BROOKFIELD, WI--(Marketwired - Jun 22, 2017) - Trident Brands, Inc. (OTCQB: TDNT), a consumer products company structured to rapidly commercialize branded products, private label and proprietary science platforms in active nutrition, supplements and functional foods, today announced it has begun shipping private label whey protein items under a supply agreement with a major US retail customer.

"This supply contract represents a significant milestone for our Trident Sports Nutrition division. It clearly demonstrates the value Trident's contract manufacturing platform delivers by combining strong product development capabilities with the ideal manufacturing partner and trade and regulatory support," explains Trident President Mark Holcombe. "We are well positioned to simplify sourcing and help retail customers navigate a high potential yet complex product space."

Trident Sports Nutrition is organized to provide shelf ready nutrition products to major retailers. Its approach combines front-end capabilities with a best fit manufacturing back-end solution. Trident's success in competing and winning against established suppliers demonstrates the merit of this 'right source' model, ability to leverage scale, and in-house trade support capabilities.

About Trident Brands, Inc.
Trident Brands, Inc. is an emerging growth company focused on identifying and building platforms in the dynamic consumer segment of nutrition products. The company's management team has expertise in developing and commercializing consumer products in global companies and specialty markets. Trident is currently targeting growth across three lines of business. Brain Armor Inc. markets and sells a portfolio of DHA supplements targeted at the fast-growing brain health segment. Everlast Nutrition offers a range of health and fitness oriented nutrition products under this licensed trademark. Trident Sports Nutrition Inc. offers shelf ready product solutions in the sports nutrition and supplement segment to leading retailers for private label and captive label programs.

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