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By Carol Moreira

In September, startups and established companies made important progress in the Halifax Innovation District. There were mergers and acquisitions, successful funding raised, and continued collaboration and partnerships.

The Nexus execs and their robot

Halifax Green Startup Expands

Sustainably Stocked, a green e-commerce venture, is honing its operations before growing into other Canadian cities.

The company sells staples such as salt, sugar and almonds in reusable compostable paper containers or glass jars in order to cut plastic waste. The venture’s e-commerce site allows users to receive products at their doors. The food is delivered either in paper bags or reusable glass jars.

Co-founder Dessie Maliaka told Entrevestor delivery routes are planned to avoid wasting fuel, allowing clients to know exactly when their orders will arrive.

Carol Moreira is a Principal of Entrevestor, which provides news and data on Atlantic Canadian startups.