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CBD manufacturer Naturally Splendid targets Japan expansion with double sales deal

By Gary Scattergood contact

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The sales agreement covers multiple locations, with Japan the first target market.
The sales agreement covers multiple locations, with Japan the first target market.

Related tags: Cannabis

Canadian CBD firm Naturally Splendid has signed two exclusive sales agreements to launch a suite of products in Japan.

The announcement was made as the company unveiled a range of 14 Natera brand items to coincide with the FoodEx Japan show in Tokyo.

The products include three nanomist oral sprays for pain discomfort, brain cognisance and anti-anxiety; three nano-formulated CBD topicals for localised pain and stress relief; two CBD 2oz shots, one for energy, one for sleep; and a CBD / herbal blend formulated capsule for pain relief.

Naturally Splendid president J.Craig Goodwin said , “We are most pleased to be able to complete these two exclusive sales agreements, which combined represent a comprehensive CBD formulated line of products.

“Japan will be our initial target. However, our exclusive sales agreements cover multiple countries and we will be systematically launching this CBD product line in countries that have already been identified. We will continue to source additional CBD formulated products to augment the CBD products which we now offer.”

International branding

Naturally Splendid CEO Dave Eto added: “This now provides our new product line Natera CBD with versatility in marketing and also allows us to be nimble when approaching new customers. We see this as a positive step towards internationally branding our entire division.” 

The company said it was building an expanding portfolio of patents, issued and pending, and proprietary intellectual property focused on the commercial uses of industrial hemp and non-psychoactive cannabinoid compounds across "a broad spectrum of applications"​.

In addition to the Natera brand, it has an ecommerce arm Chi Hemp Industries, the PawsitiveFX brand of pet care products, and a Simpli Plant-Based Ingredients division for bulk ingredients including patent-pending HempOmega.

It also 12,000 sq ft facility – managed by POS Bio-Sciences - offering commercial-scale custom processing solutions for functional foods and natural health ingredients.

Related topics: Business, East Asia, Japan

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