For immediate release:

Clever Fruit Products is pleased to announce it has been selected as the winner of Volta’s Virtual Pitch Event which took place on May 6, 2020. Amidst the circumstances COVID-19 presents, the event took place virtually via video conference.

The event brings together promising Atlantic Canadian tech startups who want to not only fine-tune their pitch and slide deck, but also gain valuable feedback from peers and industry professionals. The winning pitch receives a $500 Visa gift card and the honor of having its name engraved on Volta’s Pitch Competition trophy.

“We are very excited to have won Volta’s Pitch Competition,” says Liam Tayler, President of Clever Fruit. “Pitching virtually is a new and challenging experience as you’re unable to fully gauge the reaction of your audience. Winning this competition is an indication that our concept has the potential to excite, not only our own team, but others as well.”

About Clever Fruit Products:
Clever Fruit Products (“Clever Fruit”) manufactures a fermented functional ingredient to manage cholesterol naturally. Clever Fruit’s technology is a unique approach to fermentation that draws out the full nutrient profile of the underlying fruit while creating new compounds. Its initial product is based on the wild blueberry and early trials suggest a potential to reduce cholesterol by 40% and reduce LDL oxidation, lowering the possibility of plaque formation in the arteries. For more information, please contact: pr@cleverfruitproducts.com

About Volta:
Volta (formerly Volta Labs) is one of Canada’s largest innovation hubs, located in downtown Halifax, Nova Scotia. The Innovation Hub houses more than 45 tech-based ventures, four Innovation Outposts, and six service and community partners that collectively employ more than 400 people in Volta’s space. Established in 2013, Volta is a place where members of the Atlantic Canadian innovation ecosystem can work, connect and learn from one another by accessing co-working space, events and programs. Learn more at www.voltaeffect.com.