TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 25, 2012) - Xylitol Canada Inc. ("Xylitol Canada", or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:XYL) is pleased to announced that its Xyla™ Brand North American Xylitol is now available at Bulk Barn locations throughout Canada. This marks the first national retailer that is making the Company's natural healthy sweetener available in bulk.
"Canadian consumers are looking for alternatives to both refined sugar and artificial sweeteners. By making our all natural xylitol sweetener available at Bulk Barn, we're providing Canadians with the ability to make the healthy choice. Not only does Bulk Barn make the product widely available as the largest Canadian bulk retailer, they also offer value by selling products in bulk, something customers greatly appreciate" commented Julie Reid, Director of Sales for Xylitol Canada.
The product began shipping to Bulk Barn locations in August of 2012, and is now available for sale at their store locations.
About Bulk Barn:
Bulk Barn is Canada's largest bulk food retailer with stores across the country. Established in 1982, Bulk Barn has successfully expanded to 190 stores offering its customers an amazing assortment of products for an exciting unique shopping experience. The Head Office is located in Richmond Hill, Ontario.
About Xylitol Canada Inc.
Xylitol Canada markets xylitol and xylitol based-products and is focused on becoming a major low-cost manufacturer of xylitol and related products, serving the global market from operations in North America.
Xylitol Canada's business strategy is to leverage novel proprietary technology and processes to become North America's premier manufacturer of low cost, high quality xylitol from readily available environmentally-sustainable biomass. Xylitol is an all-natural sweetener which is marketed globally including Canada and the United States and is accepted by the American Food and Drug Administration, the World Health Organization and the American Dental Association. Xylitol contains 75% less carbohydrates and 40% less calories than sugar, has a myriad of oral health benefits including the prevention of tooth decay and is safe for diabetics. To date, wider spread use of xylitol has been limited by the lack of a reliable, low cost, high quality supplier.
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