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Xylitol Canada Engages Roche Construction for Multi-Discipline Engineering & Construction Services

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 9:05 AM on Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Oct. 8, 2014) – Xylitol Canada Inc. (“Xylitol Canada“, or the “Company“) (TSX VENTURE:XYL) is pleased to announce today that it has engaged The Roche Group (“Roche“) for a broad scope of multi-discipline engineering and construction consulting services in relation to Xylitol Canada’s plant development initiatives.

The scope of work for Roche includes, but is not limited to, assisting Xylitol Canada refine and enhance existing plant designs, preparation of site plans, equipment configuration and location plans, building and facilities designs, electrical power, instrumentation & controls requirements, key procurement and construction advice, overall project cost estimation and finally, advice on future local permitting requirements.

Roche will be working closely with Xylitol Canada’s recently appointed Project Director, Ian Sansom, along with specialized process consultants and Xylitol Canada management, on all phases of the project.

“As we continue to make strides on our xylose plant initiatives, we have continued to surround ourselves with reputable and well respected individuals and Companies during each critical stage of our plant initiatives. Members of our team have worked with Roche in the past, and we are confident that they bring first-class design capabilities to assist us in our endeavors,” commented Andrew Reid, CEO of Xylitol Canada.

Asked about their participation, Roche’s Project Director, Pierre Lanoue, stated, “We are excited to help Xylitol Canada with their development and design activities for the xylose plant project.”

Xylitol Canada engaged Roche on September 23, 2014, and design activities began on Friday, September 26th. The Xylitol/Roche kickoff meeting took place in Quebec on October 6, 2014 at Roche’s offices.

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.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange Inc. nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Contact Information

 

Xylitol Canada Inc.
Andrew Reid
416-288-1019

Xylitol Canada Inc.
Matt Willer
303-991-1999
[email protected]

Xylitol Canada Announces $1.65 Million Placement and Material Insider Participation

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 4:43 PM on Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Sept. 30, 2014) – Xylitol Canada Inc. (“Xylitol Canada“, or the “Company“) (TSX VENTURE:XYL) is pleased to announce today that it has completed a private placement of 6,600,000 common shares at an issuance price of $0.25 per common share for aggregate gross proceeds of $1,650,000 (the “Placement“). The issuance price per share was determined based on the volume-weighted average price of the common shares on the TSX Venture Exchange for the 20 days prior to closing.

Proceeds from the Placement will be used to fund xylose plant development initiatives including engineering, design, process optimization, and general overhead requirements associated with the xylose plant project(s). In addition, a portion of the proceeds will be deployed to bolster the working capital base of the Company’s growing product division.

All common shares issued pursuant to the Placement are subject to a hold period of four months from the closing date in accordance with the rules and policies of the TSX Venture Exchange and applicable Canadian securities laws.

Tom Kierans, a director of the Xylitol Canada, and Dundee Agricultural Corporation, which now holds 27.55% of the Company’s issued and outstanding common shares, each participated in the Placement. “I would like to thank both Tom Kierans and Dundee for their continued confidence and support as investors,” stated Andrew Reid, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company.

Because insiders of the Company subscribed for all of the common shares issued under the Placement, the Placement is considered to be a related party transaction as defined under Multilateral Instrument 61-101 (“MI 61-101“). The Placement is exempt from the formal valuation and minority shareholder approval requirements of MI 61-101 as neither the fair market value of securities being issued to insiders nor the consideration being paid by insiders will exceed 25% of the Company’s market capitalization. The Company has not filed a material change report prior to the closing of the Placement as details of participation of the insiders had not been finalized prior to today.

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.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange Inc. nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Contact Information

 

Xylitol Canada Inc.
Andrew Reid
416-288-1019

Xylitol Canada Inc.
Matt Willer
303-991-1999
[email protected]

FEATURE: Xylitol (XYL:TSX-V) Natural Sweetener Co with $6.5M in 2013 Revenue

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 11:54 AM on Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

XYL: TSX-V

Financial Highlights

  • Revenues for its second quarter ended June 30, 2014 of approximately $2.0 Million, representing an increase of 43% over the same period from the preceding year.
  • For the three months ended March 31, 2014, sales increased by 97% to $2,170,624, compared to the three months ended March 31, 2013;
  • For the three months ended March 31, 2014, gross profit increased by 33% to $498,665, compared to the three months ended March 31, 2013.
  • For the twelve months ended December 31, 2013, sales increased by 87% to $6,508,998, compared to $3,473,053 for the twelve months ended December 31, 2012.
  • For the three months ended December 31, 2013, sales increased by 194% to $2,555,526, compared to $868,134 for the three months ended December 31, 2012

Marquee Customers Include:

Strong Institutional Ownership

  • Dundee Corp 29%
  • SunOpta BioProcess Inc. 26%

What is Xylitol you ask?

  • Xylitol is a sugar alcohol – and no, that doesn’t mean there’s alcohol in it. It’s also known as a polyol. Sugar alcohols contain fewer calories and fewer carbohydrates than other sweeteners. Replacing sugar with xylitol can be helpful if you’re trying to lose weight or even to help prevent weight gain.

What does xylitol taste like?

  • Xylitol is a white crystalline granule that looks and tastes like sugar. The good news is that it doesn’t have the negative side effects associated with sugar. Xylitol is low-calorie, low-carb, diabetic safe and we think it’s guilt free!

Where does your xylitol come from?

  • Xyla brand xylitol is extracted from North American grown hardwood trees, and it’s delicious. We believe the practices employed in the harvesting and processing of our xylitol are ecologically sustainable. Xylitol is also naturally occurring in many fruits and vegetables. Did you know the human body makes about 15 grams of xylitol per day?

Xylitol Canada, Inc. emerged in 2004 as a reseller and distributor of Xylitol and Xylitol products. Based in Toronto, Ontario, the company continued to grow and develop additional brands under the names Sweet Diabetic Delight and Xylitol Canada. Realizing the market potential for high quality, readily available, and consistently priced Xylitol and Xylitol products, the Company broadened its strategic vision in 2009.

Realizing that the void in the Xylitol market was based on inadequate supply and lack of awareness, the company initiated a 2-tier business expansion plan that sought to solve both of these problems. With the vision of a full scale North American Xylitol production facility as a critical element of this strategy, the Company reached out to the Capital markets and formally went public in April of 2010. With the capital base to aggressively address the marketplace, the company immediately began executing its business plan.

Xylitol In The Media

balancing your blood sugar on CTV Canada with Andrea donsky from naturally savvy

balancing your blood sugar with xylitol on breakfast television

Fed Up By Katie Couric: Katie Couric explains how junk food is high jacking our brains

Daytime Toronto: Dr. natasha turner explains the benefits of xyla xylitol

MACLEAN’S: Death By Sugar: How the sweet killer is fuelling the biggest health crisis of our time

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Xylitol Canada Appoints Ian Sansom, P.Eng as Project Director: 21 Years of EPC/EPCM Experience to Benefit Company’s Xylose Plant Project

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 9:09 AM on Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Aug. 20, 2014) – Xylitol Canada Inc. (“Xylitol Canada“, or the “Company“) (TSX VENTURE:XYL) today announced that it has engaged the services of Ian Sansom of EACL Consulting Services Inc. as the lead project manager overseeing the Company’s plant development initiatives.

“We are pleased to welcome Ian on board as we continue to develop our xylose plant strategy. Ian comes to us with over 21 years of experience in project management spanning a broad range of industries including power, petrochemical, polymer, industrial and pharmaceutical. We are pleased that his successful breadth of real world project experience can lend itself to the Xylitol Canada xylose plant initiatives” commented Andrew Reid, CEO of Xylitol Canada, Inc.

When asked about his participation, Mr. Sansom stated “I’m very excited to help Andrew and the Xylitol Canada team execute on their xylose plant program. My project management background specific to medium to large scale industrial and chemical plant projects is a great fit for all parties. I look forward to working with the Company in this capacity.”

Presently, the Company has been exploring a variety of different areas to deploy its novel technology in conjunction with other organizations that have readily available biomass. This model allows for low cost, sustainable production of xylose, among other high value bio extracted product streams.

In closing, Mr Reid stated “We have come a long way in the past four years on our plant based initiatives, and we are pleased with our progress. Bringing Ian onto our team brings us the commercial experience levels required for us to take the next step on these opportunities.”

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 a 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.

Xylitol Canada Inc.
1-866-995-9952
[email protected]

Xylitol Canada Discusses 67% Six Month Revenue Growth Over Prior Year, Customers Include; Loblaws, Costco and Whole Foods

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 3:30 PM on Friday, August 15th, 2014

XYL: TSX-V

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.

  • For the twelve months ended December 31, 2013, sales increased by 87% to $6,508,998, compared to $3,473,053 for the twelve months ended December 31, 2012
  • revenues for its second quarter ended June 30, 2014 approximately $2.0 Million, representing an increase of 43% over the same period from the preceding year.
  • For the six months ended June 30, 2014, the Company reported a 67% revenue increase over the prior year to $4,137,652,

Marquee Customers Include:

Hub On AGORACOM / Watch Interview Now!

Xylitol Canada Inc. Reports 67% Six Month Revenue Growth Over Prior Year and Strategic Realignment

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 9:32 AM on Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Aug. 12, 2014) – Xylitol Canada Inc. (TSX VENTURE:XYL) reported revenues for its second quarter ended June 30, 2014 of approximately $2.0 Million, representing an increase of 43% over the same period from the preceding year. Gross margin performance for the quarter ended June 30, 2014 was 15.2%, compared to 32.0% for the same period of the preceding year. Several factors influenced the recent decline in gross margins, including an increased mix of lower margined sales, the addition of new bulk customers, and currency exchange rates. Operating results for the second quarter 2014 include a provision for restructuring expenses of approximately $200,000 related to asset write-downs, staff and contract termination costs, and other related expenses. Going forward, the Company will be working to improve gross margin levels to normalized industry standard by focusing on continued sales growth and continuing to implement measures that improve supply chain efficiencies.

For the six months ended June 30, 2014, the Company reported a 67% revenue increase over the prior year to $4,137,652, reflecting new customer wins as well as increased demand from existing bulk customers.

Three months ended June 30,
2014 2013
Revenue $ 1,967,028 $ 1,373,981
Gross profit $ 299,892 $ 440,208
Net loss $ (846,330 ) $ (217,832 )
Loss per share $ (0.010 ) $ (0.003 )
Six months ended June 30,
2014 2013
Revenue $ 4,137,652 $ 2,476,984
Gross profit $ 798,557 $ 813,887
Net loss $ (1,423,152 ) $ (697,453 )
Loss per share $ (0.018 ) $ (0.010 )

During the second quarter, the Company conducted a strategic analysis with the goal of reducing duplicate overhead and increasing gross margins, shifted all its product distribution activities to its subsidiary based in Denver, Colorado, engaged a new Chief Financial Officer and established a separate business unit based in Toronto and focussed on the construction of a commercial scale xyltol plant.

“We believe that our strong and continuing revenue growth confirms that Xylitol is capitalizing on its opportunities,” stated Andrew Reid, President and CEO of Xylitol. “We are seeing benefits from the re-structuring measures implemented to date and are confident that the various strategic realignment initiatives our team has identified will strengthen the Company’s profitability and long-term competitive position,” Mr. Reid added.

The full text of the Company’s interim consolidated financial statements and related management’s discussion and analysis can be found at: www.sedar.com.

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 a 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. Xylitol Canada supplies its catalog of natural and organic products to retailers throughout North America, including some of the largest chains in Natural, Conventional Grocery, And Club channels. For further information about the Company, please contact 1-866-995-9952, or by email at [email protected].

Neither TSX Venture Exchange Inc. nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Forward Looking Statements:

This press release contains forward-looking statements. Often, but not always, forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of words such as “plans”, “expects” or “does not expect”, “is expected”, “estimates”, “intends”, “anticipates” or “does not anticipate”, or “believes”, or variations of such words and phrases or state that certain actions, events or results “may”, “could”, “would”, “might” or “will” be taken, occur or be achieved. Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from any future anticipated results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the forward- looking statements. Actual results and developments are likely to differ, and may differ materially, from those expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements contained in this press release. Such forward-looking statements are based on a number of assumptions which may prove to be incorrect, including, but not limited to: general economic conditions; viability of the business model and stability of costs; sufficient working capital for development and operations; access to adequate services and supplies; availability of markets for products; commodity prices; foreign currency exchange rates; interest rates; access to capital markets and other sources of financing and associated cost of funds; availability of a qualified work force; availability of manufacturing equipmeny; and no material changes to the tax regime. While the Company anticipates that subsequent events and developments may cause its views to change, the Company specifically disclaim any obligation to update these forward- looking statements. These forward-looking statements should not be relied upon as representing the

Company’s views as of any date subsequent to the date of this press release. Although the Company has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual actions, events or results to differ materially from those described in forward-looking statements, there may be other factors that cause actions, events or results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that forward-looking statements will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. The factors identified above are not intended to represent a complete list of the factors that could affect the Company. Additional factors are noted under “Risk Factors” in the Company’s financial statements and related management’s discussion and analysis.

Contact Information

 

Xylitol Canada Inc.
1-866-995-9952
[email protected]

Xylitol Canada Inc. Announces Results of Annual General and Special Meeting of Shareholders

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 3:46 PM on Friday, July 18th, 2014

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(July 18, 2014) – Xylitol Canada Inc. (“Xylitol Canada“, or the “Company“) (TSX VENTURE:XYL) is pleased to announce the successful completion of its annual general and special meeting held on July 17, 2014 (the “Meeting”).

The Company had 31.5% of its issued and outstanding common shares represented at the Meeting either in person or by proxy. At the Meeting, shareholders voted to approve the Company’s stock option plan, which is done annually, and also approved the re-appointment of MNP LLP as auditors of the Company for the ensuing year. In addition, shareholders appointed the following directors to the board of directors of the Company to hold office until the next annual shareholder’s meeting or until a successor is elected: Andrew Reid, Tom Kierans, Roger Daher, and Horst Hueniken.

Xylitol Canada is also pleased to announce an investor relations liaison at its offices in the United States. All investor inquiries can be submitted to Xylitol USA, Inc. at [email protected], toll free at 1-866-948-1999, or directly at 303-991-1999.

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 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. Through its product division, Xylitol Canada services customers such as Loblaws, Whole Foods, Costco Wholesale, and other North American retail accounts.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange Inc. nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Investor Inquiries
Xylitol USA, Inc.
Toll Free: 1-866-948-1999
Directly: 303-991-1999
[email protected]

Xylitol Canada Inc.
Andrew Reid
President and CEO
(416) 288-1019
[email protected]

INTERVIEW: Xylitol Canada Goes Beyond The Press Release to Discuss Q1 Revenues of $2.1M

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 4:19 PM on Friday, June 6th, 2014

XYL: TSX-V, XYLTF: OTC Grey

Xylitol Canada is a fast growing natural sweetener company that manufactures 100%North American derived Xylitol Products. The company’s products and timing are perfect given the movement by various governments and dental associations to ban sugary drinks, transfat and other unhealthy unnatural products.

Financial Highlights

  • For the three months ended March 31, 2014, sales increased by 97% to $2,170,624, compared to the three months ended March 31, 2013;
  • For the three months ended March 31, 2014, gross profit increased by 33% to $498,665, compared to the three months ended March 31, 2013.
  • For the twelve months ended December 31, 2013, sales increased by 87% to $6,508,998, compared to $3,473,053 for the twelve months ended December 31, 2012.
  • For the three months ended December 31, 2013, sales increased by 194% to $2,555,526, compared to $868,134 for the three months ended December 31, 2012

Marquee Customers Include:

Hub On AGORACOM / Corporate Profile / Watch Interview

Xylitol Canada Inc. Announces Financial Results for First Quarter of 2014 and Appointment of New CFO

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 9:35 AM on Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(May 28, 2014) – Xylitol Canada Inc. (“Xylitol Canada“, or the “Company“) (TSX VENTURE:XYL) today announces that it has released its financial and operating results for the three months ended March 31, 2014. Highlights of the results include:

  • For the three months ended March 31, 2014, sales increased by 97% to $2,170,624, compared to the three months ended March 31, 2013;
  • For the three months ended March 31, 2014, gross profit increased by 33% to $498,665, compared to the three months ended March 31, 2013.

The Company continues to expand its customer base and to achieve significant quarter over quarter revenue growth. The growth is attributed to increased availability in many major grocery chains and Natural grocers throughout North America of the Xylaâ„¢ brand of North American xylitol and Xylaâ„¢ products. The Company continues to raise awareness of its Xylaâ„¢ North American brand of xylitol and Xylaâ„¢ products, which are all sweetened with the highest quality Xylaâ„¢ xylitol. The Company’s products do not use any artificial sweeteners and are all sugar free or no added sugar without forfeiting flavor or taste. The Company also recently launched its North American made xylitol oral care line. The full text of the Company’s unaudited consolidated financial statements for the three months ended March 31, 2014 and related management’s discussion and analysis can be found under its profile at: www.sedar.com.

APPOINTMENT OF NEW CFO

The Board is pleased to announce that Mr. Frank Iadipaolo has been appointed Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”). Mr. Iadipaolo has extensive financial management and corporate development experience gained with small to medium sized enterprises in diverse business sectors. He previously served as Chief Financial Officer for Biosign Technologies Inc., Senior Vice-President, Corporate Finance with a Toronto based boutique investment banking firm and Chief Financial Officer for Telesis North Communications Inc. and Microforum Inc. (both previously listed on the TSX). Mr. Iadipaolo has also acted in a senior advisory role for other private and publicly traded growth companies. He holds an honours degree in Commerce from the University of Windsor and is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario. The Board of Directors wishes to thank Kyle Appleby, who served as CFO since April, 2010, for his efforts during his tenure which included detailed oversight of the financial aspects of the Company. Mr. Appleby’s duties as CFO were completed with professionalism. He will assist in the transition and we wish him well in his future endeavours.

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 a 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.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange Inc. nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Contact Information

Xylitol Canada Inc.
Andrew Reid
President and CEO
(416) 288-1019
[email protected]

CLIENT FEATURE: Xylitol Canada (XYL: TSX-V) Natural Sweetener Company Generates $6.5M in Annual Revenues

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 10:59 AM on Thursday, May 8th, 2014

XYL: TSX-V

Financial Highlights

Company announces that it has released its financial statements and management’s discussion and analysis for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2013. Highlights of the results include:

  • For the twelve months ended December 31, 2013, sales increased by 87% to $6,508,998, compared to $3,473,053 for the twelve months ended December 31, 2012.
  • For the three months ended December 31, 2013, sales increased by 194% to $2,555,526, compared to $868,134 for the three months ended December 31, 2012

Marquee Customers Include:

Strong Institutional Ownership

  • Dundee Corp 29%
  • SunOpta BioProcess Inc. 26%

What is Xylitol you ask?

  • Xylitol is a sugar alcohol – and no, that doesn’t mean there’s alcohol in it. It’s also known as a polyol. Sugar alcohols contain fewer calories and fewer carbohydrates than other sweeteners. Replacing sugar with xylitol can be helpful if you’re trying to lose weight or even to help prevent weight gain.

What does xylitol taste like?

  • Xylitol is a white crystalline granule that looks and tastes like sugar. The good news is that it doesn’t have the negative side effects associated with sugar. Xylitol is low-calorie, low-carb, diabetic safe and we think it’s guilt free!

Where does your xylitol come from?

  • Xyla brand xylitol is extracted from North American grown hardwood trees, and it’s delicious. We believe the practices employed in the harvesting and processing of our xylitol are ecologically sustainable. Xylitol is also naturally occurring in many fruits and vegetables. Did you know the human body makes about 15 grams of xylitol per day?

Xylitol Canada, Inc. emerged in 2004 as a reseller and distributor of Xylitol and Xylitol products. Based in Toronto, Ontario, the company continued to grow and develop additional brands under the names Sweet Diabetic Delight and Xylitol Canada. Realizing the market potential for high quality, readily available, and consistently priced Xylitol and Xylitol products, the Company broadened its strategic vision in 2009.

Realizing that the void in the Xylitol market was based on inadequate supply and lack of awareness, the company initiated a 2-tier business expansion plan that sought to solve both of these problems. With the vision of a full scale North American Xylitol production facility as a critical element of this strategy, the Company reached out to the Capital markets and formally went public in April of 2010. With the capital base to aggressively address the marketplace, the company immediately began executing its business plan.

Xylitol In The Media

Daytime Toronto – Rogers TV (Aug 2013) – Julie Reid from Xylitol Canada appears with Mari Loewen from Anna Magazine to make some delicious recipes using North American hardwood derived Xyla xylitol.

Daytime Ottawa – Rogers TV (June 2013) – Xylitol Canada’s Julie Reid and naturopath Helene Huot discuss the benefits of Xyla xylitol and share great summer recipes using Xyla.

Is Sugar Toxic? – 60 Minutes (May 4th, 2013) – Sugar is the most addictive substance on earth. It’s also the most dangerous and toxic substance anyone can consume. Sugar has similar affects on the brain like cocaine. Heart disease, cancer, diabetes type II and many more are linked to processed sugar.

Sugary Drinks Linked To 180,000 Deaths Worldwide – CNN (March 19, 2013) – “One in every 100 deaths from obesity-related diseases is caused by drinking sugary beverages,” says study author Gitanjali Singh, a postdoctoral research fellow at the Harvard School of Public Health.