Windsor-Essex County, Ontario, Wednesday, December 12, 2012 – At a media conference today, NutraNorth was officially welcomed by the WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation board and stakeholders, as well as, elected officials from the City of Windsor and County of Essex.NutraNorth was founded by Sunitha Dida a Registered Pharmacist and Srihari Sudi an Industrial Pharmacist with more than two decades of experience in the industry of pharmaceuticals and natural health products. With expertise in areas of product development, manufacturing, quality assurance, sales and distribution the NutraNorth facility is fully equipped to run small (R&D and pilot production) to large scale productions to satisfy customer needs.
Sunita Dida, Vice President, NutraNorth said, “It’s a pleasure to be here today to officially launch NutraNorth among Windsor-Essex partners, stakeholders and customers. Although our initial intention was to locate our new business in Michigan, we were convinced to open our facility in Windsor, and 3 months later we know we made the right decision. NutraNorth’s facility on Argyle Road is strategically located in Windsor-Essex to serve all of our customers in Canada and the United States. Srihari Sudi, President and CEO and I feel strongly that our company differs significantly from others in this sector because our team is made up of pharmacists and scientists with extensive knowledge of natural health products, plus great expertise and real world experience in producing new, unique, innovative and cost effective nutritional supplements. We have an unwavering commitment to produce competitively priced and top quality products that makes us the right choice for our many clients. We have been working with the New Canadian Centre, Ontario Works and the Unemployed Help Centre to help us build our workforce. We currently have 10 employees and as the company grows the employee base will certainly follow. Our vision is to make NutraNorth a leading global partner in the natural health products and dietary supplement industry and we are very proud to say that Windsor-Essex is our headquarters.”
Joseph Byrne, Board Chair of the WEEDC said, “It’s our pleasure to welcome NutraNorth to the Windsor-Essex Region and pleased to see another example of how the region is diversifying its manufacturing strengths into a very exciting and growing sector -natural health products. We congratulate Sunita and partner Srihari for your hard work, dedication, passion and integrity. You have brought not only the vision of NutraNorth to life but you have opened the doors to your manufacturing facility right here in Windsor-Essex, We thank you for your confidence in our great region.”
About the WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation (WEEDC) – The WEEDC is the lead economic development agency proudly representing Windsor-Essex, Ontario. One region with countless opportunities. Windsor-Essex to lead the (nation’s) economic growth in 2011(Conference Board of Canada), one of the world’s Top 7 most intelligent communities (Intelligent Community Forum) and FDi’s 2011 #2 Best Economic Potential-Large City (Financial Times of London) Acting as a catalyst and network developer WEEDC works to positively impact the region by providing services including business attraction, retention and expansion, small business and entrepreneurial development, and community development activities.
NutraNorth Sunitha Dida Bsc. Pharmacy R. Ph Vice President 519 915-3451
WEEDC Rakesh Naidu, VP Business Development 519 890-8922
Lana Drouillard, Director, Marketing & Communications Tel: 519 259-9600