RICARDO magazine launches new tablet editions on Next Issue

MONTREAL, April 15, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Ricardo Media announces the launch of RICARDO magazine's tablet editions on Rogers Media's Next Issue digital newsstand.

In Canada

Starting today, both the English and the French editions of Canada's cooking magazine will be available on Next Issue. "I'm thrilled to deliver our content to readers wherever they may be," explains celebrity chef Ricardo. "Plus, the tablet editions round out our multi-platform offerings, which includes print, web, mobile and television."

"The tablet editions give readers an interactive experience that lends itself perfectly to cooking," adds Brigitte Coutu, Ricardo Media President. "Tablet exclusive content including culinary advice, how-to videos, bonus photos and links toward ricardocuisine.com enhances the magazine's rich content, all in a beautiful editorial environment."

In the United States

Only a handful of Canadian brands appear on the American edition of Next Issue and RICARDO magazine is one of them. "The calibre of our content is world-class," explains Marie-José Desmarais, Ricardo Media Publisher and Director of International Development. "We've exported our brand in the past with great success, bringing on television content to over 50 countries around the globe. We are confident that the magazine will see the same resounding success with our neighbours to the south and beyond."

Ricardo is a chef and a charismatic, easygoing communicator, but RICARDO is also a brand for a contemporary lifestyle. Ricardo Media, inspired by strong family values, works hard to promote the importance of cooking and eating as a family within cross-platform high-quality content. Ricardo's own TV production company—350 Degrees Productions—specializes in lifestyle and cooking shows. RICARDO magazine is a resounding success in Quebec, reaching 779,000 readers every issue. The magazine's English edition has been available nation-wide since September 2014. With more than 4,000 triple-tested recipes and hundreds of how-to videos, ricardocuisine.com is a bilingual foodie destination for more than 2 million unique visitors each month. Ricardo created a line of kitchen utensils that are sold in over 600 stores from coast to coast. Larrivée Vins du Monde, Ricardo's wine label, reflects his personality and taste. Sold in Quebec only for now, it offers two South African wines. Open in Saint Lambert, Quebec since November 2014, Espace Ricardo is a one-of-a-kind gourmet boutique featuring RICARDO accessories alongside Test Kitchen-approved tools and gadgets.


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SOURCE Ricardo Media

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For further information: Media Contact: Carrie Sanders: csanders@webershandwick.com, 514-447-3934; FOLLOW US, ricardocuisine.com


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