Harvest One Cannabis Inc. (TSXV: HVT) (OTCQB: HRVOF) ("Harvest One" or the "Company"), a CPG leader uniquely positioned in both the OTC and cannabis space with a focus on non-infused and cannabis-infused health and wellness products, announced today that its subsidiares DreamWater TM and LivRelief TM have signed a sales and distribution agreement (the "Agreement") with leading distributor Pharmtick Limited ("Pharmtick"), based in Nigeria, Africa, to further expand their international distribution networks. Under the Agreement, Pharmtick will sell and distribute DreamWater TM and LivRelief TM products throughout Africa, for a term of three years.
"Aligning our core brands with one of Africa's leading healthcare and wellness distributors is an important step in the continuing advancement of Harvest One's international distribution strategy," said Gord Davey President and Chief Executive Officer of Harvest One. "Global expansion is a key priority for Harvest One. Our e-commerce sales in North America have grown significantly and expanded the reach of our brands. Gaining access to additional international markets, such as Africa, is an important milestone for Harvest One. Pharmtick has access to online distribution throughout several prominent countries in Africa and we strongly believe that Pharmtick is the right partner to lead our marketing and product awareness efforts in a new continent."
Pharmtick is a leading African consumer goods distributor representing prominent brands such as Pfizer, Bayer, GlaxoSmithKline, Novartis, TEVA, Actavis, Accord and Vitabiotics. Pharmtick has a growing number of leading over-the-counter products including cold, flu, allergy, heartburn and immune booster products.
For more information on Pharmtick please visit their website at: www.pharmtick.com
About Harvest One
Harvest One is a global cannabis-infused and non-infused CPG leader that develops and distributes premium health, wellness and selfcare products with a market focus on solutions for sleeplessness and pain, resulting in the reduction of fatigue and anxiety. Harvest One is a uniquely positioned company in the cannabis space which is commercializing both cannabis-infused and non-infused products. Harvest One has established an impressive track record in product innovation, branding, marketing and distribution through its portfolio of CPG brands. Harvest One owns and operates two subsidiaries; DreamWaterTM and LivReliefTM. For more information, please visit www.harvestone.com.
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