Brampton, Ontario, August 1, 2016 – Export Packers, an industry leading international food trading company located in Brampton, Ontario, is pleased to announce that it has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Odem International, North America’s leading raw bulk honey trader.

“We are very pleased to be adding Odem International to the Export Packers group. Odem International is a dynamic and well respected company known for its dedication to the honey industry,” said Dan LeBlanc, President & COO of Export Packers. “Export Packers is constantly seeking new ways to better serve its customers and grow its business and this transaction strengthens our commitment to being a premier, diversified international food company, delivering quality, price and a level of customer service that no one else can match.”

“Joining Export Packers will ensure the long-term success of our expansion plans,” said Elise Gagnon, Chief Operating Officer, Odem International. “In addition to supporting our supply chain, this decision will strengthen our operations and allow us to continue delivering the same outstanding customer service that has defined our business for the past 27 years.”

Since the two companies share the same core values, Export Packers stands firmly behind Odem lnternational’s commitment to supporting the honey industry. Both companies will continue protecting the interests of industry stakeholders and consumers with initiatives such as True Source Honey.

The Odem International management and team will continue to do their outstanding work and the brand identity will stay the same.

About Export Packers
Export Packers is an international importer, exporter and distributor of food commodities. Established in 1937 and headquartered in Brampton, Ontario, Canada, Export Packers is one of the largest privately held food companies in Canada and has been on Canada’s FP500 list for over 20 years. The Company has developed a trusted and diversified global supplier and customer base and its continuous attention to quality, customer service, innovation and professionalism has made it a market leader in the Agri Food Sector. For more information on Export Packers go to http://www.exportpackers.com.

About Odem International
Established in 1989, Odem International is North America’s leading raw honey trader. With 15 dedicated employees based in Rosemere, Canada, Odem lnternational’s mission is to offer professional expertise in bulk honey sales across North America and around the world, while promoting the highest levels of ethics and transparency. For more information on Odem International, go to http://www.odeminternational.com.