ORLEANS, Ontario, Feb. 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Tetra Natural Heath, a subsidiary of Tetra Bio-Pharma (TSX VENTURE: TBP) (OTCQB: TBPMF), announces that Hemp Energy Drink cans are now available in 59 grocery stores and convenience stores in British Columbia, Alberta, and Saskatchewan.
In British Columbia the Hemp Energy Drink is available to consumers in Vancouver, Balfour, Burnaby, Castlegar, Clearwater, Grand Forks, Hope, Houston, Kaslo, Keremeos, Ladner, Langley, Lillooet, Nanaimo, Nelson, North Vancouver, Oliver, Osoyoos, Port Alberni, Robson, Rossland, Salt Spring Island, Simon Fraser University, Slocan Park, Squamish, Summerland, Surrey, Trail, Vernon, Victoria, West Kelowna, Whistler and White Rock.
In Alberta, the Hemp Energy Drink can be found in Athabasca, Banff, Boyle and Langdon, and in Saskatchewan in Kindersley and Tisdale. Visit www.hempenergydrink.ca to find the stores.
The tastings of the Hemp Energy Drink were very popular on February 2 and 3, during the Wellness Show Vancouver 2019 and at a product presentation in Kelowna. The distribution plan is expected to accelerate the penetration of HED attractive green cans in stores in the coming weeks.
“Our distribution plan is on schedule and the arrival of the Hemp Energy Drink is creating a buzz among consumers as soon as the product becomes available in store,” said Richard Giguère, Chief Executive Officer, Tetra Natural Health. “We will accelerate the deployment of our market opening strategy in a few weeks with the arrival of 1,700,000 cans of Hemp Energy Drink, of which more than 600,000 will be quickly shipped to new markets in Canada”.
Hemp Energy Drink is the first energy drink made from hemp in the country. Light, energizing, fresh, Hemp Energy Drink is licensed by Health Canada and contains fewer calories and more natural ingredients than any other energy drink. The product will soon be available in three flavors, classic, mango and raspberry, and it will be accessible in stores in a few months in all regions across Canada.
About Tetra Natural Health:
Tetra Natural Health Inc. is a subsidiary of Tetra Bio-Pharma Inc. that focuses on identification, development and marketing of hemp or cannabis-based natural health products, or cannabinoids-based products authorized for sale by Health Canada.
About Tetra Bio-Pharma:
Tetra Bio-Pharma (TSX-V: TBP) (OTCQB: TBPMF) a biopharmaceutical leader in cannabinoid-based drug discovery and development with a Health Canada approved and FDA reviewed clinical program aimed at bringing novel prescription drugs and treatments to patients and their healthcare providers. Tetra Bio-Pharma has subsidiaries engaged in the development of an advanced and growing pipeline of Bio Pharmaceuticals, Natural Health and Veterinary Products containing cannabis and other medicinal plant-based elements. With patients at the core of its mission, Tetra Bio-Pharma is focused on providing rigorous scientific validation and safety data required for inclusion into the existing bio pharma industry by regulators, physicians and insurance companies. For more information visit: www.tetrabiopharma.com
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Source: Tetra Bio-Pharma
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