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Odd Burger Corporation Plans London, Ontario, Manufacturing Complex

Odd Burger Corporation, one of the world's first vegan fast-food chains and the first to go public, will locate a 50,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in London, Ontario, Canada. The project is expected to create 50-100 jobs.

The new facility, located on a 5.5 acre parcel of land on Innovation Drive, will allow the company to support hundreds of Odd Burger franchised restaurant locations across North America, as well as supply select products to external food service customers. The company also plans to launch a retail product line, which will be targeted for sale in grocery stores and direct-to-consumer sales channels.

"We are thrilled to commence this next chapter of growth for our company and we believe that London is the best place in the world to execute our vision for a more sustainable future," said James McInnes, Co-Founder and CEO of Odd Burger. "We will be creating one of Canada's most advanced plant-based food manufacturing facilities and we believe that through this investment we will be able to make a tremendous change in the industry by creating more affordable, healthy and sustainable food."

Odd Burger has 92 locations operational or under Area Representative Agreements in Canada, making it one of the fastest growing vegan restaurant chains in the country. Odd Burger is also seeking similar development agreements in the U.S., as it plans to launch its first set of locations outside of Canada.

"Odd Burger is an innovative addition to our thriving proteins cluster in London," said Kapil Lakhotia, President & CEO of London Economic Development Corporation (LEDC). "Our industrial lands, infrastructure, talent and supply chains continue to put London on the radar for sustainable food production and plant-based proteins development."

Odd Burger worked closely with the London Economic Development Corporation to secure the Land Purchase Agreement from the City of London.

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