues to expand to all major retailers and food service providers across the country. For more information, visit https://www.drinkviveau.com/ and follow @drinkviveau.
VIVEAU is created by Fundy Drinks Ltd, based in the Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia. Co-founder Ted Grant is an experienced Michelin-starred chef, food developer and senior business leader. He has worked on five continents supporting a variety of businesses and educational institutions with his vision, passion and dedicated work ethic. Co-founder, Hanspeter Stutz is the pioneer of the booming wine industry in Atlantic Canada and the founder of the famous Grand Pré winery. Hanspeter brings unparalleled enthusiasm to every new venture.