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Local MB food manufacturers headed to the Oscars!

Published by CME Manitoba on February 21, 2017

Local GORP Bars & Gourmet Inspirations from the “Heart of Manitoba” are headed to the Oscars!

The Great GORP Project’s Colleen Dyck, the creator of GORP Clean Energy Bar is traveling to the Academy Awards with fellow Manitoban, Chef Peter Fehr of Gourmet Inspirations, to present their products to over 150 celebrities at the Oscars!


For Immediate Release:

Niverville, MB (February 21, 2017) –  GORP Clean Energy Bar’s Colleen Dyck and Chef Peter Fehr from Gourmet Inspirations are flying down to Los Angeles this weekend. They will be presenting their Manitoba Made products in the Celebrity Luxury Gifting Suite at the Academy Awards!

Over 150 celebrities who are attending the Academy Awards will arrive at the Luxury Gifting Suite on Saturday to taste Colleen and Peter’s unique energy bars and gourmet sauces.  There will be opportunities for photos and possible collaborations!

“Our hope is to gain some exposure in the United States, as we’ve recently launched sales there… and maybe get a photo with Ryan Gosling” says the 2016 ‘Mompreneur of the Year’, Colleen.

GORP Clean Energy Bar is an all natural energy bar made on the family farm on the Canadian Prairies. They are packed full of local super-star ingredients and contain no artificial sugars or preservatives. Each batch is rolled out by hand by the GORP team, and uses an exceptional high quality plant based protein. Colleen created the bars because she needed convenient and healthy fuel for her athletic training that should could also share with her family. Some noteworthy GORP customers include Manitoba’s own Winnipeg Jets, the Toronto Maple Leafs and Olympic athlete Raphael Gagne!

Gourmet Inspirations was established in 2013 with the purpose and goal of creating gourmet, specialty food products that are versatile, convenient, and easy to use. Gourmet Inspirations currently offers a line of delectable 5-star sauces for use at home. Flavours include Creamy Peppercorn Whiskey, Sweet & Spicy Lemon, Strawberry Balsamic with Basil, and Salted Caramel Whiskey Dessert Sauce. All products are Canadian made and contain NO nasty preservatives.

“I’m honoured to be a part of showcasing amazing local Canadian products at the Academy Awards!” says Peter.

For more information or for an interview with Colleen Dyck, contact:
The Great GORP Project


For more information or for an interview with Chef Peter Fehr, contact:
Gourmet Inspirations

The Luxury Gifting Suite is presented by Celebrity Connected. Celebrity Connected is the premiere service for creating a bridge between your business and the stars.


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