MONTREAL, Aug. 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Goodfood Market Corp. (the “Company” or “Goodfood”) (TSX:FOOD) is pleased to announce it secured additional bank financing totalling $12 million, including a $7.5 million revolving credit facility, a $2.5 million delayed draw term loan (“term loan”) and $2 million of other short-term financing with Desjardins Capital Markets.

The funds will be used to finance expansion and automation capital expenditures. The revolving credit facility and term loan feature flexible and attractive financial conditions including bearing variable interest at bankers’ acceptance rate plus 2.50%. Combined with its existing financing, Goodfood has now access to $30 million in credit facilities and other short-term financing.

“Goodfood already benefits from a very solid financial position and this new non-dilutive bank financing will provide us with additional flexibility to manage our capital allocation priorities and our working capital requirements to support the Company’s growth objectives. This is another important milestone in our short history and demonstrates our lender’s confidence toward our long-term business model,” stated Philippe Adam, CFO of Goodfood.

About Goodfood

Goodfood is a leading home meal solutions company in Canada, delivering fresh ingredients that make it easy for subscribers to prepare delicious meals at home every week. Goodfood’s objective is to take the hassle out of cooking, leaving subscribers with the fun part - cooking, sharing with family and eating. Subscribers select their favorite recipes from a variety of original dishes online. The Company prepares a personalized box of fresh ingredients and delivers it to the subscriber's doorstep with easy step-by-step instructions. The Company has its main production facility and administrative offices based in Montreal, Quebec, a second production facility in Calgary, Alberta and a third production facility in Montreal, Quebec. Goodfood had 189,000 active subscribers as of May 31, 2019. www.makegoodfood.ca

For further information:  
InvestorsMedia
Philippe Adam, Chief Financial Officer

(855) 515-5191

IR@makegoodfood.ca 
Pierre Boucher,  President

Jennifer McCaughey, Vice-President

(514) 731-0000

pierre@maisonbrison.com

jennifer@maisonbrison.com

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