Partnership with CloudKitchens Provides Delivery of the Company’s Ice Cream Products through Services Such as UberEats, GrubHub and DoorDash
Initial Launch Markets to Include New York, Miami and Los Angeles
MIAMI, May 17, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Smart for Life, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMFL) (“Smart for Life” or the “Company”), a high growth global leader in the Health & Wellness sector marketing and manufacturing nutritional foods and supplements worldwide, today announced that it has executed a strategic agreement with CloudKitchens for rapid local delivery of its new line of innovative, proprietary and healthy high protein ice cream bars.
The partnership with CloudKitchens will enable delivery of the Company’s ice cream bars through services such as UberEats, GrubHub and DoorDash across major markets in the US, with an initial focus on New York, Miami and Los Angeles. CloudKitchens is a leading provider of “ghost kitchens” for restaurant delivery and pickup.
“We are excited to partner with CloudKitchens to accelerate the nationwide rollout of our new, proprietary line of innovative, high protein ice cream,” stated Darren Minton, Smart for Life’s Chief Executive Officer. “We launched this new functional food product category last month and believe it has tremendous growth potential. With CloudKitchens, we will now be able to reach millions of new customers with on-demand, direct-to-consumer delivery and pickup. We will also have access to state-of-the-art delivery hubs, order fulfillment services and top-notch sales and inventory software. We believe we are pioneering a new concept in frozen foods as our line of protein ice cream bars are formulated to be high in protein, high in fiber, and provide sustained energy, all with a delicious taste in a completely novel form factor. We will initiate our launch with target markets in New York, Miami and Los Angles and look forward to customers trying our delicious ice cream flavors in Vanilla-Chocolate, Cookies & Cream, and Strawberry.”
Smart for Life’s high protein ice cream bars will be available in select markets and online. To learn more about Smart for Life’s innovative new line of protein-based ice cream products please visit: www.icecreamprotein.com.
CloudKitchens is the developer of infrastructure and software that enables food operators to open delivery-only locations with minimal capital expenditure and time. CloudKitchens was founded to provide its expertise to the fast-growing “ghost kitchen” market, leveraging its assets and technology that are optimized for speed, quality, and scale, making it easy to launch a new delivery restaurant or sales channel. CloudKitchens also enable existing restauranteurs and online brands to expand the reach of their current restaurant location or concept into its established network of locations across major metropolitan areas in the United States. A growing list of restaurants and brands use CloudKitchens as an experimental space, optimizing staff and inventory while testing new ideas. The company was founded by Diego Berdakin, with significant investors including Uber’s founder Travis Kalanick and Microsoft. For more information, please visit: www.cloudkitchens.com.
About Smart for Life, Inc.
Smart for Life, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMFL) is engaged in the development, marketing, manufacturing, acquisition, operation and sale of a broad spectrum of nutritional and related products with an emphasis on health and wellness. Structured as a publicly held global holding company, the Company is executing a Buy-and-Build strategy with serial accretive acquisitions creating a vertically integrated company with an objective of aggregating companies generating a minimum of $300 million in revenues by the fourth quarter of 2026. To drive growth and earnings, Smart for Life is developing proprietary products as well as acquiring other profitable companies, encompassing brands, manufacturing and distribution channels. The Company currently operates five subsidiaries including Doctors Scientific Organica, Nexus Offers, Bonne Santé Natural Manufacturing, GSP Nutrition and Ceautamed Worldwide. For more information about Smart for Life, please visit: www.smartforlifecorp.com.
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The Company recently released a video report from A.J. Cervantes, Jr., the Company’s Chairman. That report can be accessed here:
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