INVESTMENT

Supporting high-potential investment opportunities with smart and connected capital.

One-Stop Shop

NPC provides a range of services to help investors participate in investment opportunities in natural products.

Evergreen Pipeline

Access a robust pipeline of vetted investment opportunities in natural products addressing a diverse array of markets.

Opportunity Development

NPC supports companies in its pipeline with a suite of programs and services to help them become investment-ready.

Knowledgeable Network

The NPC network extends across Canada and around the globe, and includes industry and investment who bring a wealth of experience.

Investment Partner

NPC can co-invest in high-potential Canadian companies with innovative natural products, technologies or services. We look at debt or equity deals that are generally in the $2-$2.5M range.

Events and Insights

Stay up to date through events, news, and reports to keep you apprised of key opportunities and trends.

Where We’ve Invested

NPC began investing in March 2017, and has made 11 investments.
Select a company below to learn more.

What we look for in a potential investment

High-Growth Potential
Companies with the potential to earn at least $10M in annual revenues.

Targeted Sectors
Opportunities that provide naturally-derived solutions in one of our 8 priority areas.

Solid Business Plan
Companies with realistic sales forecasts, solid marketing plans, and keen insights on the competitive landscape.

Leadership
Companies with smart, experienced teams who are focused on building a multi-million business.

Coachability
Entrepreneurs who are willing to listen and incorporate advice from seasoned professionals.

Innovation
Companies with differentiation in product, process or market strategy.

Our Investment Fund

NPC has a small investment fund dedicated to Canadian natural products. With ten investments under our belts, we’re raising a second fund to seize the incredible opportunities we see across the country that can meet the growing demand for clean, green and natural products, technologies and services.

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Investor Meetings

We deliver a steady pipeline of vetted investment opportunities through investor meetings and online Virtual Pitch sessions.

'Better for You' Virtual Pitch: July 9

July 9, 2020

2:00 pm EST

Online

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Alternative Protein Virtual Pitch Event

July 16, 2020

1:00 pm EST

online

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Building A Brand Strategy

July 30, 2020

2:00 pm EST

Online

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ALL EVENTS

News

Having your HR house in order is key to risk management

Clear and complete HR tools and policies can alleviate costly risks to your business and make your company more attractive to funders a…

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Getting Maximum IP From R&D

For many companies, a strong IP portfolio that covers key markets is their most valuable asset. Noel Courage and Don Bocchinfus…

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Canadian coalition prepares to share research that could help against COVID-19

For immediate release

A Canadian group of companies is days away from sharing their research results with the global scientific comm…

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Getting it Right the First Time

What investors and retailers look for as you take your product to market

When launching a brand, start-ups can make a few common mis…

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Career Opportunity! Regional Director

We’re looking for a Regional Director for Quebec. This bilingual position plays an important role in our efforts to help advance na…

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NPC invests in Bast Fibre

NPC is pleased to announce its latest investment: Bast Fibre Technologies Inc (BFTi). BFTi is helping manufacturers develop disinfectin…

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NPC supports three more companies through its Commercialization Programs

A prebiotic beverage, a cricket farm, and a bioplastics company are the latest businesses to receive support from Natural Products Cana…

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International demand for The Cultured Coconut

The Halifax creator of traditionally-fermented organic coconut milk is experiencing new overseas sales during the pandemic.

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Virtual Pitch Event: ‘Better For You’ Food & Beverage (Part 2)

The demand for healthy and sustainable snacks, drinks and prepared foods is exploding! This virtual pitch event is a great opportunity …

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Virtual Pitch Event: Food Production

Join us May 28th for a look at some of the brightest new companies helping us tackle one of the planet’s biggest challenges: sustaina…

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NPC invests in Millennia TEA

Natural Products Canada (NPC) is very pleased to announce its investment in Millennia TEA. See the official press release below.

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Forced to Focus Workshop: Recording Available

Every entrepreneur is facing an unprecedented time for their business. The number of unknowns is staggering. But for some companies sha…

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Business strategist offers 5 key questions to ask yourself right now

The COVID-19 pandemic is touching all of us personally and professionally. It’s important to think about how you can weather this unp…

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Glysantis claims top spot in animal health showcase

Congratulations to NPC client, Glysantis, who won in the production animal category of the Animal Health Investment Europe Innovat…

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UPDATE: Canadian companies wait for details on Natural Products Expo West

UPDATE: As of March 2nd, the organizers of Natural Products Expo West have postponed the event due to concerns over the coronaviru…

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Natural Products Canada Invests in NovoBind

Start-up’s innovative approach addresses global shift away from antimicrobials and antibacterials

Natural Products Canada (NPC…

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Event showcases leaders in insect industry

This event has passed. Please contact us if you have questions or would like to learn more.

There’s growing interest in the use of…

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NPC Announces Virtual Pitch Series

NPC is launching its virtual pitch series for 2020 with a broad range of companies meeting the growing demand for clean, green and …

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Career Opportunity: Genecis Bioindustries

One of our member companies is hiring! Genecis Bioindustries has been approved for our Executive Talent Program, and is looking fo…

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Gaining the perspective of customers and regulatory bodies

Helping companies develop natural and veterinary health products is a specialty of Paul Dick & Associates. We spoke to the principa…

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