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StockGuru Featured Company: Clearly Canadian Beverage Corp. (CCBEF.OB)

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009

Clearly Canadian is focused on marketing its premium alternative beverages, which are distributed in the United States, Canada, as well as other countries. The company’s acquisition of DMR Food Corporation and My Organic Baby Inc. has extended its reach to the organic and natural products market with a full line of organic baby and toddler foods under the brand names My Organic Baby and My Organic Toddler as well as a wide range of dried fruit and nut snacks offerings.

Clearly Canadian has earned a reputation for its innovative sparkling water and packaging. The year 2006 has been hailed The Renaissance of Clearly Canadian. With an extensive re-launch of its core brand of sparkling flavored waters, greater distribution, exciting new products, a humanitarian partnership with the Global Water initiative and a strong new management team, Clearly Canadian has positioned itself to re-establish a strong position within the Alternative Beverage market.

Company President David Reingold is a notable leader in the health food industry with extensive experience in product development throughout Canada. Mr. Reingold founded DMR Food Corporation – a top seller of organic and natural snack foods in Eastern Canada – and has been credited for some of the leading brands in this growing category. His years of service within the Canadian health food industry have been highlighted by numerous product, service and supplier awards.

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Clearly Canadian Beverage Corp. (CCBEF.OB) Discusses Second Quarter Financial Results

Saturday, August 30th, 2008

Clearly Canadian Beverage Corp. (CCBEF.OB), a marketer of premium alternative beverages, including Clearly Canadian® sparkling flavored waters and Clearly Canadian dailyEnergy, dailyVitamin and dailyHydration Natural Enhanced Waters, recently reported the company’s second quarter financial results for the period ending June 30, 2008.

Clearly Canadian reported quarterly revenues of $2.53 million compared to revenues totaling $3.0 million during the same period one-year earlier. The company’s net loss totaled $0.07 per share, compared to a loss of $0.25 per share during the second quarter of 2007.

The company also announced an agreement with Cott Corporation, the largest private bottling group in the world, to bottle Clearly Canadian Beverages in 20 ounce and 1 liter sizes. Under the terms of the agreement, Cott Corporation will bottle Clearly Canadian sparkling flavored waters for distribution throughout North America. This agreement, along with the launch of a new phase of Clearly Canadian products, is expected to deliver significantly greater revenue and margins in the coming quarters.

During a recent conference call, David Reingold, the president of Clearly Canadian, stated, “We have greatly reduced our expense structure in the U.S. during the second quarter, as we transition down our beverage operation to prepare for new product launches. Mr. Reingold concluded, “I am pleased with our performance and remain very optimistic about the third and fourth quarters, which are normally very busy times for us, and we will also be launching most of our new business into the marketplace during this time. Our team is working very hard to bring Clearly Canadian back to EBITDA profitability in 2009.”

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Clearly Canadian Beverage Corp. (CCBEF.OB) is Excited about the Fast Growth Rate of its Organic Baby Food Division

Monday, June 9th, 2008

Clearly Canadian Brands (OTCBB: CCBEF) announced that the private label division of Organic Baby Food has taken the market by storm. The company is excited about the fast growth rate. Clearly Canadian expects to reach over 1,250 stores by the end of the year. The company has set high goals to dominate the Canadian organic baby food industry in Canada. Clearly Canadian is also currently working on breaking into the American market as well.

David Reingold, president of Clearly Canadian Brands, stated, “We are extremely proud to announce that several major retail customers have already chosen to private label our superior line of Organic Baby Food products. With highly influential accounts already signed to receive up to 30 of the available products now being offered by this fast growing division, we feel confident in the future prospects for growth especially as we begin to penetrate the massive U.S. market in the near future.”

Clearly Canadian Brands is a Toronto-based company that markets everything from sparkling water and energy drinks to organic baby food. The company recently acquired DMR Food Corporation and My Organic Baby, Inc. Clearly Canadian distributes products in Canada, the United States and several other countries.

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Clearly Canadian Beverage Corp. (CCBEF.OB) Receives First Orders from Major Canadian Supermarkets Chain for New Size Bottles

Monday, April 28th, 2008

Clearly Canadian announced this morning that it has received orders and will begin shipment of its popular sparkling flavored waters in a new, 1 liter bottle to several major Canadian supermarket chains. The new bottles should hit the supermarket shelves by the end of May. The company also announced that negotiations have started on North American bottling agreements. Additionally, the company on April 14, 2008 announced that it had signed a letter of intent to acquire Baldwin Street Kosher.

Bobby Genovese CEO of Clearly Canadian Brands stated, “This marks a major event for the future of Clearly Canadian Beverages and a key step towards returning the Company to profitability. We have completed large consumer focus group and industry trends studies, and are responding with products that meet and exceed what the consumer is asking for. Our new delivery system, and the use of 1 liter bottles greatly reduces the per ounce price to the consumer, and is a much more convenient and earth friendly package. Our research shows that at this price level, Clearly Canadian sparkling flavored waters can once again become the drink of choice for families across North America and beyond.”

Clearly Canadian Brands is based in Vancouver, BC and markets premium alternative beverages, sparkling flavored waters, Clearly Canadian dailyEnergy, dailyVitamin and dailyHydration Natural Enhanced Waters. The company distributes in the United States and Canada, as well as other countries. Clearly Canadian Brands has entered into the organic and natural food markets with the recent purchases of DMR Food Corporation and My Organic Baby, Inc. The company has stated that they are continuing to review future opportunities.

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Clearly Canadian Beverage Corp (CCBEF.OB) Signs Ice Skating Champion Kurt Browning and Family to Two Year Exclusive Spokesman Agreement

Tuesday, March 18th, 2008

Clearly Canadian Brands, an innovative sparkling water and packaging company, announced today that it has signed a two year exclusive spokesman agreement with Kurt Browning, a three-time Olympic Figure Skater, and his wife Sonia Rodriguez, a principle dancer with the National Ballet of Canada, both of whom will act as spokespersons for the My Organic Baby Line.

My Organic Baby is delighted to partner with Kurt Browning and his family. Browning, a professional athlete, is also a family man with two young boys, and so truly understands the value of making healthy eating choices. His wife, Sonia, made the personal choice over a year ago to transition her family to natural and organic foods.

Orlee Muroff, President of My Organic Baby said, “Having already made the commitment to eating and feeding organic foods, Kurt, Sonia and their children are the perfect addition to the My Organic Baby family.”

Kurt Browning stated, “We are excited about this new relationship with My Organic Baby. It is reassuring knowing our children are getting the best purist food available. I’m happy to spread the word on organic eating and feeding with other parents like us.”

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Beacon Equity Research Featured Company: Clearly Canadian Beverage Corp. (CCBEF.OB)

Thursday, March 6th, 2008

Clearly Canadian Beverage Corp. (CCBEF.OB) has earned a reputation for providing innovative sparkling water and packaging. The company markets premium alternative beverages, including Clearly Canadian® sparkling flavored waters and Clearly Canadian dailyEnergy, dailyVitamin and dailyHydration Natural Enhanced Waters. Their products are distributed in the United States, Canada and other countries.

Clearly Canadian acquired DMR Food Corporation and My Organic Baby Inc. These acquisitions marked the Company’s debut into organic and natural products with a full line of organic baby and toddler foods under the brand names ‘My Organic Baby’ and ‘My Organic Toddler.’ The acquisitions also allowed them to offer a wide range of dried fruit and nut snacks from SunRidge Farms, Naturalife, Sweet Selections, Simply by Nature and Glengrove Organics brands.

The Company has strong brand recognition as it has sold well over 2 billion bottles since its inception. Clearly Canadian recently launched a consumer awareness campaign in the US developed by the BrainStorm Group. The Brainstorm Group helped grow revenues for Mike’s Hard Lemonade brand from $5 million to over $250 million within a two-year time frame.

The strategies implemented by the management team are already bearing fruit. In April 2006, the Company stated that revenues increased by 33% over the same period in 2005 and represented the largest gain the Company had generated in five years. Furthermore, Clearly Canadian announced that revenues of its private-label beverage business rose over 147% in the six months ended March 2006, bringing the trailing 12 – month revenue increase to 62%.

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Beacon Equity Research Featured Company: Clearly Canadian Beverage Corporation (CCBEF.OB)

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008

Clearly Canadian Beverage Corporation (CCBEF.OB) is a producer and distributor of alternate beverages and products. The company’s focus is on sparkling flavored waters, enhanced water beverages, natural and organic snack foods and organic baby food.

Clearly Canadian is a holding company that operates CC Beverage (US) Corporation, Clearly Canadian Beverage (International) Corporation and Blue Mountain Springs Ltd. It is partnered with Global Water to fund new projects in Central America, and has expanded its product offerings by merging into the organic and natural products industry.

The Company plans to grow by developing and/or acquiring healthy product lines with sales strategies that complement its existing products and capitalizing on cross-selling opportunities. Clearly Canadian has recently diversified its offerings in the exploding organic and natural products market by acquiring DMR Food Corporation, a marketer of organic and natural snack foods in eastern Canada, and My Organic Baby Inc., which produces a wide range of organic baby food.

Health Issues and obesity concerns are emerging and rising, resulting in healthier food consumption choices by North Americans. Between 2001 and 2004, the flavored water market increased 50%. Estimates show that the market could reach $800 million by 2009, whereas it was only $164 million in 2004. Clearly Canadian’s new product offerings in conjunction with expanded distribution and advanced cross selling have set them apart from other alternative beverages and food competitors. The company brand has been well established in the US and Canada and is well positioned for tremendous growth.

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Clearly Canadian Beverage Corp. (CCBEF.OB) Receives Company Analysis from Beacon Equity Research

Monday, October 8th, 2007

In a recent report published by Beacon Equity Research, Beacon outlined several prominent proponents of company structure and future growth for Clearly Canadian Beverage Corporation (CCBEF). Clearly Canadian Beverage Corporation produces, distributes, and markets alternative beverages and products. Their product line consists of a plethora of products; sparkling flavored waters, enhanced water beverages, natural and organic snack food, and healthy baby food have all been developed successfully.

Recently, the company has acquired DMR Food Corporation to aid in future growth, and the company will continue to acquire healthy product lines to diversify their product portfolio. Beacon Equity Research report also stated:

1. There is an increasing demand for health foods and beverages because of rising health and obesity concerns, North American’s eating habits have changed. Tasty but fattening foods are being replaced by healthier substitutes, such as enhanced water beverages produced by CCBEF.

2. There is a large potential market and strong growth opportunity for CCBEF. The flavored water market has grown over 50% annually between 2001 and 2004, with industry analysts estimating that this market could reach $800 million by 2009 from $168 million in 2004. Furthermore, sales of flavored non-carbonated drinks are expected to surpass soda sales by 2010. Growing health concerns, as mentioned above, has led to greater acceptance of flavored water and organic snacks produced by Clearly Canadian.

3. Strong brand recognition and aggressive marketing strategy. Clearly Canadian Company has sold over 90 million cases of water and more than 2 billion bottles of water worldwide. Because of this, the Company has become established its brand in the US and Canada, with the potential for expansion elsewhere. CCBEF is continuously acquiring new product lines and continuously developing new products, corresponding with various advertising and promotional campaigns. Additionally, the company has hired Steve Nash and Justin Morneau, both professional athletes, to aid in TV marketing in the future years.

4. Acquisitions complement organic growth. Clearly Canadian has acquired several prominent companies such as DMR Food, SunRidge Farms, Glengrove Organics and other brand nanamesmes. The Company also acquired My Organic Baby Inc., a leading organic baby food producer.

5. Strengthening the distribution network. The Company has secured distrubution for dried fruit and nut products in both Wal-Mart Canada stores and Ontario Sobey’s stores. Clearly Canadian has also secured distribution for their organic baby food line through Babies “R” Us in Canada and Loblwas Canda’s largest supermarket chain, SWhole Foods, Highland Farms and Capers.

6. Product development partnership with INOV8 Beverage Company. The Company has also entered into an agreement with INOV8 Beverage Company to develop a new line of sparkling beverages. Mike Weinstein, the former CEO of Snapple, now runs INOV8 and has recently been hired by Clearly Canadian to work as a consultant.

7. Expanded management team. The companies management team is quite experienced and is continuously working to recruit new professionals to aid in brand recognition. The CEO, Brent Lokash, and other employees such as Edwin Fok and Mike Weinstein have all had significant experience in the beverage sector.

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Clearly Canadian (CCBEF) Inks Deal with Second Largest Independent Convenience Chain

Wednesday, June 6th, 2007

Clearly Canadian waters to now be found at Circle K Stores.

Clearly Canadian (CCBEF.OB) reports that its new line-up of Natural Enhanced Waters have been listed in Quebec by Couche-Tard, one of North America’s largest chains of convenience stores. Couche-Tard has chosen to feature Clearly Canadian dailyENERGY – one of the three unique health conscious beverages recently launched by Clearly Canadian.

Jackie Fox, Clearly Canadian’s Director of Sales and Marketing stated, “Couche-Tard plays a very important role in our strategy of gaining national exposure and in our commitment for securing tier one mass distribution channels for our new products.

With its dominance in the convenience chain channel, Couche-Tard will provide Clearly Canadian with great exposure to a large consumer market, which already has strong loyalty to our brand.”

About Couche-Tard

Couche-Tard is the largest convenience store operator in Canada with a network of approximately 2200 stores in Canada as well as a considerable presence in the U.S., with more than 3100 additional stores. Over 4000 of the total number are Company-operated stores and nearly 1352 stores are operated under our affiliate program. The Company sells fuel in 68% of its Company-operated stores. The Canadian stores are located in Quebec, Ontario, Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan. The U.S. stores are located in 28 states. The stores are primarily operated under the Couche-Tard(R) and Mac’s(R) trademarks in Canada and the Circle K(R) trademark in the U.S.

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Beacon Equity Research Client: Clearly Canadian Corp. (CCBEF.OB) Acquires My Organic Baby, Inc.

Tuesday, May 29th, 2007

Clearly Canadian is now in the organic baby food market with a wide line of baby food. The President of the company, Brent Lokash, commented on the acquisition as an incredible opportunity and a way to further increase revenue.

The baby food market has been growing by the double digits during the last five years, and more consumers are choosing organic products for their children. My Organic Baby is in the perfect position to attract families to their organic products.

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Clearly Canadian Beverage Corporation (CCBEF.OB) is Clearly a Winner with Consumers

Friday, May 25th, 2007

CCBEF has mastered the art of brand loyalty. As consumers demand great taste, CCBEF has leveraged flavor excellence to make its products robust and truly distinctive.

Clearly Canadian has the well established brand name recognition, with some of  its flavors almost having a cult like following.

Nicholas Roussos writes, “One of my all time favorite drinks is the Clearly Canadian.  This drink was so popular among my friends and me that it even accompanied us on our 8th grade Disney World trip”.

With the history of delivering great tasting and innovative products, CCBEF is well positioned within this high margin beverage segment.

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Triple Crown Stocks Highlights the Rapidly Expanding Legendary Brand, Clearly Canadian Beverage Corporation (CCBEF.OB)

Friday, May 25th, 2007

With a strong balance sheet as of April 30, 2007 reflecting over $7,000,000 in cash and no debt; Clearly Canadian Beverage Corporation (CCBEF.OB) is poised for growth. 

The Company is transforming into a diversified, branded company, focusing on the way of the future being healthy, natural and organic products. In 2007, analysts expect Clearly Canadian to see its first year-over-year revenue increase in well over a decade.

Key highlights include:

  • Acquisition of My Organic Baby Inc., (today 5/25/07) Canada’s first full nationwide line of organic baby food.
  • Successful launch of new beverage offerings, including Clearly Canadian Natural Enhanced Waters, with an organic line, targeting explosive healthy, alternative beverage sector
  • Already over $700,000 in sales of new products in just a few months since launch

The Company is definitely on the move.

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Clearly Canadian Beverage Corp. (CCBEF.OB) Shares Corporate Status with Great Enthusiasm

Friday, May 25th, 2007

Brent Lokash, President of Clearly Canadian Beverage, reported recent accomplishments as the company becomes a leader in the emerging organic and natural sector. He believes that his company’s strategy of diversifying will bring them their first consecutive revenue increase in over ten years.

In the last six months, they signed Justin Morneau to an endorsement deal, released a strong balance sheet with over $7 Million in cash and no debt, acquired DMR Food Corporation and My Organic Baby, Inc., and launched new beverage offerings.

Clearly Canadian intends to continue on its progressive march with its strategic regional marketing and sales programs. The company is also locating opportunities to further develop businesses and other initiatives in order to expand its sales.

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