Daiya Foods, Inc., Vancouver, BC, is a leading plant based food company. Daiya manufactures and markets dairy-free, gluten-free and soy-free cheese blocks, shreds and slices along with pizza, “Cheezy Mac”, “Cheezecake” and alternative Greek yogurt. The company’s products can be found in the dairy and freezer section of more than 20,000 retailers in the United States. Northwood participated in a secondary share purchase in 2015 from the original founders. In 2017, Daiya was sold to Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. of Japan, a strategic buyer, for CA $405 million.