BROOKFIELD, WI--(Marketwired - Jun 8, 2016) - Trident Brands Incorporated (OTCQB: TDNT) ("the Company"), an emerging growth company focused on identifying and building growth brands in dynamic consumer segments, today announced the appointment of Steve Bromley as Special Advisor and Chair of the Company's Advisory Committee.

Mr. Bromley brings of over 30 years of food, beverage and general business experience in private and public companies at both management and board levels to the Company. He spent the last 15 years at SunOpta Inc. where he played a key leadership role in growing the business from $50 million to $1.5 billion in revenues, positioning the company as a global leader in natural and organic foods. He served as Chief Executive Officer from February 2007 through September 2015, Chief Operating Officer from 2003 to 2007 and Chief Financial Officer from 2001 to 2003. Prior to joining SunOpta Inc. he spent thirteen years in the Canadian dairy industry and two years in the Canadian processed meats industry. Mr. Bromley served on the Board of Directors of SunOpta Inc. from February 2007 to December 2015, the Board of Directors of Opta Minerals Inc. from 2005 through April 2016, and currently serves on the board of Enchi Corporation, a privately held technology company, as well as a number of advisory boards. Mr. Bromley is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) and a Certified General Accountant (CGA). He will advise the Company on ongoing business and corporate governance matters.

"We are pleased to add Steve Bromley to our team of professionals," said Don MacPhee, President and CEO of Trident Brands. "As we enter a crucial phase of scaling up our business, Steve's experience will be a huge asset. He has deep experience in the markets that we are targeting as well as a track record of building organizations and driving solid returns for shareholders. He knows how to identify opportunities and how to get results."

About Trident Brands Incorporated

Trident Brands, Incorporated is an emerging growth company focused on identifying and building growth brands in dynamic consumer segments. Trident is currently targeting growth opportunities in consumer goods such as functional foods, supplements, and beverages, life science technologies that have applications in consumer products, and intellectual property and/or licenses in recognized brand platforms. Trident Brands holds a 15-year license to market and sell products in the nutritional foods and supplements category under the Everlast® brand. The Everlast® Nutrition line includes Everlast® Vegan Protein, Everlast® Fuel hydration drink mix, and Everlast® Burn metabolism boost. Everlast® is owned by International Brand Management and Licensing (IBML), a worldwide leader in brand licensing. Trident Brands also holds an exclusive worldwide license from Royal DSM to market Brain Armor®. A pure plant based DHA sourced from a sustainable process in an FDA inspected facility, Brain Armor® is the highest single capsule dose of plant based DHA on the market; it has a strong following among professional and collegiate athletes.

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