VANCOUVER, BC  17 May 2022 – Potent Ventures Inc. (“Potent” or the “Company”) (CSE: POT - FSE: 0OS - OTCQB: POTVF)  is pleased to announce that The Gummy Project is one of two companies selected from the show’s Startup Street to participate in Power Pitch at Sweets & Snacks Expo on May 24, 2022.

Power Pitch provides selected companies with an opportunity to showcase their products in a sales pitch-style presentation to a panel of leading US retailers, including the following:

  • Dollar General - There are 18,297 Dollar General locations in the United States as of May ,2022[i];
  • Wakefern - the largest retailer-owned cooperative in the United States, comprising 50 member companies who independently own and operate 362 retail supermarkets under the ShopRite, Price Rite Marketplace, The Fresh Grocer, Dearborn Market, Gourmet Garage, and Fairway Market banners in New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island markets[ii];
  • Hy-Vee - operates more than 240 retail stores in eight Midwestern states, including Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wisconsin.[iii]

“We’re thrilled to be recognized by the selection committee for our product, packaging and innovation,” said Charlie Lamb, President & CEO of the Company. “This will provide an excellent opportunity to bring our story and product line to major US retailers as we look to expand into the United States later this year.”

The Company further announces that pursuant to Mr Anthony Gindin’s contract, the Company will issue to him 1,166,666 common shares of the Company at a deemed value of $0.03 per share for services provided.  The Company will also issue to a consultant 166,667 common shares on the Company at a deemed value of $0.03 per share for services provided.


We are a growing community of individuals and organizations who believe small contributions can add up to something big. We sell low sugar, plant based gummy products while raising money (and awareness) to support endangered keystone species. We are the only "better for you" candy company that is built to support our planet's most precious species and ecosystems, while educating our future generations on the steps we must take today, to ensure a viable tomorrow.

Charlie Lamb, President & CEO, Director

Telephone: 1(236) 317-2812 - Toll free 1(888) 556-9656



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[i] Number of Dollar General locations in the United States in 2022 | ScrapeHero

[ii] Who We Are - Wakefern

[iii] Store Finder - Locations Near Me | Hy-Vee