Milan, Italy-based Atlantyca Entertainment has picked up the European distribution rights to 2D-animated series Nutri Ventures, which centers on promoting healthy eating habits for kids.
Atlantyca will begin selling the series at next month at MIPCOM.
Produced by Portugal-based Nutri Ventures Corporation, the 52 x 23-minute series follows the adventures of five friends and their furry pal Guga who are on a quest to find real food. The toon has inspired a Nutri Ventures virtual world, which features activities for kids and educational tools for parents and educators.
Since first launching in 2012, the series has aired in more than 32 countries via Disney Channel (Spain), RTP(Portugal), Megamax (Eastern Europe), TV3 (Thailand) and Okto (Singapore), and Nutri Ventures is currently available in the US on the Hulu Plus streaming platform, Netflix (also Brazil), Hulo, ION TV and Playkids.
A global licensing and merch program also accompanies the brand.