VANCOUVER — Daiya Foods has entered a sales-and-distribution partnership with Hyundai Green Food to bring plant-based products to retail and foodservice partners in South Korea.
Currently, Daiya’s products are available through Hyundai’s 20 stores and e-commerce channels. In March, the roll out will see Hyundai’s stores, grocery channels, e-commerce and independent stores carrying products. Finally, in April, products will be featured through Hyundai’s foodservices division, bringing more options to restaurants, including QSR.
“Daiya’s new sales-and-distribution partnership with Hyundai Green Food is another example of our pledge to invite people to gather around the table to enjoy deliciously dairy-free food that is good for people and planet,” says Walter Alvarenga, international business director at Daiya Foods. “Hyundai Green Food is an ideal partner to help action Daiya’s vision to earn a place on daily menus with plant-based food innovation that exceeds expectations for taste and texture, with appeal for recipe use and broad availability at home or when dining away from home. The fact that Hyundai Green Food shares an alike vision for access to great tasting plant-based options makes our partnership all the more important.”
“Since 1968, Hyundai Green Food has been a leading food distributor and catering company in South Korea. Given Daiya is a plant-based food industry leader, known as an original innovator of delicious dairy-free cheese foods, they’re an ideal partner to provide South Koreans with delicious food choices,” says Byungchul Park, senior executive manager of Hyundai Green Food.