Plant&Co. Brands Ltd.

10:17 AM EST - Plant&Co. Brands Ltd. : Announced plans to aggressively expand its reach across North America by franchising the popular YamChopsTM ~ Grown Not Raised TM ~ vegan butcher stores. YamChops, a wholly owned subsidiary of Plant&Co, specializes in the preparation, distribution, and retail sales of over 45 proprietary plant-based meats, chicken, pork, fish, and many other delicious vegan food products. "We strongly believe a YamChops franchise system that is operated by an experienced entrepreneur or restaurant operator is poised for growth and market leadership due to our first-mover advantage in the emerging plant-based protein and vegan butcher markets," said Shawn Moniz, CEO of Plant&Co. Plant&Co. Brands Ltd. shares C.VEGN are trading up 6 cents at $0.58.