Icicle Selected for 2020 “Ready to Rocket” List in Agri-Food
RICHMOND, BC (April 14, 2020) ‒ Each year, the management consulting firm Rocket Builders announces their list of the top British Columbia tech companies with the highest growth potential in the province. Icicle Technologies Inc., the company behind the food and cannabis ERP powerhouse Icicle, was selected from over 600 nominees for the Ready to Rocket’s 2020 list in the Agri-Food category.
“Each year when we choose the Ready to Rocket companies, we are looking for those companies that leverage the latest trends and offer a unique, compelling value proposition. Icicle Technologies is an excellent example of a company taking key steps toward achieving its commercial potential.” said Geoffrey Hansen, Managing Partner of Rocket Builders.
This year’s list is the 18th from Rocket Builders and the second to include Agri-Food alongside the other categories (Information and Communication Technology, CleanTech, Life Science, and Digital Health). Rocket Builders uses a tried and tested methodology to determine the final selections. The results from the 2019 list were also released today, showing strong revenue growth across all sectors (over 40% on average) and reporting more than half of the companies selected received investment. In the Agri-Food category, 60% raised investment.
“We are always honoured to be recognized here in our home community of British Columbia,” said Icicle CEO & President Steven Burton. “By building dynamic and innovative technology, we are working to help food and cannabis companies operate at the highest standards of food safety and quality and we’re proud of our record.”
Icicle Technologies’ latest initiative is focused on providing Icicle users and other food and cannabis businesses with the support they need to adapt their operations for a pandemic environment, including:
- Transitioning to remote work (including task management and oversight through Icicle’s cloud-based system)
- Launching per-configured incident responses to provide guidance to workers
- Automating processes like the collection of sensor readings
- Managing vendors and inventory
- Seamlessly scaling up or scaling back production as demand fluctuates.
Icicle released an example COVID-19 SOP (Standard Operating Procedure) to help companies adjust their regular food safety program for the current global realities. The SOP is available to download on the Icicle website at no cost.
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+1 (800) 299-8955.
About “Ready to Rocket”
The Rocket Recognition Program features two branded lists of companies. The “Ready to Rocket” list profiles information technology companies with the greatest potential for revenue growth in the coming year. The “Emerging Rockets” list profiles technology companies from multiple technology sectors with great potential for investment and market breakthroughs in the coming year. Both lists are predictive of future success making them unique in approach and unique in value for our business audience. “Ready to Rocket” and “Emerging Rockets: are trademarks of Rocket Builders, a respected management consulting firm servicing the technology industry.
About Icicle Technologies Inc.
Icicle is an intelligent ERP designed to support the unique needs of food and cannabis companies around the world. Our automation technology simplifies tasks and ensures compliance with the latest industry standards so users can focus on profitability, growth, and long-term goals. Through connecting food safety, traceability, quality assurance, production, inventory, logistics, sales, and more, Icicle enables users to manage their operations in one unified system. Discover more on our “How it Works” page.