Antigonish, Nova Scotia (January 16, 2019) – Biome Grow Inc. (“Biome” or the“Company”) (CSE: BIO) (Frankfurt: 6OTA) (OTCQB: BIOIF) and its Nova Scotia based brand Highland Grow Inc. (“Highland Grow”) has secured a second purchase order with the Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation (“NSLC”) in less than a week.
The second shipment associated with this new purchase order will be left at the Highland Grow facility Tuesday morning and is expected to be on store shelves later this week. Through this shipment Highland Grow will introduce a fourth genetic offering into its local market and will continue to expand its genetic and product offerings throughout 2019.
Highland Grow successfully delivered its first shipment of finished product grown and packaged specifically for the local consumers in Nova Scotia to the NSLC on January 10th. It is the company’s understanding the products in the first shipment were received well and sold quickly. Biome would like to thank the NSLC for highlighting its products as locally sourced through premium in-store positioning and related initiatives.
“The future of Nova Scotia’s cannabis market is looking very bright,” said Khurram Malik, CEO of Biome Grow. “We anticipated that consumers would be exploring the cannabis retail market looking for not only diverse offerings, but locally produced cannabis products and we were right. We believe this further validates Biome’s mission to execute a localized approach.”
About Highland Grow Inc.
Reflective of the beautiful and rugged northern Nova Scotia terrain, Highland is a local Cannabis grower near Antigonish that is Biome Grow’s first licensed producer under Canada’s Cannabis Act.
Highland Grow is the first of Biome Grow’s facilities licensed for production and sales. Highland Grow’s production facility has a total footprint of 6,500 square feet and resides on 19 acres of farmland. Additionally, Biome Grow continues to grow in Atlantic Canada with more facilities under development, bringing the total footprint to 174,500 square feet in this region.
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“From our strategic investments into regional footprints which position us for global expansion, to our partnerships in research and development, Biome Grow is changing the way you see cannabis companies.”
Biome wholly owns five subsidiaries, including: The Back Home Medical Cannabis Corporation, a company incorporated under the laws of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador and in the late stages of applying for a license under the Cannabis Act; Great Lakes Cannabis, a company incorporated under the laws of the Province of Ontario and in the late stages of applying for a license under the ACMPR; Highland Grow Inc., a licensed producer in Nova Scotia under Canada’s Cannabis Act; Red Sands Craft Cannabis Co., a company incorporated under the laws of the Province of Prince Edward Island, and; Weed Virtual Retail Inc., a company incorporated under the laws of the Province of Ontario in the business of operating a new virtual reality technology platform focused exclusively on the medical and recreational cannabis markets. Biome is a Canadian-based company with national and international business interests.
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