April 16, 2020 – Vancouver, B.C.: The Yield Growth Corp. (“Yield Growth”) (CSE:BOSS) (OTCQB:BOSQF) (FE:YG3) announces that its subsidiary Urban Juve Provisions Inc. plans to start taking online consumer orders for its Health Canada approved hand sanitizer liquid spray next week.
Manufacturing of Urban Juve’s hand sanitizer is scheduled to begin at the end of April and shipping is expected to commence in May or June 2020. Initially, Urban Juve intends to sell its hand sanitizer spray through its e-commerce platform at urbanjuve.com to Canadian consumers. It also plans to donate some of its hand sanitizers to health care workers on the front lines.
“So far we have received tremendous interest from Canadian retail stores for our hand sanitizer products,” says Penny White, Yield Growth CEO. “Our next step is to register our products for sale in the United States.”
As previously announced, Urban Juve recently received Health Canada approvals for both its hand sanitizer liquid spray and its hand sanitizer gel. Urban Juve also plans to register its hand sanitizer products with the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) for sale in the U.S.
According to Arizton‘s recent research report, Hand Sanitizer Market – Global Outlook and Forecast 2020-2025, the hand sanitizer market is expected to reach over $11 billion in 2020, registering year over year growth of over 600%.
About The Yield Growth Corp.
The Yield Growth Corp. develops and acquires intellectual property and other assets related to plant-based products and therapeutics, and develops, manufactures, markets, sells and distributes plant-based products that improve lives. It has over 200 proprietary wellness formulas at various stages of commercialization. Its products are sold through e-commerce worldwide and retail stores in 3 countries with distribution agreements in place for 12 more countries. It has 14 patent applications filed in what the Global Wellness Institute reports is a $4.2 trillion-dollar global wellness market. It owns the plant-based skin care brand Urban Juve, which is currently launching a line of hand care products, and it owns wellness brands Wright & Well and Jack n Jane. It’s majority owned subsidiary NeonMind Biosciences Inc. is launching a line of medicinal mushroom products and is developing a business in the emerging market of psychedelic medicine. The Yield Growth management team has deep experience with global brands including Johnson & Johnson, Procter & Gamble, Skechers and Aritzia. Yield Growth earns revenue through multiple streams including licensing, services and product sales.
For more information about Yield Growth, visit www.yieldgrowth.com or follow @yieldgrowth on Instagram. Visit www.urbanjuve.com and #findyourjuve across social platforms to learn, engage and shop.
Investor Relations Contacts:
Penny White, President & CEO
Kevan Matheson, Investor Relations
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