Vancouver, British Columbia – Harbour Star Capital Corp. dba EastWest Bioscience (the “Company” or “EastWest”) (TSX.V: EAST) is pleased to announce that the Company is processing its second purchasing order (or “PO”) for its premium pet brand Natural Pet Science through global manufacturer Rolf C. Hagen, Inc. The second PO follows the brand’s first successful run after its well-received product release in July and signifies the Company’s continued growth as it forges a path as a leader in the natural pet foods market.
“We’re really excited to have our brands as part of the M2 Brand Management lineup of premium natural products” says Fanika Perika, National Business Development Manager for Eastwest’s lines of retail products. “M2 represents an exclusive number of distinctive brands in Canada. Representation by them is an important step in Eastwest’s strong brand development throughout the Canadian markets. It signals to the markets that Eastwest’s products are one of the brands to watch and buy.”
Rolf C. Hagen, Inc. (or “Hagen”) is the world’s largest privately-owned, multinational pet products manufacturer and distributor. Hagen’s business model is driven by its commitment to provide relevant and useful pet products through the manufacturer’s extensive animal and consumer research networks. For over 55 years, Hagen has earned the loyalty and trust of consumers worldwide by producing high-quality, innovative products for the health and wellness of pet owners and their pets.
With the second PO underway for its Natural Pet Science brand through global manufacturer Hagen, the Company plans to continue its mission to provide consumers with healthy and sustainable pet-friendly products to encourage consumers and support their pets to live a more natural and healthier lifestyle through innovative hemp-based pet products. Natural Pet Science’s premiere pet treats Slim’Dog and Calm’Cat are distributed nationwide across Canada through an agreement with Purity Life, the leading natural health product in Canada. Natural Pet Science, under its parent holding company EastWest Bioscience Group, is working to release more hemp-based pet treat formulas boasting equally innovative, healthy recipes in the future. Since its launch in July, Natural Pet Science has received press recognition for its uniquely healthy and sustainable pet treats from Modern Dog and Modern Cat magazines and Animal Wellness Magazine, all leading publications in the pet market in North America.
About Natural Pet Science
Natural Pet Science is a hemp-based pet brand producing, manufacturing and distributing premium health products for cats and dogs. Since it was founded in June 2017, the company continues to innovate and produce healthy hemp-based alternatives to support the preventive care of pets.
About EastWest BioScience Group
EastWest Bioscience is a seed-to-sale organization that offers world class manufacturing and premium hemp-based consumer goods. Since it was founded in 2016, EastWest continues to grow as a high-quality producer, manufacturer and distributor of multiple lines of premium hemp products. EastWest is strategically positioned in mainstream consumer markets with wholistic natural products and has developed distribution channels into mainstream stores and markets in Canada. The Company has a Health Canada licensed, GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) certified manufacturing facility and produces premium brands offering natural products for a preventive care lifestyle. EastWest consumer product lines are divided into four distinct brands: 1) Natural Advancement – natural biopharmaceutical health supplements; 2) Earth’s Menu – all-natural hemp superfoods; 3) Natural Pet Science – pet food and pet supplements; and 4) Chanvre Hemp – all-natural health and beauty products. The organization will continue to focus on ongoing development of innovative, hemp-based consumer products through advanced science with clean, natural ingredients to complement its current product offerings.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS EASTWEST BIOSCIENCE GROUP
Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Director