Aphria To Provide Coast-To-Coast Retail Distribution To B.C.-Based Premium Cannabis Producer We Grow
Canada-wide sales distribution network will support Aphria’s expanding portfolio of in-house and partner adult-use brands
Leamington, Ontario – August 8, 2018 – Aphria Inc. (“Aphria” or the “Company”) (TSX: APH and US OTC: APHQF) today announced that it has signed a Manufacturer’s Representative agreement (the “Agreement”) with We Grow BC Ltd. (“We Grow”), a Vancouver-based licensed producer of premium cannabis, to become We Grow’s exclusive sales representative across Canada. The Agreement adds a second brand of premium B.C.-bud to be sold alongside Aphria’s expanding portfolio of adult-use brands, which includes celebrated B.C.-bud from Broken Coast Cannabis, through the Company’s coast-to-coast sales distribution network.
“Aphria has an unmatched ability to offer a cross-Canada sales and distribution network for adult-use cannabis,” said Jakob Ripshtein, Chief Commercial Officer at Aphria. “We are pleased to complement our existing, and soon-to-be unveiled, in-house adult-use brands with an expanding portfolio of partner brands like We Grow. With our well-established relationships and an extensive network of distribution facilities and resources, we are confident that all our brands, and those of our partners, will be proudly represented in stores and online throughout the country.”
Aphria’s sales team is supported by Great North Distributors, a subsidiary of Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits, which was previously announced as Aphria’s exclusive cannabis representative in Canada, providing the Company with 100% coverage of all cannabis retailers, whether provincially or privately operated, from the first day of legal adult-use sales.
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Aphria is a leading global cannabis company driven by an unrelenting commitment to our people, product quality and innovation. Headquartered in Leamington, Ontario – the greenhouse capital of Canada – Aphria has been setting the standard for the low-cost production of safe, clean and pure pharmaceutical-grade cannabis at scale, grown in the most natural conditions possible. Focusing on untapped opportunities and backed by the latest technologies, patents and IP, Aphria is committed to bringing breakthrough innovation to the global cannabis market. The Company’s in-house and licensed portfolio of brands are grounded in expertly-researched consumer insights designed to meet the needs of every consumer segment. Rooted in our founders’ multi-generational expertise in commercial agriculture, Aphria drives sustainable long-term shareholder value through a diversified approach to innovation, strategic partnerships and global expansion, with a presence in over 10 countries across 5 continents.
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