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Above Food Corp. Announces Appointment of Ravij Roger Rai to its "Above Innovation and Advisory Council"

Above Food Corp.


Regina, Saskatchewan - TheNewswire October 28, 2021 - Above Food Corp. (“Above Food” or the “Company”), is pleased to announce the appointment of Ravij “Roger” Rai (“Roger”) to its Innovation and Advisory Council, alongside current members Bruce Linton, Dave Richardson and Gary Drummond. The Above Food Innovation Advisory Council is tasked with advising, developing, and assisting Above Food with business development, by helping to drive both organic growth and strategic acquisitions for the Company.


Roger is currently the President of R3 Concepts Inc., a consulting and investments company located in Toronto, Canada; sits on the board of directors for CONSTANTINE Enterprises Inc., a privately held real estate company based in Toronto, with operations in Canada and the Bahamas; and is one of the founders and board members for the ONEXONE Foundation, a charitable organization focused on global child welfare.


At Rogers Communications, in his capacity as Special Advisor to the Chairman, Roger advises Edward Rogers, who is the representative controlling shareholder of Rogers Communications (TSX:RCI.b), on business development, revenue development, partnership development, talent development and sports.


Previously, Roger was the Managing Director for E.S. Rogers Enterprises from 2004 to 2018. In that capacity, he gained extensive experience in strategic management services, including business processes assessment and advisory services.

Since 2012, he has also served as an advisor to Chobani, Inc., a retail food services company.


Donato Sferra, Executive Vice President and Chief Corporate Development Officer says: “Roger is a highly accomplished and well regarded business-person, with vast experience across many different industries and sectors, spanning multiple decades.  He brings an incredible entrepreneurial spirit, which is built upon a blue-chip foundation, providing advice to some of North America’s largest and most trusted brands and companies. As a lifelong vegan, Roger provides a unique perspective on plant-based foods and plant-based proteins, that we have found invaluable. As a result of the aforementioned, we have come to appreciate his advice, guidance and council. We are honoured to announce Roger as trusted member of our Innovation and Advisory Council and are happy to be able to call Roger a friend.”


“Roger has been an early supporter and advocate of the advancement of nutritious plant-based foods.” comments Lionel Kambeitz, President and CEO of Above Food, “and he has come to understand and value the seed to fork supply chain model of Above Food . Roger brings to our Company, the senior executive experience he has  gained in the public and private sectors, together with  many years of high value networking and great associations made during his tenure with the Roger’s family businesses”.


About Above Food Corp.


With the wisdom of five generations of farming experience shaping every product, Above Food is a vertically integrated, high-growth, seed-to-fork plant-based platform. At the core of this is Above Food’s proprietary protein genetics and ownership in the largest organic certified terminal in Canada. Above Food already has a well-established financial profile, stemming primarily from its business-to-business (B2B) relationships, selling to over 300 customers across 35 countries. In 2021, Above Food is launching its business-to-consumer (B2C) strategy via two key plant-based product lines including advanced ingredients and formulations for wholesale and a consumer-packaged-goods goods (CPG) product line. Learn more:




Lionel Kambeitz


Martin Williams


Donato Sferra 


Tyler West


Executive Chairman

Above Food Corp.

President &

Chief Innovation Officer

Exec VP & Chief Corporate Development Officer

CEO & President

Purely Canada Foods Corp.

Above Food Brands Inc.

Above Food Corp.