Richmond Business News – March 2022

Herbaland co-founder and CEO Aisha Yang at the company’s headquarters in Richmond | Rob Kruyt

Below is a collection of local news success stories that showcase both innovation and resilience. Don’t forget to use the hashtag #RichmondHasHeart when sharing your stories.

New gelato and dessert store opens in Steveston

Sprinkle’s Gelato and Dessert House recently opened its doors in Steveston.

Richmond News • February 14

New child care resource website launched by Richmond organization

A program run by Richmond Cares, Richmond Gives (RCRG) has launched a new website with child care resources for families and local providers.

Richmond News • February 20

Sustainable trucking involves more than electric vehicles alone

Purolator is experimenting with everything from battery-electric vans to e-bikes in its bid to become more sustainable.

Truck News • February 24

Influential Women in Business Awards: Aisha Yang

Aisha Yang is co-founder and CEO of Herbaland, Canada’s largest vitamin gummies company. She is an active member of the Richmond Chamber of Commerce and a board director of the non-profit Help Change My City.

Business in Vancouver • February 25

Sandhar Trucking serving Richmond for decades

Founded in Richmond over 30 years ago, Sandhar Trucking Ltd. has grown from its humble roots of a single truck.

Richmond Sentinel • March 1

Young Richmondite focused on business success

Richmond’s Zhu is a Grade 12 student at St. George’s Senior School in Vancouver. He is also the chair of Canada’s largest youth business conference, Prosper Vancouver, which is scheduled for June 4.

Richmond Sentinel • March 4

Japadog opening new location at YVR

YVR said the airport is transforming its food and beverage program to feature more local, Vancouver-based brands.

Richmond News • March 5

Richmond business offers community scholarship to graduating B.C. students

Herbaland offering five scholarships to B.C. high school students this year.

Richmond News • March 6

Richmond Founded Space Tech Company MDA to Provide Satellite Imagery for International Efforts in Ukraine

MDA has secured special authorization from the Government of Canada to collect Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellite imagery over restricted areas in Ukraine.

BC Tech News • March 9

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