PwC Canada announced the list of finalists for the 2017 Vision to Reality (V2R): Innovator of the Year Award. This year's award program was open to organizations of all sizes, industries and sectors whose innovative ideas have added value to people, business or society. Club Coffee has been selected as a finalist in the Builder category for its PurPod100 innovation. "The applications we received this year represent a real cross section of Canadian organizations and the very best innovators. Each finalist demonstrates in their own unique way how innovation can accelerate an organization to the top of its game," said Tahir Ayub, Managing Partner, Markets and Industries, PwC Canada. "We are thrilled that this program gives applicants an opportunity for Canada-wide recognition, networking opportunities and exposure to entrepreneurs, CEOs and other industry leaders. These fearless leaders are reshaping the landscape of Canadian business." To read more about the award...
Highlights Importance of Certified 100% Compostable President’s Choice® Single Serve Coffee Pods TORONTO, ON – November 9, 2016 –Club Coffee was recently awarded Loblaw Companies Limited (Loblaw) Corporate Social Responsibility Supplier of the Year honours for the breakthrough technology behind the new President’s Choice® certified 100% compostable coffee pods. Club Coffee CEO John Pigott accepted the award at the annual Loblaw Innovation Summit. “We have been proud to work closely with Loblaw every step of the way,” he said. “They have been an active and committed partner throughout this journey as we worked together to deliver this market-leading innovation. They knew consumers want 100% compostable pods that offer quality President’s Choice® coffee and single serve convenience but without the waste they associate with conventional plastic pods.” Read the Full Press Release
Only 100% Compostable Brands to be Accepted November 7, 2016 The battle against single serve coffee waste is taking a turn for the better. Cedar Grove Composting is now accepting 100% compostable single serve coffee pods in the PῧrPod100™ format from its Seattle-area office and commercial customers. Club Coffee CEO John Pigott hailed the decision, “This is a major step forward in making 100% compostable pods the clear choice for people who want quality coffee and single serve convenience without the waste of conventional plastic pods. It is a testimonial to Cedar Grove’s leadership in green innovation for composting and organics recycling.” Club Coffee is the producer of PῧrPod100™ the world’s first certified 100% compostable pod for coffee, tea and other hot beverages. Read the full Cedar Grove Press Release