|By Marketwired .||
|August 7, 2014 06:30 AM EDT||
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/07/14 -- Naturally Splendid Enterprises (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: NSP)(OTCQB: NSPDF)(FRANKFURT: 50N) is pleased to announce that Vancouver Island's largest grocery retailer, Thrifty Foods, will be carrying select products from the NATERA hemp-based superfood line throughout the entire retail chain. Naturally Splendid COO Bryan Carson comments, "Thrifty Foods is indicative of the quality retail partnerships that we are forming. We look forward to supporting the NATERA brand throughout the entire chain of Thrifty Foods stores."
Thrifty Foods is a chain of supermarkets located in British Columbia, Canada. Founded in 1977 the chain currently operates 26 stores on Vancouver Island and the Lower Mainland and is the largest supermarket chain on Vancouver Island. Thrifty Foods operates an on-line grocery service on Vancouver Island that also extends into the Metro Vancouver area. Thrifty Foods is a division of Sobeys Inc. which operates independently of the larger company.
In addition to the aforementioned 26 Thrifty Foods stores, the Company is pleased to report that the NATERA group of distributors has opened over 100 new retail accounts in their last reporting period. Naturally Splendid CEO Craig Goodwin states, "The NATERA line continues to gain new retailers as we are experiencing the fastest growth in new account openings to date. We continue to find broad support through a number of grocery, pharmacy and specialty store channels for our hemp-based superfood line."
About Naturally Splendid Enterprises Ltd.
Naturally Splendid's 100% owned NATERA line of hemp-based superfood products are carried nationwide by Canada's leading health food distributors and a network of retail stores across Canada including major retailers and specialty stores. Naturally Splendid's 100% owned "NATERA" line of products includes natural and flavored shelled hemp seeds as well as natural and flavored hemp protein powders.
Naturally Splendid has an exclusive sales agreement to market and distribute, in North America, the full complement of patent pending, plant-based omega products created by Boreal Technologies. The products include HempOmega and H2Omega, as well as the FlaxOmega, CanolaOmega, and ChiaOmega plant based omega products. These novel products utilize microencapsulation and liposome technologies and are available in both a powder format and an aqueous solution for increased flexibility in ingredient applications and stand-alone products.
On Behalf of the Board of Directors
J. Craig Goodwin, CEO, Director
Information set forth in this news release contains forward-looking statements that are based on assumptions as of the date of this news release. These statements reflect management's current estimates, beliefs, intentions and expectations. They are not guarantees of future performance. Naturally Splendid cautions that all forward looking statements are inherently uncertain and that actual performance may be affected by a number of material factors, many of which are beyond Naturally Splendid's control. Such factors include, among other things: risks and uncertainties relating to Naturally Splendid's ability to complete proposed private placement financing. Accordingly, actual and future events, conditions and results may differ materially from the estimates, beliefs, intentions and expectations expressed or implied in the forward looking information. Except as required under applicable securities legislation, Naturally Splendid undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise forward-looking information.
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