Halifax woman to join Their Majesties the King & Queen of Belgium
A local small business signs an exclusive Canada-wide distribution agreement
February 28, 2018 – Halifax, NS – At the invitation of her Excellency Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, their Majesties the King & Queen of Belgium and several Belgian Ministers will be on a State Visit to Canada early March. The Halifax-based distributor will engage in trade with a Belgian manufacturer to bring a new certified organic and whole leaf tea line for children to Canada.
Businesswoman and mother of two, Mary Ellen Makhlouf, will join Their Majesties the King and the Queen of Belgium for an official signing ceremony in Toronto at the MaRS Discovery District. They will be accompanied by the Belgian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Didier Reynders and several Belgian Prime Presidents of the Communities and Regions.
After discovering the brand on Instagram, CEO of Globecrawlers Mary Ellen Makhlouf set forth to land an exclusive distribution agreement of MiniMarieTea. “After over a year of hard work and cooperation, I am proud of our achievement to launch nationwide with the support of both their Majesties and the State of Belgium” says Mary Ellen.
The Halifax company will also head to Montreal for a private Belgian food event with the Queen to launch MiniMarieTea. “I am constantly on the lookout for innovation within the children’s product industry. We select our products very carefully, and MiniMarieTea stood out both for their superior ingredients and their social mission, which is to encourage kids to find fun in drinking water and to reduce children’s over-consumption of sugary beverages” says Mary Ellen.
About Globecrawlers International Distributors Ltd.
Globecrawlers International Distributors Ltd. was founded in 2016 by Canadian moms and sisters – Mary Ellen Makhlouf of Halifax and Katherine Balicki in Germany. After the births of their collective 3 children, they decided to start importing reputable and innovative European children’s products into Canada.
Made in Belgium from certified organic whole leaves, MiniMarieTea comes in four flavours, packaged in unbleached tea bags or loose leaf sachets. Each tea bag can make two cups, one for you and one for your little one.
Mary Ellen Makhlouf
CEO, Globecrawlers International Distributors
Phone: (902) 229-7309